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.
Our Parent Teacher Conference will be held on Friday, February 6th, 2015 between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm. Parents may step in or schedule up the meeting with the teachers for any time between 1:00 pm- 4:30 pm on Friday.
There will be EARLY DISMISSAL and PICK UP time at 12:30 pm for all grades. There will be NO TUTORIAL CLASSES OR CLUBS on that day.
SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE DATES
Attention prospective Parents and Students,
If you would like to know more about our school system, educational programs and outstanding academic excellence of School of Science and Technology, you may attend one of our three upcoming open house sessions.
Presentation will cover general information about SST Schools followed by school tour.
- Thursday, January 29th from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Tuesday, February 10th from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Saturday, February 21st from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
APPLICATION FOR 2015-2016
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.
You can apply to our school 6-12 thru grades : here
If you want to know more about our schools and educational programs, you may attend one of our open house sessions.
* Thursday, January 29th @6pm * Tuesday, February 10th @6pm * Saturday, February 21st @10am
NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK 2015
January 26th through 30th, along with other thousand schools nationwide we are joining and celebrating a National School Choice Week 2015. NSCW was founded in 2011 to promote the concept of all forms of school education: district, magnet, charter, private, and home schooling.
On Monday, January 26, 2015 all students, faculty, and staff will be provided with “I’M AN AMBASSADOR OF NSCW” stickers to wear at school, as a symbol of this week. Afterschool we will have a MIDDLE SCHOOL BANNER CONTEST / grade by grade poster decoration in the cafeteria, between 3:10 PM and 4:00 PM.
On Tuesday, January 27th, COLLEGE T-SHIRT DAY (with school pants, all student handbook rules and policies apply). Afterschool time, HIGH SCHOOL BANNER CONTEST / grade by grade poster decoration in the cafeteria, between 3:10 PM and 4:00 PM.
On Wednesday, January 28th, WINTER THEME T-SHIRT DAY (with school pants, all student handbook rules and policies apply). College trip for high school students to Texas State University.
On Thursday, January 29th, SST SPIRIT T-SHIRT DAY (with school pants, all student handbook rules and policies apply). SST OPEN HOUSE for all prospective students & families at 6:00 PM.
On Friday, January 30th, BLACK & YELLOW T-SHIRT DAY (with school pants, all student handbook rules and policies apply). BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - VARSITY GAME between 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.
SAN ANTONIO CITY-WIDE 8th GRADE MATH CONTEST
The 8th math competition is on Saturday, February 28th, 2015. There is no registration fee for this competition. It is open to all 8th grade students in San Antonio Metropolitan Area. Registration Deadline: February 23, 2015 or the first 250 applicants.
These are the awards according to the 1st Round-Written Exam results: 1st Place-Laptop 2nd Place-Sony PlayStation 4 3rd Place-Apple iPad Mini 2 4th Place-Sony PlayStation Vita 5th Place-Kindle Fire HD 7 Top 10 students will get trophies Top 30 students will have SST Intensive Mathcounts/PSAT Preparation Course (worth of $500) and certificates This is the award according to the 2nd Round-Countdown results: Winner of Countdown round will get $50 GameStop gift card
Competition Schedule: Sign in: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm 1st Round Written Exam: 9:00 am – 10:30 am 2nd Round Countdown: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm Award Ceremony: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
The address of our school is 1450 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209. If you have any questions, please contact us at 210-804 0222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
10th ANNUAL SCIENCE FAIR
Science Fair was a great success. All students and parents enjoyed the science fair. The Junior Academy of Science is on Saturday & Sunday, January 31-February 1, 2015, at Robert E. Lee High School.
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.
These are the students who got places in the school science fair which Alamo campus also participated: - Engineering, 1st Place: Joey G. - Engineering, 3rd Place: Sarahi R. - 7th Gr. Life Science, 1st Place: Jason D. - 7th Gr. Life Science, 4th Place: Drianna S.& Trey G. - 8th Gr. Life Science, 1st Place: Cianna K. - 8th Gr. Life Science, 2nd Place: Lazareth D. - 8th Gr. Life Science, 3rd Place: Abigail G. - 8th Gr. Life Science, 4th Place: Michael B. - 6th Gr. Physical Science, 1st Place: Joshua M. - 6th Gr. Physical Science, 3rd Place: Anil S.& Omar H. - 6th Gr. Physical Science, 4th Place: Vanessa C. - 7th Gr. Physical Science, 3rd Place: Josue G. - 7th Gr. Physical Science, 4th Place: Diego O.& Dezhion C. - 8th Gr. Physical Science, 1st Place: Kyle J. - 8th Gr. Physical Science, 2nd Place: Mariel S. - 8th Gr. Physical Science, 3rd Place: Carolina G.
Congratulations to all students, parents, and teachers. Good Luck at Regionals!
We had school spelling bee on Friday, Jan 23rd. Good luck to the winners at the city spelling bee.
Middle School: 1st Place: Daniel Ortega 8A 2nd Place: Leonardo Wilson 3rd Place: Hope Soto
High School: 1st Place: Chloe Sutton 12A 2nd Place: Joshua Rooper 3rd Place: Rashid Aziz
CLASS PICTURE DAY on February 9th
Class Picture Day for this year will fall on Monday, February 9, 2015. Class portraits will be $12.00. Please remember that you must pay with a check/money order in order to purchase your pictures. The students will have free dress on picture day. SST will be sending out the order forms closer to the actual date. If you are interested in preserving your SST memories with a picture please be prepared for 2/9/15. If you have any questions about picture day please contact the school front office at (210) 804-0222.
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER
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 November: Our Middle School Star Students are: from 6th grade - Zachary L. & Elif G., from 7th grade - Keshawn R. & Regina Y., from 8th grade - Christian R. & Sulem M. And our High School Star Students are: from freshman - Ismael A. & Damaris C., from sophomores - Manuel A. & Xavierana P., from juniors - Deajon B. & Kristian E., and from seniors - Savior W. & Sarah E.
Good job and congratulations guys!!!
EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER
We would like to announce our TEACHERS OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER.
Our nominated teachers of the month is our Math Department Chair Mr. Alptekin and Middle School English Teacher Ms. Sanchez!
Congratulations M. Alptekin and Ms. Sanchez for your awesomenesses!
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.
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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.
January 29, Thursday
Open House at 6 pm
February 6, Friday
Parent-Teacher Conference between 1-4:30 pm
February 9, Monday
Winter-MAP Testing, Class Picture Day
February 10, Tuesday
Winter-MAP Testing, PTO Meeting 6-7 pm, Open House at 6 pm