Weekly Newsletter

Important updates and news 10/25/2021

Week Eleven (Fall Semester)

Dear Families, Students, Staff and Teachers,


It's Spirit Week as well as the last week of October. Please take a look below at the themes for each day and show your school spirit this week and qualify for fun prizes each day!


Looks like there will be rain on Monday; make sure you are dressed warmly and bring an umbrella. Additional seating will be available in the outdoor covered cafeteria area!


Important news, announcements and opportunities are below.


Sincerely,

Esther Dabagyan

@STEMAcademyBer1

stemweb.org

Important Announcements for Families & Students

  • Families, please fill out this Vaccination Survey to let us know your plans regarding the vaccine requirement.
  • There is a Governing Board meeting on Monday, at 5:30 PM. Click HERE for the zoom link and HERE for the Agenda.
  • Not vaccinated yet? Get your Covid Vaccine at STEM this Tuesday from noon to 7PM!
  • We have a Halloween Event for families on Wednesday from 4 - 6 PM at the school garden. Click HERE for more information & to register!
  • There is an ASTEMbly this Thursday during Advisory!
  • Tea with Principal has been moved to Thursday, 8:30 AM for a virtual Meet & Greet with Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell! Click HERE for more information.
  • All students age 12 and above must be Vaccinated by January and upload proof of vaccination to Daily Pass. Click HERE for more info.
  • If you have been in isolation or quarantine due to a positive test or as a close contact, please stay home, check this website for directions and message your teachers.
  • STEM Academy's weekly Covid-19 test is Wednesdays on campus. If you are absent, get tested on your own at one of these locations.
  • All students and staff must show a Daily Pass QR Code to access campus each day! Learn how to get a Daily Pass by clicking here. (dailypass.lausd.net)
  • Enter campus on Wilton Street at 7:30 AM and be prepared to show your Daily Pass QR code!
  • Everyone must wear a mask and keep it on when on campus! Masks can only be removed when eating or drinking. Eating must take place outdoors only!
  • Do you need help? Check out these community resources!
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News for Teachers

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Announcements & Reminders for Teachers & Staff

  • College Fair this Thursday from 9am - 10am; feel free to bring your seniors & juniors down during period 1 to the quad, there will be over 30 colleges there! Please make sure you come down with your students, have a plan in place prior to coming down (what do you want students to do, when are they returning, how will you hold them accountable) and chaperone. Here is a list of colleges. Please email Yesenia Luis if you plan on bringing your class down.
  • The 15 and 20 week Grading Windows are now 2 weeks long instead of 1 week. This is to help teachers to dedicate the last week prior to grades being due to re-mastery activities and lessons. Calendar dates have been adjusted.
  • We will be Covid-19 Testing on Wednesday in the following order: 9, 10, 11 and 12th grade for periods 4, 5, 6 and 7 respectfully.
  • Did you know you can find commonly used links for staff on our website HERE?
  • There is a Governing Board meeting on Monday, at 5:30 PM. Click HERE for the zoom link and HERE for the Agenda. Pilot Committees: send a rep!
  • We have a Halloween Event on Wednesday from 4 - 6 PM at the school garden. Click HERE for more information & to register!
  • There is an ASTEMbly this Thursday during Advisory!
  • Help us with contact tracing by uploading your accurate seating charts WITH last names HERE (LAUSD account login required).
  • ALWAYS check in at the STEM office first thing in the morning with your Daily Pass! Review the Daily Pass guide by clicking here.