The STEM Weekly Stream
STEM Academy Family Newsletter
Week of May 9
Home Access Center (HAC) Sign-Up
If you do not have your HAC set up yet, email Ms. Misha Memon (email@example.com). She will reply with your username, password and a link to the log in page.
Students of the Month - April
7th Grade: Kyla Grasty
8th Grade: Muhammad Khan
9th Grade: Nicole Blake
10th Grade: Christian Crespo-Meletiche
11th Grade: Naomy Anaya-Diaz
12th Grade: Ermias Tedla
Distinguished Honor Roll - 3rd Marking Period
Benjamin Bell, Jr.
Terrence Bobb, Jr.
Honor Roll - 3rd Marking Period
Charles Thompson, Jr.
Senior Exams and Final Grades
Before then, our Seniors must finish their academic responsibilities so they are ready and able to move on. Final exams for Seniors will take place from Tuesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 2. The last day for Seniors to submit work will be Friday, June 3.
Important Dates and Locations
Class Day: Chester Upland School District's annual Class Day will be held on Tuesday, June 7 in the Courtyard at STEM. Invitations to students who will be honored on that day will be coming later this Spring.
Graduation: This year's CUSD Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Mirenda Center on the campus of Neumann University on Monday, June 13. The Graduation Committee is hard at work planning this year's event, and will be communicating further details to Senior families in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!
Chester Upland Spring Concert
When: May 24 @ 6:00 PM
Where: Chester High Auditorium
Tickets can be purchased through the office at STEM Academy (or any district school). Proceeds will support music education in CUSD!
Spring Career and Parent Resource Fair
In addition to career building workshops and resources, there will be food and activities for kids. We hope to see you there!
We are encouraging families to check in with students about Course Selection. Your student can show you their choices, as well as our current Course Catalog. If you have questions about your student's courses for next year please contact our School Counselors, Ms. Turner-Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Hargadon (email@example.com).
7th and 8th Graders who missed their PSSA's will complete make-ups this week. Additionally, the AP Calculus exam took place today, May 9. Other than those exams, there are no other standardized tests scheduled for this week.
Beginning next week, high schoolers will take their Keystone exams. Please see below for the schedule. Attendance is critical on those days, so please help us make sure your students are on-time and present.
PSSA Math (7th/8th Grade): May 2-3
PSSA Science (8th Grade): May 4-5
Keystone Literature (Select 10th Grade): May 17-18
Keystone Algebra (9th Grade): May 19-20
Keystone Biology (Select 9th/10th Grade): May 23-24
SAT (11th Grade/Select 10th Grade): April 26
NOCTI (12th Grade CTE Students): April 26 (Performance); April 27/28 (Written)
AP (Select 10th/11th/12th Grade): May 2 (Chemistry); May 3 (Psychology); May 4 (Literature); May 5 (Geography); May 9 (Calculus)
Now Airing - XFinity Channel 8 & Fios Channel 28
You can find Clipper TV on Comcast XFinity (Channel 8) or Verizon Fios (Channel 28). Tune in!
Vision Screening at STEM
It's not too late to sign your student up for a vision screening here at STEM.
May 23, 2022- Salus University will be at STEM to perform visual screening for students. If a student fails, they will be able to pick glasses with the appropriate prescription the same day. All services are free.
In order to reserve a spot for your student, please email Nurse Dale (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2022 Application is HERE
8th Grade Must Re-Apply
Baseball Senior Day
Pictured below are the Senior Baseball players (l-r)
Anthony Reczuk, Jr.; Anthony Massa; Mah'Kai Johnson; Edward Baker
SUMMER STEM OPPORTUNITY
ID STEM - Increasing Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
During the week of June 27, students have the opportunity to get up close experience with medical professions by attending the program at Crozer. Families, please contact Mr. Bell for more information. There are limited spots, so please reserve soon!