Archive for March, 2019

8th Grade Class T-Shirt/Hoodie Order Form


8th Grade Class T-Shirt/Hoodie Order Form is due to MS. FRYZEL by April 17th.

8th Grade Hoodie Order Form

Save the Date!


Here are some important dates for upcoming STEM events:

The 6th grade STEM Applications Boat Race will be Monday, April 15 at Dearborn High School after school.

The Science & Design EXPO for all grades will be held on Monday, May 13 after school at STEM Middle School.


PSAT and M-STEP testing season is upon us.  Please take note of the following dates.  It is VERY important that students are in school on these days – ON TIME – with a good night’s sleep and having had a healthy breakfast.  Please avoid scheduling any doctor/dental appointments on these days.  The staff appreciates your help during this important testing time.
Tuesday, April 9th – 8th Grade – PSAT Test
Tuesday, April 16th – 8th Grade – M-STEP Social Studies Test
Wednesday, April 17th – 8th Grade – M-STEP Science Test
Wednesday, May 1st – 6th and 7th Grades – M-STEP ELA Test
Thursday, May 2nd – 6th and 7th Grades – M-STEP Math Test

Spring Conferences Held April 11, 2019


STEM will be holding Spring conferences on Thursday, April 11 from 3:30-6:30 pm.

They will not be student-led this time around.

Attendance at Spring conferences is optional.

In the next few weeks teachers will be contacting some parents to schedule meetings to occur between 3:30-5:30 pm.

If you would like to reserve a conference with any teacher just send them an email to set up a time.

General conferences will be held drop-in style from 5:30-6:30 pm and no sign up is required.


PTA Meeting Presentation


During the next PTA meeting, Wednesday, April 10, the group Youth for Understanding will be here to present an opportunity for intercultural exchange programs.



Youth for Understanding USA is looking for some local  families to host high school exchange students for the next school year or semester.  Host families provide a place to live and three meals a day plus the encouragement, advice and love to help their new family member through a semester or year in a new home. The students bring their own spending money and health insurance plus the willingness to be a good family member, follow family rules and help out with family responsibilities. All kinds of families host, with and without children of all ages. Hosting is a rewarding experience that creates lifelong connections. Hosting is real life- It’s cooking dinner together, raking leaves on Saturday morning, school activities and homework, holiday preparations, some rainy afternoons, days together of work, school, chores, family life, worship… Seen through the fresh eyes of someone new, it all takes on a new significance. Please get in touch with us, if you would like to see if hosting (or sending a student on exchange) might be right for your family. Call Debbie Bledsoe at 248-468-9108 or email or visit (where you can see specific students who are arriving in August).

STUDY ABROAD – Scholarships available.

As a YFU student, you’ll become a part of a host family, appreciate the nuances of a foreign language, and test your confidence in new situations. YFU’s study abroad programs transform who you are and permanently change the way you see the world. YFU study abroad programs are for you if you’re a U.S. high school student or recent graduate and want to experience another part of the world. Choose from a year, semester, summer program or classroom excursion that allow you to immerse yourself in another culture, learn a new language and live with a host family who will open their home and hearts to you.


Evening of Jazz


Mark your calendars! on Thursday, March 28th, the STEM Jazz Band will perform with jazz bands from Bryant and Dearborn High for the second annual Evening of Jazz concert. This event takes place at the Arab American Museum Annex. Doors open at 6:30 and music starts at 7pm. See you there!

Yearbook Sales End Tomorrow


The last day to purchase a yearbook is tomorrow, Friday March 22!

Please use the order form you receive at school or purchase one online at

Our ID code is 12296019

Environmental Science Summer Camp Scholarship Opportunity


Here is an Environmental Science Summer Camp scholarship application.

Students are eligible if they are entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in Fall.

Env. Sci camp application

Env. Sci camp application

Maize & Blue Math Circles Return


U of M Dearborn’s Maize & Blue Math Circles will be returning for the Spring on Wednesday, April 17.

Math Circles will meet in Ms. Bissonette’s rm. 189 on Wednesdays from April 17-May 22, 2:30-3:30pm.

Each week will feature a different math professor from the University of Michigan, Dearborn guiding a problem solving mathematics lesson.

Those interested must sign up through google forms.

Scheduling For DHS & Fordson


8th Graders attending Dearborn or Fordson High School next year received their high school scheduling sheets today.  Please look over their course selections and sign the bottom.

THESE NEED TO BE RETURNED TOMORROW to Ms. Fryzel or Ms. Bissonette.

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