Eagle Express

November 2019

Save the Date!


  • Saturday, November 2 - 9: Eary voting for November 16 Election (Tax Renewal)

  • Sunday, November 3 (midnight): Deadline for submission of Veterans Day Slideshow Photos

  • Sunday, November 3: Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • Friday, November 8: Veterans Day Program

  • Monday, November 11: Veterans Day Holiday (No School)

  • Saturday, November 16: Tax Renewal Election Date

  • November 25-27: Battle of False River Basketball Tournament

  • November 25-29: Thanksgiving Break

SMA is Falling for Kindness

Starting November 1st we are launching a schoolwide kindness campaign. Be sure to ask your child about our daily acts of kindness and school-wide decor promoting kindness.

Soccer Schedules

Soccer season starts this month! We would love to see lots of Eagles fill the stadium for the home games. All home games are played at STEM.

Veterans Day Program

We will honor our Veterans on Friday, November 8th at 1:15 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend this event. The event will contain a slideshow dedicated specifically to the Veterans who are related to STEM students and staff. If you would like your loved one featured in the slideshow, please upload their photograph in the form linked below by Sunday, November 3. If your loved one was featured in last year's slideshow, you do NOT need to resubmit. We can reuse the photo from last year. Unfortunately, we are unable to take late submissions since this slideshow takes a great deal of time to compose.


The form will require you to log in to a Gmail account. If you do not have a Gmail account, please use your child's pcstudent.net account.


If you plan to attend the event and would like to check your child out after, please arrive by 1:00. Parents will be allowed to sign students out in the gym lobby prior to the event.

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Battle on False River

SMA will host a varsity basketball tournament over the Thanksgiving Break. This will be an exciting event that will include several area teams. This event is also a fundraiser for our soccer team. STEM students and families are strongly encouraged to attend.
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Friendly Reminder about Approved Outerwear

As the temperatures drop, we would like to remind everyone of the approved outerwear.

  • Only STEM Magnet Academy sweatshirts are allowed. If your child does not have a school sweatshirt, they may wear a uniform-approved jacket.
  • Jackets, if not school official, must be solid purple, gray, black, or white. No “heather” or Sherpa jackets. Logos on jackets must not exceed 2x2.
  • Solid purple, gray, black, or white leggings may be worn under skirts or jumpers.

New Volunteer & Chaperone Policy (IMPORTANT)

  • The school district is now requiring all volunteers, including field trip chaperones, to undergo a background check PRIOR to being able to volunteer for school activities and participate in field trips. All volunteers must also have a signed confidentiality agreement on file.
  • Fingerprints must be done at the Louisiana State Police headquarters. The Louisiana State Police headquarters is located at 7919 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Click here to download the full volunteer packet & State Police forms.
  • We truly appreciate and value all of our volunteers! Please remember that these steps are being taken for the safety of your child(ren).