The STEM Weekly Stream
STEM Academy Family Newsletter
Week of May 31
Graduation Information has been Delivered
If you have a Senior, please make sure you have the information sheet in your hands!
This week, we will meet with Seniors again to review procedures for Graduation. Our rehearsal will take place on the morning of Monday, June 13, however it is very important that Seniors understand what the procedure will be prior to the event.
Senior Exams and Final Grades
Seniors must finish their academic responsibilities so they are ready and able to move on. Final exams for Seniors will take place from Tuesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 2. The last day for Seniors to submit work will be Friday, June 3. Parent meetings are continuing for Seniors who are in danger of failing to qualify for Graduation.
Important Dates and Locations
Class Day: Chester Upland School District's annual Class Day will be held on Tuesday, June 7 in the Courtyard at STEM. Invitations to students who will be honored on that day will be coming soon!
Baccalaureate: Baccalaureate will be held on Thursday, June 9 in the newly refurbished auditorium at Chester High. All members of the Class of '22 and their families are invited to attend.
Graduation: This year's CUSD Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Mirenda Center on the campus of Neumann University on Monday, June 13 at 11:00 AM. Please see the Graduation Information Sheet for important details. These forms were sent home with Seniors on Tuesday, May 17. If you need a sheet, please contact the office.
CLASS OF 2023
Rising Senior Class Officers
President: Mariama Diallo
Vice-President: Naomy Anaya-Diaz
Secretary: Elizabeth Laseinde
Treasurer: Kam'Ren Mills
STUDENT DEVICE RETURN
Chrome Book Return
Seniors: Graduating Seniors will return their Chrome Books on Friday, June 3. Seniors must return their device (or pay the $70 fee) in order to participate in Senior Week activities and Graduation.
Grades 7-11: Students in Grades 7-11 will return their devices during the week of June 6.
IMPORTANT DATES - UNDERCLASSMEN
Philadelphia Airport Career Trip - Friday, June 3
Students will be bused to the Philadelphia Airport where they will meet professionals and learn about careers in Aviation, including: Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, Airplane Mechanic, Flight Attendant, and more.
Interested students should visit their School Counselors, Ms. Turner-Wright and Ms. Hargadon, to reserve their spot.
8th Grade Move Up Day - Thursday, June 9
Final Grades Due - Monday, June 13
Monday, June 13 will be an Asynchronous Day, and also the final day for students to turn in assignments.
Early Dismissal & Asynchronous Days
Friday, June 10: Early Dismissal (10:30 AM)
Monday, June 13: Asynchronous Day (Students in Grade 7-11); Graduation (Seniors)
Last Day of School for Students - Tuesday, June 14
Chester Upland Spring Concert
STEM Performers included:
Delaware County Juneteenth Poster Contest Winner Zionna Stansbury
The winning design is below. Great job Zionna!!!
Letters will be forthcoming to families of students who must take Credit Recovery courses. There will be a $50 fee per course for Credit Recovery classes.
2022 Application is HERE
8th Grade Must Re-Apply
Now Airing - XFinity Channel 8 & Fios Channel 28
You can find Clipper TV on Comcast XFinity (Channel 8) or Verizon Fios (Channel 28). Tune in!
State Track Championships
Alina LaForest placed 12th in the 100 Hurdles and 9th in the 300 Hurdles
Ja'Naisa Dearry placed 17th in the 400 Meter
A'Laisa Mosley, Ja'Nasia Dearry, Daleeah Alexander, and Alina LaForest finished 10th in the 4X400
Walton Garnett placed 10th in the 400 Meter
Walton Garnett, Kylie Harper, Jaydon Bantum and Quamere Cosby finished 9th in the 4x400 Relay
Also, congratulations go out to Alexa Brown, daughter of Chester High Principal Ronald Brown, who finished 2nd in the Shot Put.
SUMMER STEM OPPORTUNITY
ID STEM - Increasing Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
During the week of June 27, students have the opportunity to get up close experience with medical professions by attending the program at Crozer. Families, please contact Mr. Bell for more information. There are limited spots, so please reserve soon!