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ACCEPTING 6TH THROUGH 12TH GRADES APPLY ONLINE FOR 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

 
 
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.

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COLLEGE AWARENESS NIGHT FOR SENIOR STUDENTS & PARENTS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Attention Senior Parents and Students,

SST Counseling Department will be hosting a College Night for senior students and their families on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 in the cafeteria between 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Counselors will discuss important senior dates, the college application process, scholarships, and financial aid information. Please RSVP to Ms. Barba at gbarba@ssttx.org. We have room for each student to be accompanied by no more than two parents/ guardians.

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: SST Cafeteria
Info to be shared: High School Graduation Requirements, College Application Process, Financial Aid, Scholarships, College Board Assessments, & etc.
RSVP to our Head Counselor Ms. Barba at gbarba@ssttx.org
Light refreshments will be provided.


EARLY RELEASE DAY & PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2018

Dear SST Parents and Guardian,

Our first Parent Teacher Conference of this year will be held on Friday, September 14th, 2018 between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm.

Each conference is allotted 5 minutes and meetings will be held on a strictly first-come first-served basis. Parents will need to schedule another date and time if they would want more time to fully discuss their child's progress grades and behavior in detail. Sign-in forms will be available in front of the classrooms.

There will be EARLY DISMISSAL and PICK UP time at 12:30 pm for all grades. There will be NO TUTORIAL CLASSES OR CLUBS on that day.


STUDENT UNIFORM SHIRTS

Attention Parents,

The uniform shipment has been received and available to purchase at the school front office. Credit card, checks and/or money order only!

All parents who have purchased uniforms during presale time at student orientation days, can come by with a purchased receipt and receive the uniform/s.

The regular uniform prices are:
- 1 shirt per family: $18.40 (after tax)
- 2 shirts per family: $36.80 (after tax)
- 3 shirts per family: $55.20 (after tax)


SST STUDENT & PARENT HANDBOOK

Students and Parents,

Please click here to read or download SST Student & Parent Handbook


BOX TOPS FUNDRAISER 2018

Attention SST Parents and Guardians,
Please help support our school! The Box Tops collection container will be located by the front office. This school year, our goal is to earn $1000.00.

For additional ways to help the school earn box tops point, please visit www.boxtops4education.com or go to www.cashforyoureducation.com

Boxtop coupons: Boxtop coupons:
www.boxtops4education.com/coupons


2018-2019 SST MUSIC BAND

Attention SST Students and Parents,

SST will be starting a band for students that can play an instrument. Students that would like to participate will need to pay a $30 fee per semester. Auditions will be held next week Monday, September 10, after school between 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the cafeteria. Students will sign up with Mr. Sanchez, and students may contact him at rrsanchez21@att.net with any questions.


GT NOMINATION WINDOW ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear Guardians, Teachers, and Community Leaders,

We’d like to announce the GT nomination window is now currently open. The window is from September 4, 2018 to September 30, 2018. In order for a student to be identified as GT, data from several quantitative and qualitative criteria are collected throughout this nomination window and testing window (October) and reviewed by the campus GT Decision-Making Committee.

The first step in the process is to complete the Nomination form and turn it into the Campus GT Coordinator here on campus during the nomination window. The Campus GT Coordinator are not required to accept these forms f before the nomination window opens or after the nomination window closes.

Parent Nomination form - English

Parent Nomination form - Spanish

For more information click here.


PARENT VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE BREAKFAST INVITATION

Dear SST Parents and Guardians,

You are cordially invited to become a PVC (Parent Volunteer Committee) member. Our mission is to have an organized parent-based volunteer group to support the SST campus through teachers and staff. This will go hand in hand to accomplish our overall goal of providing an excellent school environment for all of our SST students.

The SST-PVC will assist in organizing, staffing and/or supporting a variety of activities and events throughout the school year. All parents are encouraged to volunteer their time and support whenever possible.

The PVC meetings will be held at 8:15 a.m. on the first Friday of every month.
-No cost to join!! (No monetary payment required; your precious time is greatly appreciated)

If you would like more information, please contact the front office at 210 804 0222 or RSVP at principal.sa@ssttx.org.

SST and our students are depending on you to make this 2018-2019 an AMAZING SUCCESS

Please RSVP by email at principal.sa@ssttx.org Breakfast will be provided for all attending.


CLASS OF 2019 COLLEGE APPLICATION BOOT CAMP

Attention Class of 2019!

SST Counselors have organized a College Application Boot Camp for Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 9am-3pm.

All seniors are encouraged to participate and receive one-on-one college application help along with Essay tips, Financial Aid, and College Admissions information.

This boot camp is provided at no cost to our seniors and Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. Please note that all seniors who actively participate in this Boot Camp will be able to wear a College Shirt with Jeans for an entire week. Good luck Class of 2019!

For any questions please see your assigned guidance counselor.


SCHOOL MEAL CHARGING POLICY

A summary of the Meal Charge Policy will be published in the school’s weekly newsletter 4 times per year according to the schedule below:
• September: First Wednesday of the month
• October: Last Wednesday of the month
• January: First Wednesday after returning from Winter Holiday
• March: The Wednesday after returning from Spring Break

You may find more info by clicking here.


DROP-OFF & PICK-UP PROCEDURE REMINDERS

Dear Members of the SST Family,

SST administration is asking that all parents please follow the pick-up/drop-off arrangement outlined in the diagram above.

