sweetSTEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)

Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) -Nov 28, 2017-

Finish strong!

As we get close to complete the first semester of 2017-18 school year, complete class assignments, study for your finals, make lifelong friendships, and challenge yourself by participating in SUHSD's STEAM activities and programs;

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2017 Sweetwater Solar Sprint!

The second annual Sweetwater Solar Sprint was held on September 9, 2017 at National City Middle School. Check out the event highlights and results HERE.
https://youtu.be/cdy-O2iKHqQ

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South Bay Pumpkin Smash "Game of Throws"

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Sweetwater Union HSD and National Math Science Initiative (NMSI)

AP STEM Courses (Math, Science, Computer Science, and English)


Are you a high school student taking STEM Advanced Placement classes? (AP Math, AP Science, AP Computer Science, or AP English). This message is for you!


Sweetwater Union HSD received a grant from NMSI to help you succeed in your AP class. To learn more about NMSI CLICK HERE.


High schools involved: Bonita Vista, Chula Vista, Eastlake, Hilltop, Mar Vista, Montgomery, Olympian, Otay Ranch, Southwest, and Sweetwater.


Coming up! FREE Student Study Session on December 9, 2017

- Next session on January 27, 2018. Check with your AP teacher for details.

What's in it for YOU?

https://youtu.be/5qLdbt_bbbg

FREE AP-STEM Student Study Sessions

Don't miss the opportunity to excel in your AP STEM Class!

Detailed Information per cluster


Cluster #1: https://www.smore.com/qwfha

Otay Ranch High School / Southwest High School / Sweetwater High School


Cluster #2: https://www.smore.com/yrube

Chula Vista High School / Eastlake High School / Hilltop High School


Cluster #3: https://www.smore.com/a80pc

Bonita Vista High School / Montgomery High School / Mar Vista High School / Olympian High School

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Got STEAM Plans for this weekend?

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Sweetwater VEX Robotics League Ranking Event 4/4

Free Family Event!

Don't miss the opportunity to learn about robotics! Watch our middle and high school students battle out to gain a top ranking position at our next robotics league ranking competition, this Saturday, December 2nd, 2017.


Middle school event start at 8:45 am

High school event start at 12:45pm

Location: San Ysidro High school (Gym)


Sweetwater VEX Robotics League Championship

on January 13, 2018 at Montgomery High School

Watch what happened at our 3rd ranking event!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_40EOQyFBg

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Next week is Computer Science Education Week!

December 4-10, 2017 is Computer Science Education Week!

Join the movement at your school!

Participate in the HOUR OF CODE event!

- Ask your school's computer science teacher or counselor about it -

or contact Art Lopez -SUHSD Computer Science Curriculum Specialist

Arthur.Lopez@sweetwaterschools.org


Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science.


Learn more about computer science education week HERE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvyTEx1wyOY

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STEM in Your Backyard - Chula Vista -

Free Family Event!

Date: December 2nd, 2017

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Chula Vista Library -Civic Center Branch-


STEM In Your Backyard provides access to free, meaningful STEM experiences for the whole family by bringing the spark of science directly to communities throughout San Diego. Each STEM In Your Backyard is organized like a street fair: local companies, non-profits and community organizations set up exhibit booths with fun, hands-on STEM activities for all ages. Flyer HERE


Sparking a love for science in Chula Vista!

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2017 San Diego STEAM Maker Festival

Tickets needed to attend this event

Date: December 2nd, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Del Mar Fair Grounds, located in Del Mar, California


STEAM Maker Festival is a collaborative venue for students, educators and professionals within our community and industry to demonstrate programs, projects, practices and resources that enrich STEAM education.

More information at http://www.sansmf.org/

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COMING UP!!!

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Sweetwater Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF)

Where will your imagination take you to discover?

Identify your Idea for your SSEF Project!


The Fair is bigger than Science, it incorporates Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology!


What are you waiting for? It takes only three steps; get a teacher advisor, work on your awesome idea, and present your project at the fair.

For details about 2017-18 SSEF, CLICK HERE.


Date: February 8th, 2018

Location: Otay Ranch High School

https://youtu.be/gSQYhNW0jGA

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https://youtu.be/GZXngCu99rs

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2nd Annual Quadcopter/Drone Challenge

Get ready to soar to new heights! Sweetwater Union HSD is partnering with NAVAIR, local community colleges, and businesses to bring a more exciting Quadcopter Challenge for this school year. Check out last year's inaugural event's highlights HERE. More details to come!

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DID YOU KNOW?

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FREE Minecraft (Education Edition)

All Sweetwater Union HSD students have access to Minecraft for FREE! (Minecraft Education Edition). Start creating your world! For installation instructions CLICK HERE.


*You will need to know your school email address and password username@sweetwaterschools.net to find your account information CLICK HERE.

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Sweetwater Union High Schoo District Currents!

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SUHSD Board Members

Arturo Solis -President-, Paula Hall, Nicholas Segura, Kevin J. Pike, Frank A. Tarantino Superintendent Dr. Karen Janney

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