The Los Alamos Public Schools announced Monday that the Los Alamos XQ Super School Project team is in the top 50 finalists in the competition to create a high school with a curriculum with a more global relevance.
The district received word of their placement late last week in the competition. Their team’s concept is the “Odyssey High School,” which has an emphasis on mental health and has a curriculum on global relevance.
“It is with great excitement that we share, the Los Alamos Team creating ‘Odyssey High School’ in the XQ competition is one step closer to realizing the vision of expanding the possibilities of education for our students,” Marvel Harrison, Los Alamos Odyssey Team member.
The announcement of winners will be made Aug. 4. The winner will receive a $10 million grant. Five teams will be designated a winner in the competition.
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