The vision of AoES is to be the Charlotte region's most effective and efficient high school program which inspires and prepares students to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in energy and sustainability.
The AOES Academy course of study completes the NCDPI STEM cluster.
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What is AOES?
The Mt. Pleasant Academy of Energy & Sustainability (AOES) is a cutting-edge, innovative 4-year program designed to prepare students who are interested in engineering, energy systems, and sustainable solutions. With Charlotte outpacing the nation in the creation of energy jobs, our academy is focused on bringing awareness and education of all types of energy sources and sustainable solutions. The AOES utilizes business and industry professionals, along with a variety of STEM 101 curricula to provide our students with hands on educational experiences, relevant information, and current technologies. This collaboration between education and industry is the driving force that ensures our AOES students experience work-based learning opportunities that are unmatched by today's educational standards.
Why Energy & Sustainability?
Charlotte is outpacing the nation in the creation of energy jobs when accounting for national growth.
Clean-energy jobs are growing 17 times faster than the US economy.
Revenue for the industry grew 37% ($6.6 billion).
Jobs in the solar sector have increased 123% since 2010
- Charlotte ranks 11th out of 25 US metro areas in the # of Energy Star certified buildings, and continues to climb.
- The US has approximately 1.6 million engineering jobs that pay $42 per hour.
Attention Senior AOES Members!
Our district-wide NTHS Inductions and Academy Recognition Ceremony will be Wednesday, May 1st in the Jay M. Robinson Auditorim. By Thursday, April 11th, let us know if you plan to attend the ceremony or not: http://tinyurl.com/NTHSrsvp. If you don't attend, you may pick up your cord/stole beginning May 2nd. Remember, you are able to wear your AOES gear for all graduation events.
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019 ~ Hay M. Robinson High School
- Report to auditorium by 5:15 pm. Doors open to public at 6:00 pm. Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm.
- RSVP by Thursday, April 11th: http://tinyurl.com/NTHSrsvp
Ceremony Dress Code:
Gentlemen: Neat garments consisting of a collared dress shirt, tie, dress slacks (Khaki/Docker style), dress shoes. A sports coat is optional.
NO jeans, shorts, T's, polo shirts, uncollared shirts, sneakers, flip flops, etc.
Ladies: Neat garments such as dresses, skirt/blouse, dress slacks, dress shoes. Skirt/dress should be no more than 3 inches above the knee.
NO casual wear such as jeans, shorts, bathing suits, T's, sneakers, flip flops, etc.
Cords cost $5 and stoles are $20 but our Advisory Board is picking up the cost of the difference, so everone owes $5 for graduation gear. Don't forget to turn in your fiel trip money of $60. Seats are filling up fast!! Pay Parsi Palko, Parlier, or Glover.
Senior Academy Field Trip
Tuesday, May 7th
Who: Seniors from AOEA & AOES - We are only allowed to take the first 36 students that pay the fee and return the permission slip (will send via remind).
Note: Students will need to pay Mr. Belch, Mr. Palko, or Mr. Parisi as soon as possible. Slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If seats aren't filled by April 15th, we will open it up to academy juniors at both schools.
What: Plant tour of BMW & TaylorMade Golf to learn about engineering, manufactoring, & automation.
When: Tuesday, May 7th. Charter bus departing from JMRHS @ 7:00 & returning @ 6:15.
Cost: $60/Student which will cover the cost of the charter bus and BMW tour. Please email Ms. Parlier if you need financial assistance!!! Don't let money keep you from attending! + money for lunch at a fast food restaurant in Greer
7:00 Depart from JMRHS
9:30-11:30 Tour of BMW Plant
11:45-12:30 Lunch stop - bring your own money
1:30-3:30 Tour of TaylorMade Golf
6:15 Return to JMRHS