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Student capstone projects

Our school is exploring the idea of launching a capstone project during a student’s senior year. We’re only in the beginning phases of research right now, but we’re committed to putting this idea into practice within the next year or two. This fall, two of our teachers, Barb Cleary and Lindsey Cummings, will travel to … Continue reading

Shark Tank, MVS style

Shark Tank, MVS style

This week, two small teams of MVS students stood in front of a panel of experienced entrepreneurs to pitch the business startups models they have been developing over the last several weeks. The audience included parents and family friends who came to watch the students in this culminating project in the entrepreneurship class at MVS. … Continue reading

Metrics that matter

Metrics that matter

Our lives and our world are flooded with data and metrics. Because of this, some people conclude we cannot make sense of all of this knowledge and should distrust data and metrics altogether. In our work in schools, however, we have an opportunity to help students make sense of the sometimes overwhelming volume of data, … Continue reading