Advanced Placement Exam Registration is Up and Running

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Science/Engineering Magnet High School’s
Advanced Placement Exam Registration is up and running. You can ask your students to register on the website below starting today:

 

Totalregistration.net/AP/441811

 

No registration fee is required. Registration begins today and ends on Feb. 28th,2019.

 

No late registration will be allowed.

 

Thank you,

 Naveen Kashyap
Guidance Counselor
Science/Engineering Magnet High School
Yvonne A.  Ewell Townview Center
Dallas ISD
Phone# (972) 925-5962

SEM Student Council-PTSA Robotics Competition Snack Bar

Snack Bar

VOLUNTEER NEEDS AT A GLANCE:

*Bulk single-serve snacks and drinks (chips, candies/candy bars, cases of water and soft drinks, etc.) to be sold at the Robotics Competition being held at Townview on 12/15/18

*Drop donations in Room 211 starting 12/7/18 through 12/14/18

Hello SEM Family!

The SEM PTSA is partnering with Student Council to sell snacks at the Robotics Competition being held on the Townview campus on December 15. This is a great opportunity for us to fundraise for Senior Week for all for SEM students! The more donations of snack items that we can sell at the Robotics competition, the more money we are able to raise per class!

We’re asking parents and students to donate bulk cases of single-serve snacks and cases of water and soft drinks that we can sell at the Robotics Competition. Click here to sign up!

No time to run to the store? We’re also accepting monetary donations via our PayPal link here: https://www.semagnet.org/help-sem/donate/

Thanks for all your help! Questions? Email volunteer@semagnet.org.

 

Date: 12/14/2018 (Fri.)Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm CSTLocation: Room 211

Free Hot Cocoa Bar ~ Es una Fiesta Gratuita de Chocolate Caliente

Hot Chocolate

It’s a FREE hot cocoa party!  Let’s kick off winter break with a hot chocolate bar!

Join the PTSA on Wednesday December 19th. We will have cups of cocoa and a selection of festive toppings by the front office.   We would love parent volunteers to serve our wonderful students and end the semester with a smile.

The PTSA will be setting up from 12:00-1:00pm to be ready to pass out cocoa after the students’ last exam at 1:10.  They will still have time to grab lunch and catch the bus at 1:40.

If you can volunteer, please email Elizabeth Branson at coffee@semagnet.org
We hope to see you there!


¡Comencemos las vacaciones de invierno con un taza de chocolate caliente para nuestros estudiantes!

Únete al PTSA el miércoles 19 de diciembre. Tendremos tazas de chocolate y una selección de ingredientes que puedes incluir en tu chocolate, (junto a la oficina).  Nos encantaría que los padres voluntarios sirvan a nuestros maravillosos estudiantes y terminen el semestre con una sonrisa.

El PTSA se instalará de 12:00-1:00 pm para estar listos y repartir el chocolate caliente después del último examen de los estudiantes a la 1:10 pm. Todavía tendrán tiempo para almorzar y tomar el autobús a la 1:40 pm.

Si puede asistir, envíe un correo electrónico a Elizabeth Branson a coffee@semagnet.org  ¡Esperamos verlos este dia!

SEM HOODIES ARE IN!

Sem Hoodie Model

Go home warm and in style with your SEM Hoodie!

Date and Time: Pickup after school on Monday, Dec 10 until about 5p, and before school on Tuesday, Dec 11 from 8:15a-9:15a

Location: Outside of SEM front office area
Please note there will be NO STOCK for point of sale. This will be distribution of purchased hoodies only.

STARS UT Southwestern Medical Center Summer Research Program

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Please see the details and links for the on-line application for the 2019 Summer Research Program sponsored by the STARS Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Summer Research Program for Students

The purpose of this program is to provide students the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty researchers on an investigative project in a laboratory setting. This program provides meaningful experiences in biomedical research to encourage students to consider careers in the sciences. The program is a full time commitment that runs for eight weeks from Monday, June 3 through Friday, July 26, 2019. Applicants must be at least 16 years old by June 1, 2019, be currently classified as a current junior, and be enrolled in high school. A stipend of $2800 will be paid to each student. As part of the requirements of the program, each student will give a poster presentation of their experimental results and will present highlights of their experience to classmates at their home campus during their senior year.

