Tuesday November 4th, there will be a PTSA General Meeting in the SEM Auditorium starting at 6:30. Following the meeting, the National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held.
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast • Wed, November 5
Show your appreciation for our wonderful SEM teachers and staff! Donate to the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast. Please send items to conference room 211 at SEM by 6:45 am or put the items in the kitchen/refrigerator the day before with a note. We would appreciate your support… please use this form to sign-up for donations:
It is that time again! This is a friendly reminder to PTSA members and volunteers to register as a volunteer with DISD. If you are already registered that you don’t need to resubmit an application but instead will need to renew your registration on the same link. Registration website: https://www2.dallasisd.org/partners/volreg_form.cfm
SEM Sweet 16 reign supreme at UIL contest!
BY NEWS AND INFORMATION ON OCTOBER 22, 2014 NEWS BRIEFS
Sixteen students from the School of Science and Engineering at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center swept the academic competitions at the UIL Princeton Fall Classic on Oct. 5, taking first place in every event.
Students competed in number sense, calculator applications, mathematics, science and current events.
Here’s a look at the results:
Number Sense – 1st place team
Murali Subramanian – 1st place in 12th grade, 1st place overall Minh Tran – 2nd place in 12th grade, 4th place overall Yash Chandak – 1st place in 9th grade, 5th place overall Mahesh Ramgolpal – 3rd place in 10th grade Harinadha Mallidi – 4th place in 9th grade Priyanshu Swar – 6th place in 9th grade Calculator Applications – 1st place team Murali Subramanian – 1st place in 12th grade, 1st place overall Chris Paniagua – 1st place in 10th grade, 3rd place overall Jesus Cantu – 4th place in 10th grade Mathematics – 1st place team
Murali Subramanian – 1st place in 12th grade, 1st place overall Minh Tran – 2nd place in 12th grade, 2nd palce overall Alan Estrada – 3rd place in 12th grade, 5th place overall Yash Chandak – 1st place in 9th grade, 6th place overall Jesus Cantu – 3rd place in 10th grade Catilin Rogers – 6th place in 10th grade Kimmy Chang – 2nd place in 9th grade Harinadha Mallidi – 4th place in 9th grade Science – 1st place team
Minh Tran – 1st place in 12th grade, 1st place overall, Top Biology Score, Top Physics Score Alan Estrada – 3rd place in 12th grade, 3rd place overall, Top Physics Score Natnael Getahun – 2nd place in 11th grade Jesus Cantu – 3rd place in 10th grade Catilin Rogers – 4th place in 10th grade Zachary Openshaw – 5th place in 10th grade Saumya Rawat – 2nd place in 9th grade Current Events – 1st place team
Mahesh Ramgolpal – 2nd place Natnael Getahun – 3rd place Dylan Chorley – 5th place
Tue Nov 4-PTSA General Meeting--National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Wed Nov 5-Faculty meeting
Mon Nov 10-Staff Development, no school for students
Tue Nov 11-SBDM meetting
Tue Nov 11-PTSA Board meeting
Tue Nov 11--Admission Preview for middle school students
Mon Nov 17-Report Cards
Nov 26-30-Thanksgiving Break
Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program
The Office of Minority Student Affairs at UT Southwestern Medical School is sponsoring the annual HPREP program for Dallas area high school students interested in health professions or medical school as their future careers. HPREP stands for Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program, which is a 5-week program is coordinated and led by faculty members and current medical students at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The HPREP sessions are held on Saturday mornings in January and early February. They will consist of interactive workshops, a college/career fair, and information about financial aid! Please encourage your students to apply for this free interactive program!
There are two essay questions (100 words or less), which are required for consideration of acceptance into this upcoming class. Applications will be considered only if they are complete, and received by the deadline of November 21st. Thank you for your support! We look forward to meeting your students at this 2015 HPREP event. Please let me know if I may answer any questions for you, and feel free to pass this information on to other professional associates in your school or other Dallas area schools.
