Acolades

  • We are ranked the #1 public high school in Texas by US News and World Report and by Niche
  • We earned the highest AP scores in school history
  • The class of 2019 earned over $30M in scholarships

Permanent Relocation of the Southbound Interstate 35E Exit Ramp to 8th Street, July 22

The southbound I-35E exit ramp to 8th Street will be permanently relocated approximately one half mile north to the new permanent 8th Street exit at 9 p.m. Monday, July 22. Drivers should look for new signs directing them to the new exit location.

Note that the public can stay up-to-date on construction progress, lane closures and traffic changes by signing up for text alerts, sending the message “The Southern Gateway” to 31996.

See this link for details.

Attendance for Credit (AFC)

Attendance for Credit is invitation only from Mr. Gonzalez for those who have multiple absences & are in jeopardy of being denied credit.

Saturday School
18 May 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Room 105

Bring AFC Paperwork
and Assignments

Dr. Mays & Ms. Alexander (HSHP)
Mr. Dionicio Gonzalez (JBS Law)
Mr. Jose Gonzalez (SEM)
Mr. Satarino & Ms. Alfaro (TAG)
Mr. Miles & Mr. Wade (SBM)
Frau Duncan & Sr. Henderson (ESSM)

Senior Spring Dates

Seniors Class Of 2019 Banner

April 24 – Panoramic Photo at 11am
April 25 – Pick up cap/gowns *during lunch*
May 1 – Signing Day/Field Day
May 17 – Senior Prom at Sheraton Dallas

* Note the change in the dates below

Senior Week Events:

  • Regular dress code applies, no shorts except for Tuesday’s picnic.
  • On Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday be at school by 9:30AM
  • Don’t miss the bus. Attendance will be taken.
  • Friday, arrive at Campisis by 12:00PM

May 20 – Dallas Zoo / 10:00AM – 2:00PM
May 21 – Senior Picnic at Southern Cross
✓ Locker Clean Out, PM
May 22 – Dallas Museum of Art / 10:00AM – 2:00 PM
✓ Award Ceremony, 6:00 PM, Commons
May 23 – Heritage Village / 10:00AM – 2:00PM
✓ Senior Meeting / 2:00 PM mandatory
May 24 – Senior Lunch

Parent volunteers are needed for these senior week events.

Please contact Mrs. Martinez (​marymartinez@dallasisd.org​) or Mr. Palacios (anpalacios@dallasisd.org​) for more information.

Graduation:
May 28 – The Majestic Theater

Activity buses this week (MONDAY to WEDNESDAY only)

SEM Vision Statement

Sem Logo

“To build students with the knowledge, skills, character, and love of learning to be globally competitive in STEM fields.”

Overview of the next 5 years:

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  • Build multi-disciplinary fluency: reading & writing
  • Enhance our student engineering experience
  • Build upon our globally recognized and competitive math and science programs