On-Line Application, 2019 STARS Summer Research Program for Students (Available Dec.1 – Feb.1)

We hope that you will consider submitting an on-line application to this highly beneficial program and we ask that you also encourage your fellow science teachers, as well as juniors to apply to this worthwhile program. Please fill out the application on-line using the links below. Completed applications and all documents must be postmarked by 11:59 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019 to be considered.

2019 STARS Summer Research Program for Students

MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT WWW.UTSOUTHWESTERN.EDU/STARS

STARS Program

UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9137 ofc (214) 648-9505 | fax (214) 648-9508
starsmail@utsouthwestern.edu


UTSouthwestern
Medical Center
The future of medicine, today.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund ~ Fondo de Becas Hispanas

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Dear Friend of HSF,

As a strategic partner, it is our pleasure to provide you with exclusive updates regarding upcoming programs and a scholarship opportunity.

Below, you will find information on the 2019 HSF summer programs available to exceptional high school juniors (class of 2020), as well as the HSF scholarship available to high school seniors and current college students.

We encourage you to share the following announcements with students, families, and other members of your network who will benefit from these free resources.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

Young Leaders Summit (YLS)
Applications now open to high school juniors from all backgrounds!

The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.

The Youth Leadership Consortium is a partnership, led by HSF, of organizations brought together by the mission to provide students and families of all backgrounds and ethnicities with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education.

The deadline to refer students for YLS is Thursday, February 28, 2019. The deadline for students to apply is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, our website, or Contact Us for more information.

Location and Date:

August 8–11, 2019 – University of Chicago

Eligibility:

  • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
  • Students from all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the
  • Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the application)
  • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale Currently attend high school in the United States or a US territory
  • Plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for- profit, private or public college or university after high school graduation

Is there a cost to attend YLS?

  • No, it is FREE to apply and participate (room and dining covered by YLS)
  • Round-trip transportation to Chicago will be provided for students that request financial assistance within the application

How to refer students:

  • USE THIS FORM to refer your high-achieving, pell-eligible, high school juniors
  • Upon submission of this referral form, students will be contacted directly with instructions on how to apply. Remind students to check their spam folders.

How can students apply?

  • Go to the YLC website and create a profile as a “Student”
  • View “YLS 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard
HSF’s Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) Applications now open to Latino high school juniors!

Please note that the YLI and YLS (above) are different programs. Some students might be eligible to apply to both programs, but can only attend one.

The Youth Leadership Institute is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for Latino high school juniors held at two top universities across the US. This highly selective program is designed to give young Latino leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.

More details are below, and you can also visit the YLI web page or Contact Us.

The deadline to refer students for YLI is Thursday, January 17, 2019.
The deadline for students to apply is Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.

Students can apply to ONE of the following locations and dates:

  • June 20-23, 2019 – University of Chicago
  • July 25-28, 2019 – University of Southern California

Eligibility:

  • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
  • Identify as being of Hispanic heritage
  • Latino students from all socioeconomic backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
  • Currently attend high school in the United States or US territory
  • Plan to enroll full-time in a four-year degree program at a US accredited, not-for- profit, private or public college/university after high school graduation

Is there a cost to attend YLI?

  • No, it is FREE to apply and participate. HSF covers food and housing on campus.
  • HSF will be able to provide round-trip transportation to the YLI location for students who request financial assistance within the application (to be reviewed on a case by case basis)

How to refer students:

  • USE THIS FORM to refer your high-achieving Latino high school juniors
  • Upon submission of this referral form, students will be contacted directly with instructions on how to apply. Remind students to check their spam folders.

How can students apply?

  • Go to hsf.net and Create a MyHSF Profile as a “Student”
  • View the “YLI 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard

HSF SCHOLARSHIP (for high school seniors and current college students)

Help Us Spread the News:
The HSF Scholarship Application Opens January 1, 2019!

The HSF Scholarship is designed to aid students of Hispanic heritage in their pursuit of a college degree. Scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), graduate students, and community college students transferring to four-year universities. Awards are merit-based, and final amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on demonstrated financial need.

Phase 1 of the application, which is a short questionnaire, opens on January 1, 2019 and closes on February 5. After review of all Phase 1 submissions, the top qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application Phase 2.

Apply at HSF.net/scholarship.

About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $588 million in scholarships and provides a range of programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net

Sincerely,

Fidel A. Vargas
President & CEO
Hispanic Scholarship Fund


PUBLICADO EL 5 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2018

Fondo de Becas Hispanas

Querido amigo de (Fondo de Becas Para Hispanos)HSF:

Como compañero estratégico, nos complace brindarle actualizaciones exclusivas sobre los próximos programas y una oportunidad de becas.

