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Only 5 More Days of Hoodie Sales!

You must order now to receive a Hoodie! There will be no stock available for purchase.


Perfect for the Holidays! Sales run through Friday, November 30th!

  • Black Sweatshirt with White lettering
  • Price: $30.00 For Hoodie without Graduation Year
  • Price: $35.00 For Hoodie with Graduation Year on the Sleeve. Class of XXXX.
  • If ordering a hoodie presents a financial difficulty, please see Mr. Palacios in person

This is a great opportunity to buy spirit wear for the holidays- as a gift, donation, or for yourself!  

Donate Option:​ Give a Hoodie, Give a Smile . Consider donating a Hoodie during this Holiday Season! - If you are able to donate an additional Hoodie that would a wonderful gift for a student who may not otherwise receive one, your generosity is greatly appreciated

Hoodies will be distributed after school by December 18th.

If you are paying cash or check please print out the form and fill out the information. Place in an envelope and write your student's name, phone number and number of Hoodies purchased on the envelope. Take to Ms. Martinez in the SEM office. Still must be done by the morning of November 30th

Options to buy from now until November 30th:

  • Online: at this link
  • Cash/Check: print out this form, fill it out and and take to Ms Martinez in SEM Office along with payment. Envelope must have student's name and number of Hoodies ordered on the front.
  • Cash/Check: You may also bring to the Morning Mixer (PTSA General Meeting) in the Townview Library on 11/27 8a-9:30a.

Buy! Donate! 

Size Chart (Unisex/Men's Sizing):

Morning Mixer- PTA General Meeting tomorrow (Tuesday)!

Time: 8a-9:30a
Location: Townview Library

Please come to the meeting to socialize and find out what is going on at SEM.
Mr. Palacios will speak and be available for questions

Coffee and breakfast will be served.

Yearbook Help Needed!

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 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!

The President's Volunteer Service Award

We are in immediate need of a PVSA Chairperson for SEM! 

This Chair will review and certify hours for students that submit volunteer hours for the award, and then order the awards to be presented at the Spring SEM awards ceremony. This Chair is in luck! The prior PVSA Chair is still at Townview and willing to train! Total estimate time: 5 hours to review hours outside of work/school and order awards, and then attend the awards ceremony!

Ideal candidate: if your student is likely to apply for the PVSA award, or any parent interested in the program! Most students will submit hours after the calendar year via email to the PVSA Chair.  

Contact Michelle Chow, PTSA VP - Programs for details: or 214-636-6167

American Mathematics Competition Sign Up 

SEM will be administering the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) on February 7th, 2019. The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are both 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examinations in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. If you are interested in participating in this competition, please sign up at The deadline to sign up is November 30th.
The AMC is the first in a series of competitions that are used to select students for the US team of the International Mathematics Olympiad. Students who do well on the AMC will be invited to participate in the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME). Some highly selective schools such as MIT have a space on their application for AMC and AIME. These exams give you exposure to advanced math questions and can provide a great place to start learning more math. All SEM students that are interested are encouraged to sign up. Contact Mr. Newton with questions.

Spotlight Club of the Week: Townview PT Club!

Did you know Townview has a Physical Fitness Training Club? That's right! PT club is open to all Townview clusters, all grades, and all levels of physical fitness! 

What: Townview Physical Fitness Training "PT" Club
Where: Townview Gym
When: Mon - Thurs after school - starting again on Monday, November 25, 2018
Why: It's fun to get fit! Flexible and convenient for all schedules!


Come to the gym after school starting Monday, November 26, 2018 for 45 minutes of physical activity! You will be able to catch the activity bus, so there's no excuse! Wear or change into comfortable workout clothing and all-court shoes. You will get fun physical training such as stations, yoga, light weights, ab workouts, and running! Can you barely do 1 pushup or 100? All are welcome! Come one day or all four days - pick and choose any day! There is no attendance requirement, just commit to be fit! You do NOT have to be a member of JROTC to participate! Contact Sgt. Padilla in the JROTC wing for more information, or your PT Captains Helen Agee (TAG) and Jonathan Olvera for more details!

This is a great way to get in shape, stay in shape, or just relieve stress! Bring a friend, or make new friends at Townview PT Club!

SEM Announces our No Fuss Fundraising!

SEM is now participating in AmazonSmile, Kroger Community Rewards Program, and the Randalls/TomThumb Good Neighbor Rewards Programs! Just by signing up or linking your cards to SEM, our school will earn 1% cash back on Kroger and Tom Thumb purchases, and 0.5% on AmazonSmile purchases. Just think, SEM will benefit from your daily, weekly, and routine purchases! 

Please also tell your friends, neighbors, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family to sign up as well with SEM’s codes. This is easy and painless fundraising for our school! And it only takes a few minutes of your time to sign up. Let’s get 100% participation from all family members!

Don’t delay – the holiday season is upon us with Thanksgiving shopping (and don’t forget to sign up for SEM’s teacher pies and luncheon- see above link!) and Holiday season shopping! Let’s get donations for SEM simply by the shopping we will already be doing!

Quick links:

AmazonSmile: (see below for instructions)

Kroger Community Rewards #NY287 (see below for instructions)

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Rewards #13990 (see below for instructions)

Easy Fundraising with AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile and why should I link my Amazon?

AmazonSmile is an easy way to raise money for SEM while you are already making purchases! The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from eligible purchases. Millions of products qualify for donations! You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Please note that recurring or subscription renewals are excluded from donations. 

Remember, only purchases made through (NOT nor the mobile app) generate AmazonSmile Donations. Make sure you see the “Supporting: PTA Texas Congress 2570 Science & Engineering PTSA” below the search bar!

Easy Fundraising with Kroger Community Rewards Program!

Visit After creating a login for your Kroger account, sign in and click on “Savings & Rewards” in the main menu bar and select “Kroger Community Rewards” from the drop down menu. Select “I’m a Customer” and enter NY287 in the “Find an Organization” search box. (Please note if searching by school name Science and Engineering Magnet will pull up 2 codes; make sure to use NY287; we are in the process of requesting the duplicate number removed.) 

Brand new Kroger card users will need to create an account which requires basic information, email address, and a Rewards card which you can pick up at your local Kroger store!


  1. You must register your Kroger card account and link to SEM.
  2. If you don’t have a Kroger card, you can pick one up at any Kroger store!
  3. Purchases will not count until after your card is linked.
  4. And finally, remember to swipe your card at checkout for store savings and to apply for SEM donations!

Easy Fundraising with Randalls/Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Rewards Program!

Help raise money for SEM by linking your Randalls/Tom Thumb card! Simply print and fill out the Good Neighbor Program Form and list SEM #13990 as one of your charities! You can also add 2 other participating charities for your Tom Thumb donations! Take the form to your Tom Thumb store’s Courtesy Booth the next time you shop. 

To get the same Form from the website, go to and go to the bottom of the webpage. Under Company Info, click Community Caring and then click on the Good Neighbor Program logo. Follow instructions listed “Click here for a Good Neighbor Program link form”.



26-30 - HOODIES! Buy your hoodies before they are gone!
27 - PTSA General Meeting (Morning Mixer) 8a in Library


5 - SEM Open House 6-8p
14-19 - ACPs
19 - Last Day of School


8 - First Day Back to School

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