Parents, please do not park along North Vandiver Road to pick up students, as this causes safety and traffic problems. Please utilize our campus drop-of f/ pick-up lanes and procedures.

In addition, please turn right when exiting the school parking lot and not left onto North Vandiver. Turning left is illegal, as well as a safety hazard.

Parents, please do not park or wait for your children at the IBC Bank or behind the school near the neighboring apartments. These parking lots do not belong to School of Science and Technology and your car may be towed if you park in either of those areas or any parking lot not owned by SST. We have been informed that parking or waiting in those areas is also considered trespassing and may result in a fine.


*Campus dismissal procedure for students may be subject to change.


SEPTEMBER MENU

Please click here for SST September 2018 Breakfast & Lunch Menu


NON-DISCRIMINATION IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

SST Schools offers support to school district for career and technical education programs in Arts, Audio/Video Technology, Communications; Health Science; Human Services; Information Technology; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Admission to these programs is based on enrollment in SST Schools.
It is the policy of SST Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its CTE 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.
It is the policy of SST Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
SST Schools will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and CTE programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, at 4241 Woodcock Dr. #206, San Antonio, TX 78228, Phone: 210-530-8366

Please click here for CTE Parent Consent Form available in English and Spanish


ASVAB TEST 2018 RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, SEP. 18TH, 2018

Attention High School Students & Parents,


Tuesday, September 18th SST will be administering the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Career Exploration Program (CEP) exam for our high school students in the cafeteria during the first 2 blocks.

This is very important test for all upper school students that will help them to explore different career options and future opportunities.

Please be at school on time, and of course get enough sleep and have a good breakfast before the test. The exam will start promptly at 7:30 AM and will be over around 11:00 AM.


2018-2019 BELL SCHEDULE

Attention Students and Parents,

Please click here for SST 2018-2019 Bell Schedule


2018 TEA ACCOUNTABILITY RESULTS

The Texas Education Agency issued all Texas school districts their first official A-F rating system grades. And SST is one of the top 14 ranked districts in Bexar county.

Congratulations to all SST teachers, staff, parents, and students for receiving A grade and met standard in all index.

Please read more here


WELLNESS POLICY AND LUNCH APPLICATION

School Cafe letter to families

FFA(LEGAL) for SST-SA District


WHY WORK AT SST SCHOOLS

At SST, teaching matters!

Our teachers make a lasting impact on the lives of students daily. In a dynamic educational culture they are equipped with necessary resources and supports to make our most valuable asset, the student, succeed!

It is the policy of SST Schools not to discriminate on the basis of any legally-protected classification, including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or disability, age, or genetic information in its educational programs and employment practices.

* Collaborative, caring, and safe work environment with support and mentoring
* Many opportunities for advancement, career growth and development
* Schools of CHOICE with strong parental involvement
* High performing schools
* State of the art technology
* Comprehensive health package and benefits
* TRS participant

* To see the Salary Schedules for Teachers 2018-2019, please click.


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LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR CHILD'S STAAR SCORE

Starting June 13th, when STAAR performance information becomes available, parents can immediately access their child’s results and a suite of other resources to support summer learning at home by visiting TexasAssessment.com

TexasAssessment.com provides even more customized resources than last year, including detailed summer reading lists and math tips tailored to each child’s individual performance on STAAR. Parents can also see the questions their child answered correctly and incorrectly and find more tips on how to help their child improve.

We think this valuable resource is one all parents should have the opportunity to access.


CHILDREN AT RISK 2018 RANKINGS

Local nonprofit research and advocacy organization Children at Risk announced its “Top Schools in Greater San Antonio Area” rankings. Children at RISK released the annual School Rankings across the state of Texas. Our high school earned A- grade, the best charter school (two years in a row), and 6th place in San Antonio Region. Our middle school earned 15th place in San Antonio Region and earned B+ grade.

Schools are measured:
Student Achievement Index – Performance on STAAR tests
Achievement + Poverty Growth Index - How a school compares in test scores to schools with similar levels of poverty
Student Growth - How students improve on their STAAR tests in a school year
College Readiness Index – How many high school students are graduating on time and participating in other college readiness activities: Graduation rates, SAT/ACT participation rate and average scores, and AP/IB participation rate and scores.

Children At Risk SST Main High School Rankings

Children At Risk SST Main Middle School Rankings

Children at Risk School Rankings

My SA Article

KSAT Article

Congratulations to all students, parents, and staff!


2018-19 CALENDAR

Dear Parents and Students,

The first day of school is on Monday, August 20th.

Please see other dates on the calendar


   School Database Login

  School Lunch Login

    Apply Online 2018-2019




Calendar
 
 October 8, Monday
Staff Development Day / Student Holiday
 
 
 October 19, Friday
Last Day of 1st Quarter
 
 
 October 22, Monday
First Day of 2nd Quarter
 
 
 November 16, Friday
Early Dismissal / Staff Development
 
 
 November 19, Monday
Thanksgiving Break Begin
 
 
 November 23, Friday
Thanksgiving Break Ends
 
 
 December 21, Friday
Last Day of 1st Semester Early Dismissal / Staff Development
 
 
 December 24, Monday
Winter Break Begins
 


SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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.


SST Child Find Policy       Non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs