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STEM School Highlands Ranch Weekly Newsletter | Friday, Jan. 28, 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.
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The Joy is Back!

STEM is once again hosting schools from other states and leadership groups from other countries seeking to learn from our student-centered Problem-Based Learning model. Today, a team from different South American countries are touring to learn our best practices for their STEM schools. STEM School Highlands Ranch is sharing with the world as a free and open-source school of learning. STEM’s Strategic Plan identifies our unique model as a goal for all students so of course, we welcome visitors wishing to learn from our amazing faculty.  Click here to read more
STEM Wide Events
  • Tuesday, Feb. 1 (7-11 a.m.) - COVID On-Site Testing (Sign-Up Required)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 1 (5:30-7 p.m.) - STEM BOD Meeting (High School Commons)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 2 (10-11 a.m.) - Prospective Parent Tour
  • Wednesday, Feb. 2 (5:30-7 p.m.) - Replication Information Session for STEM Community (High School Commons)
  • Thursday, Feb. 3 (5:30-7 p.m.) - College Night for Juniors (High School Commons)
  • Friday, Feb. 4 (5-6 p.m.) - JV Boys Basketball vs Regis (Panorama)
  • Saturday, Feb. 5 - DCSD Spelling Bee
  • Saturday, Feb. 5 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) - High School Winter Formal (High School Commons)
  • Monday, Feb. 6 (6-7 p.m.) - Varsity Boys Basketball at Golden View Classical Academy
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 - Friday, Feb. 11 - Sixth-Grade Keystone Trip
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) - First Grade Field Trip to Fiske Planetarium
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 (10-11 a.m.) - Prospective Parent Tour
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 (6-8 p.m.) - STEM Valentine's Roller Skating Party (Skate City)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 (6:30-8 p.m.) - STEM PTO Meeting (High School Commons)
  • Thursday, Feb. 10 (7 a.m to 2:30 p.m.) - Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Friday, Feb. 11 (7 a.m to 2:30 p.m.) - Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Friday, Feb. 11 (5-6 p.m.) - Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Vanguard (Panorama)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 15 (8-9 a.m.) - Parent Coffee with Administration (Elementary Cafeteria)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 16 (10-11 a.m.) - Prospective Parent Tour
  • Wednesday, Feb. 16 (5:30-7 p.m.) - STEM SAC Meeting (STEM Center for Strength & Zoom)
  • Thursday, Feb. 17 - Varsity Boys Basketball League Tournament
  • Thursday, Feb. 17 (3-6 p.m.) - STEM's Got Talent Auditions (Room 149)
  • Friday, Feb. 18 - No School - Professional Development Day
  • Friday, Feb. 18 - Varsity Boys Basketball League Tournament

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.

Click on the Secondary News buttons to see what's happening at each school level.
STEM's Got Talent Auditions
Hello Spartans! It’s that time of the year again, where you’ll have the opportunity to share your talents with others. HS Student Government is hosting this year’s 10th annual schoolwide STEMS’ Got Talent! The show is open to all students, k-12. If you wish to audition for the show, please fill out the link below or use the QR code posted around the building to sign-up. Auditions will be held on February 17th from 3-6 p.m. in Room 149, the MS Music Room.

In this week's Secondary News you can find information about:
  • NEHS Writing Center Opens
  • Summer 2022 ULA Rocket Payload Program
  • HPE CodeWars 2022 Registration Open Now!
  • More
In this week's Sharing Our Good News you can find:
  • Senior Ella Arendale received acceptance to Air Force Academy
  • STEM Board's Newest Member Ish Kalra
  • More
Click here to see the latest Spartan Athletics News. Click on each sport to see updates from the coaching staff/student-athletes.

Boys' Lacrosse Registration is now open. Click here to find out more.
Walking the Beat with Deputy Gabe
Walking the Beat with Deputy Gabe
Check out the first entry of Deputy Gabe Uribe's "Walking the Beat" Newsletter for the 2021-22 School Year.

Each week Deputy Gabe shares some helpful tips, reminders and insights from a safety perspective.

You can also access last year's version via the same link.
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!

Anya Rau
Anya is a great friend! Super kind and Empathetic!

Jackson Despard
He is really calm and he is just a really good classmate, he shares his things with us and is never angry or irritated.

Ankit Mukkamala
Ankit brings my brother oatmeal every day and brought him a donut today when he expressed interest in gaining weight. He also is very helpful in AP Calculus BC and in AP literature, always understanding of my situation.

Check back next week for more Shout-Outs.
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.