Districtwide College Fair and Historically Black Colleges & Universities Showcase

High school juniors and seniors who want to attend college, but are unsure of exactly how to make that happen, are in luck.

The Districtwide College Fair and Historically Black Colleges & Universities Showcase is set for Sept. 19 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 Polk St. and nearby D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School. Hundreds of representatives from colleges near and far will be there to meet face-to-face and answer questions. Students should see their high school counselor to sign up for free admission and transportation.

Parents are welcome to attend the event and encouraged to bring their own questions about financial aid, campus safety and student access to campus medical care.

See this article at DISD for more information.

Dallas ISD high school students invited to free ACT Boot Camps

Dallas ISD high school students can attend an ACT Boot Camp taught by Princeton Review Teachers for free!

The free boot camps are being held Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 at six high schools. There are only 35 spots at each location. Students can sign up here.

The free ACT Boot Camps will run 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at:

  • Townview Center
  • H. Grady Spruce High School
  • James Madison High School
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Justin F. Kimball High School
  • Moises E. Molina High School

Congratulations National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

National Merit Scholarship Program Logo

Fourteen Dallas ISD students have been named among the 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, with a chance to become one of the 7,500 finalists who will take home scholarships worth a combined $31 million.

More than 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to reach the finals, with about half of the finalists earning a National Merit Scholarship.

School of Science and Engineering National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are:

Shelly Goel
Charlo Leakey
Timothy Ogunfunmi

Read more…

Welcome to TAME/SHPE/NSBE!

Our club has been at SEM for many years and provides scholarships, STEM competitions, conferences, mentorship, networking, volunteer opportunities, and more. It is open to everyone in all grade levels. If a student becomes a member they become a part of all THREE organizations. The organizations DO NOT meet separately, but are combined all into one club.

Please join us for our next meeting on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us.

Contact Information:

Social Media:
Instagram: @sem.engineering

Thank you,

Laura Thompson

Free Museum Day

On September 22nd, 2018 you can get a free museum pass for you and a friend. Many Dallas / Fort Worth museums are participating:

“Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for two people.”

Follow this link to get more information.