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MIT INSPIRE is a national research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, organized by MIT students.
BY: Marianne Leclerc on November 09, 2015

Dear Teachers and Counselors, The INSPIRE student group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is pleased to invite your school to participate in MIT INSPIRE, a national research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, organized by MIT students exclusively for high school students. The first of its kind on a national scale, INSPIRE en...

 
AMC/Interstellar Math Madness News: Science/Engineering outscores Maret, Washington, DC
BY: Mr. Glenn Samford, Glenn on October 10, 2015

They've done it again. These 20 amazing students competed Wednesday against the Maret School, Washington, DC. SEM racked up 26 points overall on Wednesday against Maret's 20. This was not a live competition since the two schools are in different time zones. Maret competed on Friday. SEM currently sits at position 86 for the top 5 players, and at position 68 for the top 20 players, among 500 participating schools. We've got a great team this year. Wish them well as they move deeper into the season. Raviraj RegeTahj RoyYash ChandakGaurachan...

 
Calling all Makers... come join us.
BY: Marianne Leclerc on October 04, 2015

Calling all Makers... come join us.If you're a tech enthusiast, crafter, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, or maker of any kind—join us! We're getting together in stores to learn from each other, hear from the experts, and work on projects.   Want to learn more about the Maker movement? Watch this video! To be considered as a presenter during a Meet the Maker event: CALLING ALL MAKERS! To be considered as a presenter during a Meet the Maker event APPLY ...

 
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Free fun-filled day: K-12 STEM activity day such as robotics, mobile app developmen
BY: Akilah S. Wallace on September 23, 2015

SEM students, parents, teachers and STEM professionals are invited to attend a FREE, fun-filled day with hands-on K-12 STEM activities such as robotics, mobile app development, circuit design and more! Get a chance to connect with engineers, students, teachers while learning about how to get involved with Illuminate STEM. Free registration at www.illuminatestem.org. Listen to the event's radio promo: https://soundcloud.com/thaafterparty-radio/community-promo?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=email ...

 
TRANSFORMING DALLAS
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 23, 2015

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  • What is Public School Choice?
  • Upcoming Events
  • In the News
  • Food for Thought

 
School Photos and Senior Portraits
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 17, 2015

This year we are having our yearbook photos taken professionally by LifeTouch.  Please support our program by purchasing photo packets of your child. Below are details: 9th, 10th, 11th grade and Staff – Fall school photos: Thu Sep 24 & Fri 25Here is the order form for these regular school photos.Note: There is no charge for Faculty taking photos for the ye...

 
Listen and Learn Community Conversation September 22, 2015
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 17, 2015

Listen and Learn Community Conversation
Hosted by Bernadette Hutall, Board Trustee District 9

Topics: Dallas ISD Comprehensive 1.7 billion Bond Plan
Q&A

September 22, 2015 6 - 7:30pm

Dallas County Schools Technology and Training Center
5151 Samuell Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75228
972 925 3721









 
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Congrats to our 2015-16 PSAT National Merit commended and semifinalist students!
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 17, 2015

National Merit Scholarship Program High school juniors may qualify for National Merit Scholarships by receiving a high score on the PSAT taken in October of the junior year. Juniors need a high selectivity index score in the 99 percentile range. Not all students in the 99 percentile range will be National Merit Semifinalists. Each state has a different cut off for the selection of National Merit Semifinalists. The score for Texas in 2015 is 220, and increase from last year's cut-off of 218. Only four states have a higher score cut-off th...

 
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Fall Parents meetings/laptop training
BY: Marianne Leclerc on September 17, 2015


For more info: Download flyer for Lew Blackburn's meetings here: English | Spanish


 
University Visits - Schedule
BY: Tiffany Huitt on September 03, 2015

MIT 9/8/15 TBD 211 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS 9/10/15 8:15 AM 3RD FLOOR (WITH TAG) COLLEGE OF ST. BENEDICT / ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY 9/15/15 8:30 AM 211 UCLA 9/15/15 9:45 AM 211 ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY 9/15/15 11:15 AM 211 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO 9/16/15 8:30 AM 211 SALEM COLLEGE 9/16/15 3:30 PM 211 CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY 9/17/15 8:15 AM 211 ...

 
How does SEM compare internationally? PISA Results...
BY: Marianne Leclerc on July 22, 2015

How does SEM compare internationally?

SEM ranks first in Reading/Math, and Second in Science - in the WORLD!

Check out the new PISA Report! PISA results are based on a random sample of 85 of our 2013-2014 15 year olds.

Read the PISA Report.
Read the results listed by Country - Illustrates SEM First in Reading & Math, Second in Science.
 





 
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Tiffany Huitt, principal of the School of Science and Engineering is one of six exemplary principals.
BY: Marianne Leclerc on July 22, 2015

DISD Spotlight

 

Tiffany Huitt, principal of the School of Science and Engineering at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, is one of six exemplary principals recently recognized at a special reception honoring Dallas ISD’s top principals.

Read more... See what makes Tiffany Huitt an outstanding principal!