A continuación, encontrará información sobre los programas de verano de (becas para hispanos) HSF 2019 disponibles para estudiantes excepcionales de secundaria (clase de 2020), así como la beca de HSF disponible para estudiantes de último año de secundaria y estudiantes universitarios actuales.

Lo alentamos a compartir los siguientes anuncios con los estudiantes, las familias y otros miembros de su red que se beneficiarán de estos recursos gratuitos.

Programas para estudiantes

CUMBRE DE LÍDERES JÓVENES (YLS)

¡APLICACIONES AHORA ABIERTAS A JUNIORS DE HIGH SCHOOL DE TODOS LOS FONDOS!

La Cumbre de Líderes Jóvenes, presentada por el Consorcio de Liderazgo Juvenil (YLC), es una conferencia gratuita de cuatro días, durante la noche, de empoderamiento universitario en la Universidad de Chicago para un grupo diverso de 200 estudiantes de secundaria de bajos ingresos de todos los orígenes étnicos, Seleccionado a través de un proceso de solicitud competitivo. Está diseñado para darles a estos jóvenes líderes las herramientas prácticas que necesitan para postularse exitosamente a las mejores universidades, tener acceso completo a oportunidades de becas y ayuda financiera, y establecer un curso para el éxito académico y profesional.

El Youth Leadership Consortium es una asociación, liderada por HSF, de organizaciones reunidas por la misión para proporcionar a los estudiantes y familias de todos los orígenes y etnias el conocimiento y los recursos para completar con éxito una educación superior.

La fecha límite para recomendar estudiantes para YLS es el jueves 28 de febrero de 2019. La fecha límite para que los estudiantes presenten la solicitud es el viernes 8 de marzo de 2019 a la 1:00 p.m. PST.

Visite la página de Preguntas frecuentes (FAQ), nuestro sitio web o Contáctenos para obtener más información.

Ubicación y fecha:

8–11 de agosto de 2019 – Universidad de Chicago

Elegibilidad:

  • Secundaria actual de secundaria (Clase de 2020)

  • Los estudiantes de todos los orígenes étnicos son bienvenidos a aplicar

  • Ingresos bajos, según lo definido por la elegibilidad de Pell (más detalles se incluyen en la solicitud)

  • Ingresos bajos, según lo definido por la elegibilidad de Pell (más detalles se incluyen en la solicitud)

  • GPA de 3.0 o superior, en una escala de 4.0 o equivalente según la escala de su escuela Actualmente asiste a la escuela secundaria en los Estados Unidos o en un territorio de los Estados Unidos

  • Planifique inscribirse a tiempo completo, en un programa de grado de cuatro años, en un colegio o universidad pública o privada acreditada, sin fines de lucro, acreditada en los EE.

¿Hay un costo para asistir a YLS?

  • No, es GRATIS para aplicar y participar (sala y comedor cubiertos por YLS)

  • Se proporcionará transporte de ida y vuelta a Chicago a los estudiantes que soliciten asistencia financiera dentro de la solicitud.

Cómo referir a los estudiantes:

  • UTILICE ESTE FORMULARIO para recomendar a sus estudiantes de secundaria de alto rendimiento, elegibles para las becas “Pell”.

  • Al enviar este formulario de referencia, los estudiantes serán contactados directamente con instrucciones sobre cómo presentar la solicitud. Recuerde a los estudiantes que revisen sus carpetas de spam.

¿Cómo pueden aplicar los estudiantes?

  • Vaya a hsf.net y cree un perfil de MyHSF como “Estudiante”

  • Ver la “Solicitud de estudiante YLI 2019” en su Panel de control

LAS APLICACIONES DEL INSTITUTO DE LIDERAZGO JUVENIL DE HSF (YLI) AHORA ESTÁN ABIERTAS A ESTUDIANTES LATINOS DE SECUNDARIA!

Tenga en cuenta que YLI y YLS (mencionado arriba) son programas diferentes. Algunos estudiantes pueden ser elegibles para postularse a ambos programas, pero solo pueden asistir a uno.

El Instituto de liderazgo juvenil es una Conferencia gratuita, de cuatro días, durante la noche, de empoderamiento de la Universidad para estudiantes de secundaria latinos que se celebran en dos universidades superiores en los Estados Unidos. Este programa altamente selectivo está diseñado para dar a los líderes latinos jóvenes las herramientas prácticas que necesitan para aplicar con éxito a las universidades más importantes, tener acceso completo a las oportunidades de becas y ayuda financiera, y establecer un curso para el éxito académico y profesional.

