School Calendar

The Calendar Events are updated on the PTSA site. View Calendar events here.

DISD has approved the 2018-19 Calendar.

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  PVSA   2017-18 Yearbook


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Spring Break meals

Morning Snack – 8-9am
Lunch 11am – 12pm
Select Dallas ISD schools will offer free meals for all students over the break. View locations here...

Dallas ISD embraces the diversity

...of our students and families and the rich language and cultural assets they bring to the district.
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Welcome to Mr. Coleman.

Guillermo Coleman
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Welcome to our new SEM Principal, Andrew Palacios.

Andrew Palacios
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Richard Thompkins

Welcome to our new CS Teacher, Richard Tompkins.

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Thank you!

The School of Science and Engineering would like to thank Dallas ISD Board Trustee, Dr. Lew Blackburn for his continued service to the students of Dallas. Thank you Dr. Blackburn!

SEM Admissions

Perspective students and their families are invited to read our guidelines for admission here, attend our information meeting Nov. 9, 2017 (6:30pm in Auditorium), and schedule a day for their student to "shadow".

We welcome your interest and application!

One of the best ways to read about what a life at SEM will be like... is to read our PTSA newsletters.

We welcome our 2017-18 Freshman class!  We encourage all newly admitted families to go to our PTSA website and create an account here, and subscribe to receive our newsletter.


DISD High School Enrollment Guide - English | Spanish

DISD's "The Hub" Archives
DISD Community Connections Newsletter

Ms. Huitt

Ms. Huitt  welcomed as new Executive Director of our Feeder Pattern.
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Farewell from Ms. Huitt...
Ms. Huitt leaves as principal of SEM to become the new DISD Executive Director of the Woodrow Wilson/Townview Feeder Pattern effective Oct. 13, 2017.
Please read her heartfelt letter of farewell here.

We thank you Ms. Huitt  for your immeasurable service to SEM and the countless impact you've had on hundreds of young adults now, and soon to be,  flourishing at universities all over Texas and the nation. We love you and you will be missed!!


President’s Volunteer Service Award!

SEM is now a certifying organization! Submit your hours to qualify for an award.
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ACDEC 2018 TeamAcademic Decathlon Team Wins 1st Place at Regionals! Advance to State!

Congratulations to our team who won first place at the Region XII competition.
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Emelia McLaughlinEmelia McLaughlin appointed to Air Force Academy!

Emelia's nomination was from Senator Ted Cruz. She feels she could not have achieved this goal without the help of SEM's amazing teachers and their wonderful letters of recommendation. She thanks them wholeheartedly!
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Kimmy ChangSEM Student writes a poetry book!

Kimmy Chang published a poetry book The Moon Story on Amazon Kindle. The collection of 28 poems center around reflection amidst an increasingly industrious society.
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Kimmy is using the proceeds to fund another of her passions - SEM's Hydrology Club.

Yash Chandak writes a book!

SEM Student writes a book!

Yash Chandak wrote Cracking the Mental Math Code: A Repertoire of Number Sense Techniques and is giving it away as a free download! He hopes this book serves as a guide and inspiration, to not only pique interest but on which a competitor can build a foundation.

Yash was interviewed by news station CW33. It can be found on

National Merit Scholar

National Merit Semifinalists

Six of DISD's scholars are our SEM students. Congrats to Matthew Callahan, Yash Chandak, Daschel Cooper, Saumya Rawat, Raviraj Rege, and Sasha Thomas.
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SEM is proud to congratulate 19 National Merit Commended Scholars:
Kimmy Chang, Dylan Chorley
Adithya Harihara, Yu_Wen Hse
Preethi Irukulapti, Priya Irukulapati
Anisha Kamat, Nolan Kuo
Dhruv Mainker, Harinadha Mallidi
Aadit Mehta, Cristobal Muniz
Felipe Munoz, John Spencer Mustin
David Padron-Castillo, Ameer Syedibrahim
Cinthya Tamayo, Luna Upshaw
Tycho Virani
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Order Yearbooks and Submit Photos!

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Going to STATE for their home schools!

SEM's Claire Agee & Callahan Stuart go to STATE in swimming for their home schools. Congrats!
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Submit your "out of school" stories for the website and yearbook!

Debate Team

SEM Debaters have another great week!

Congratulations to our debate team for winning first place varsity, and speaker and other strong results at first Winter DUDA Tournament, Jan 27, 2018
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Saumya RawatSWENext Global Innovator Award

Saumya Rawat was invited to WE17, the world's largest conference and career fair for women in engineering, in Austin,TX. She was awarded the SWENext Global Innovator Award for her leadership and work in promoting STEM Education. She also attended the SWENext High School Leadership Academy and volunteered at the "Invent It. Build It." STEM introduction program for younger girls.
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Thank you to our 2017 Comic-Con sponsors!

Please support these businesses who have supported us!

•  Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Prestonwood
5301 Belt Line Rd #118,
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 980-0853

•  Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Preston Royal Shopping Center
Preston Royal Shopping Center, 5959 Royal Ln #616,
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 363-0924

• Half Price Books
5803 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 379-8000

•  Titan Comics
3128 Forest Lane #250
Dallas, TX 75234

•  Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
4100 Belt Line Rd
Addison, TX 75001

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PTSA   Newsweek   Dr. Jennifer Cambre


SEM Newsletters
Introducing New PTSA Board
• Join our PTSA! Several positions available.
Yearbooks and T-Shirts
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School Information

Tutoring Schedule 
General Bus Information
Bus schedule to Townview Campus
Other DISD Bus Routes & Schedules
Breakfast/Lunch Menus
District Calendar - Tip: Download feed to your personal calendar!
• Reminder: Speed Zones enforced.


LifeTouch photos - order online!

Photo day was Sep 14-15 for grades 9-11, with retakes Oct 26. Orders support our yearbook efforts.

Free Software

•  Free Microsoft® Office 2013 Professional Plus Downloads for all Dallas ISD Students
Note: you will need the "Office 365 Organizational Account" code from the SEM office.



SEM Honored

SEM - one of 14 DISD schools receiving high-performing designation by TEA.

• SEM was highest ranked school - #5 - in Dallas (of 8) to make the"Beating The Odds" Newsweek rankings.
Read DISD article here.
Newsweek Top Schools in America 2016 Rankings are announced.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings are announced - SEM is ranked 4th in Nation, and 2nd in State.
Most Effective High School
At an Effectiveness Index of 65... School of Science & Engineerin ranks #1 in all of DISD!

Features and Upcoming:

• Download Ms. Huitt's Parent meeting presentations.
Mr. Gonzalez was recognized as best teacher of the YWISE program
• View DISD Video Feature on our Principal Ms. Huitt.
• View Scholarship Opportunities and Information from our counselors


Congrats to....

Dr. Cambre is our SEM 2017-18 Teacher of year!

Read DISD article here.

Our Celebrations

Ameer Syedibrahim and his team won First prize in Autonomous Cognitive Assistant program in MIT Summer Program.

Amjad Syedibrahim and his team won First prize in Autonomous Air Vehicle Racing program in MIT Summer Program.

Saumya Rawat Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Global Innovators Award

Mr. McLoda was awarded a Junior League of Dallas grant to help fund his robotics course. The title of the project is "Engineering a Bluetooth Personal Fitness Device". His goal is to implement IoT (Internet of Things) as part of his innovative course "Microcontrol Project Laboratory" modeled after both the Media Lab and an EE/CS MIT course 6.115.

Davide McLoda earn TI STEM Fellow Award!

Mr. Mcloda...

...One of Six Dallas ISD math and science teachers honored as TI STEM Fellows!
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