 
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Registration/Camps
BY: Jose Perez on July 22, 2015

Summer reminder for all Students and Parents We hope you are all having a fun and eventful summer thus far! Between jobs, internships, volunteering, and vacations many of you must have a lot to worry about. But the most important thing to worry about is to make sure you are ready for the nine months after summer vacation. Boot camps and registrations are a must for SEM students, and here we outline the important dates and events you should have outlined on your calendar and fridge. All SEM Fall Registration ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED to show...

 
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2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges
BY: Ms. Kashyap on December 03, 2014

Introducing the 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges I'm pleased to announce the inaugural list of 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges, schools across the nation excelling in the areas of program alignment to job demand, job placement after graduation, and diversity in a school's STEM programs. See the schools that lead the way in connecting education with high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations. The list of STEM Jobs Approved Colleges will also be featured in the Late Fall 2014 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. A copy of the official press announce...

 
Join the LUV Helpers Volunteer Program
BY: Linda Perez on December 01, 2014

View the attached file to see benefits of program and go to www.dallas-lovefield.com or call 214-670-6672.

Sign up today!

 
Schedule of Senior Events
BY: Linda Perez on December 01, 2014

See attached file for list of Senior events...

 
December Exam Schedule -
BY: Tiffany Huitt on December 01, 2014

Final Exam Schedule December 16-19

Tue, Dec 16: 1st and 5th period exams
Wed, Dec 17: 2nd and 6th period exams
Thu, Dec 18: 3rd and 7th period exams
Fri, Dec 19: 4th and 8th period exams

Students will get out of school at 1:30 pm.

 
The Power of a Simple Gift
BY: Madison Ellis on November 18, 2014

Operation Christmas Child, an outreach program of Franklin Graham's Samaritans Purse, bring joy and hope to children in desperate situations around the world through gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of God's love. All of SEM is invited to participate in this program by donating and/or helping us pack boxes and writing letters of support to the child recipient...

 
TX Senator Royce West Texas Commission on Environment Quality invite you and your neighbors to attend a Public Meeting for an Air Quality Permit.
BY: Huitt, Tiffany R on November 09, 2014

TX Senator Royce West, Texas Commission on Environment Quality, invites you and your neighbors to attend a Public Meeting for an Air Quality Permit which would authorize construction of a smokehouse for Columbia Packing Co., Inc. 2807 E. 11th St, Dallas, TX 75203-2010.

Thursday - November 13, 2014 7-8:30pm
Franklin D. Roosevelt High School Auditorium, 525 Bonnie View Road, Dallas, TX 75203.

For more information, call Richard Dominguez at 214 741 0123.




 
Register as a volunteer!
BY: Linda Perez on November 02, 2014

It is that time again!
 
Do you mind sending a friendly reminder to PTSA members and other parents who volunteer at SEM to register as a volunteer. If they are already registered that they don’t need to resubmit an application but instead will need to renew their registration on the same link. Very quick and easy!
 
Registration website: https://www2.dallasisd.org/partners/volreg_form.cfm
 




 
SEM featured...
BY: Huitt, Tiffany on November 02, 2014

SEM featured in the Global Learning Network October Newsletter: http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=b47080a74c213cfa96f366ed5&id=cd203ef6a5&e=e7ac280d2a Member Spotlight: School of Science and Engineering in Dallas ISD The School of Science and Engineering (SEM) is a public magnet school in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) with an enrollment of approximately 400 students - 86% of whom are minorities and 64% of whom qualify for Free/ Reduced Lunch. SEM participated in the OECD Test for Schools pilot and again during the 2013-...

 
2014 Dallas All City High School Honor Orchestra Concert
BY: Hannah Lee  on October 23, 2014

Four SEM students, Alex Goberna, Jacob Liou, Dong Hur, and Grant Hawkins performed in the 2014 Dallas All City High School Honor Orchestra Concert in October, 2014.

Alex Goberna, winner of DMEA Concerto Competition High School Division, also performed a violin concerto and was accompanied by the DMEA Faculty Orchestra.

Way to go, SEM musicians! We are so proud of you!



 
LPAC committee needs a new member....
BY: Steven Hyman on October 23, 2014

LPAC committee needs a new parent member....
 
LPAC – Language proficiency action committee. 
We monitor students who may need or have been exited from English as a second language services and recommend actions. 

At our campus, we don't have much need for this service, but it is a requirement from DISD that we have such a committee and that it include a parent.  If you would like to be that parent, please contact Steven Hyman.

 





 
Informative presentation on Ebola
BY: Naveen Kashyap on October 21, 2014

To view the presentation, "click to view" below.

 
The School of Science/ Engineering receives top honors for the Children At Risk 2014 school rankings.
BY: Tiffany Huitt on October 20, 2014

SEM Ranked #1 in Texas! From Ms. Huitt to SEM Teachers: "Congratulations to you all! The School of Science/ Engineering receives top honors for the Children At Risk 2014 school rankings. I believe this award is a reflection our parental and community support, the hard work of students and most of all the countless hours spent (by our teachers) with your students before and after school on weekends and throughout the year. I know you all sacrifice time away from your family and friends to have more time for our students. I want to personally say tha...

 
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