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May 17, 2018
Good afternoon, I am proud to share: May 17, 2018 - The School of Science and Engineering was ranked #1 in North Texas. BIG thank y...

May 12, 2018
Mr. Palacios is asking all SEM families to complete the following survey. Parents or students are welcome to fill it out: We hope t...

May 12, 2018
SEM earns "gold medal" designation for demonstrating the highest college readiness, placing it among the top in Texas. SEM ranks....

May 08, 2018
SEM had seven students compete at the Academic State UIL meet on May 4th and 5th . Students competed in Number Sense, Calculator, Mat...


SEM Announces Expansion!

This year, we have accepted 175 freshmen, and we anticipate continuing this pattern.
Read the letter from the principal, and the FAQ here.

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Dallas ISD embraces the diversity

...of our students and families and the rich language and cultural assets they bring to the district.
Read more... English | Espanol

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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.

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New Yard Signs Are In!

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Saumya Rawat Won Third Aspire IT Grant from NCWIT

Saumya Rawat won another highly competitive $3,300 grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) to host free app development programs this summer...




PTSA College Presentations from the Spring Meeting


Winning Alliance at Blacklight Robotics Tournament

SEM Students from two FTC teams joined forces to become the winning alliance at the May 28th blacklight tournament hosted by the Ferris Yellowjackets.


Iron Reign Robotics Earns Motivate Award at Worlds

Last week at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics World Championship in Houston, Team 6832, Iron Reign, from the School of Science and Engineering in Dallas ISD earned the Motivate award which ranks them at the top in the outreach category.


FIRST place in the Lexus Eco Challenge

$15,000 combined prize for the school, teacher adviser (i.e. Mr. McLoda), and the students! Read more...

Debate Team Makes History at State!

Storm Lasseter won the golden gavel! Sophie Rahman and Olivia Northcutt-Wyly became the first team from DISD in decades to place. Storm Lasseter and Juan Diaz made the octafinals (sweet sixteen). Read more...


TMSCA State Meet

SEM had a great performance, placing 3rd overall in the State out of 39 6A schools.
Read all the results here.

ACDEC 2018 Team

Academic Decathlon Team Wins 1st Place at Regionals! Advance to State!

Congratulations to our team who won first place at the Region XII competition.
Read more.


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!


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

Mr. Gonzalez was recognized as best teacher of the YWISE program. More...

Mr. Mcloda is one of Six Dallas ISD math and science teachers honored as TI STEM Fellows! More...

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. More...

Shelly Goel Wins at Texas Science and Engineering Fair. She won the top award —Senior Division Best of Show Award, along with three other 1st place awards. More...

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

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

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

Emelia McLaughlin appointed to Air Force Academy! Emelia's nomination was from Senator Ted Cruz. More...

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.
More... | Kimmy is using the proceeds to fund another of her passions - SEM's Hydrology Club.


President’s Volunteer Service Award!

SEM is now a certifying organization! Submit your hours to qualify for an award.
Read more.


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