Northeast High School Magnet Programs
President Obama rides the bike that powers the water filtration system, designed by the Northeast High School Lemelson M.I.T. Inventeam.
The basis for the Latin School in the United States comes from the oldest institution to bear this designation, Boston Latin School founded in 1635. This institution is a public school which bases its curriculum on the classical formation of its students seeking university entrance and the professions that would serve the good of society: law, medicine, the arts, and sciences.
THE LATIN ACADEMY offers an enriched and highly-structured education that promotes strong academic achievement and intellectual curiosity. This Academy is designed for students who have a desire to go beyond the boundaries of high school studies and embrace the world of arts, literature, history, science, math and technology according to their individual strengths and interests. Students are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of college-level Advanced Placement and Dual-Enrollment courses to facilitate their transition to post-secondary programs. Majors within the Academy of Latin and Collegiate Studies include Latin with Classical Studies, Health Science (HOSA), Math, Science and Engineering, and Honors/Advanced Studies.
INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY is a program offering students science credit through an appied science education, to prepare them for entry level positions in the cutting edge industry of Biotechnology. The coursework will focus on developing science and bio-technical skills that are current and in demand for this rapidly growing occupation. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers.
Emphasis is on providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in design fields. Core academic courses are specifically structured to support the themes of the Academy while important design electives offer students both theory and practice in the applied arts. Dual enrollment options allow students to earn college credit while technology-oriented design classes are a pathway to scholarship opportunities.
THE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY program allows students to explore the current and emerging alternative energy industry. This program is designed to develop competencies in the areas of energy history and the global impact of renewable and non-renewable resources: career opportunities; scientific and research concepts; biological and physical science principles; environmental principals; and solar energy safety. Laboratory-based activities are an integral part of this program.
Ms. Flinn - Magnet Coordinator