In KAMSC, DIMM is a compliment. SIMM is an insult.
Abhiram Krishnan ('13)
Welcome to KAMSC Online
Welcome to KAMSCOnline, the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center's online web community. If you have visited before, please login now to access your new capability. If this is your first visit, please login as a new user.
We are proud of our new web presence and have many plans for future development. Please bear with us as we implement our upgrades.
The Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center is a regional enrichment center serving both public and private school districts in the counties of Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph.
Our on site program serves students residing in the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) service area. We also provide professional development and outreach programs to fulfill our primary mission of enriching the quality of mathematics and science education for all students in the greater Kalamazoo area and St. Joseph County.
KAMSC is a member of the Michigan Math and Science Centers Network and a founding member of the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology.
- Director Dr. Michael Tanoff
The KAMSConline website is undergoing revisions at this time.
Some of the tabs at the top of this page are currently inactive.
December 2013 calendar notes:The last day of KAMSC classes prior to the winter break will be F December 20th, which is also KAMSC Alumni Day. KAMSC classes will resume on Monday, January 6th, 2014.
The KAMSC office will be closed from Sa December 21st through Su January 5th for winter break.
The next KAMSC Parent Organization meetingis scheduled for WEDNESDAY December 18TH, 2013, 6:15 - 7:30 PM, in the KAMSC Presentation Center. All KAMSC parents and guardians are encouraged to become active in the KAMSC Parents Organization, a 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to support the students, activities, and programs at KAMSC.
The Fall 2013 edition of the KAMSC newsletter, "Linkages," is now available!Please click on the "links" button on the left, and then go to the "KAMSC Newsletters" link.
Parents and guardians of KAMSC students are encouraged to monitor student progress through the on-line Parent Internet Viewer (PIV).Information on using the PIV system is available through the "links" link toward the left side of this page. The "Pinnacle Gradebook" link may be found toward the bottom of the page. All parents and guardians of KAMSC students should have received login information for the PIV system.
All current eighth grade students interested in joining the KAMSC high school pull-out program as ninth graders for the 2014-15 school year:Information packets will be mailed to all Kalamazoo County eighth grade students during early November 2013. Registration forms for the KAMSC entrance exam (to be held on January 11, 2014) will be due in the KAMSC office on or before December 16, 2013. An open house for eighth graders and their families, for the purposes of further describing the KAMSC program, will be held at 7:00 PM in Chenery Auditorium on December 4th, 2013.
All students who reside in, and attend a public, private, parochial, or home school in, the KRESA service area, and who will have completed an Algebra I (or higher level) mathematics course by the end of eighth grade, are eligible for admission.
Current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders, wishing to apply to enter the KAMSC high school pull-out program as 10th, 11th, and 12th graders for the 2014-15 school year:Information will be posted on the kamsconline web site beginning in the middle of January, 2014. Please phone the KAMSC office, 269-337-0004, if additional information is required before that time. Admission to the 10th 11th, and 12th grades at KAMSC is dependent on available seats. Residency requirements are as stated above. The mathematics requirement varies by grade.
KAMSC follows the Kalamazoo Public Schools schedule for snow days.
If KPS is closed for a snow day, KAMSC is closed.
If KPS is in session during inclement weather, KAMSC is also in session.
Students whose district school is closed for a snow day on a day that KAMSC is open are strongly encouraged to consider safety first when deciding whether or not to attend their KAMSC classes.
If KAMSC weekend activities, including the administration of entrance exams, need to be cancelled due to inclement weather, announcements will be posted on this web site and through radio stations WKZO (590 AM, 96.5 FM), WVFM (106.5 FM), The FAN (1660 AM), The Touch (1560 AM, 95.5 FM), WTVB (1590 AM), and WNWN (98.5 FM).
If you would like to be added to the KAMSC Parent Email List, please have your student update their profile with accurate contact data for you - to include your correct email address. Then please use that address to email your name and student name to email@example.com