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ACCEPTING 6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES APPLY ONLINE FOR 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

 
 
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES IN 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR. AS A PUBLIC OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOL SYSTEM, WE WELCOME ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET STATE AGE AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR.

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PRACTICE STAAR and SAT TEST

We will be administering Practice STAAR and SAT tests on the week of February 19-23. 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 and a calculator
6) No cell phones allowed!

February 19th, Monday: Reading Grade 6, Grade 7, 8B, Biology, SAT Grade 10, 11
February 20th, Tuesday: Math Grade 6, Grade 7, Alg I 8B, Reading 8A, English I, English II, US History
February 21st, Wednesday: Writing Grade 7, Social Studies Grade 8, Algebra I
February 22nd, Thursday: Science Grade 8


6TH ANNUAL STEAM FESTIVAL

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 STEAM teachers.

Please join us for our 6th Annual STEAM Festival and Science Symposium on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Are you ready to see cool STEM projects that will be presented by our young scientists? Get ready to be amazed by Rube Goldberg Machine, crash can, color changing flowers, climate change, robotics, solar car, fashion design and more... Our students are also going to exhibit their projects from Art, English, Social Studies and physical education. The STEAM festival begin at 9:30 am and will end at 12 pm. Admission is free and open to public. Thank you for supporting our students!

Interactive projects include:
· Bitcoin mining
· Quadcopter with brain-computer interface navigation
· Facial scanner
· Burning money
· Can Crusher
· Hair dryer ping pong
· Rube Goldberg demonoration (9:30 a.m.)
· STEM Escape Room
· Sea Perch underwater robot

Entertainment, Art and Others:
· Folk Dancing
· Ebru art demonstrations
· Body painting (not face painting)
· Coffee House with literary readings

Here is the flyer


AP EXAMS 2018

Attention High School Students,
Advance Placement testing will be administered between May 7th through May 18th of this year.
Please click here for detailed College Board Testing calendar.

For 2017-2018, SST is providing fee reductions for all students who are taking AP Tests accordingly:
- Students who are in free/reduced lunch program will pay $10.00 each AP Test they are taking.
- Students that are in regular lunch program will pay $40 for each AP Tests they are taking. (when the actual testing fee for each exam is $94 this year).


The registration window for AP exams is open, and the last day students may register for AP exams is Friday, March 2. If you have any additional questions over AP exams or fees, please contact Ms. Barba.


2018 - 2019 Enrollment for New Students

Dear Prospective 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.

The enrollment for 2018-2019 started on November 1st, 2017.
To apply, you can fill out the online application using the link located on the school's website. Applications are also available at the school's front office. Paper Application here-English
Paper Application here-Spanish

Any application received prior to November 1st will be in the waiting list for this school year, not for the 2018-2019 school year. Please note that any application received is only considered for one school year. If your child is not selected for enrollment, a new application must be submitted for each year.

You can apply online to our school 6 thru 12 grades: here

Flyer 1 more information about school
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If you want to know more about our school and educational programs, you may attend open houses or schedule a school tour any day.

Open House Dates:
* December 14, Thursday, at 6 pm
* January 23, Tuesday, at 6 pm
* February 10, Saturday, at 10 am


5th Grade Math Contest Results and Advanced Math Course

We have 170 students participated from San Antonio Metropolitan Area Schools. Everybody enjoyed math contest, especially the countdown round. The results are mailed out to your addresses.

SST Intensive Mathcounts/PSAT Preparation Course (worth of $500) to top 30 students will be on February 17th, March 3rd, and March 10th between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

If you want your child to attend our school, you need to make separate application. You can apply online here

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us @ (210) 804-0222 or info.sstsa@ssttx.org


EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH-January 2018

We would like to announce our EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH FOR January.

Our employees of the month are: our English Teacher Mrs. Coronado and our English Teacher Dr. Lieberman! Congratulations and thanks for being awesome staff!


STUDENTS OF THE MONTH-January 2018

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 January:

Owen S. 6A
Perla R. 6B
Cole B. 7B
Sara S. 7A
Malachi L. 8B
Emily G. 8B
Hasan C. 9D
Vanesa C. 9D
Archangel S. 10C
Monserrat L. 10B
Sriram A. 11B
Ceyda T. 11B
Andres R. 12B
Isabella L. 12C


Good job and congratulations stallions!!!


BOX TOPS FUNDRAISER

Attention SST Students and Parents,
SST is collecting Box Tops this year! Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10¢! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school. The deadline is March 1st, turn in to your homeroom teachers or drop box in office.

This school year, our goal is to earn $500.00.

For additional ways to help the school earn box tops point, please visit www.boxtops4education.com or go to www.cashforyoureducation.com

Boxtop coupons: https://www.boxtops4education.com/coupons

Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free!) so you can check out our school’s earnings details and get access to coupons and bonus offers. Let's make this year a Box Top success!


SST FOLK DANCE at AT&T Center


SATURDAY TUTORING

Dear SST Parents and Students,
Saturday Tutoring has started and is under way. Saturday Tutoring is held between the hours of 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays. Students have received notices of Saturday Tutoring in the mail and by phone call with information of which subjects they will be attending tutoring. Attendance is mandatory!


SST 3D Prosthetic Hand Project

KSAT - Teen makes 3D printed hand for kindergartener

FOX San Antonio - 6 year old san antonio boy receives new 3D hand

KENS5 - Five year old enjoying new prosthetic hand thanks to 3D technology

Telemundo San Antonio - Brian Haddock alumno de preparatoria school of science and technology crea mano ortopedica para nino san antonio

Univision - Estudiante de san antonio crea protesis para un nino de 6 anos

Spectrum Local News - Six year old receives 3d printed hands


Skyward Parent Access

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,
As you know, this year we are using Skyward, a student information system. One of its key features, Skyward’s Family Access, will assist our SST schools in maintaining an open line of communication between the school and home. With Skyward's Family Access, students and parents can log in to view attendance, grades, schedules, discipline, health, and calendars.

