DISD & SEM News
Ms. Huitt welcomed as new Executive Director of our Feeder Pattern.
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!!
Please complete Student laptop rental contract form and return to the office with rental fee of $25. Cash or money orders are the acceptable forms of payment. Laptops will then be checked out with appointment with IT.
We welcome our 2017-18 Freshman class! We encourage all newly admitted families to go to our parent website and create an account here.
The best way to read about what a life at SEM will be like... is to read our PTSA newsletters.
DISD High School Enrollment Guide - English | Spanish
DISD's "The Hub" Archives
DISD Community Connections Newsletter
• 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 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.
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.
Shelly Goel: Girl Scout Young Women of Distinction - to be Honored at Luncheon
Based her Gold Award project, titled “Foster Interest in STEM for Girls,” Goel aims to introduce girls to various STEM fields and spark an interest in studying their passions in STEM further.
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Photo day was Sep 14-15 for grades 9-11 (and retakes will be on Oct 26 for 9th- 11th graders).
On October 2, the seniors will take special cap/gown and tux/drape photos for the yearbook and for packages for purchase. Please contact Marianne Leclerc if you are a senior and will be absent Oct. 2nd as no senior retakes will be allowed without prior approval.
Dr. Cambre is our 2017-18 Teacher of the Year!
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.
...One of Six Dallas ISD math and science teachers honored as TI STEM Fellows!
• SEM Newsletters
•Introducing New PTSA Board
• Join our PTSA! Several positions available.
• Yearbooks and T-Shirts
• SEM Parents on Facebook
• 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.
Enter our Reflections Arts Competition
Read details here!
Entries due Mon, Oct 30.
PTSA Chair is Raul Trevino.
• 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
Thank you to our 2017 Comic-Con sponsors!
Please support these businesses who have supported us!
• Titan Comics
3128 Forest Lane #250
Dallas, TX 75234
• Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Prestonwood
5301 Belt Line Rd #118,
Dallas, TX 75254
• Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Preston Royal Shopping Center
Preston Royal Shopping Center, 5959 Royal Ln #616,
Dallas, TX 75230