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SEM PTSA Morning Coffee and the 2019 SEM Internships and Experiences Program!

Parents and Students! Please come to the SEM PTSA Morning Coffee with a special program about Summer Internships and Experiences. Mr. Palacios will serve as our keynote speaker with a senior panel who will discuss their summer internships and experiences. Don't miss your chance to see what our amazing students can accomplish over their 4 years at SEM! The General PTSA meeting will follow.  As always, a continental breakfast will be provided. Donations of food items greatly appreciated! The General PTSA meeting will follow. 

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Where: Townview Library
Time: PROMPTLY at 8:00am to 9:30am
Student speakers and any students attending the program will be released by 8:45am to prepare for class. 

Signup to help out here

Michelle Chow, with any questions about the Internship & Experiences Program at

Elizabeth Branson, with any questions about the Morning Coffee at 

AP Exam Registration Now Available!

Science/Engineering Magnet High School's Advanced Placement Exam Registration is up and running. Please ask your students to register on the website below:

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

No late registration will be allowed.

SEM Swimmers Shine at All City Championships!

Congratulations to Callahan Stuart (senior) and Ian Brandt (freshman) who scored big points for their home high school team, Bryan Adams, at the All City Championships on December 18, 2018. Our SEM swimmers were familiar faces on the podium, here is how they did:

Ian Brandt, SEM Freshman
2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
200 Medley Relay - 1st
200 IM - 3rd
100 Backstroke - 2nd
400 Free Relay - 1st

Callahan Stuart, SEM Senior
2 bronze
100 Fly - 4th
200 Free Relay - 3rd
100 Backstroke - 3rd

With the high scores from Callahan and Ian, Bryan Adams boys won 1st place out of the 11 other DISD teams to win the title at All City! Next up, our SEM swimmers will compete at the District Championships on Friday, January 18, 2019. Let's wish our boys GOOD LUCK at Districts!

SEM Musician Featured in the Dallas Observer

Raul Antonio Trevino (SEM junior), member of Modern Band and student in Music Theory, was the subject of an article in yesterday's Dallas Observer. The article showcased three students in Raul's artist development group and and named them as rising stars in the Dallas music scene. 

You can read the article here, which includes a video from Raul's YouTube channel: 

Parents, We need your help...

Photos for the Yearbook are needed. Do you have photos of your student or other SEM students from ANY school-related events? Did your child snap photos of themselves or others at lunch? If you'd like to get your child more presence in the school yearbook, please send photos (with accompanying information like name, grade, what is happening in the photo) to this email address.

PT Club resumes on Tuesday!

Come to the gym after school M-Thurs for workouts! All Townview students are welcome, and you do not have to in JROTC to participate! We will help you get in shape and stay in shape while having FUN! Come in comfortable exercise clothes and all-court shoes. You will still make the activity bus so see you there!

SEM Debaters Attend Michelle Obama Tour

On December 17, SEM debaters attended the Michelle Obama Becoming Tour. We got to hear the former first lady discuss the Presidency, politics, and pursuing your dreams. What an inspiring presentation! The debaters were extra excited because one of our own was featured on the American Airlines Jumbotron at the end of the show.

Attached is a photo of Ms. Zhuge and the debaters that attended with their Michelle Obama books. It's not the best quality because it was dark outside the venue, but you can see all the smiling faces!    ~Ms Gregg

Dear Science & Engineering PTSA,

Congratulations on earning the 2018 President’s List award!

Your PTSA is one of 957 that has already achieved Good Standing and reported more members than all of last year. Texas PTA applauds this amazing success and encourages you to keep up the great work!

The President’s List award icon is attached for you to share with your CommYOUnity.

Speaking of sharing, we will proudly share your success in the Superintendent’s Report Card being mailed this month.

As a reminder, January marks the first month of the 86th Legislative Session. We would like to invite you to the Texas PTA Rally Day coming up on February 25, 2019! By attending Rally Day, your CommYOUnity’s voice will be heard and will influence the future of our children.

Take a moment to review the Texas PTA Legislative Priorities here. Some folks in your school community and neighborhood may not know about our advocacy efforts. Share the information and ask them to add their voice by joining Science & Engineering PTSA. #EveryMemberCounts when we work to make every child’s potential a reality at the Capitol.

Again, congratulations on a job well done!


Member Services Team



Estimado Science & Engineering PTSA,

¡Felicitaciones por ganar el premio lista presidencial 2018!

Su PTSA es uno de 957 que ya ha alcanzado buenos términos y reportó más miembros que todo el año pasado. Texas PTA le aplaude este increíble éxito y le anima a que continúe con el excelente trabajo.

Se adjunta el icono del premio lista presidencial para que lo comparta con ComUNIDAD.

Hablando de compartir, compartiremos con orgullo su éxito en la libreta de calificaciones PTA del superintendente que se enviara este mes. 

Como recordatorio, enero marca el primer mes de la 86.ª Sesión Legislativa. ¡Nos gustaría invitarlo al próximo Rally Day de Texas PTA el 25 de febrero de 2019! Al asistir a Rally Day, la voz de su ComUNIDAD se escuchará e influirá el futuro de nuestros niños.

Tómese un momento para revisar las prioridades legislativas de Texas PTA aquí. Es posible que algunos en su comunidad escolar y vecindario no conozcan nuestros esfuerzos de abogacía. Comparta la información y pídales que agreguen su voz uniéndose a Science & Engineering PTSA. #EveryMemberCounts (#CadaMiembroCuenta por sus siglas en inglés) cuando trabajamos para hacer el potencial de cada niño una realidad en el Capitolio.

De nuevo, felicidades por un trabajo bien hecho.


Servicios para Miembros




29 - PTSA Morning Mixer (General Meeting) "The One About Internships" - 8a in the Library


6 - Mandatory Junior Class Meeting
15 -  Student Holiday/Staff Development NO SCHOOL
18 - Student/Staff Holiday-President's Day NO SCHOOL

11-15 - Spring Break NO SCHOOL

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