Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS)

Free science camp set at UNT
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Wed, Jul 8, 2015 - 9:12am

Students in UNT’s Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science are hosting a free Science Adventure Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 8 in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology building, 1704 W. Mulberry St.

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Cyclist Keeps Circling Challenges on Road to Stellar Results
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Fri, Jun 19, 2015 - 8:49am

As long as she can remember, Flora Yan has loved the freedom and fun of riding a bike.

“I rode a Wal-Mart mountain bike as a kid. That’s how I got around,” she said.

Now as a UT Dallas student, she has become a standout cyclist, finishing this past season in May with strong results at the 2015 USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals in Asheville, North Carolina.

Yan placed third in the criterium and individual time trial events, sixth in individual overall, and 13th in road race, a tight battle in which she led for 40 minutes and ended...

Two of a kind ace SAT
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Tue, May 5, 2015 - 6:05am

It’s not every day that someone gets a perfect score on the SAT. For the Hashe family in Plano, it’s happened twice: brothers Michael and David Hashe both earned a 2400.

The percentage of students in the class of 2014 who earned a perfect score that year, both nationally and statewide, is about 0.3 percent.

Sitting side-by-side, the brothers say they’re still amazed.

“I was not expecting that,” Michael, 18, said.

“Me neither,” David, 17, said.

Their mother agreed.

“I still think we got really lucky,” Donna Hashe said. “We never thought Michael would get a perfect score, and then that...

Plano brothers both get a perfect 2400 score on SAT
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Thu, Apr 30, 2015 - 12:18pm

It’s not every day that someone gets a perfect score on the SAT. For the Hashe family in Plano, it’s happened twice: brothers Michael and David Hashe both earned a 2400.

The percentage of students in the class of 2014 who earned a perfect score that year, both nationally and statewide, is about 0.3 percent.

Sitting side-by-side, the brothers say they’re still amazed.

“I was not expecting that,” Michael, 18, said.

“Me neither,” David, 17, said.

Their mother agreed.

“I still think we got really lucky,” Donna Hashe said. “We never thought Michael would get a perfect score, and then that...

Minecraft Club Members Learning Valuable Skills
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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 - 1:04pm

Whoever thought being part of a club that creates and plays video games could mean so much to a growing number of Lantana-area students likely hasn’t heard about the Minecrafters Club.

About 120 students at Harpool Middle and Rayzor and Atkins Elementary schools meet weekly to discuss and utilize computer technology that looks like it was designed in the 1980s with a modern flair. They also learn about computer coding which could ultimately lead to future careers.

“There are things like robotics, choir, music and other things for kids who aren’t sporty but there wasn’t anything for kids who like to play on computers...