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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!!
SEM to Host FTC!
Iron Reign (team 6832), The School of Science and Engineering and the Dallas ISD STEM Department are happy to announce that we are hosting a FIRST Tech Challenge qualifying tournament at our Townview campus December 16th. Between 24 and 30 North Texas robotics teams will compete for awards and a limited number of advancements to the Regional Championship to be held in February.
All the details on the day's events and how to volunteer are laid out here...
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SEM 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.
Kimmy is using the proceeds to fund another of her passions - SEM's Hydrology Club.
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 CW33.com.
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.
Read more about our semifinalists...
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
Read more about our commended scholars...
Iron Reign Qualifies for Oklahoma State Championship !
Iron Reign, SEM's premiere robotics team, kicked off their Thanksgiving break with a competition in Oklahoma where they qualified for the Oklahoma State Championship to be held in February.
Congrats to: Janavi Chada, Charlotte Leakey, Austin Davis, Evan Daane (BTW), Akshay Jaity (photobomb), Tycho Virani, Kenna Tanaka, Karina Lara, Abhi Bhattaru, Ethan Helfman
They were the Winning Alliance Captain team and won the 2nd Inspire Award and Control Award. Now they are turning their attention to the North Texas Region where they are the defending Regional Champions. Iron Reign and SEM Robotics now need your help as we seek to host our first Qualifying Tournament on December 16th.
SWENext 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.
Thank you to our 2017 Comic-Con sponsors!
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• Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Prestonwood
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• Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Preston Royal Shopping Center
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• Half Price Books
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• Titan Comics
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