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Carla Thacker (2003)
2019 KAMSC APPLICATION DOCUMENTS FOR CURRENT EIGHTH GRADERS . . .
. . . are are available through the "admissions" tab, above.

(This information is current as of Tuesday February 5, 2019, at 10:10 AM.)
IMPORTANT CHANGES IN THIS YEAR'S KAMSC APPLICATION SCHEDULE
Friday April 5 --- Letters of acceptance, regret, and wait list status were mailed to applicants. Please note: we are unable to release an applicant's status over the telephone, nor via email. Applicants who have not received their letter by the 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11th, should call the KAMSC office to request a new letter be issued and mailed.

Monday April 15 --- Deadline to request appeal

Wednesday April 17 --- Q&A session held in the KAMSC Presentation Center at 6:30 PM, for admitted students and their families with additional question regarding the KAMSC program

Friday April 19 --- Deadline to accept invitation to join the KAMSC Class of 2023

Tuesday - Thursday, May 7 - 9 --- Eighth graders visit KAMSC during morning classes; Algebra readiness exam administered during the afternoon
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS REGARDING KAMSC ENTRANCE EXAM SCORES
Due to inclement weather and related school closings during the last two weeks of January, the reporting of KAMSC entrance exams scores has been delayed.

Scores for eighth graders who registered to take the entrance exam were mailed on Friday February 1.

Eighth grade students from Kalamazoo Public Schools and the Comstock STEM Academy, who did not register for the KAMSC entrance exam, will be able to obtain their entrance exam scores, should they so desire, from their guidance counselors beginning on Wednesday February 6.
IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE !!!

When weather conditions are severe, CONSIDER SAFETY AND COMFORT FIRST when deciding whether or not to attend a KAMSC event.
Welcome to KAMSC Online

Welcome to KAMSConline, the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center's online web community. If you have visited before, please login now to access your new capability.

We have many plans for future development of our web presence. Please bear with us as we implement our upgrades.

The Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center is a regional enrichment center serving both public and private school districts in the counties of Kalamazoo and St. Joseph.
 
Our onsite program serves students residing in the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) service area. We also provide professional learning and outreach programs to fulfill our primary mission of enriching the quality of mathematics and science education for all students in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties.

KAMSC is a member of the Michigan Math and Science Centers Network and a founding member of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools.  The Michigan Math and Science Centers Network is a statewide collaboration of 33 STEM Centers.  The Network is a core element of the system of support for K-12 STEM education in Michigan.  We Provide high quality STEM opportunities that can reach every child in our state either through direct student services or by providing teacher professional learning.

Our membership includes Directors with expertise in every facet of STEM and STEM education.  Therefore, the Network is both a catalyst and resource for educational innovation.  State and national initiatives can be quickly mobilized throughout Michigan because of the strong working relationships that individual Centers maintain with their constituent schools, teachers and students.  Center Directors also nurture and sustain collaborations between business and industry partners and their local stakeholders.

- Director Dr. Michael Tanoff 
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Announcements
KAMSC ALUM SELECTED AS NEXT HOPE COLLEGE PRESIDENT!
Matthew A. Scogin, KAMSC Class of 1998, has been named the 14th president of Hope College!

You may read the story, here.
Parents and guardians of KAMSC students are encouraged to monitor student progress through the Synergy PVUE application.

KAMSC uses Synergy to track and communicate grades and other information.

Information on using the Synergy system is available through the "links" link toward the left side of this page. The "Synergy Parent VUE" and "Synergy Student VUE" links may be found toward the bottom of the "links" page.

All parents and guardians of returning KAMSC students should have received login information for the Synergy system last year and those logins remain valid.

Parents and guardians of new KAMSC students should received PVUE login information in the first month of school. Those logins will remain valid throughout the student's time at KAMSC.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

KAMSC follows the Kalamazoo Public Schools schedule for snow days.

If KPS is closed for a snow day, KAMSC is closed.

If KPS is in session during inclement weather, KAMSC is also in session.

Students whose district school is closed for a snow day on a day that KAMSC is open are strongly encouraged to consider safety first when deciding whether or not to attend their KAMSC classes.

If KAMSC weekend activities, including the administration of entrance exams, need to be cancelled due to inclement weather, announcements will be posted on this web site and through radio stations WKZO (590 AM, 96.5 FM), WVFM (106.5 FM), The FAN (1660 AM), The Touch (1560 AM, 95.5 FM), WTVB (1590 AM), and WNWN (98.5 FM), as well as through WMMT TV 3, http://www.wwmt.com/community/features/closings .

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600 West Vine Street Suite 400, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Phone: (269) 337-0004; Fax: (269) 337-0049
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am - 4:00pm