6:00 PM - 7:30 PM STEAM Academy Preview Night
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STEAM Academy Preview Night, Tuesday, September 25th 6-7:30PM
Are you a current 8th grader and interested in STEAM Academy? We will be having a preview night on Tuesday, September 25th from 6-7:30PM. Come and learn what STEAM Academy is all about and how you will be the perfect fit for our school.
Interested in becoming a STEAM student?
Application Window Open for Fall 2019-2020:
Closes October 8th
Learn more about the STEAM program by clicking on the video below, looking at the Specialized Academic Programs link or by contacting STEAM Academy at (859) 381-3033
Consideration will also be given to incoming 10th, 11th, and 12thgraders.
STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics - is the broad umbrella for how the curriculum in this new "innovation zone" program is organized. Students tackle high school concepts at very high levels, all through the lens of authentic, problem-based learning within the STEAM lens.
STEAM Academy Fall 2018 Tour Dates (Please sign up for these in advance):
Tuesday, September 11th – 8:00-9:15am
Tuesday, September 18th – 8:00-9:15am
Tuesday, September 25th – 1:00-2:15pm
Tuesday, October 2nd – 8:00-9:15am
**To sign up for a specific tour please email email@example.com with your name, child’s name, current grade level and school, and the specific date you plan on attending. All tours will occur at the STEAM Academy campus on 123 E. Sixth St, 40508. When you arrive please park in the lot to the left of the building and check in at the front office. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you!
8th Grade STEAM Academy Family Info Night: Tuesday, September 25th from 6:00-7:00pm
SENIOR Picture Day
Canvas Parent AppParents and Guardians: some changes have been made to the Parent Canvas App and how you would access observing your student’s Canvas information. Ms. Rosen, our School Technology Coordinator is currently working on this with district staff and as soon as it is made available more information will be shared out. In the meantime this would be a great opportunity to sit down with your student and have them log onto their Chromebook and walk you through Canvas and their courses and have discussion about each of their courses. Every student has access to Canvas through their Chromebooks and have logged on daily. If your student indicates to you that they cannot log on to their Chromebook or Canvas please contact Ashley Rosen, School Technology Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 PSAT Exam for Current Juniors (Optional)
PSAT/NMSQT is the preliminary SAT and the National Merit Scholarship Program qualifying test. This scholarship program is the most prestigious scholarship, only given to the top 1% in the nation. The exam measures critical reading, math, and writing skills. Along with your scores, you will get feedback about critical academic skills and be better prepared for the SAT.
**Only Juniors taking the test are eligible for National Merit scholarship competition.ALL freshmen and sophomores will be given a different version of the test as a means of determining benchmarks**
STEAM Academy Test day for Juniors: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Arrival Time: 7:45am
Materials to bring: #2 pencils and a calculator
Test location: STEAM Academy
*Test fee: $20.00 Cash or Check (Checks made payable to STEAM Academy)
*Registration money can be turned in to Mr. Ridd (BCTC Campus) or Ms. Stone (6th St Campus) on Friday, September 7th or Monday, September 10th, 2018.
*All registration fees are non-refundable!
* Visit www.collegeboard.org to obtain the Official Student Guide for practice and review.
Students should review the student guide to be best prepared on test day. Seat placement on exam day will begin at 8:00a.m. Late arrivals will not be permitted to test and there is no make-up window for this test.
It’s not too early to start thinking about Thanksgiving! Sharing Thanksgiving 2018 is an annual program directed by God’s Pantry Food Bank that allows families (who meet income qualifications) to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday without worrying about how food is going to be put on the table. If you think you and your family may benefit from a Thanksgiving food basket, please complete and return the form linked below. For more information contact Erica Jackson at email@example.com
STEAM Academy Permanent Home Announced
The Fayette County School Board has unanimously voted to take action on a permanent home for STEAM Academy. Additional information will be provided as the project moves forward.