SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES IN 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR. AS A PUBLIC OPEN-ENROLLMENT
CHARTER SCHOOL SYSTEM, WE WELCOME ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET STATE AGE AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR.
Friday, April 26th, there is going to be our sixth Parent Volunteer Club meeting. It will start at 4:00 pm.
Please come to attend our monthly parent volunteer club and support our school.
HIGH SCHOOL TRANSITION NIGHT for 8TH Grade on Wed, April 25
Dear Prospective Parents,
On Wednesday, April 25, we will have a High School Transition Parent Night for all SST Alamo, SST Discovery, and Harmony 8th grade parents & students. Our school counselors will cover lots of important information about high school graduation requirements, college application process, admission tests, summer programs, and much more for uprising sophomore and junior students. We will explain why we are the best charter school in San Antonio.
The program will take place in the school cafeteria from 6 PM to 7 PM. All family members are welcome to attend.
2018 - 2019 Enrollment for New Students
Dear Prospective Parents,
SST is a high-performing, college prep, open enrollment state public charter school approved, and accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Known for its successful integration of science and math programs into a well-rounded curriculum and diverse student body, SST is a school of choice for any (6 - 12) student residing in the San Antonio Metropolitan area. SST prepares each student for higher education through delivering a student-centered rigorous educational program with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM Education) in a small, safe, caring, and collaborative learning environment. The enrollment for 2018-2019 started on November 1st, 2017. To apply, you can fill out the online application using the link located on the school's website. Applications are also available at the school's front office. Paper Application here-English Paper Application here-Spanish
Any application received prior to November 1st will be in the waiting list for this school year, not for the 2018-2019 school year. Please note that any application received is only considered for one school year. If your child is not selected for enrollment, a new application must be submitted for each year.
If you want to know more about our school and educational programs, you may attend open houses or schedule a school tour any day. Open House Dates: * December 14, Thursday, at 6 pm * January 23, Tuesday, at 6 pm * February 10, Saturday, at 10 am
Lottery: At SST-Main Campus, at 5 pm, on Friday, March 2nd.
WORLD'S FINEST CHOCOLATE FUND-DRIVE
Attention SST, We’re sponsoring the chocolate – sweetest fundraiser ever brought to us by the World’s Finest Chocolate company to support our school activities!
We are excited to offer the $1 World’s Finest Chocolate Bar Variety Pack, which features 5 items including delicious Crisp Bar, Dark Chocolate with Almonds Bar, Caramel Bar, Solid Milk Chocolate and the ever most popular Milk Chocolate with Almonds Bar! Each variety pack of bars contains 60 items and each bar sells $1.00.
We have cool prizes: Beats Wireless Headphones, Apple Watch, Kindle Fire, movie tickets, and free dress days. Sell your chocolate boxes by Friday, April 20th.
Each school month, SST holds the STAR STUDENTS OF THE MONTH award. The purpose of this award program is to acknowledge positive contributions of SST students at school. These good contributions range from assisting teachers and peers in classroom activities to displaying characteristics as a role model in and out of the classroom.
We would like to announce the students of the month for March:
Mohammad H 6B Marissa A 6B Jonathan L 7A Nesibe C 7A Samuel G 8B Joshona H 8B Jace M 9C Yalena S 9A Josue G 10B Amelie R-B 10D Sebastian P 11B Kailey N 11CA Ryan B 12A Nicole H 12A
Good job and congratulations stallions!!!
EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH-March 2018
We would like to announce our EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH FOR March.
Our employees of the month are: our Math Teacher Ms. Lane and our Math Teacher Ms. Alanis! Congratulations and thanks for being awesome staff!
For 2017-2018, SST is providing fee reductions for all students who are taking AP Tests accordingly: - Students who are in free/reduced lunch program will pay $10.00 each AP Test they are taking. - Students that are in regular lunch program will pay $40 for each AP Tests they are taking. (when the actual testing fee for each exam is $94 this year).
