Weekly Newsletter

Important updates and news 5/17/2021

Week Eighteen [Special Bell Schedule]

Dear Families, Students, Staff and Teachers,

We have 4 weeks of school left! I'm encouraging all students to use their time wisely and focus on the courses they need to pass. Reach out to your teachers when you need help and make sure you check your Schoology messages! Good luck to our Juniors who are completing the SBAC this Wednesday - you got this!

Important news, announcements and opportunities are below.


Esther Dabagyan



Important Announcements for Families & Students

  • We have a special bell schedule this week due to SBAC testing, the schedule is posted below.
  • Awards Night is Thursday, the 20th at 6pm and will premiere on STEM's YouTube Channel!
  • Were you absent during our weekly Covid Testing day? Do you need a test for an AP exam or a school activity? Stop by the downstairs office every Thursday and Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 PM to get tested!
  • Did you miss College Signing Day? Get inspired by watching the video below!
  • SENIORS - click HERE for very important announcements, activities, celebrations and due dates.
  • JUNIORS- want help getting into your dream college, find money to pay for college, get a head start and get one-on-one help from a Mentor? Sign up NOW (due 5/31/2021), click HERE
  • Did you know students 12 and over can get a Covid-19 Vaccine without an appointment? Learn more HERE
  • If you are planning to be on campus, you must get a Daily Pass! Click HERE for directions.
  • Get instant updates! Follow STEM Academy on Twitter @STEMAcademyBer1
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Not Getting Phone and Text Notifications?

Parents and employees can choose to Opt back into receiving Outreach (general) messages by calling (855) 502-7867 for any phone number that was previously Opted-Out.

You can also sign up for Parent Portal and get notifications on the Schoology App!

We are here to help! Call 323-817-6461 M-F 8-3PM

Enrichment & Award Opportunities

News for Teachers

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Announcements & Reminders for Teachers & Staff

  • This Wednesday ALL students expect for Juniors who are taking the SBAC will Zoom into Advisory from 10 AM and 12:20 PM, regardless if they are physically at school or at home.
  • We are inviting ALL teachers to participate in the Class of 2021 Celebration Day on Saturday, 5/29, when seniors will be able to pick up their cap and gowns, celebrate and take pictures at a photo-booth.
  • We will have PD Wednesday at 2 PM.
  • Don't forget to fill out the Google Form each morning and to ask your students attending school in person to do the same.
  • Learn more about how to creative an inclusive environment for all students and their rights regarding preferred names and pronouns HERE
  • This week's Thematic Slides
  • AP testing and Senior Defenses continue this week!
  • Advisory lessons HERE
  • If Schoology is ever down, use Black Board Connect (BBC) to communicate with your students (if you don't have Remind 101). The BBC guide is below.