October 12, 2015

Welcome to the iSTEM Geauga newsletter!

iSTEMGeauga Early College High School Newsletter

Issue 6 - October 12, 2015

METS Meeting - October 14, 2015, 6pm-7pmis the next METS meeting at iSTEM (all meetings will be held at iSTEM, as determined at the first METS).  You MUST enter the main entrance, door #1, at Auburn and sign in at their main office. Someone will be down in the office at 6:50 p.m. to escort you up to iSTEM.  FYI...Lake Erie Video will be present from 5-6pm, and they would love the opportunity for your input on film to spread the positives of your experiences thus far.  Please let iSTEM know if you plan on arriving early.  


On October 19th, iSTEM students will be traveling by bus in the morning to Lubrizol Corporation to begin the implementation of Project Love and Values in Action.  This kick off event is from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19th at Lubrizol in Wickliffe, and transportation is provided. Project Love is a school-based, character-development initiative of Values-in-Action Foundation.  Values-in-Action Foundation is a character-building education and training organization. Through school workshops, community events, leadership training and media programs, Values-in-Action empowers teens to build communities of kindness, caring and respect by putting their values-in-action wherever they go.

We will depart from iSTEM at 8:40 a.m., and we will return at approximately 10:40 a.m.  Please have your child wear their blue, collared iSTEM golf shirt with khakis, a skirt, etc. (business casual) on this day.  Please call (440) 358-8038 if you have any questions.


Tuesdays at i STEM Shadow Program

All current 8th and 9th grade students are invited to spend an interactive day at iSTEM Geauga Early College High School. The day will include attending classes with a current freshman, meeting faculty, and touring the iSTEM facilities. We want students to really feel what it’s like to attend iSTEM and determine if iSTEM is the right choice for you.

Dates: Shadow days for the 2015-16 run from Tuesday, October 13 through Tuesday, December 8. Please note, registration limited to the first 6 students per visitation date.

Registration: Interested families can register online or call 440.358.8038 to register by phone. Please note, registration is first come first serve with a limit of 6 students per date.

Permission Form: In addition to registering online, each visiting student is required to bring the permission form (form will be available at www.istemghs.org) signed by a parent. Visiting students should be aware of their current school district’s policy on shadow days.

Arrival Time: Students should arrive at 7:30 am and enter at the main office entrance, where our i STEM student ambassadors will greet them.

Dismissal Time: The Tuesday at iSTEM program will end at 2:30pm. Parents should note that during dismissal, student and bus traffic can be heavy at this time.

Attire: Students should dress casual and neat. Collared shirts are requested and no jeans are permitted. Sneakers or gym shoes are acceptable for the day.

Lunch is available for you in our cafeteria for $.

Questions? Email Dr. Trista Linden-Warren or call at 440.358.8038

More iSTEM News 

  • Students took part in two IVDL opportunities this week: Violins of Hope and STEM, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Paper copy report cards will be coming home with your child on or about October 22nd.  Please note that this is not the standard report card and may indicate Work in Progress (WIP).  PLEASE be sure to be checking into your child's MasteryConnect account for information on how they are progressing.
  • Conferences are coming up soon!  November 17th and 19th...Please note that you will be contacted by Glee Slivka if a Student Lead Conference is required for this session on these dates.  If you are not contacted and would like to meet with your child/teacher, please contact your teacher via email to do so.  They are available 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. as well as through Google Video Hangout.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Day—Oct. 15
NEOEA Day—Oct. 16
Picture Day—Oct. 27
Virtual Day—Oct. 30
Student/Parent Conferences—Nov. 17 & 19
Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Nov 17

Thanksgiving Break—Nov. 25-27
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