Luwam Ghidei | MD Candidate, Class of 2015 HPREP Lead Coordinator for the UTSW Office of Student Diversity
High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) needs Texas high school juniors.
Please visit our web site at: http://has.aerospacescholars.org/ HAS is a NASA unique opportunity for students who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Selected students will begin their journey with the HAS Online Experience that will start in November and conclude in April. During this time, students will create technical writings and drawings, solve math problems, participate in discussion forums and chat sessions with NASA engineers and scientists. Texas teachers serve as our HAS reviewers who grade the students’ work. In April, students who successfully complete the HAS Online Experience will be qualified to be selected to attend the HAS Onsite Experience hosted by Johnson Space Center (JSC). Selected students will spend six days learning first hand from NASA engineers and scientists who not only speak to the group, but also serve as mentors for the teams. This program is sponsored by NASA and funded by the State of Texas, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and Rotary NASA, at no cost to participants. For more information and updated timelines, please visit the HAS website at: http://has.aerospacescholars.org/. You can also learn more about the program by viewing “High School Aerospace Scholars: A Journey of Discovery” video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeXYi9Z5Q.
Stacey Welch Strategic Education Alliance NASA Education Specialist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Johnson Space Center 2101 NASA Parkway, Mail code AD4 Houston, TX 77058 Office:281.792.8223 Stacey.email@example.com
PTSA Reflections: SEM Deadline to submit extended to: Friday, November 14, 2014
Reflections is a National PTA sponsored arts recognition program that encourages artistic expression. The theme for the 2014 – 2015 National PTA Reflections® program is “The World Would be a Better Place if…” Only new pieces of artwork inspired by the theme may be submitted. Use your imagination to create a film, song, artwork, photograph, poem, short story or dance routine. You may enter as many times as you like in as many categories as you like. Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form (word format |pdf format on our website: https://semagnetschool.membershiptoolkit.com/Reflections ). Be sure to reflect the theme in your work.
SEM Deadline to submit: Extended to: Friday, November 14, 2014 Entries will be judged by knowledgeable staff and guests. Names will not be visible on submissions.
20% of our SEM entries will advance to the Trinity Council of PTA, where 30 of theirs will advance to State competition, and finally 30 of those advance to National competition. Categories: Download General Rules from our website: https://semagnetschool.membershiptoolkit.com/Reflections Literature – Fiction or nonfiction, prose, poetry, drama, or short story (must not exceed 2,000 words or 8 ½ x 11 inches) Download Literature rules. Visual Arts – Original print, drawing, painting, collage, photographic collage, metal etching or punch work, fiber work, or computer-generated artwork (must be flat, not more than 3/8 inches thick, maximum size 24 x 30 inches including a mat) Download VisualArts rules. Photography – Original black-and-white or color image, single print or collage (maximum size 11 x 14 inches including a mat) Download Photography rules. Musical Composition –Voice, instruments or a combination of both, with or without lyrics (maximum time 5 minutes, a CD recording of a performance of the composition should be submitted.) Download Musical Composition rules. Dance Choreography – Original dance choreographed by the student with up to 3 dancers. (maximum time 3 minutes, should be submitted on a CD or DVD) Download Dance Choreography rules. Film Production – Original work, animation, narrative, documentary, experimental, computer-generated (no PowerPoint, maximum time 5 minutes, CD or DVD) Download Film Production rules. More information can be found on the Texas PTA website. Awards Levels To be announced in early November (Date TBA), and repeated at our annual SEM awards night in the Spring. Award of Excellence - Top 20% - These entries are excellent interpretations of the Reflections theme, exceptionally creative, and executed extremely well. These will advance to the next level. Award of Merit - These entries are very good interpretations of the Reflections theme, very creative, and executed very well. Honorable Mention - These entries are good interpretations of the Reflections theme, are creative, and executed nicely. Participation - Every student entry should be recognized for the student having thought about the theme and trying their best to create an entry that interprets it
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