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.
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.
Our application season for 2015-2016 school year is between January 10th and March 15th. The applications received after March 15th will be put in the waiting list.
Here is the school profile giving more information about our school. Here is the school brochure.
The payment must be submitted to the school front office. See our high school counselors for more detailed information.
The School of Science and Technology is organizing the COLLEGE & CAREER FAIR DAY 2015 which is our annual event that brings college representatives, company agents and federal agency partners from various segments of the industry to our campus to meet with SST students, parents and graduates and provide information about their institutions and agencies.
On behalf of the SST we are delighted to invite higher institutions and local organizations to participate in the Annual SST College & Career Fair 2015!
Our College & Career Fair will be a collaboration of 4 SST campuses open to all students in grades 6 through 12 and we are expecting to have more than 1000 attendees.
There will be no charge for attendees or representatives to participate in the fair and it is open to the public.
School of Science and Technology Annual College and Career Fair will be held on Thursday, April 9th, 2015 in the school gymnasium between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. (1450 NE LOOP 410, San Antonio, TX 78209).
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.
Each school month, SST holds the STAR STUDENTS OF THE MONTH award. The purpose of this award program is to acknowledge positive contributions of SST students at school. These good contributions range from assisting teachers and peers in classroom activities to displaying characteristics as a role model in and out of the classroom. We would like to announce the students of the month for February: Our Middle School Star Students are: from 6th grade – Ethan M., & Samantha S., from 7th grade - Gabriel W. & Emilia G., from 8th grade - Nathan A., & Viridiana R. And our High School Star Students are: from 9th grade - Jose V. & Katherine K., from 10th grade - Michael D., & Alejandra M., from 11th grade - Cashunn H. & Marina V., and from 12th grade - Rashid A., & Samantha T. Good job and congratulations stallions!!!
EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY
We would like to announce our TEACHERS OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY.
Our nominated employees of the month are: our English Department Chair Mr. John Donnellan and our Chemistry Teacher Mr. Matthew Scott! Congratulations and thanks for being awesome teachers!
Congratulations Mr. Donnellan and Mr. Scott for your awesomeness!
K DEFENSE MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
If you are interested to be a part of Martial Arts Class at SST and want to learn more how to defend yourself with Tang Soo Do (and get training on practical self defense, physical fitness, confidence, respect and focus), see Mrs. Vollmer (SST Students Clubs Coordinator) and let her know you are interested to get started. Classes will meet on Mondays & Wednesday s after school in the gym.
See more information at www.kdefensemartialarts.com
2nd PRACTICE STAAR TEST
We will be administering 2nd Practice STAAR test on the week of February 23-27. Please make all necessary arrangements to ensure that your child we be present and on time at school on their test dates. Before the test, we would like you to make sure that your child:
1) Get a good sleep before the test night 2) Has a good breakfast in the morning 3) Come to school on 7:15 a.m. 4) Has two pencils (preferably soft #2), an eraser and a sharpener with him/her 5) Bring a reading book 6) No cell phones allowed! February 23rd, Monday: Math Grade 6, Writing Grade 7 Day 1, Science Grade 8, English I, English II February 24th, Tuesday: Writing Grade 7 Day 2, Social Studies Grade 8, Biology, US History February 25th, Wednesday: Reading Grade 6, Math Grade 7, Math Grade 8, Algebra I February 26th, Thursday: Reading Grade 7, Reading Grade 8
REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR SUCCESS
Thanks so much and kudos to science teachers and the following students who get awards in the regional science fair. * Mariel Sainz earned Director's Award in Junior Dvision. * Sean Saldana earned an Honorable Mention in Senior Dvision. * Pedro Perez earned Director's Award in Senioir Division. * Vanesa Cordero earned 5th place in Chemistry Junior Division * Sarahi Rivas earned 4th place in Math & Computers Junior Division * James Caldwell earned 3rd place in Behavioral & Social in Senior Division * Kyle Jacobs earned 5th place Grand Prize in Physical Sciences, Earth & Space category, and Broadcom Masters special award in Junior Division * Michael Borja earned 1st Grand Prize in Biological Sciences, Behavioral & Social category and Broadcom Masters special award in Junior Division Micheal Borja and Kyle Jacobs advanced to State Science Fair. read more . . .
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Students, teachers and administrators at SST are spending this month remembering and learning about the many contributions African-Americans have made to the United States. It is our aim utilize the observation of Black History Month as we utilize all of our cultural observations: to increase our students’ awareness of and sense of responsibility to the society around them.
We will have Black History Month assembly on Friday, February 27th during 8th and 9th periods. 8th period is for 6th-9th graders. 9th period is for (10th-12th) graders.
BEST SAT SCORE AMONG TOP SAN ANTONIO HIGH SCHOOLS
School of Science and Technology earned highest SAT score, which is composite of 1688, ranked #1 among all San Antonio Regional High Schools. Congratulations to all students, parents, and teachers!! read more . . .
JUNIOR ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
Our students participated Junior Academy of Science on Saturday & Sunday, January 31-February 1.
