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ACCEPTING 6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES APPLY ONLINE FOR 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

 
 
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES IN 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR. AS A PUBLIC OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOL SYSTEM, WE WELCOME ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET STATE AGE AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR.



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2017 - 2018 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 2017-2018 started on November 1st, 2016.
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

Any application received prior to November 1st will be in the waiting list for this school year, not for the 2017-2018 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. Deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 10th, 2017.

You can apply online to our school 6 thru 12 grades: here
Flyer 1 more information about school
Flyer 2 more information about school

If you want to know more about our school and educational programs, you may schedule a school tour any day or attend open house:
- Thursday, Nov 17 at 6 pm
- Saturday, Dec 3 at 10 am
- Tuesday, Jan 17 at 6 pm
- Saturday, Feb 4 at 10 am


5TH ANNUAL STEAM FESTIVAL

SST is college prep T-STEM Academy that aims to prepare each student for higher education with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The program provides curriculum, instructional resources, and professional development for STEAM teachers.

Please join us for our 5th Annual STEAM Festival and Science Symposium on February 4, 2017. Students will present their research, provide robotics, solar car, and science demonstrations, perform math magic tricks, operate a photo booth, showcase engineering projects, Art, English, Social Studies, food and much much more. The STEAM festival begins at 9:30 am and will end 12 pm in our gymnasium. Admission is free and open to public. Thank you for supporting our students!


SST IS THE BEST CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL IN SAN ANTONIO

A group (Niche) that analyzes educational institutions has ranked the top schools in the San Antonio area which regularly grades K-12 schools. Explore the best public high schools in your area based on statistics, student and parent reviews, and expert insights. 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, the best standout school, 5th place in best teachers, 10th place in college readiness, and 4th place most diverse public high schools in San Antonio Metro Area.

Please read 2017 Best Schools in San Antonio Metro list: here
Please read SA Express News here

Congratulations to all staff, students, and parents!


NWEA MAP FALL 6-10 Grades

Dear Parents and Students,
Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) (Computer adaptive interim assessment) creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student’s learning level. The MAP test is an electronic adaptive test that is designed to gauge the overall ability of students in the areas of math, science, reading, and language for 6-10 grade students. You’ll have assessment data—and essential information about what each student knows.

The MAP tests will start on Tuesday, January 24th. Students in grades 6-10 must score in both Reading and Mathematics NWEA MAP testing at or above the 10th percentile at least once throughout the current school year for grade promotion. The tutoring will start will start with the low scoring students.

For MAP Testing details click here


Saturday Tutoring

Dear SST Parents and Students,
Saturday Tutoring has started and is under way. Saturday Tutoring is held between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays. Students have received notices of Saturday Tutoring in the mail and by phone call with information of which subjects they will be attending tutoring. Attendance is mandatory!


GT Nominations

SST is now accepting gifted and talented nominations for returning students in grades 6-12. If your student was enrolled 2015-16 school year and would like to be considered for GT testing, of if your student transferred in after the fall GT testing window, please fill out the nomination form located in the front office or on the school website. Forms must be returned to the front office no later than January 31st, 2017.

*Students who tested in the fall are NOT eligible for testing.

For more information about the screening and identification process, please contact Mr. Deleon.

Parent Nomination Rating Scale Form


Support Stallions Solar Car Team on GoFundMe

Support us on GoFundMe. We will be very grateful for any donation you can help us with. This will mean so much to our students who are looking forward to building and competing in a challenging competition and to prepare them for their future endeavors. The molds was generously donated by Stanford University.

Click here to support us on GoFundMe.

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EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH-December 2016

We would like to announce our EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH FOR December.

Our employees of the month are: our English Teacher Mr. Donnellan and our PE Teacher Mr.Nevarez! Congratulations and thanks for being awesome staff!


STUDENTS OF THE MONTH-December 2016

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 December:

Cole B 6A, Sarah A 6A, Atticus G 7A, Jenny S 7B, Daniel Y 8A, Alyssa M 8A, Jonah A 9D, Brittney V 9B, Julius W 10A, Yesenia R 10D, Dennis H 11C, Anabell S 11B, Jared T 12C, Kimberly S 12B

Good job and congratulations stallions!!!


AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS & FORM

Dear Parents and Students,
After School Clubs are starting on Tuesday, September 6th.
Parents must return this form along with the payment to the school front office. Payment forms accepted: credit cards, personal checks, cashier’s checks and money orders. CASH IS NOT ACCEPTED. Please make checks payable to SST-SA (or School of Science and Technology- San Antonio). Don't forget to include your child's name and section on the check. Please keep your receipt. There is a monthly fee with some after school clubs.

2016-2017 After School Clubs Policies and Application Form


SST IS ON W.P.-AMERICA'S MOST CHALLENGING HIGH SCHOOLS 2016

Washington Post-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.

SST earned 6th place in San Antonio, 56th place in TX, 323rd place in USA.

Please click here for detailed Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranking about SST.

Congratulations to all staff, parents, and students!


SST IS GOLDEN ON 2016 US NEWS BEST HIGH SCHOOLS

The U.S. News released the rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college.

SST earned Gold ranking for the 2nd time in it's history, as 4th Best High School in San Antonio, 49th place in TX, 83rd best charter school in USA, and 296th Best High School in USA.

Please click here for detailed US News Best High Schools ranking about SST.

Please click here for SA Express News about SST.

Congratulations to all staff, parents, and students!


School Information Management System DATABASE APP


We are pleased to announce a new app for parent/guardians to keep track of their student's progress. This new app is called SIMS DATABASE.
Please note: We are no longer promoting the formerly known app PARENT MOBILE.

The SIMS DATABASE app is available on both Android and iPhone.


School Database


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Calendar
 
 January 24, Tuesday
NWEA MAP Winter Test Starts 6-10 grades
 
 
 January 27, Friday
FTC Robotics Championship tomorrow at UIW
 
 
 February 3, Friday
NWEA MAP Winter Test Ends 6-10 grades, STEM Fest and Open House tomorrow, Spanish Spelling Bee tomorrow
 
 
 February 10, Friday
Teacher Conference / Early Dismissal, Mathcounts tomorrow, Language Olympiad tomorrow at SST Discovery
 
 
 February 20, Monday
Staff Development / Bad Weather Make Up Day (no classes)
 
 
 February 21, Tuesday
STAAR Practice
 
 
 February 22, Wednesday
STAAR Practice
 
 
 February 23, Thursday
STAAR Practice
 


School of Science & Technology - San Antonio
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 210 804 0222 located at 1450 NE LOOP 410, San Antonio, TX 78209.