Más detalles a continuación, y también puede visitar la página web de YLI o Contáctenos.

La fecha límite para recomendar estudiantes para YLS es el jueves 17 de enero de 2019.

La fecha límite para que los estudiantes presenten la solicitud es el viernes 25 de enero de 2019 a la 1:00 p.m. PST.

Los estudiantes pueden solicitar una de las siguientes ubicaciones y fechas:

  • 20-23, de junio del 2019 – University of Chicago

  • 25-28, de julio del 2019 – University of Southern California

Elegibilidad:

  • Estudiante de secundaria actual (clase de 2020)

  • Identificar como ser de herencia hispana

  • Estudiantes latinos de todos los fondos socioeconómicos son Bienvenidos a aplicar

  • 3.0 GPA o superior, en una escala de 4.0, o equivalente basado en su escala de la escuela

  • actualmente asisten a escuela secundaria en los Estados Unidos o el territorio de EE. UU.

  • Plan para inscribirse a tiempo completo en un programa de cuatro años de licenciatura en una Universidad/Universidad privada o pública acreditada, sin fines de lucro, después de graduarse de la escuela secundaria

¿Hay un costo para asistir a Instituto de Liderazgo Juvenil (YLI)?

  • No, es gratis para aplicar y participar. HSF cubre la comida y la vivienda en el campus.

  • HSF será capaz de proporcionar transporte de ida y vuelta a la ubicación de YLI para los estudiantes que solicitan asistencia financiera dentro de la aplicación (para ser revisado caso por caso)

Cómo referir a los estudiantes:

  • USE este formulario para referir a sus estudiantes de secundaria latinos de alto rendimiento

  • Tras la presentación de este formulario de remisión, los estudiantes serán contactados directamente con instrucciones sobre cómo solicitarlo. Recuerde a los alumnos que compruebe sus carpetas de spam..

¿Cómo pueden aplicarse los estudiantes?

  • Ir a HSF.net y crear un perfil MyHSF como un “estudiante”

  • Ver la “aplicación de estudiante YLI 2019” en su Dashboard

BECAS HSF (para estudiantes del último año de secundaria y estudiantes universitarios actuales)

Ayúdenos a difundir las noticias:

¡La solicitud de beca HSF se abre el 1 de enero de 2019!

La Beca HSF está diseñada para ayudar a los estudiantes de herencia hispana en su búsqueda de un título universitario. Las becas están disponibles para estudiantes del último año de secundaria, estudiantes universitarios (todos los años), estudiantes graduados y estudiantes de colegios comunitarios que se transfieren a universidades de cuatro años. Los premios se basan en el mérito y los montos finales varían de $ 500 a $ 5,000, según la necesidad financiera demostrada.

La Fase 1 de la solicitud, que es un breve cuestionario, se abre el 1 de enero de 2019 y se cierra el 5 de febrero. Después de revisar todas las presentaciones de la Fase 1, se invitará a los solicitantes mejor calificados a completar la Fase 2 de la solicitud.

Aplicar en HSF.net/scholarship.

Sobre el Fondo de Becas Hispanas

Fundado en 1975, el Hispanic Scholarship Fund otorga a las familias latinas el conocimiento y los recursos para completar con éxito una educación superior, al tiempo que brinda becas y servicios de apoyo a la mayor cantidad posible de estudiantes hispanoamericanos excepcionales. Como la organización sin fines de lucro más grande del país que apoya la educación superior hispana, el Fondo ha otorgado más de $ 588 millones en becas y ofrece una gama de programas para estudiantes, HSF Scholars, Alumni y padres. Para obtener más información sobre el Hispanic Scholarship Fund, visite HSF.net.

Sinceramente,

Fidel A. Vargas Presidente y CEO

Fondo de Becas Hispanas

Dallas SWE High School Scholarship

Dallas SWE High School Scholarship

The Dallas Section of the Society of Women Engineers offers scholarships to female high school seniors from the greater Dallas area who will be majoring in engineering. Applications must be postmarked or received electronically by April 15th. Scholarships vary from $500 to $1000.

High School Scholarship Flyer

High School Scholarship Policies

High School Scholarship Application


Society of Women Engineers Scholarships: Browse through and apply for SWE scholarships sponsored by various corporations and non-profit organizations. One application enters you into consideration for each scholarship for which the applicant is eligible!

