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STEM School Highlands Ranch Weekly Newsletter | Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 View as Webpage

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STEM Student Events

  • Monday, Oct. 3 (3-5 p.m. - Theater Rehearsal (ES Gym)
  • Monday, Oct. 3 (5-9 p.m.) - MS BEST Robotics Meeting
  • Monday, Oct. 3 (6-7 p.m.). -Volleyball vs Aurora West Prep
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (7:15-7:45 a.m. - DECA/FBLA Meeting (Room 130)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (3-4 p.m.) - MS TSA Interest Meeting (Room 112)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (3:15-4 p.m.) - Monthly Student Forum/Information Session (Room 109)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (3-5 p.m.) - CSHS NSA and Air Force Guest Speaker (HS Commons)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (4-5:30 p.m.) - Boys' Soccer at Mile High Academy
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 (6-9 p.m.) - HS - First Robotics (FRC) Club Meeting (P-TECH Building)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 (3-3:45 p.m. - Girls' Persist Meeting
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 (3-4 p.m.) - HS TSA Interest Meeting (Room 112)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 (3-4:30 p.m.). -HS/MS Chess Club (Room 108)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 (3:30-5:30 p.m. - Theater Rehearsal (ES Gym)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 (6-7 p.m.). -Volleyball at William Smith
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 (3-4:30 p.m.). - HS/MS Science Olympiad (Room 114b)
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 (3-4 p.m.) - SteMed & SteMed Jr. Meeting (HS Commons)
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 (3-3:45 p.m.). - MS Broadcasting Club (Room E261)
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 (3-3:45 p.m.) - MS Brain Bowl (Room E222)
  • Thursday, Oct. 6 (3:15-4:15 p.m.). -MS Dungeons & Dragons Club (Room 103)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 (8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) - School Picture Retake Day (ES Gym)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 - XC Pat Amato Invite (Northglenn Open Space)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 (3-4 p.m.). -HS/MS CyberPatriot Meeting (Room 146)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 (3:10-5 p.m.) - MS Cross Country Club Meet (Addenbrooke Park)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 (4-9 p.m.) - HS BEST Robotics Meeting
  • Friday, Oct. 7 (6-7 p.m.) - Volleyball vs. DSST Conservatory Green
  • Monday, Oct. 10 (3-5 p.m.) - Theater Rehearsal (ES Gym)
  • Monday, Oct. 10 (4-5 p.m.) - Varsity Boys’ Soccer at STRIVE Prep
  • Monday, Oct. 10 (5:30-6:30 p.m.) - JV Boys’ Soccer at STRIVE Prep
  • Monday, Oct. 10 *5-9 p.m.) - MS BEST Robotics Meeting

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

CSHS Guest Speaker

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Neal Bridges, a Chief Information Security Officer at Query.AI and former cybersecurity expert for the Air Force and NSA, has generously agreed to virtually hold an Ask-Me-Anything over Zoom for the Computer Science Honor Society!

High schoolers, CSHS members, parents, and teachers may attend via Zoom or in-person in the High School Commons. Middle schoolers, unless in CSHS, may not attend.

Filling out the sign-up form is required to ask questions and participate in Neal's Ask-Me-Anything.

Click here to complete the form
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Check-In with Ms. Kovalesky

Every parent wants the absolute best for their child. Every individual that works in education works hard and is committed to helping all children learn, grow and succeed. Parents and educators are passionate about this critical outcome. To achieve these common goals, we must commit to creating healthy partnerships that support every student's growth. Click here to read more

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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 here to read more

Secondary News/Updates

In this week's Secondary News you can find information about:

  • DCSD Apple Award Nominations Open Monday
  • PSAT/MNSQT Questionnaire Letter for 10th & 11th-Grade Families
  • More

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

Raihan Sen


Raihan is someone that you can always trust to give his honest opinion and you can trust him.

Elizabeth Brittin


I was really struggling and she spent time out of her day to help me.

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.