October 30, 2015

Welcome to the iSTEM Geauga newsletter!


iSTEMGeauga Early College High School Newsletter

Issue 8 - October 31, 2015

Visit to Lakeland 

We took a field trip to Lakeland Community College on Thursday and engaged in the college life!  Students took the COMPASS college readiness exam and explored other opportunities while touring the campus.


 

Upcoming Virtual Day

Mix-It-Up at Lunch Day
Mix-it-Up Day at iSTEM lunch was on Tuesday! Mix-It-Up at Lunch Day is a national campaign launched to encourage students to identify, question and cross social boundaries. On October 27th over 6,000 schools nationwide commit to encourage their students to sit with someone new at lunch. The idea is that when students interact with those who are different from them, biases and misperceptions can fall away. (http://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up/what-is-mix)



 

More iSTEM News 

  • Beginning Tuesday, November 3rd and each Tuesday thereafter, iSTEM teachers will have office hours (similar to the college experience) from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at iSTEM.  Students MUST make appointments with their teachers and have transportation home prearranged. 
    • ​iSTEM ​Tuesday office hours (2:30 - 3:30 pm) begin November 3rd.
    • Students must make appointments with their teachers.
    • Students must have transportation​ prearranged​.  Students will be picked up at door #33 by iSTEM.
  • Our founding cohort of iSTEM students said "cheese" this week!  We are (Lifetouch is:)) still accepting late picture orders until November 3rd. 
  • A second successful Virtual Day took place on Friday, October 30th...Nice work iSTEM'ers! 

Upcoming Events

November 6 - afternoon Virtual Day; iSTEM teachers will be at Lakeland's Holden Center for professional development
November 11 - Veteran's Day
November 12 - iSTEM Board Meeting, 6pm, Forum Room,
8221 Auburn Road, Concord Township
November 17 - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
November 17/19 - Parent-Student Conferences (November 17th conferences: 4:30 - 6:15pm; November 19th conferences:  5:30 - 7:30 pm) 
November 25, 26, 26 - Thanksgiving Break

 
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