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Show Your Love for SEM!
During the February Fundraiser
Less than 3 weeks left
in the PTSA No Fuss Fundraiser!


We've had a great start to the check writing campaign! $4,300 has been donated so far by SEM parents!  That is almost one-third of our $15,000 goal. Let's keep it up during this special week. Show your community spirit by donating $30 or whatever amount you'd like. 

2018-2019 SEM PTSA Fundraising Goal: $15,000!
That averages to $30 per student!

Our students are attending one of the most honored and highest ranked schools in DISD and the nation! It is the mission of the SEM PTSA to enrich and enhance SEM resources and support our one-of-a-kind math and engineering program! We don't invest in overpriced and low margin gimmick fundraisers! Instead we have started our once-a-year check writing campaign.

What does your contribution go towards this year?
Student supplies and materials and also helps us fund the PTSA operating budget that provides programs and events for our SEM Community.

Please think of donating on behalf of another family if possible.

Click Here to read more and make your donation!

Party Sticks for Valentine's Day!



Your PTSA is once again selling Party Sticks! 

 
  Mega Sticks! (only 24 available)

 Party Sticks
 
Cost: $10 mega stick including around 14 items (Chips and candy)
          $3 regular Party stick
          $1 sodas and other candy 
Benefits:The money goes directly to graduation funds for your class!
When: Thursday, February 14th

We will sell before and after school and during lunch upstairs near SEM office! 
Cash and Credit Card sales 

Region XII Academic Decathlon Meet Results 



Congrats to the Team!
We placed 2nd overall in our region. 

We tied for 1st in super quiz with TAG. 

Individual awards for students: 

Honors: 

  • Pranay Varada: 1st essay 
  • Tarun Mohan: 2nd music, 2nd math, 3rd art, 3rd essay, 3rd literature
  • Tomisin Ogunfunmi: 1st math, 1st economics, 2nd science, 3rd social science, awarded MVP by coaches

Scholastic: 

  • Aamira Jafear: 1st interview, 3rd music, 3rd literature 
  • Roman Montenegro: 1st social science, 1st math, 1st interview, 2nd science, 2nd speech
  • Owen Fitzgerald: 2nd music, 2nd science, 2nd literature, 2nd math

Varsity: 

  • Xavier Moreno: 1st social science, 2nd speech, 2nd Literature, 2nd art, 2nd economics, 2nd science, 2nd essay, 3rd music

Breanna Ross also took Pranay’s place on Saturday while he was out for Mayor’s intern activity and did well. 

District Science Fair Results


Congratulations are in order!

The following students competed in the District Science Fair this past weekend and are moving on to the Dallas Regional Science & Engineering Fair on February 23rd.

Townview: Science & Engineering

Rohan Cherukuru

Sneha Chandak

Thu Le

Janavi Chadha

Jacob Acosta

Aayesha Syed Ibrahim

The President's Volunteer Service Award


SEM Students! Please read the attached information about the PVSA award and how to apply!

You must include the coversheet with your signed log(s). NOTE! Your application is NOT complete WITHOUT the signed logs AND COVERSHEET!

SEM will certify current year hours only (ie, your fiscal year must encompass the majority of 2018) for individual students. Students wishing to apply for the award for the 2018-2019 school year must catalog their hours with the required signatures and submit them IN ONE PDF FILE WITH COVERSHEET  to Michelle Chow-Agee at mhchow@swbell.net  by March 17, 2019 at 11:59pm CST. 

SEM follows the national guidelines available on their website. For more information specific to SEM, see the 
PVSA instruction sheetPVSA best practices, and sample excel spreadsheet. And don't forget your COVERSHEET!

Calendar

February

13 - PTSA Board Meeting 6:30p in Rm 211
15 -  Student Holiday/Staff Development NO SCHOOL
18 - Student/Staff Holiday-President's Day NO SCHOOL

March
11-15 - Spring Break NO SCHOOL

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