These are the students who got awards: Pedro Perez got an Honorable Mention in Chemistry Anil Saeed got an Honorable Mention in Physics Vanessa Cordero received 1st place in Chemistry Mariel Sainz Garcia received 1st place in Physics Kyle Jacobs won Highest in Category for Earth/Space Sarahi Rivas won Highest in Category for Math Michael Borja won 3rd Grand Prize for Academy 3 – The Biological Science
The Alamo Regional Science & Engineering Fair is on Saturday & Sunday, February 14-15, 2015, at St. Mary’s University-Bill Greehey Arena, and Awards Ceremony is on Sunday, February 22, at St. Mary’s University-Bill Greehey Arena. read more . . .
SST PARENT CONNECT
Welcome to the parent academic resource website for SST Schools.
This site provides information on the concepts taught for each subject during each grading period, a list of resources for the course including online access for some materials, as well as other online resources that can enhance your child's learning at home. In addition, there is information on specific assessments given each month under the Calendar tab.
We hope this site will be helpful to you as you support your child's academic growth. We encourage you to talk with your child's teacher and campus administration if you have any questions. read more . . .
DIGITAL STORYTELLING CONTESTS (DISTCO)
The DISTCO 2015 is part of a series of “Digital Storytelling Contests (DISTCO)”, an online contest where students and teachers in K-12 are invited to submit their original digital stories between December 8, 2014 and March 27, 2015. Please check our website http://www.distco.org for complete timeline and updated rules.
The contest is open to all K-12 students and teachers at both national and international level. The competition is held solely online through this website. The project has certain benefits for both students and teachers. It is a way of exposing and challenging the students in a competition where they can showcase their skills in multimedia, technology, researching, writing and creativity.
High school students will be awarded scholarships totaling up to $84,000 by North American University. Among the many rewards available in this year’s contest are iPad Minis, iPod Nanos, and Gift Cards.
COFFEE WITH COUNSELORS BREAKFAST
Dear High School Parents & Guardian,
Every month we have a “Coffee with Counselors Breakfast” time for all parents and guardian who would like to stop by and meet with our high school counselors. Please mark your calendar and make sure to stop by for a cup of fresh coffee and doughnuts and a brief mingle if you might have some questions for our high school counseling team at the school library on the following days:
- Friday, March, 6th (from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM) - Friday, April 3rd (from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM) - Friday, May 1st (from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM)
We hope to see you there!
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
Attention High School Students,
Are you interested to be a part of 2015-2016 SST's Student Government Association and Class Officer? If yes, hurry up to get your SGA Application Packet at the front office.
The role of the student government is to demonstrate the principles of developing anappreciation of membership in democracy; to develop good citizenship by givingthe students an opportunity to have a part in self-government; to help with thecoordination of extra-curricular activities; to bring about a closerrelationship between the students, faculty and administration; to encourage thedevelopment of school spirit through participation; and to demand the bestpossible academic atmosphere. In keeping with these purposes, the SST SGA will play a major role in helping to plan and coordinate the various student activities within the school.
SST SCHOOL REPORT CARD
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released our 2013-2014 School Report Card. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, financial expenditures, and college readiness.
SST met standard and earned five out of six eligible distinctions. There were only 26 districts in the state of Texas that received a distinction designation for postsecondary readiness and SST district was one of them!
2013-14 SST School Report Card click here Please contact us if you have any questions concerning this report card. You may get a hard copy at the front office. Thank you for your continued support to SST.
Dear SST Parents and Guardians,
SST is introducing a new fundraiser. The Amazon fundraiser we will implement is provided by Simple Fundraiser.net. There are no products to sell, volunteers to organize, or money to collect. This fundraiser is an internet-based program specifically with Amazon.com. School of Science & Technology will make 5-7% commission on purchases people make when shopping on Amazon’s website when they use the special link created for us. There is no additional cost to shopping on Amazon through our special link and using this link when shopping Amazon is all that is required to earn the 5-7% for School of Science & Technology.
BEST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE SAN ANTONIO METRO AREA
Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly.
You may login to our school database by entering student's first and last name in the username field on the right. The password will be the student's birth date. For example, the user name and password for Albert Einstein, born on February, 3rd, 1999, would be;
Username: Albert Einstein Password: 02/03/1999
You may change the password after you login. Please remember that the more the parents are involved, the better the student performs, and SST online system is a great easy tool serving that purpose. Please login as much as possible to keep close track of your child's:
-Grades, -Homework, assignments, -Schedule, -Attendance records, -Discipline points, -Test results, and -Pay for meal, etc.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us @ (210) 804-0222 or email@example.com
SST MOBILE APP
SST Parent Mobile application is ready for all parents of School of Science and Technology. You can keep in contact with the school and track your child's progress from your smart phone. If you do not know user name and password please email to firstname.lastname@example.org And also you can find those Apps in the App Store and Android Market on your phone. Application features:
–Access to information about your child's grades, homework, discipline points, attendance, bell schedule, payments, calendar and school news and receive push progress notifications –Support for access to multiple student accounts. –Offline viewing of your child's data. You can view your child's' data even when you are not connected to a network. –One click login once you save your child's login information. –Email communication with your child's teachers without leaving the application.
March 6, Friday
“Coffee with Counselors Breakfast” for all 9th thru 12th grade parents
March 9, Monday
Spring Break (no classes)
March 10, Tuesday
Spring Break (no classes)
March 11, Wednesday
Spring Break (no classes)
March 12, Thursday
Spring Break (no classes)
March 13, Friday
Spring Break (no classes)
March 23, Monday
Fourth Quarter Starts
March 30, Monday
STAAR Grade 7 Writing Day1, STAAR EOC English I
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.