Yearbook Help Needed ~ Necesitamos Ayuda en el Club del Libro Anual de SEM

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Ms. Tangman needs your gift of time! As Yearbook Teacher sponsor, she is looking for a dedicated team of parents to help. Can you commit to even one or a few afternoons this year after school? Graphic art or any art background? Experience with project management? Are you asking “What is a Yearbook?” All are qualified! Just your energy and enthusiasm is required!

What: Yearbook help!

When: Mondays, 4:25-5:25 pm

Where: Room 134-B

How:  Contact Ms. Tangman directly at stangman@dallasisd.org or simply fill in a slot on the sign up genius!

Why: To help Ms. Tangman and the Club create an awesome Yearbook!

Did you know our SEM faculty all do double, triple, and quadruple duty?

In addition to teaching many of your seniors AP English Literature, Ms. Tangman and the SEM faculty also tutor students, run clubs and UIL competitions, and are all-hands-on-deck for college essays, recommendations, and navigating college applications for our students. Let’s give Ms. Tangman and the Yearbook Club a helping hand!

Sign up here to help for the remainder of 2018! Just 3 Mondays and 6 slots; let’s help Ms. Tangman and the yearbook club!


Necesitamos ayuda en el club del libro Anual de SEM

La Maestra Tangman necesita tu tiempo como regalo! Como Maestra y patrocinadora del Libro Anual, ella está buscando un equipo dedicado de padres para ayudar. ¿Puede comprometerse a una o algunas tardes este año después de la escuela? ¿Arte gráfico o cualquier fondo de arte? ¿Experiencia en gestión de proyectos? ¿Te estás preguntando: ¿Qué es un Anuario?” ¡Todos están calificados! Sólo se requiere su energía y entusiasmo! 

Tema: Voluntarios para elaborar el Libro  Anual!

Cuándo: lunes, 4: 25-5: 25 pm.

Donde: Clase 134-B

Cómo: ¡Comuníquese con la Sra. Tangman directamente a su correo electrónico: stangman@dallasisd.orgo simplemente inscríbase en la página de genios!  (Sign up genius )

Objetivo: ayudar a la Sra. Tangman y al Club a crear un impresionante Libro Anual!

¿Sabías que nuestros Maestros de la Escuela de Ciencias e Ingeniería (SEM) cumple doble, triple y cuádruple función?

Además de enseñar a muchos de sus estudiantes del último año “Ljteratura en Ingles” AP, la Sra. Tangman y los Maestros de SEM también dan tutoría a estudiantes, organizan clubes y competiciones de UIL, y hacen todo lo posible para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes en elaborar sus ensayos universitarios, recomendaciones y navegación de solicitudes universitarias.  ¡Ayudemos a la Maestra Tangman y al Club de Libro Anual! ¡Regístrese aquí para ayudar por el resto del año 2018! Solo 3 lunes y 6 slots; ¡Ayudemos a la Sra. Tangman y al club del Libro Anual!

The Townview ACP (Assessment of Course Performance, aka Semester Exam) Schedule

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Friday, December 14 – Wednesday, December 19.

Please note that Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Dec 17 – 19 are early release days.

 

Friday, December 14th (Full School Day)
5th Period ACP 9:05am – 11:05am
6th Period Class (adjusted “B” day lunch schedule) 11:10am – 1:25pm
1st Period ACP 1:30pm – 3:30pm
8th Period Class 3:35pm – 4:20pm

Lunch Schedule:
A-Lunch: 11:10am – 11:40am
B-Lunch: 11:45am – 12:15pm
C-Lunch: 12:20pm – 12:50pm
D-Lunch: 12:55pm – 1:25pm

Monday, December 17th (Early Release Day)
2nd Period ACP 9:05am – 11:05am
6th Period ACP 11:10am – 1:10pm
Lunches distributed 1:15pm – 1:35pm
Buses Leave 1:40pm

Tuesday, December 18th (Early Release Day)
3rd Period ACP 9:05am – 11:05am
7th Period ACP 11:10am – 1:10pm
Lunches distributed 1:15pm – 1:35pm
Buses Leave 1:40pm

Wednesday, December 19th (Early Release Day)
4th Period ACP 9:05am – 11:05am
8th Period ACP 11:10am – 1:10pm
Lunches Distributed 1:15pm – 1:35pm
Buses Leave 1:40pm