See the updated bus schedules:
See the updated bus schedules:
Very Important: Students are reminded to return their Enrollment packets to their 5th period teacher. Enrollment packets were only given to students who were missing their packet.
Students are to grab their lunch and eat at their mentor room location.
1. Welcome & Old business
2. Mentor asks and answers:
a. Describe your homework and study schedule?
b. Describe your time management? Are you successfully using a planner? Prioritize your time.
3. Mentor makes sure everyone has signed in and leaves sign in sheet with teacher.
Room 226, D lunch: teams 1-3
Room 227, D lunch: teams 4-6
Room 226, D lunch: teams 7-9
Room 227, D lunch: teams 10-12
Room 226, D lunch: teams 13-15
Room 227, D lunch: teams 16-18
Room 226, D lunch: teams 19-21
Room 227, D lunch: teams 22-24
Room 226, D lunch: teams 25-27
Room 227, D lunch: teams 28-30
Q & A
1) I don’t know what team # I belong to?
a) Your team # may be found in front of the SEM office listed by student ID number.
2) I’m a 9th grader, do I have to attend my mentor session?
a) Yes, all 9th graders are required to attend their mentor session.
3) How am I supposed to eat?
a) All students are given an opportunity to grab lunch from the commons to eat. Students are encouraged to follow their usual routine for getting lunch and eat with mentoring teams in room 226 or room 227.
4) What room number should I report to and when?
a) During D lunch, see below.
b) Also, email Mr. Palacios if you do not have D lunch on your scheduled meeting date.
|Monday, October 22||Tuesday, October 23||Wednesday, October 24||Thursday, October 25||Friday, October 26|
|Room 226 Cambre||Teams 1, 2, 3||Teams 7, 8, 9||Teams 13, 14, 15||Teams 19, 20, 21||Teams 25, 26, 27|
|Room 227 Spencer||Teams 4, 5, 6||Teams 10, 11, 12||Teams 16, 17, 18||Teams 22, 23, 24||Teams 28, 29, 30|
There are a limited number of available laptops left. See Mrs. Martinez
in main office.
|2018-19 Testing Schedule|
|October 2nd||“A” Day||ACT School Day||All Seniors|
|October 10th||“B” Day||PSAT||All except Seniors|
|December 3rd||“A” Day||English I EOC||All Freshman|
|December 14th-19th||Both||Fall ACPs||All students|
|March 6th||“B” Day||SAT||All Juniors|
|March 25th-April 5th||Both||TELPAS||Some SEM students|
|April 9th-12th||“A” Days||English EOC||ALL 9th/10th|
|April 24th||“B” Day||Student Survey||All students|
|May 6th-10th||Both||STAAR EOCs||All Freshman and Juniors|
|May 6th-17th||Both||AP Exams||All students|
|May 23rd-29th||Both||Spring ACPs||All students|
|Jennifer Cambre||Mondays and Fridays 8:15 am to 9:00 am
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:25 pm to 5:25 pm
|Joseph Gaasbeck||Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 4:20 – 5:20
Mornings Available By Appointment
|Chris Florczak||Monday 4:20 – 5:20
Tuesday 8:15 – 8:55
Friday 8:15 – 8:55
|Amanda Ashmead||Before and after school with the exception of Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday and Friday afternoons.|
|Meredith Deaton||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Other hours by appointment.
|Richard Tompkins||Monday 4:30 to 5:20
Tuesday 8:20 to 8:50
Friday 8:20 to 8:50
|Charles Tuttle||Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 – 8:55 AM
Tuesday 4:20-5:05 PM
|Danielle Jinkens||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:10 – 9
Afternoons by appointment
|Denise Foster||Monday 4:30-5:30
|Mary Gregg||Monday/Thursday from 8:15-9:00
Tuesday/Wednesday PM by appointment
|Stephanie Tangman||Tues/Thurs: 8:30 – 9:00
Thurs: 4:30 – 5:30
|Mark Chapman||Monday 8:15 – 845
Thursday 8:15 – 8:45 or by appointment
|Steven Hyman||M, T, TH, F 4:20 – 5:20
M, T, TH, 8:30 – 9:05
|Julie Carver||Monday afternoon 4:30-5:05
Tuesday morning 8:00 – 8:55
Friday morning 8:00 – 8:55
|Guillermo Coleman||MTF 8:30 to 9:00 am
M-F 4:20 to 4:50
|Julie Tan||Monday-Friday 8:15 – 9:00 am
Monday-Wednesday 4:20 – 5:20
|Shannon Nelson||Mondays and Thursdays after school, by appointment.|
|Jose Gonzalez||Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:50 to 8:50 AM
Evenings by appointment. Best day is usually on Tuesdays.
|Erin Morrison||Wednesday & Thursday 4:20 – 5:20 pm|
|Josh Newton||Monday, Thursday and Friday Mornings (8 – 8:50)
Monday – Thursday afternoon (4:30 – 5:20)
|Calvin Boykin||M-Th Before School
M, T, Th 4:20 – 5
Wed 4:20 – 5:20
|La’Keisha Adams||Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:15-9:00 am
Monday-Thursday: 4:20-5:15 pm
|Keivon Spencer||M-W after school
Available to answer questions M, Tu & Fri mornings
|Ping Zhuge||Monday- Thursday after school 4:15 to 5:15
Friday morning: 8:20 – 9:00
|Nimrod Quiroz||Monday – Thursday: After school from 4:25 to 5:25
Monday morning: 8:15 – 9am
|David McLoda||Monday and Tuesday mornings only|
Parking permit applications are now available in the SEM office. If your child hasn’t picked one up, tell them to do so as soon as possible. Enforcement of having a permit will begin Monday, September 17th. Permits must be renewed annually. There is a $5.00 fee, payable in cash or money order, no checks.
Laptop distribution will begin starting on Monday, September 17th.
12th grade will be given priority due to college and scholarship applications. After seniors have had an opportunity to checkout a laptop, the opportunity will be open to all other grades.
We are asking any students that has a personal laptop to not checkout a school laptop. If your child does not have access to a computer or laptop at home and needs a laptop for school work please fill out this form.
Step 1: Parent reads the Technology Training (see below) and completes this form (same as above).
Step 2: Student or parent brings $20 to SEM main office. Mrs. Martinez will provide you with a receipt.
Step 3: Students may pick up their laptop in the morning 8:00am-9:00am from Mr. Florczak in room 230 or Mr. Tompkins in room 231. Show your receipt. Mr. Florczak or Mr. Tompkins will check to see if your parent has completed the form.
*Email Mr. Palacios at ANPALACIOS@dallasisd.org if you are unable to pay $20 fee.
*A paper copy of the Technology Training (see below) and link will be provided in the main office.
– Monday (9/17/18) and Tuesday (9/18/18), 12th grade only
– Wednesday to Friday (9/19/18-9/21/18), all students
Technology Training PDFSEM Laptop Training
“Charting the Course to Excellence!”
Ms. Martinez at the SEM office has access ID’s and passwords for SEM students to log on to the PowerSchool site. Please stop by the office and she will get your information for you.