April 8, 2016

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iSTEMGeauga Early College High School Newsletter

April 8, 2016

Mobile Fab Lab 

It's REALLY here!  The MOBILE FAB LAB has arrived!  Although not yet outfitted with the equipment, we do have the trailer and boy does it look AWESOME! 



iSTEM'ers got to check out the Z Space Vehicle on Wednesday this week, and did they love it! zSpace blends the real world with the virtual reality, creating the ultimate learning experience. iSTEM'ers dissected a heart - virtually!


Rockwell Automation

Also on Wednesday,Mr. John Nesi of Rockwell Automation spoke with iSTEM'ers about workplace ethics and brand equity. 

Cleveland State Engineering College

iSTEM'ers travel to Cleveland State's Engineering College on Friday!  How exciting is that?!?  This great adventure taking place in the near future is due to assistance from one of our parents!  THANK YOU!!

Your kids will be touring the Fenn Academy, College of Engineering at Cleveland State University on Friday, April 15, 2016, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (lunch is provided).  CSU is paying for our bus too!  Woot Woot!

The tour will include a What Do Engineers Do overview, campus tour, team competition, lab visits, video presentations, prize raffle and college related handouts.

Please advise Ms. Slivka asap about food allergies that may require CSU to change food orders. All iSTEM'ers are required to participate in this event!  What a great experience!

Please return the attached Fenn Academy Hold Harmless Permission Form form to Glee Slivka, [email protected] asap. Don't forget to have your forms (see here) into us for this great experience.  Lunch will be provided.  Please let us know of any eating restrictions asap!  :) 

Auburn Career Center

On Wednesday, April 13, iSTEM'ers will explore tech programs at Auburn Career Center, checking out the career possibilities.  Thank you Auburn Career Center for affording us with this early opportunity!

Quicken Event

As a reminder, if your child is attending the Quicken event on April 13th, they must have the Publicity Waiver and General Release (attached) completed and to us by that date (4/13).  Also, your child is excused early (1:15 p.m.) from iSTEM on this day (4/13) IF they are attending this event.

Support iSTEM!


Night of Discovery

If you are able to attend....Mark your calendars...Upcoming, ONE HOUR, Nights of Discovery with iSTEM student participation! Find out more about iSTEM and take part in student-led tours of the facility/FabLab at these upcoming information nights...

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2016
...held at iSTEM, 8140 Auburn Road, Concord Twp., Ohio 44077

We're Social!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook for all of the AMAZING ENGAGEMENT of our iSTEM'ers:  https://www.facebook.com/istemghs/

Enroll NOW!!!!

We are an Ohio open enrollment, STEM designated public school; and we are currently taking student applications for 2016/2017. Apply here: http://bit.ly/DiscoveryInterview

Shadow Us

Please share...additional shadowing days
Tuesday, 4/12/16
Tuesday, 4/19/16
Wednesday, 4/20/16
Tuesday, 4/26/16
have been added to the calendar and students can register here:  http://bit.ly/2ndsemShadowDay

iSTEM Store

iSTEM online store is now open!  Happy shopping...Click here to check out what's available...

Upcoming Events/Items To Be Thinking About For the Future

April 14 - Auburn Career Center Tour: 12:45 p.m. - 2:00p.m.
April 15 - Field trip to CSU's College of Engineering, using Chardon's buses
April 19 - Student Led Conferences, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
April 28 - 8am...bus leaves iSTEM - Career Readiness Field Trip at the Cleveland Public Hall; We will return in time for p.m. busing (rides home from school).
April 28, - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Night of Discovery
May 2 - Independent Projects approved for credit are due (?)
May 3 - Virtual Day - iSTEM teachers will be in a Professional Development session working on the development of communication for parents and students with Mastery Connect.
May 16 - 27 = May-Term
May 19, 5pm-6pm, Night of Discovery
May 27 - Last Day of School
May 30 - Memorial Day
June 1st and 2nd - Summer School, if needed - parent transportation required - PLEASE NOT CHANGE due to holiday.
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