Archive for February, 2020
For concerned 8th graders and parents, this is the information the district has given me. I went over it with the students, ask them if you are not sure what this means:) Ms. Bissonette
Test Out Information:
For middle school students, they will have to register between April 13 and April 22. The test out day is May 27.
STEM Middle School
It is that time of year again! The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce is now taking applications for the Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Award. Applications are due to the Chamber by March 9. Winners will be announced during a special ceremony on April 23.
18700 Audette Street
Dearborn, MI 48124-4295
(313) 827-3028 phone
(313) 827-3137 fax
A proctor will be coming in the morning on Tuesday, Feb. 25 to give the test to any 8th grader that was absent yesterday. If you are absent on that date, you will have to take the “test out” in June.
We will be playing at Woodworth from 3-4:30ish.
The American Association of University Women-Dearborn branch is inviting local high school and college staffs and students from the Dearborn area to attend a free program relating to STEM/STEAM careers in April 2020. Please extend/post the following invitation to all interested staff and students on our behalf in your building in a timely manner.
Thank you, Rosa Scaramucci, VP Program AAUW-Dearborn
Stemming the Tide and Breaking the Ceiling
Interested local high school and college students and staffs are cordially invited to attend A BIG READ Event entitled Women in Stem Careers hosted by the American Association of University Women-Dearborn. This free program is scheduled for Saturday, April 25th from 1-3 p.m. It will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church Lounge located at 120 North Military, 48124. Member Sarah LeBrell will lead a panel discussion featuring women in STEM/STEAM careers. This is an opportunity to have a clearer understanding of equity issues that women in our community have faced in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Light refreshments will be served.
Applications for STEM are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 school year. For any questions please email Ms. Fryzel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Current 5th graders attending a DPS student do not need to apply. Letters of invitation will be sent out the first week of March to qualifying students.
Application deadline is MONDAY, MARCH 2ND
We are accepting applications from the following students:
1. Current 6th and 7th grade DPS students wanting a possible empty seat in 7th and 8th grade next year. Application link here: https://forms.gle/hKeUhfFzcFsNhw2V8
2. Current 5th, 6th, 7th students who live in the DPS school boundaries, but do NOT currently attend a DPS school.Application link here: https://forms.gle/27eJQo835SJ3LYcD7
We have set a minimum NWEA reading score of 222 and a minimum NWEA math score of 231 as our baseline (winter 2020 5th grade scores). In addition, students will need to have earned a 3 or a 4 on their 4th grade math and reading M-STEP tests. However, having these minimum scores does not mean that a student will receive an invitation. The top 120 students may very well achieve beyond these minimum scores. Invitations to apply will be mailed home sometime in February.
For a student that applies, his/her application will be ranked with the 120 invitations that we send home to DPS students. If s/he ranks in the top 120, s/he will be asked to email his/her interest in attending in the Fall. If s/he does not rank in the top 120, s/he will not receive a final invitation. Again, meeting the minimum scores does not guarantee acceptance.
Once the 120 students have responded to their invitations, if we have more than 60 students “accept”, there will be a lottery.
6th and 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
STEM Lead Teacher 2018 National Blue Ribbon School
Dearborn Heights Campus
Mr. Segerstrom is looking for medium and large pieces of cardboard for a STEM APPS project. Please donate what you have!
Tuesday’s Chess match on Feb. 11 is at Lowrey from 3-4:30ish
Yearbook order forms went home with students today!
For the cost of just $16.00 you get a 28 page full color yearbook that you can look back on 30 years from now and ask yourself, “WHAT was I thinking with that haircut???”
To order by check or cash – please use the envelope provided by Ms. Fryzel. Exact change please. Checks made out to LIFETOUCH. Return to Ms. Fryzel
To order online, please go to: ybpay.lifetouch.com ID Code: 12296020
Orders due no later than MARCH 20th.
Don’t be the only one in June without one!