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STEM School Highlands Ranch Weekly Newsletter | Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 View as Webpage

This is your STEM Student Newsletter. Created by You! Help us make it what you want it to be. We're looking for interested students to join our STEM communications team to help us communicate with our STEM Spartans. Email if interested.
Have something you'd like to be considered for the Newsletter? Click here to submit to our Share Your Good News Form.

STEM Student Events

  • October 17-21 - NO SCHOOL - FALL BREAK
  • October 24-January 13 - STEMGives Campaign - Note date change
  • Monday, Oct. 24 (3-5:30 p.m.) - Theater Rehearsal (ES Gym)
  • Monday, Oct. 24 (5-9 p.m.) - MS BEST Robotics
  • Monday, Oct. 24 (5:30-6:30 p.m.) - Girls' Volleyball at Addenbrooke

Click on the STEM Events Calendar to see everything that is happening at STEM. We've added Enrichment and Athletic Events to the calendar as well.

Visit the STEM Events Calendar

SoS: Who is Your Trusted Adult at STEM?

Sources of Strength is holding a Trusted Adult Campaign, click the button below to complete the form.

Click here to Complete the Form
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DCSD Apple Award Nominations Open

The Foundation for Douglas County Schools is proud to honor exceptional educators and staff who are inspiring a love of learning in students and are trailblazing extraordinary innovation in our schools. Over the years, the Apple Awards has grown to engage the entire community, bringing in thousands of nominations every year for teachers and staff members across the district.  Click here to Nominate

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MLO/Bond Update

On August 23, the Douglas County School District Board of Education unanimously voted 7-0 to place a $60 million Mill Levy Override (MLO) and $450 million Bond on the 2022 ballot. 

If passed by voters, these new funds would be used at our school to:

  • Increase teacher and staff pay
  • Make much needed repairs and upgrades to our building
  • Replace heating and cooling systems and components 

Click the link below to read an update from DCSD

Secondary News/Updates

In this week's Secondary News you can find inFree Chromebooks for FRL Students

  • Behavior Expectations Message from Mrs. Ridder
  • CSHS Movie Night Poll (HS Students Only)
  • More

Click here to read more

Boys' and Girls' Basketball Registration now Live!

Athletics News/Updates

Each week we'll share important Athletics News with our community.

Enrichment News/Updates

Enrichment at STEM is the place students can find all of the school’s after-school, summer, and other enrichment offerings. Our Enrichment Coordinator, Mrs. Fitzroy, coordinates with students and outside groups to offer after-school activities for all students.

Click here to read more

Sharing Our Good News

Want to see all the Good Things happening at STEM? Check out our Sharing Our Good News post. Each week we share photos, videos and information about the Good News that has happened that week.

Click here to read more

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Walking the Beat

Each week our very own DCSO School Resource Officer Deputy Gabe Uribe, writes a newsletter for our community about important topics as it relates to safety and security.

Click here to read more

Student Shout-Outs!

We want to celebrate our students and for our students to celebrate each other. Give a Shout-Out to a fellow classmate!

Kafe Piccone


The thing about artists is that they're often not very organized. They spend so much time working alone that working together can be challenging. Kafe Piccone is an exception to that stereotype. Not only organized and committed but a talented artist as well. Thanks for making NAHS happen, Kafe! Let's get these artists organized!

Shaivi Koul


Shaivi is always working hard, paying attention in class, turning in assignments on time, and going above and beyond what is necessary for the assignments. 

Akshara Pydikondala


Akshara is always supportive and caring. She will always listen to you and be there for you. She always finds a way to put a smile on your face.

Audrey Lakhani


She's always there when you need her. She loves all of her closest friends and can always keep a promise. 

Student Support Services
Have feedback and/or content for the STEM Student Newsletter? Email If you would like to promote an event, please work with your respective Student Government leaders or Sara Phelps, Enrichment Coordinator.