The registration window for AP exams is open, and the last day students may register for AP exams is Friday, March 2. If you have any additional questions over AP exams or fees, please contact Ms. Barba.
Dear Parents/Guardians and Students, As you know, this year we are using Skyward, a student information system. One of its key features, Skyward’s Family Access, will assist our SST schools in maintaining an open line of communication between the school and home. With Skyward's Family Access, students and parents can log in to view attendance, grades, schedules, discipline, health, and calendars.
To learn more about Skyward, please visit their website: https://www.skyward.com/k-12 . An email was sent to you to create an account that will give you access your student’s account. Once you have created an account, please take a moment to log into it and check your student information for accuracy and add any missing information.
Since Skyward is a new database, if there are any technical or scheduling problems, we ask for understanding and patience from our parents and students. If you still do not have an account on Skyward, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Skyward Family Access", student's name, parent's name, and grade level of your child.Once your identity has been verified, you will be sent a new email with instructions for accessing your student's account.
Attention SST Parents and Students, Don’t miss your last chance for our Yearbook Early Bird special on yearbooks! You can get yours for only $30 until January 9,2018. Prices will be $40 after January 9, 2018. Don't miss your chance on this totally tubular deal!!
* Senior Parents, please remember to send in a baby picture of your senior student!!! * Business and personal ads are also available for sale. Prices are: $100 full page; $60 half page; $30 ¼ page; $15 business card size
Parents can pay via the link, at their convenience, without coming in to the school. You may still pay at the school. If you have any questions, please contact the yearbook staff via email at email@example.com
Local nonprofit research and advocacy organization Children at Risk announced its “Top 10 Schools in San Antonio” lists at the San Antonio Area Foundation. Children at RISK released the annual School Rankings across the state of Texas. Our high school earned A+ grade, the best charter school, 6th place in San Antonio Metro Area, and 68th place in Texas. Our middle school earned 15th place in San Antonio Area and earned A grade.
Schools are measured: Student Achievement Index – Performance on STAAR Reading and Math tests Campus Performance Index – An adjustment of achievement indicators to eliminate bias toward campuses with low percentages of economically disadvantaged students Growth Index – The improvement over time on standardized test scores in Reading, English, and Math College Readiness Index – Graduation rates, SAT/ACT participation rate and scores, and AP/IB participation rate and scores.
Congratulations to all students, parents, and staff!
SST IS THE BEST CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL IN SAN ANTONIO
A group (Niche) that analyzes educational institutions has ranked the top schools in USA which regularly grades K-12 schools. Explore the best schools in your area based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education in 2018. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student, and parent reviews, and more.
According to Niche, we earned: - The Best Charter High school in San Antonio for the last 3 years in a row - The Best Standout High School in San Antonio - 8th Best College Prep Public High School in San Antonio - 16th Best High School Teachers in San Antonio - 17th Best Public High School in San Antonio - 12th Best Charter High School in Texas - 162nd Best Public High School in Texas - 157th Best Charter High School in USA
Congratulations to all staff, students, and parents! Keep up the good work Stallions!! read more . . .
Accountability Ratings, SST-Main earns all 7 distinctions!
Texas Education Agency has recently announced the Accountability Ratings for Texas Public Schools and Districts for 2016-2017. Under the new state accountability system, campuses in Texas that achieve the rating of Met Standard were also able to earn distinction designations in seven areas.
And SST met standard on all four indexes and earned seven out of seven distinctions. There are only 16 campuses in San Antonio which received all seven distinctions and SST-Main is one of them.
Congratulations to all students and teachers for their efforts and thank you parents for your continuous support!
SST IS ON W.P.-AMERICA'S MOST CHALLENGING HIGH SCHOOLS 2017
America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tests as graduates.
SST earned 6th place in San Antonio, 47th place in Texas, and 231st place in USA.
It is the policy of SST not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator
at 210 530 8366 located at 4241 Woodcock Dr. #206, San Antonio, TX 78228.