SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES IN 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR. AS A PUBLIC OPEN-ENROLLMENT
CHARTER SCHOOL SYSTEM, WE WELCOME ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET STATE AGE AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR.
There will be grade promotion tests for the students who failed Math, English, Science, Social Studies classes, and STAAR tests. The students who have attendance rate below 90% might need to take grade promotion tests, too. Summer Test Schedule: Monday, June 22nd: English I, English II, Grade 7 Writing Tuesday, June 23rd: Grade 6th & 7th Reading, STAAR Grade 8th Reading Retest Wednesday, June 24th: Grade 6th, 7th & 8th Math, Algebra I&II, Geometry, Math courses Thursday, June 25th : Grade 6th, 7th & 8th Science, Biology, Chemistry, Science courses. Friday, June 26th: Social Studies courses.
STAAR EOC RETEST SCHEDULE Monday, July 6th: English I Tuesday, July 7th : English II July6th-July 10th : Algebra I, Biology, US. History
There will be summer school only for Chemistry and Geometry classes in Tuesday, June 2nd – Friday June 26th, 2015.
Dear Parents, SST is a high-performing, college prep, open enrollment state public charter school approved, and accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Known for its successful integration of science and math programs into a well-rounded curriculum and diverse student body, SST is a school of choice for any (6 - 12) student residing in the San Antonio Metropolitan area. SST prepares each student for higher education through delivering a student-centered rigorous educational program with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM Education) in a small, safe, caring, and collaborative learning environment.
Here is the school profile giving more information about our school. Here is the school brochure.
Reading and writing are essential to learn about ourselves and our world. Students will read a variety of books over the summer (at least FOUR) and engage the texts through pieces of writing (at least TWO).
Summer writing assignments will be collected by students’ ELA teachers after the start of the new school year.
Please see the attached summer reading assignment for suggested texts and choices for readers’ responses. If you have questions, please contact your English/Language Arts teacher or school administration.
Enjoy your summer and have fun reading!
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3RD ANNUAL STEM FESTIVAL AND SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
SST is college prep T-STEM Academy that aims to prepare each student for higher education with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The program provides curriculum, instructional resources, and professional development for STEM teachers.
Please join us for our 3rd Annual STEM Festival and Science Symposium on May 19, 2015. Students will present their research, provide robotics, and science demonstrations, perform math magic tricks, operate a photo booth, showcase engineering projects, and much much more. The fun begins for students and invited guests at 1:30 pm and our festival will open to the public between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm in our gymnasium. Thank you for supporting our students.
MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONY
Attention all 8th grades families,
Our Middle School Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 21st, 2015.
Please join us in acknowledging and honoring the accomplishments of our 8th grade graduates.
The Graduation program will be in the school Gym between 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM.
EXPLORING COLLEGE OPTIONS SESSIONS 2015
Exploring College Options is a special recruitment program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country's leading universities: Duke University,Georgetown University, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University.
During the spring or fall of each year, the Exploring College Options group visits all 50 states. At each event, representatives from the five universities will conduct brief slide presentations about their institution and answer your questions about the sometimes-mystifying world of college admissions. You will learn what distinguishes one fine university from another, what competitive colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college application.
The programs start promptly at 7:00 PM, so we suggest arriving 15 to 20 minutes beforehand to complete the sign-in process and find a seat. Programs typically last one and a half hours. Please register at WWW.EXPLORINGCOLLEGEOPTIONS.ORG and feel free to bring your parent or guardian to the program. For more detailed information please see high school counselors.
WHEN: 5/21/2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM WHERE: San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, TX ADDRESS: 889 East Market St., San Antonio TX 78205 PHONE: (210)-224.4555
SST RANKED SILVER BY US NEWS IN 2015
US News has published this year Nation-wide High School rankings.
SST High School is ranked #69th within state of Texas and #574 nationwide.
4th year in a row we are on this prestigious U.S. News & World Report list. And this year SST received SILVER RANKING.
Congratulations to all SST Community with such great achievement and honorable award!
The permission slips and payments will be accepted at the front office. Since we’ll have limited space for each campus, it’s going to be “first-come-first-serve basis”! Event cost includes all three meals, transportation and accommodation fees. Meals during travelling are not included!
Application Deadline: Friday, May 15th, 2015
Application Requirements: 1- GPA 3.0 or higher 2- 3 Reference Letter from 3 STEM Teachers 3- No excessive DPS Points and no discipline issues 4- Deposit $100 (non-refundable) 5- Application Form
THE TOUGHEST HIGH SCHOOLS IN SAN ANTONIO AND TEXAS
School of Science and Technology is ranked the 6th toughest high school in San Antonio.
Equality and excellence: 46 percent Students that qualify for lunch subsidies: 54 percent Index score: 3.667 State ranking: 66 Source: The Washington Post Washington Post My SA Express News
NHS INDUCTION CEREMONY
Thursday, May 7th we will have NHS induction ceremony for 2015-2016 school year. It is going to be in the school gym between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm. All current and next year’s candidates’ parents are invited to celebrate this event and have NHS potluck dinner together with administration team.
2015 SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Attention High School Students & Parents,
Participating in a summer program is a great way to spend your summer. Not only do you experience life on a college campus, you get to explore new fields, earn college credits and make new friendships that last a lifetime.
But if you’re planning on a summer program, you need to act now! Application deadlines come early in the year.
When picking up or dropping of your student(s) at school, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE APARTMENTS OR IBC BANK PARKING LOTS! Thanks for understanding, School Administration
School of Science & Technology - San Antonio
It is the policy of SST not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator
at 210 543 1111 located at 5707 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.