Macomb Academy of Arts and Sciences
Often referred to as MA2S, the Macomb Academy of Arts and Sciences in Armada, Macomb County, Michigan is a school for gifted students and forms part of the Armada Area School District. However, it is not limited to students enrolled in Armada Area Schools. The current student body includes students from Armada as well as the Anchor Bay, Capac, East China, Memphis, Richmond, Romeo and New Haven school districts. All courses are taught at the Honors level, and some courses are offered at the AP level.
In addition, they are home to a FIRST Robotics Competition Team - Team 1718, The Fighting Pi. Founded in 2006, The Fighting Pi has qualified for the FIRST World Championship in 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and has won eight consecutive district Chairman's Awards, along with two State of Michigan Engineering Inspiration Award and three State Entrepreneurship Awards. In 2016, the Fighting Pi won their first ever Michigan FRC State Championship title (FIRST Stronghold). In 2017, the Fighting Pi won a State Gracious Professionalism Award, and a State Chairman's Award. In January 2012, they won in the community outreach category for the Detroit Free Press Automotive Leadership Awards.