On this week’s show we’re talking with Dennis Littky the co-found and co-director at the The Met High School. They are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year will a full day of activities on Saturday May 21st. The festivities kick-off 11:00 a.m. with a bike fest, carnival, live musical performances by Met Students, basketball tournament, activities, food trucks, a job fair, and more. Capping of the celebration will be a special Basin lighting of WaterFire featuring music performances and 150 torch Ring of Fire ceremony in the Basin of Waterplace Park starting at 6:30 p.m.
About the Met School
The Met is a network of six small, public high schools located in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island. With high standards and strong family engagement, the Met’s individualized learning approach has proven successful in unlocking students’ passion for learning. The Met empowers its students to take charge of their learning, to become responsible citizens and life-long learners. The hallmarks of a Met education include internships, individual learning plans, advisory, and a breakthrough college transition program.
Episode 55 – Broadcast: May 19th, 2016 | Featured image: Ring of Fire in Waterplace Basin. Photo by Jeffrey Stolzberg.