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Mr. Mcloda is One of Six Dallas ISD math and science teachers honored as TI STEM Fellows!
BY: Lizzy Zinn on September 21, 2017

Congrats to Davide McLoda!

The $10,000 prize includes $5,000 for professional development/technological classroom enhancement, and $5,000 as a personal reward.

To qualify for the TI award, a Dallas ISD STEM teacher must be eligible to become a Distinguished teacher, be nominated by their principal, complete an application and be observed by central staff members who are experts in the specific content areas.

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2017 Reflections Arts Competition
BY: Raul Trevino on September 20, 2017

2017-18 Reflections Submissions due: Monday, October 30, 2017 | flyer | poster Reflections has been a staple arts program in many schools for nearly 50 years. Through the efforts of our Local PTAs, millions of students have found a creative outlet in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. With positive recognition as the focus of this program, rather than competition, students can experience the benefits of creative expression and help in find...

SEM Celebrations
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 15, 2017

Ameer Syedibrahim and his team won First prize in Autonomous Cognitive Assistant program in MIT Summer Program. Amjad Syedibrahim and his team won First prize in Autonomous Air Vehicle Racing program in MIT Summer Program. Saumya Rawat Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Global Innovators Award Mr. McLoda was awarded a Junior League of Dallas grant to help fund his robotics course. The title of the project is "Engineering a Bluetooth Personal Fitness Device". His goal is to implement IoT (Internet of Things) as part of his innovative ...

Six of the twelve district National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are our own SEM students!
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 14, 2017

Twelve Dallas ISD students have been named among 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, with a chance to become one of the 7,500 Finalists who will take home scholarships worth a combined $32 million. About 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to reach the finals, with half of the Finalists winning a National Merit Scholarship. School of Science and Engineering Semifinalists are: Matthew Callahan Yash Chandak Daschel Cooper Saumya Rawat Raviraj Rege Sasha Thomas It is interesting to note that all the rest ...

First Robotics Competition's (FRC) Dean's list
BY: Nina Cahan  on April 04, 2017

Congrats to our SEM students! Semifinalists from SEM are: Austin Davis (1st in pic), Tycho Virani (2nd in pic), Abhijit Bhattaru (4th in pic), and Ethan Helfman (inset). Our Dean's list finalist is Matthew Callahan (3rd in pic).  Best wishes to Matthew who will compete with his team, 7172 Technical Difficulties, at the upcoming FIRST World Championship ! Read previous article for more information. Read more about FIRST here:, and read more about the Dean's List. They describe the award as.....

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