Join Us for Net Safety Night on Tuesday
Parents and students are invited to our STEM Net Safety Night on Tuesday, March 7 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Students can shop the book fair and take part in other activities, while parents attend an Internet Safety Workshop led by Detective Angel Gonzalez from the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department. You’ll also have the chance to join our PTSA to enter a raffle for a $1000 Mathnasium scholarship!
Enter the PTSA’s $1000 Mathnasium Raffle at Net Safety Night on Tuesday
One Mathnasium scholarship valued at $1,000 will be raffled off at Net Safety Night to a 2016-2017 PTSA member. All current members will be automatically entered to win. If you aren't a member yet, you can join the PTSA at Net Safety Night from 5:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday.
Don’t Miss the Book Fair this Week!
The STEM Academy Book Fair will be held in the Media Center through Friday, March 19 from 6:30 am-2:00 pm.Book receipts may be turned in on Monday, March 13 to serve as a dress down pass for that day. You may also make purchases on the Book Fair website: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stemsavannah
Volunteers Needed: Please Help Support our School and Continue Our Love for Books
We are looking for volunteers to help with our Book Fair through Friday. If you are able to help this week, please sign up at: http://tinyurl.com/stembookfairvolunteer. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Buy Tickets This Week for the Upcoming Sock It To Me Dance
The Sock It To Me Dance is Thursday, March 16th from 6:00-8:30 pm at the STEM Academy gym. Tickets are $10 in advance and will be sold on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch time. Only exact cash will be accepted (no checks). There will also be a photo booth at the dance. Tickets for pictures will be sold in advance for $2. Volunteers & donations are needed as well. Please check Facebook and the school website for forthcoming announcements about signing up to help.
6th Grade Fish Gotta Swim Field Trip Reminders
6th grade will be going on the final series of FGS field trips from March 10 to March 16. Students need to be in uniform, dress in layers, wear old shoes, and bring a water bottle. Remember to bring a home lunch if your student selected the home lunch option.
Mandatory 8th Grade Parent Meeting Next Tuesday
Please be advised that there is a mandatory meeting for all 8th grade parents on Tuesday, March 14. We will have a morning session from 8:00-9:00 am (in the media center) and an evening session from 6:00-7:30 pm (in the cafeteria). Please be on time, as the presentation will begin promptly at the start of each meeting. In this meeting, students will pre-register for 9th grade courses, discuss their individual graduation plans, and select a college and career pathway for high school. All 8th grade students and parents must meet and conference with their advisor in order to review and sign for their graduation plan for the 2017-2018 school year. Both the counseling department and the 8th grade teachers will be there to help. We look forward to seeing you at this very important meeting!
8th Grade Meeting for At-Risk Students Next Tuesday
There will be a brief meeting in Room C-3 from 5:30-6:00 p.m. on March 14th for students who have been identified as “at-risk for failing” for the school year. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss your child’s current academic status and the promotion criteria for passing 8th grade as well as critical safeguards (such as tutorials) that have been put in place to ensure your child has every opportunity to succeed at STEM. This meeting is by invitation only. If your child falls into the "at-risk for failing" category, your child’s homeroom teacher will notify you to attend this required meeting for at-risk students. We appreciate your support!
8th Grade Trip Permission Forms Due April 3
Please turn in your 8th grade trip permission forms to Ms. Lash or Mr. Heilman and send all payments into Kelly Tours. The last day to submit your permission slip to and down payment is Monday, April 3.