This is a nation-wide cancellation. Mr. Palacios will forward information regarding the make-up ACT exam as soon as it becomes available from the district. October 2nd is now a regular “A” day with no testing or relocations.
Big D Band Performance
Come see the Big D Band on Friday September 28, 2018. Congratulations to our SEM students participating in Band!
Newsletter for September 17, 2018
Welcome to UIL Spelling and Vocabulary!
Please join us:
- Meetings are every other Monday in Room 132B (Ms.Ashmead’s)
- Meet After School from 4:25 PM – 5:15 PM
- Next Meeting: Monday, September 24, 2018
Looking forward to seeing you,
Captain for UIL Spelling & Vocabulary Team
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.
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
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:
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.
To volunteer at SEM follow this link and sign up for Voly – DISD’s clearance page for volunteers to help out on campus. It’s easy!
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.”