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MSON Microeconomics Student Named Finalist in Essay Contest

MSON Microeconomics Student Named Finalist in Essay Contest

We congratulate Alek Ledvina of Indian Springs, who was named one of 10 Finalists in the Stossel in the Classroom essay contest, a project of the non-profit Center for Independent Thought. Alek wrote the essay as part of the MSON course "Advanced Microeconomics,"...

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2019-2020 New Courses Released

2019-2020 New Courses Released

MSON is thrilled to be offering the following new courses in the 2019-20 school year. They feature an increased focus on interdisciplinary courses and those that take into account students' local geographies. Check out the full Course Catalog for more information!...

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December 2019 Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

In this month’s issue: Claire's Corner Course Spotlight: Are We Rome? Mike Leary, Derryfield School Student Spotlight: Roni Wrobleski ’20, Canterbury School Instructor Spotlight: Jocelyn Rodgers, Maret School Student Spotlight: Siyun (Nancy) Wang ’20, The Prairie...

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MSON Launches Think Tank on Computational Thinking

MSON Launches Think Tank on Computational Thinking

Equipping our high school students with skills in computer science often feels as urgent and important as teaching them to write. Yet many schools, even those with computer science programs, are unsure which courses to teach, which skills to emphasize, and in what...

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MSON Releases 2018-19 Course Catalog

MSON Releases 2018-19 Course Catalog

In the 2018-19 school year, MSON will offer 34 courses, eight of which are newly developed by talented faculty at our member schools. New courses represent our commitment to high-level coursework for our most advanced students, taking them beyond courses that are...

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MSON in the News: The Journal Gazette

MSON in the News: The Journal Gazette

Just call Sally Witwer a rock star.

Her computer science teacher already does.

The 18-year-old senior will graduate from Canterbury High School with an advanced computer technology certificate. She also recently received recognition from the National Council for Women in Technology, which offers the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. She was named a winner in the Indiana competition and received honorable mention at the national level…

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MSON to Present at OESIS Boston

MSON to Present at OESIS Boston

In October, 2017, check out MSON's prestation at the Online Education Symposium for Independent Schools. Claire Goldsmith will be co-presenting on "Creating Collaborations for Online and Blended Learning Across Campuses."

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MSON Annual Workshop 2017 Draws Group to Stanford

MSON Annual Workshop 2017 Draws Group to Stanford

For the fifth year, members of the MSON community convened at Stanford University this June for the program's Annual Workshop. Over four days, teachers, Academic Liaisons, and Technical Liaisons new to MSON were oriented and trained for the school year ahead, and...

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MSON Sees Enrollment Increase

MSON Sees Enrollment Increase

Looking ahead to the 2017-18 school year, MSON has seen an 11% enrollment increase over the prior year (as of summer, 2017) with roughly 300 unique students and 400 student semester enrollments. Highest enrolled courses are: Astronomy Multivariable Calculus...

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Upcoming Conference Presentations

Upcoming Conference Presentations

MSON is on the move! We'll be presenting in 2017 at: The Enrollment Management Association (September) iNACOL (International Association for k-12 Online Learning) (October) OESIS Boston (October)

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MSON to Present at iNACOL

MSON to Present at iNACOL

In October, 2017, Claire Goldsmith will be presenting at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) annual Symposium. The presentation, led with Jill Abbott, Executive Director of Online Learning Initiatives, Eight Schools Association and Lori...

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MSON to Present at the Enrollment Management Association

MSON to Present at the Enrollment Management Association

In Sept., 2017, Claire Goldsmith will join two other trustees of the Enrollment Management Association for a presentation at the organization's annual conference entitled "Innovating for Accessibility and Sustainability: New Horizons for Independent Schools." Claire...

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MSON Launches Summer Pilot

MSON Launches Summer Pilot

For the first time, students at participating Malone Schools can enroll in an MSON summer course, Computer Science: Creative Game Design. Taught by Doug Bergman at Porter-Gaud School, the course allows students to turn their own creative ideas into something real on...

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Announcing Our Newest Courses

Announcing Our Newest Courses

The following courses are new for the 2017-18 school year (and join 21 existing courses). In addition to an increased focus on Computer Science, the new course slate features several interdisciplinary courses. Check them out below! Building Utopia CS: Beyond the...

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