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October 23, 2015

Welcome to the iSTEM Geauga newsletter!

iSTEMGeauga Early College High School Newsletter

Issue 7 - October 23, 2015


On October 19th, iSTEM Students attended the Values in Action Kickoff at Lubrizol Corporation in Wickliffe.  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.


Junior Achievement Awards
Junior Achievement Awards have been received!  Our iSTEM'ers have completed the first session, It's My Future, with VOLUNTEER, Miranda Puthoff, CEO, from the Lake County Education FCU. Our students have learned about what you should and shouldn't do in the arena of career exploration, as a close-up overview of job options and preparation for their futures.  iSTEM'ers self-branded and explored specific job titles and descriptions, prepared for job interviews and resume writing. Our iSTEM'er's continue to discover!  Can't wait to see what's next! 

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 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
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More iSTEM News 

  • October 26, 2015 is a Special Board Meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Technology Learning Center (8221 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077-9723) to approve the 5-year forecast.
  • Look for grades this week! IP = Work In Progress grade, meaning that your child has not yet mastered the material at a 90% level.  We are of the growth mindset, and our brains continue to learn. So, our grades continue to progress.  
  • Ribbon Cutting invitations should be arriving via snail mail.  Our sincere apologies if they are arriving with postage due.  This was an error on our part when sending them. 
  • Be sure to be checking out our website regularly  Our teachers are currently being trained on how to keep their teacher pages current!
  • Looking forward to demonstrating our college readiness by taking a fieldtrip to Lakeland Community College on October 29, 2015.  iSTEM'ers will be taking the COMPASS test in two separate groups on this day.  Come well rested and wearing your iSTEM garb!
  • October 30, 2015 is Virtual Day #2, following the a.m. schedule...Be ready and be on time to learn!

Upcoming Events

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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