Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS)

UNT Offers Chance For 6-Year-Old To Study Advanced Science With High School Students
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Thu, Nov 21, 2013 - 3:31pm

The University of North Texas is part of a new effort to empower an advanced 6 year-old boy from Denton to study advanced science and math with high school students. Malachi Lewis, who even at the age of 6 has demonstrated an incredible ability to grasp complex mathematical and scientific concepts, is taking advantage of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science program at the University of North Texas. “TAMS,” according to an article from NBCFW, “is a two-year, early-...

6-Year-Old Studies Science at UNT With High School Students
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Tue, Nov 19, 2013 - 1:36pm

A Denton 6-year-old is learning about math and science from advanced high school students studying at the University of North Texas.

Malachi Lewis is participating in once-per-week classes that cover chemistry, biology and computer science in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science program at the University of North Texas.

TAMS is a two-year, early-college-entry program for high-achieving high school students interested in math, science, engineering and related fields.

Malachi's parents were referred to the program by a friend after it...

Proposition 2 includes $73.3 million to create two specialized campuses in Fort Worth
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Tue, Sep 3, 2013 - 12:47pm

FORT WORTH — Second of a three-part series examining the Fort Worth school district bond propositions.

Visitors to the Fort Worth school district headquarters find a wall of fame covered with the framed portraits of memorable alumni.

Broadway legend Betty Buckley is there. So is gospel singer Kirk Franklin and actress Ginger Rogers. The Wall of Fame is a tribute to well-known graduates of Fort Worth schools.

“We have a world class city with world class performing arts,” said Michael Sorum, deputy superintendent of leadership, learning and student support services in the Fort Worth school district.

The...

UNT-TAMS alumna falls at Jeopardy Tournament of Champions
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Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 12:47pm

Monica Thieu, who won Jeopardy! with a prize of $100,000 last year as a UNT Texas Academy of Mathematics and Sciences student, returned this year to the show for a Tournament of Champions, which ran for two weeks.

The tournament, with a grand prize of $250,000, ended yesterday.

Thieu was bounced in the quarterfinals on February 15. She went up against a 4-time champion horticulturalist named David Gard – who had won a total of $84,700 – and Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey. He was...

Lake Forest Village celebrates Founder’s Day
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Wed, Sep 26, 2012 - 2:47pm

By providing a history of the village’s founding and reading the parable of the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of Luke, Chaplain Lynda Schupp celebrated Founder’s Day at Good Samaritan Society Lake Forest Village.

The event, which also included a reception, commemorated the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Evangelical Lutheran Samaritan Society.

“Today we celebrate a common heritage, a heritage that was passed along by the dreams and determination of Dad Hoeger, who had a unique heritage because of a heart and vision of Christian love and care,” Schupp said to a group of around 40 residents.

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