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Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) May 20, 2016

SCHOOL YEAR NOT QUITE OVER YET...

2016 VEX ROBOTICS WORLD

On April 20-23, 2016, 2016 VEX Worlds took place at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. A total of 1,017 teams from 31 different countries participated at the 2016 VEX World Championships. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this was the world’s largest robotics event ever held.


Mustang Robotics Team 507B from Otay Ranch High School represented SUHSD.


After three days of intense competition, team 507B placed 23rd in their division placing them in the top 100 VEX high school teams in the world! They also won a tablet and a phone on a side video contest competition.


GREAT JOB MUSTANG ROBOTICS!

Team members: Justin Bellarmino, Nicolas Ma, Annika Manlutac, Glenn Sivila, Brian Thai, and Tatsuya Vlaming. *Special shout-out to Annika for helping throughout the event a team from Syria*


Principal: Jose Brosz Coach Advisers: Hayley Salazar & Chad Pearson

Robotics is more than a competition... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Are you ready to meet the future?

JOIN YOUR SCHOOL'S ROBOTICS TEAM FOR 2016-17

VEX Starstruck - 2016-2017 VEX Robotics Competition Game

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STILL TO COME - WORK IN PROGRESS - COMING UP

San Diego Math Field Day

Eastlake Middle School, Granger Jr. High School, Hilltop Middle School, and Rancho del Rey Middle School will be representing SUHSD at the upcoming San Diego County Math Field Day to be held at The Bishop's School on May 21, 2016. Do Math & have Fun!

Good Luck to our Teams!!!


Information about past SUHSD 17th Math Field Day Event HERE

San Diego Junior Solar Sprint

Saturday, June 4th, 9am

4675 Viewridge Avenue

San Diego, CA

Come out and support SUHSD middle schools:

• Castle Park Middle School

• Chula Vista Middle School

• Granger Junior High School

• Mar Vista Academy

• Montgomery Middle School

• National City Middle School

• Southwest Middle School


What is San Diego Junior Solar Sprint?

It is an event for San Diego sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students to test and compete with their solar-powered model cars.


More details HERE.

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BUILD SOMETHING TODAY!

How about creating an Android Application? Yeap an APP!

Never coded but want to learn how to build apps? Then this is just for YOU! Create your own App using MIT App Inventor.

Start your amazing App HERE

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GOT PLANS FOR THE SUMMER!

Summer School -High Schools-

Do you need to make up a class?

Contact you school counselor ASAP.

You can find the Summer School Application HERE.

Sweetwater Strong Summer Camp -Middle Schools-

Summer just got “sweeter” in Sweetwater Union High School District! We are offering a FREE, NEW summer camp for middle school students called "Sweetwater Strong Summer Camp" It merges the FUN of summer camp with the engaged coursework of Project-Based learning.

Sweetwater Strong Summer Camp

Dates: June 6th – June 30th, Monday through Friday [8:30am to 2:30pm]


Pre-register TODAY and learn more about this amazing summer opportunity at http://www.sweetwaterstrong.com


Questions? Call 619-934-8757 or email rodrigo.arancibia2@sweetwaterschools.org

Castle Park Middle School: STEAM Summer Bridge Program June 27 – July 1

For one week, Castle Park Middle School's current and incoming 7th grade students will participate in nine different STEAM rotations; Who am I? & What College do I want to attend?, Coding, Garage Band, Design Thinking, Math Games, TED Talks and Modern Day Superheroes, Mosaics, Engineering, and Dissecting. The week culminates in a family barbeque and students' showcase.

Questions? (619) 498-6000

SUHSD Summer CyberCamp

Dates: June 27 to July 1st, 2016 (5 days)

Time: 10am to 2pm
Locations: Eastlake High School & Montgomery High School


Registration is open only for SUHSD students. If you are interested in participating, please complete the online pre-registration form, print and get the signatures on the parent permission slips, and turn them into your school counselor. You will receive an email with confirmation of your participation by May 30, 2016. Space is limited! First-come-first-served. Camp content HERE.


Pre-Registration form HERE Parent permission slips HERE

Summer Science and Technology Workshops @ UCSD

UCSD Middle School and High School

2016 Summer Science and Technology Workshops

Summer 2016 will be a great summer filled with fun and learning at the San Diego Supercomputer Center located on the campus of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). With over 20 workshops to choose from, summer offerings include robotics, video production, animation creation with SCRATCH, programming, android app development, art, skateboard creation and much more! Workshops are open to students in middle and high school. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Full details HERE

Sally Ride Science Junior Academy for Girls at UCSD

The Sally Ride Science Junior Academy for Girls offers fascinating and fun learning experiences in science, technology and engineering; with applied mathematics and art design (STEAM) for girls entering grades 6 through 12 in 2016-2017. During these workshops, students assume the roles of space explorers, ocean engineers or computer scientists as they immerse themselves on hands-on projects.

More details HERE

Youth Programs at USD

These programs give students a jump on preparing for college, or provide an English integration and college preparation experience for international students. More information HERE.

HUNGRY 4 KNOWLEDGE!

NEXTGEN FEST *FREE EVENT*

Saturday, June 4th, 12-7pm

1920 Palomar Point Way

Carlsbad, CA

Immersive Networking, a Curiosity Celebration, and a Collaborative Masterpiece of Storytelling, STEM, Art, Virtual Reality, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship by and for Youth.


Participant Ages: 9-18, Parents and Community Welcome

Click HERE for more details. You can RSVP HERE.

Get a Summer Job (High School Students)

Join Connect2Careers San Diego (C2C) summer work program! It offers:

  • Paid work
  • Career insights and skill-building
  • Pre-placement work-readiness training
  • Staff guidance and support throughout your experience
  • Connections between your interests and employers looking to hire


In order to participate in C2C’s summer work program, you must be:

  • San Diego County
  • 16–24 years of age

Note: There is no promise of employment by completing your C2C application. Employment is dependent upon available jobs and employers’ selections.


More details HERE

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CLASS OF 2016 -Graduations & Promotions Schedule-

You can find Graduations and Promotions Schedule HERE

Good Luck Class of 2016!!!

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or email the STEAM Programs Coordinator to share your SUHSD STE(a)M programs, activities, and events at jesus.ulloa-higuera@sweetwaterschools.org

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SUHSD Board Members

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