SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES IN 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR. AS A PUBLIC OPEN-ENROLLMENT
CHARTER SCHOOL SYSTEM, WE WELCOME ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET STATE AGE AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR.
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.
We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful, healthy, and prosperous New Year-2015. The classes will start on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015.
GRADE PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS
Dear Parents and Students, A student may be promoted on the basis of academic achievement and/or demonstrated proficiency in the subject matter of the course or grade level. To earn credit, a student must demonstrate mastery on grade-level standards and meet the school’s requirements for attendance. In addition, students at certain grade levels – with limited exceptions – will be required to pass state-mandated assessment tests (STAAR) as a further requirement for promotion.
Attention SST Parents and Guardians, We will have early dismissal on Friday, December 19th. Students will be released at 12:30 pm. There is NO Parent Teacher Conference!
SST 10TH ANNUAL SCIENCE FAIR
Dear Parents and Students, Each year we have a school-wide Science Fair at SST. This year our 10th Annual Science Fair will be held on Saturday, January 10th, 2015.
All students in 6th-8th grades are required to prepare a Science Fair Project, it is optional for 9th and 10th grade students. We will select the top projects to be displayed and presented to the public. The science fair committee cordially extends an invitation to you for participation in judging time and conversation with student scientists discussing their projects during our annual science fair! Please click here for the Science Fair Judge Application Form
Deadlines: Data Tables&Graphs: Dec. 4th (6th, 7th grades), Dec. 5th (8th grade) Final Report: Dec 9th (6th, 7th grades) Display Board Early Turning In: Dec 19 (8th grade) Display Board: Dec. 17th (6th, 7th grades), Jan. 6th (8th grade)
Science Fair Schedule Date: Saturday, January 10th
Time: 8:00 a.m - 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast for Judges (we provide) 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Judges briefing 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Judging 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch for judges and students (we provide), public viewing of projects 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Ranking, Tie breakers 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Awards ceremony
We would like to welcome all parents and guardians to come and check out our students' science projects and attend our School Science Fair Award Ceremony.
For questions related to science fair, please contact Mrs. Ennis, email@example.com
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.
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 - Landon C. & Chau T., from 7th grade - Jason D. & Alyana L., from 8th grade - Richard B. & Cianna K. And our High School Star Students are: from freshman - Sean S. & Bella G., from sophomores - Jared T. & Alejandra M., from juniors - Christopher G. & Alisha N., and from seniors - Kendall N. & Victoria R.
Good job and congratulations guys!!!
EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER
We would like to announce our TEACHERS OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER.
Our nominated teachers of the month is our Science Department Chair Mrs. Callaghan and Math Teacher Mrs. Dambrink!
Congratulations Mrs. Callaghan and Mrs. Dambrink for your awesomenesses!
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Texas Education Agency has recently announced the Accountability Ratings for Texas Public Schools and Districts for 2013-2014.
Under the new state accountability system, campuses in Texas that achieve the rating of Met Standard were also able to earn distinction designations in seven areas.
And 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!
Congratulations to all students and teachers for their efforts and thank you parents for your continuous support! To check out our official campus report here.
Online School Database
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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.