On Septmeber 24th, a group of students from the MBSA program travelled to Anschutz Medical Campus for CU Pre-Health Day. During the full day experience, students took a campus tour, put their pharmacology skills to the test, attended lectures, and mingled with medical students and professionals. The presentations, geared towards high schoolers, introduced students to the fields of nursing, public health, medical anatomy, dentistry, pharmacy, and physical therapy.
The Medical & BioScience Academy (MBSA) at Longmont High School is now accepting applications from current 8th graders for fall 2016 enrollment in the MBSA program. Students who are interested in the health sciences, biotechnology, sports medicine, and allied health fields are encouraged to apply. Please download the full application instructions here.
September 25, 2015, 9:16am By Karen Antonacci, Staff Writer, Times-Call
Longmont High School band students are a little spacey these days.
This year the school's marching band has themed its halftime show around space exploration and NASA's Apollo program. The show is titled "Earth to the Moon" and incorporates not just space-age instrumental sounds, but sounds from some of the Apollo missions as well.
Thursday marks the creation of the U.S. Constitution back on September 17th, 1787. Longmont High students will be provided numerous opportunities to interact with "The Supreme Law of the Land", including listening to guest speakers from the Colorado University law program as well as examining and analyzing the Bill of Rights.
August 14, 2015, 9:41am By Isa Jones, Staff Writer, Tims-Call
Kelsey Walters is entering her first year as the coach of the Longmont High School softball team and she's hoping to bring a fresh start to a program that hasn't had a winning season since before she graduated from the school in 2009.
One recent tradition that Walters, 24, wants to continue, however, is the team's spirit of philanthropy. On Saturday, the Trojans will help out with the Tour De Cure Colorado in Longmont, a tradition started by her little sister, senior Hali Walters, four years ago.
May 18, 2015, 9:05am By Amy Bounds, Longmont Times-Call
As local graduating seniors look back on their high school experiences, they have a slew of suggestions to help incoming freshmen get the most out of their four years.
Their expert advice includes getting involved, but not overextended and keeping on top of homework, but not letting grades or test scores define you. Other recommendations include staying open to new experiences and new people and taking advantage of tutors and helpful teachers if you struggle with academics.