Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Now Available You can now order free at-home COVID-19 tests at COVIDtests.gov. Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of four free at-home tests from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Here's what you need to know: Limit of one order per residential address. One order includes four individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests. Orders will ship free starting in late January. Those who don’t have access to a computer or internet connection can order over the phone by calling the national vaccine hotline: 1-800-232-0233.
IMPORTANT UPDATE!!! CCP Information Night is changing from an in person event to a virtual one. The meeting will be held over Zoom on Monday, January 24th at 6:30. Representatives from Lakeland and KSU Geauga will present. Please plan to attend if your child will be participating in CCP for the first time next year. Parents of current CCP students are welcome as well but the information will be geared toward first time participants.
Due to weather/road conditions, iSTEM will be closed on Tuesday, January 18th. All classes will be held virtually.
Any student considering CCP for the first time in the 2022-2023 school year should plan to attend the CCP Information night being held at iSTEM on Monday, January 24th at 6:30.
Low cost ACT test preparation is available from Next Level Prep at the ESC of the Western Reserve which is located at 8221 Auburn Rd. See the flyer for details.
The University of Akron’s Chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is hosting an event called SWE Shadow Day on Tuesday, March 8th, 2021 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. This event is open to any female sophomores, juniors, and seniors at iSTEM who are interested in pursuing higher education in the field of engineering. During SWE Shadow Day, attendees will have the opportunity to be paired with and shadow an engineering student at The University of Akron and experience a day in the life of a college student. Attendees will have the chance to visit classes, meet professors, eat lunch on campus, visit design team rooms, and more. Attached to this email, is a flyer explaining the details of the event. Complete packets of information are available through our Mrs. Case. During SWE Shadow Day, attendees will have the opportunity to be paired with and shadow an engineering student at The University of Akron and experience a day in the life of a college student. Attendees will have the chance to visit classes, meet professors, eat lunch on campus, visit design team rooms, and more. Attached to this email, is a flyer explaining the details of the event as well as additional forms that attendees will need for the day.
Tuesday, November 30th marks a “Day of Giving” and the beginning of the “Season of Giving” at iSTEM. If you are considering supporting a local non-profit organization, please consider iSTEM and help us impact the lives and futures of our student Innovators! Give the gift of a STEM education by going to www.istemghs.org and clicking on "DONATE". No gift is too small. Every donor and every dollar counts.
LEAF, our partner for all things college and financial aid, is hosting a free virtual information session called Navigating Free Tools for SAT/ACT Test Prep on Monday, December 13th from 6:30 - 7:30. The workshop is targeted towards juniors. but other grade levels are welcome. Although the session is free, registration is required. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-free-tools-for-satact-test-prep-juniors-tickets-165930268901
Are you HUNGRY to HELP? iSTEM students are invited to attend a Pancake Breakfast to benefit a Spring Eagle Scout Project for our fellow iSTEM student, Braden. Pancakes will be available on Thursday, December 2nd from 7:30-8:30 in the gym for $3.00. All proceeds from this breakfast will be donated to Braden's Eagle Scout Project Fund to purchase materials to build picnic tables for iSTEM. It's a win-win!!! Help us fund this worthwhile project!
Want to learn more about becoming an iSTEM student for the 2022-2023 school year? Join us for in Informational Open House on Thursday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m. at iSTEM, 1800 Mentor Ave, Painesville. For more information call 440-898-3283. Now accepting registrations for grades 7-12.
Join us November 15th-19th for our Thanksgiving Food Drive supporting local food banks in Lake and Geauga counties.
Thank you iSTEM students and families for supporting the Stuff the Subaru with Adventure Subaru. All donations support Project Hope for the Homeless.
Lakeland CCP students - this Friday is the deadline to drop a class. Classes dropped at this time will receive show as Withdrawn on the high school and college transcript and will not negatively effect your GPA. You will be billed by iSTEM for the cost of the course if you drop, however. To drop the class complete the Schedule Change Authorization form: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:d2fa71a6-2b3b-47d6-98c8-d416c6614984
Stuff the Subaru at iSTEM, 1800 Mentor Ave., on November 12th between the hours of 7:00 -8:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:00 p.m. iSTEM along with it's partner Adventure Subaru, will be collecting items to support Project Hope for the Homeless, the only emergency shelter in Lake County. If you would like like more information about this event, please call iSTEM at 440-898-3283.
Chemistry students Conner and Lilya are all smiles after successfully completing their performance assessment on chemical bonding by making and analyzing "origami" molecules with different shapes.
Parents who would like assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have a chance to meet with Stephanie Kubec from LEAF at her Lakeland Office this Thursday, October 28th from 10:00 - 1:00. Appointments are required. Please email her at email@example.com. LEAF's office is located in Building C, Room 2048 on Lakeland's campus.
Get in the iSTEM spirit by participating in our annual Spirit Week Celebration during the Week of October 25th - October 29th!
iSTEM is hosting its first ever FAFSA Filing Event. Students applying to college should also be submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The application opened October 1st. Our LEAF advisor will be at iSTEM October 23rd from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm to provide assistance with the application. Space is limited and registration is required. Open this document for the registration link and for more information: https://5il.co/10bcx
Lakeland CCP Advisors will be at iSTEM to meet with current CCP students on Friday, October 22nd from 8:00 - 2:30. Students can access Lakeland's CCP Registration form at Lakeland's website, the school counseling section of iSTEM's website or outside of Mrs. Case's office. Students must have an appointment to meet with an advisor. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/uDbC1gmy3aKErcBLA
Ms. Cornman and her 8th grade STEM class enjoyed the benefits of learning the science behind making ice cream.