[Source: Karina Bland, Arizona Republic] — Starting today, enrollment is open to all incoming high school freshman who wish to attend the new Bioscience High School in Phoenix. About 40 spaces are available. Bioscience High opens in August at the school’s temporary location at the Phoenix Preparatory Academy. The state-of-the-art permanent school will open in the Spring of 2007 at Fifth and Pierce streets, near the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Curriculum includes year-long projects, two-hour blocks of physics and algebra, and Chinese or Spanish.
Applications are available by mail or they can be downloaded. Students must write an essay and submit letters of recommendation from three teachers and one other adult.