The Weekly STEAM Blast

STEAM Academy at McCluer South-Berkeley High School

Fischer's is the STEAM High Uniform Source: SHOP ONLINE!

FFSD and STEAM High recommends you conduct all shopping online. The Fischer's website link is: http://www.fischersuniforms.com/


For STEAM High School only, two additional options are available for next year, a 1/4 Zip Sweatshirt (navy) embroidered with the STEAM High Crest, and a V-Neck Cardigan Sweater (navy) embroidered with the STEAM High Crest.


The purchase of STEAM High Blazers is currently suspended due to COVID-19 safety concerns. STEAM High Blazers and STEAM High PE Uniform requirements in school will be suspended until COVID-19 safety concerns subside.


When you go online to make your purchase, there is a RED 10% Off Button on the main page, explaining how 10% will be reduced from online orders. Please read more about their process on that page.


If you have questions regarding uniform requirements or need uniform assistance, please contact me or Ms. Walbridge with inquiries:


jcrawford@fergflor.org

jwalbridge@fergflor.org

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20-21 School Year: NEW Vaccination Requirements

Dear Parent/Guardian:


Tdap vaccine will be required for all students enrolled in 8th through 12th grades who have completed the recommended childhood DTap/DTP (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis) vaccinations series. If a student received a Tdap booster the student is up to date. Tdap is currently licensed for a one dose only; an additional dose is not needed.


Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV) vaccine will also be required for all students entering 8th through 12th grades.


8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be required to have one dose of MCV vaccine. The dose must be given after 10 years of age.


12th grade students will be required to have two doses of MCV unless the first dose was administered to a student who was 16 years of age or older, in which case only one dose is required.


The backside of this letter lists the 2020-2021 Missouri school immunization requirements. Take this document to your physician or health provider to ensure that all immunizations are up to date for your child’s 2020-2021 school enrollment.


Students not in compliance with Missouri school immunization requirements will be excluded from school until verification of compliance is on file with the school.

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Congratulations STEAM High RAH Recipients!

Y21 STEAM High RAH! Celebration

Congratulations STEAM Academy at McCluer South-Berkeley Scholar Athlete: Jada Brooks

Jada Brooks, McCluer South-Berkeley

Scholar Athlete


Academic rank: Top 5.


Sports: Basketball, volleyball, track and field.

Academic bio: “Multiple certificates and medals for being in top 10 in my class since my freshman year.”

Athletic bio: Team captain (basketball, volleyball).

Activities: Student council; leader of planning college trips and seniors’ trip for my grade level. Hobbies: making clothes, hairstyling.

College: University of Missouri.

Goal: “I hope to accomplish getting my degree in kinesiology.”

Favorite subject: Science. “I’ve been taking two science classes a year since my sophomore year. I plan on becoming a physical therapist.”

Favorite book: “Hunger Games.”

Favorite musician: Drake.

Role model: My mother. “She has been a single mother all my life. She has taught me a lot of valuable things.”

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For the Longest Time- Distance Learning Edition {Written, directed & performed by Darby Dachroeden}
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Congratulations Ms. Blackshear and Family!


On Tuesday April 7th Ms. Blackshear welcomed Aubrielle Mikaylen-Elyse Newton into our world! Aubrielle was born at 11:35 AM, weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces, 20 inches long. Both Mom and Baby are doing great!
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Oh - Happy STEAM High Birthdays!!!

6/5: Trinity Clark

6/9: Joseph Davis

6/10: Kaityln Brown

6/12: Adrianna Blanchard

STAY CURRENT - KNOW YOUR RESOURCES

STEAM High Families: Please check the FFSD Covid-19 page of the FFSD website frequently. There you can find up-to-date information about school closures, meal delivery, technology support, and community resources.

STEAM High Student Expectations for Online Learning

The information below serves as a guide to keep you informed of what is expected of youas well as the supports that are to be provided to you from your classroom teachers. While the list is not comprehensive, you are encouraged to contact your teacher to ask additional questions.

What is expected from students:

  • Be an active course participant and login to Google Classroom daily.

  • Adhere to the Student Code of Conduct and plagiarism policy

  • Follow the assignments and associated deadlines as identified on the syllabus and/or special course instructions.

  • If you have a question or concern, contact the instructor through established course communication.

  • Tour the online class to become familiar with where to find assignments and activities – click on all the links and read the content.

  • Establish a regular routine for checking for course communication and participating in course activities - students need to check in at least 3 times a week to the online class.

  • Be willing to put in the needed time, read the text carefully, and actively participate in online class activities.

  • Respond to Google Discussion questions

  • Contact your teacher during Office Hours through Google Classroom, Class DoJo, or email


What you can expect from your teacher:


  • They will publish NEW Content in Google Classroom twice per week in the mornings.

  • They will reply to your questions within 24 hours except during weekends.

  • They will provide clear and concise instructions and activities for you to follow.

  • They will provide feedback on assignments.

  • They will monitor discussions to clarify students’ postings, highlight good or interesting comments and ideas, and provide insight.

  • They will provide virtual opportunities for interaction: explanation, demonstration, practice, feedback, and assessments.

  • They will provide a range of practice opportunities–from self-corrected multiple-choice items to free form expression on a concept.

  • They will be available during office hours to provide support.

  • Monitor student participation and communicate participation with families.

7 Mindsets: Corona Virus Resources

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7 Mindsets: Corona Virus Units 1 & 2 for High School Students

Below please find the links to Units 1 and 2 of our High School 7 Mindsets Social Emotional Learning Curriculum. These two units are specifically addressing Corona Virus. Students and families may work through these units to learn more about the virus, address health and wellness, and learn to regulate stress and anxiety.
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Apply for SUMMER 2020 UMSL Bridges Program TODAY!

Good morning, St. Louis Middle + High School Students!

We are still accepting applications for the Middle School Academy (July 20 – July 31), Virtual Summer Academy (June 29 – July 10), and “Bridge to the ACT” Summer Intensive (June 22 – 26). Throughout these programmatic offerings, we will be serving rising 7th – 12th graders in the St. Louis area and beyond!

Announcing: The Mrs. Dorothy Morice STEAM High Uniform Scholarship Fund

STEAM High mourns the loss of our beloved Office Professional and school matriarch, Ms. Dorothy Morice. This amazing woman dedicated her life's work to the children in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The story below is a special highlight from the year she turned 90. Students at STEAM High interacted with her regarding Chromebook repairs. Family members may have spoken with her on the phone as she contacted families regarding uniform responsibility reminders.


As a tribute to Ms. Morice, STEAM High and the Morice Family has established the Mrs. Dorothy Morice Uniform Scholarship Fund. This fund will be utilized via an application process to assist students and families with STEAM High Uniform Requirements.

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STEAM High Messaging: What to Expect and When

Emails going to spam?

To eliminate the emails from going to your spam folder, please add ichoosesteamhigh@fergflor.org as one of your contacts.


Download the district APP on your phone for immediate notification of district messaging.

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The STEAM Team - Teacher Email Addresses

English



Math



Science


Social Studies



French



Physical Education



Music



Business



Spanish



Art



Library



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