To learn more about Skyward, please visit their website: https://www.skyward.com/k-12 . An email was sent to you to create an account that will give you access your student’s account. Once you have created an account, please take a moment to log into it and check your student information for accuracy and add any missing information.

Since Skyward is a new database, if there are any technical or scheduling problems, we ask for understanding and patience from our parents and students. If you still do not have an account on Skyward, please email info.sstsa@ssttx.org with the subject "Skyward Family Access", student's name, parent's name, and grade level of your child.Once your identity has been verified, you will be sent a new email with instructions for accessing your student's account.

Login:https://skyward.iscorp.com/HarmonyTXStuSTS

Skyward Family Access Guide


Yearbook Online Payment

Attention SST Parents and Students,
Don’t miss your last chance for our Yearbook Early Bird special on yearbooks!
You can get yours for only $30 until January 9,2018.
Prices will be $40 after January 9, 2018.
Don't miss your chance on this totally tubular deal!!

* Senior Parents, please remember to send in a baby picture of your senior student!!!
* Business and personal ads are also available for sale. Prices are: $100 full page; $60 half page; $30 ¼ page; $15 business card size

Parents can pay via the link, at their convenience, without coming in to the school. You may still pay at the school. If you have any questions, please contact the yearbook staff via email at sstmainyearbook@ssttx.org

School code is 88775
Yearbook Online Payment


SST Parent-Teacher Conference Window

Dear Parent/Guardians,
We would like to announce the Parent-Teacher Conference Window for each teacher to meet parents based on the parent request to strength the bridge between school and parents. Each conference will be in 20-minute time intervals so that teachers can meet with two parents in a window. Parents will email teachers to schedule a meeting with them. ReadMore...

Parent Teacher Conference Window


Support Stallions Solar Car Team on GoFundMe

We have done with 2017 Solar Car Challenge. It was a perfect experience for us. We got the 5th place as Advanced Division in nation.

2018 Solar Car Challenge route will be from Fort Worth, Texas to San Jose, California. This will be 8 days challenge.

Help us to raise money for accommodation, transportation and food.

The molds was generously donated by Stanford University.

Click here to support us on GoFundMe.

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CHILDREN AT RISK 2017 RATINGS

Local nonprofit research and advocacy organization Children at Risk announced its “Top 10 Schools in San Antonio” lists at the San Antonio Area Foundation. Children at RISK released the annual School Rankings across the state of Texas. Our high school earned A+ grade, the best charter school, 6th place in San Antonio Metro Area, and 68th place in Texas. Our middle school earned 15th place in San Antonio Area and earned A grade.

Schools are measured:
Student Achievement Index – Performance on STAAR Reading and Math tests
Campus Performance Index – An adjustment of achievement indicators to eliminate bias toward campuses with low percentages of economically disadvantaged students
Growth Index – The improvement over time on standardized test scores in Reading, English, and Math
College Readiness Index – Graduation rates, SAT/ACT participation rate and scores, and AP/IB participation rate and scores.

Children At Risk High School Rankings

Children At Risk Middle School Rankings

Children at Risk School Rankings

San Antonio Express News

Congratulations to all students, parents, and staff!


SST IS THE BEST CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL IN SAN ANTONIO

A group (Niche) that analyzes educational institutions has ranked the top schools in USA which regularly grades K-12 schools. Explore the best schools in your area based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education in 2018. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student, and parent reviews, and more.





According to Niche, we earned:
- The Best Charter High school in San Antonio for the last 3 years in a row
- The Best Standout High School in San Antonio
- 8th Best College Prep Public High School in San Antonio
- 16th Best High School Teachers in San Antonio
- 17th Best Public High School in San Antonio
- 12th Best Charter High School in Texas
- 162nd Best Public High School in Texas
- 157th Best Charter High School in USA


Please read 2018 Niche Rankings about SST: here

Please read all SST Rankings here

SST is The Best Charter High School in San Antonio Area

Congratulations to all staff, students, and parents! Keep up the good work Stallions!! read more . . .


Accountability Ratings, SST-Main earns all 7 distinctions!

Texas Education Agency has recently announced the Accountability Ratings for Texas Public Schools and Districts for 2016-2017. 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 on all four indexes and earned seven out of seven distinctions. There are only 16 campuses in San Antonio which received all seven distinctions and SST-Main is one of them.

Congratulations to all students and teachers for their efforts and thank you parents for your continuous support!

2017 Accountability Summary


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Calendar
 
 February 22, Thursday
STAAR Practice
 
 
 February 23, Friday
Parent Volunteer Club Meeting at 2 pm
 
 
 February 24, Saturday
STEAM Festival, Mock UIL Solo/ Ensemble Competition 10 am-12 pm
 
 
 February 27, Tuesday
8th Grade Transition Night for outside Parents at 5 pm
 
 
 March 1, Thursday
Boxtops Submission Deadline
 
 
 March 2, Friday
AP Exam Registration Deadline
 
 
 March 3, Saturday
SST LOTE Contest at Discovery at 1 pm
 
 
 April 10, Tuesday
EOC English I, STAAR 8th Grade Mathematics, STAAR 7th grade Writing
 


SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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 210 530 8366 located at 4241 Woodcock Dr. #206, San Antonio, TX 78228.


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