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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.
Read more... English | Espanol
Welcome to Mr. Coleman.
Welcome to our new SEM Principal, Andrew Palacios.
Welcome to our new CS Teacher, Richard Tompkins.
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!
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 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!!
President’s Volunteer Service Award!
SEM is now a certifying organization! Submit your hours to qualify for an award.
Academic Decathlon Team Wins 1st Place at Regionals! Advance to State!
Congratulations to our team who won first place at the Region XII competition.
Emelia 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!
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...
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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!
Submit your "out of school" stories for the website and yearbook!
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
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!
Please support these businesses who have supported us!
• 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
• Half Price Books
5803 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75231
• 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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