Summer Newsletter

Issue 1: June 14, 2021

Looking Forward

Dear Families, Students, Staff and Teachers,

Happy Summer Break! I will be sending newsletters during the summer, however, they will be less frequent. I hope we can all stay in touch and I am proud of all of us for making it through the year!

Important news, announcements and opportunities are below.


Esther Dabagyan


Important Announcements for Families & Students

  • If you got your first dose of the Covid-19 Vaccine at STEM, don't forget to come back for your second dose this Friday, the 18th from 11AM to 7PM!
  • There are important announcements in the flyers below!
  • Get instant updates! Follow STEM Academy on Twitter @STEMAcademyBer1

Not Getting Phone and Text Notifications?

Parents and employees can choose to Opt back into receiving Outreach (general) messages by calling (855) 502-7867 for any phone number that was previously Opted-Out.

You can also sign up for Parent Portal and get notifications on the Schoology App!

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Summer School Information

  • Enroll with Dr. Kavner or Ms. Ramirez if you need to make up a class you failed
  • It starts 6/22 and ends 7/23
  • The daily schedule is:

Period 1 8:30-11:10

Lunch 11:10-11:40

Period 2 11:40-2:20

  • Zoom links and schedules will be posted on Schoology the day before classes begin
  • If the student chose to take the course in person, they must be physically in class by 8:30 for period 1and by 11:40 for period 2.
  • If you miss the first day of class, you will be dropped from the course.
  • If you are enrolled in periods 3 or 4, these are Edgenuity courses and directions will be emailed to you. Check your LAUSD email for instructions regarding how to access the course. Edgenuity courses will become available on 6/22 and not before then.

We are here to help! Call 323-817-6461 M-F 7-4PM

Enrichment & Award Opportunities

News for Teachers

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Announcements & Reminders for Teachers & Staff

  • Summer Institute begins Monday at 9 AM and goes till Wednesday.
  • We have a lunch-in celebration this Wednesday in the outdoor student cafeteria area at noon.
  • Don't forget to complete your year-end check out process & paperwork with Veronica by Wednesday 4 PM.
  • Please continue to get a Daily Pass if you plan on being on campus.
  • The Hybrid classroom kits will be set-up Monday in each classroom. Please secure all equipment before you leave for the summer.
  • If you need a Covid-19 test, the Mobile team will be on campus Thursday and Friday from 9 AM to 2:30 PM.
  • Teachers should make a million dollars!