South Texas ISD Science Academy

South Texas ISD Science Academy

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✌️ weeks left of school! Let’s finish strong - - Reminder: No Collaboration for the rest of the year. Classes begin at 8:20AM.
MORP ➡️ PROM ☑️
Our Juniors had a blast at their Neon Lights Dance last night! Thank you, @scienceacademyptso for hosting.
Check our story for photos from the Mother-Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party this morning!
When you see Nurse Swinnea today, make sure to give her a #shoutout for being the BEST nurse!
Happy National School Nurse Day to Nurse Swinnea, thank you for all that you do to keep us safe and healthy! 🐲❤️👩🏼‍⚕️
We’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms out there - with a special shout-out to our PSTO Mommas! 💖 We appreciate all the hard work and dedication you put in to make our students great and our school the best place to be. Thank you, moms! 💐

@scienceacademyptso
#mothersday #ptso #psto
3 - more - weeks! We’ve almost made it. 🟥 In an effort to safely and successfully conclude the 2021-22 school year, student backpacks will not be permitted May 9 – May 26. 🟥
May the 4th be with you! 🪐
Stay Weird, SciTech! We’re halfway to the weekend - keep up the hard work. ✌️👽

#maythe4thbewithyou #highschool #magnetschool #starwars #rgv #stem #stemschool
Happy School Principals’ Day to our own Mr. Gutierrez! We appreciate all of the hard work, time, and dedication you have given Science Academy. Thank you!! 🐲⚙️
🎮 STATE CHAMPS 🎮
Way to go, Dragon Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Varsity Team for their win against Allen HS! These kids were on 🔥!

Play off run:
Fox Technical HS 4-0
College Station HS 4-0
The Woodlands HS 4-1
Lumberton HS 4-1
Allen HS 6-0
🗣 Shout out to Hugo Zamora (12th), Gabriel Benitez (12th) & Leonardo Guajardo (10th)
Parents of new-to-campus students (in and out of district):
Join us tomorrow, Saturday, April 30th from 9AM - 11AM to learn more about Science Academy. 
There will be a presentation at 9AM and 10AM in the cafeteria about what we offer at our campus.  Administration and Counselors will be available to answer any questions you might have about our upcoming school year. We look forward to meeting with you. 

▪️ New-to-Campus Meeting
April 30th | 9AM - 11AM | Cafeteria
Congratulations to Jatziry Luna Escobedo for winning 1st place at EDD Presents with her project titled, “Hydrogel Patches”! ⚙️

Thank you to all who came out to support our seniors, PSTO + UTRGV for sponsoring awards, our EDD Presents Sponsors, and guest speakers, Mr. Jason Rausch & Dr. Tony Lara. It was a day to remember! 👩‍🔧👨‍🔧
EDD Presents ⚙️ Tomorrow is the big day! Our seniors have spent all year researching, brainstorming, collaborating, prototyping, and testing; we can’t wait to see the fruits of their labor. ⚙️ Some reminders:
☑️ No backpacks due to space constraints
☑️ Wear your green EDD Presents shirt! [Seniors, business professional wear]
☑️ Report to your 2A class at 8:20 for attendance
☑️ Have a great time!
Our ESports Teams recently received an extremely generous donation of equipment. 🎮 Thank you so much, Science Academy Parent Student Teacher Organization + sponsors for supporting our students! 🏆

Did you know our ESports Team is State-ranked and currently competing at the national level?? Keep up with their games and cheer them on through their insta ➡️ @scienceacademyesports

SciTech is an open-enrollment, tuition-free magnet school that offers hands-on instruction in the careers of math and science. Located in Mercedes, it is open to high school students from Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy Counties.

Operating as usual

05/16/2022

✌️ weeks left of school! Let’s finish strong - - Reminder: No Collaboration for the rest of the year. Classes begin at 8:20AM.

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 05/15/2022

MORP ➡️ PROM ☑️
Our Juniors had a blast at their Neon Lights Dance last night! Thank you, @scienceacademyptso for hosting.
Check our story for photos from the Mother-Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party this morning!

05/11/2022

When you see Nurse Swinnea today, make sure to give her a for being the BEST nurse!
Happy National School Nurse Day to Nurse Swinnea, thank you for all that you do to keep us safe and healthy! 🐲❤️👩🏼‍⚕️

05/08/2022

We’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms out there - with a special shout-out to our PSTO Mommas! 💖 We appreciate all the hard work and dedication you put in to make our students great and our school the best place to be. Thank you, moms! 💐

@scienceacademyptso

05/06/2022

3 - more - weeks! We’ve almost made it. 🟥 In an effort to safely and successfully conclude the 2021-22 school year, student backpacks will not be permitted May 9 – May 26. 🟥

05/04/2022

May the 4th be with you! 🪐
Stay Weird, SciTech! We’re halfway to the weekend - keep up the hard work. ✌️👽

05/01/2022

Happy School Principals’ Day to our own Mr. Gutierrez! We appreciate all of the hard work, time, and dedication you have given Science Academy. Thank you!! 🐲⚙️

04/30/2022

🎮 STATE CHAMPS 🎮
Way to go, Dragon Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Varsity Team for their win against Allen HS! These kids were on 🔥!

Play off run:
Fox Technical HS 4-0
College Station HS 4-0
The Woodlands HS 4-1
Lumberton HS 4-1
Allen HS 6-0
🗣 Shout out to Hugo Zamora (12th), Gabriel Benitez (12th) & Leonardo Guajardo (10th)

04/30/2022

Parents of new-to-campus students (in and out of district):
Join us tomorrow, Saturday, April 30th from 9AM - 11AM to learn more about Science Academy. 
There will be a presentation at 9AM and 10AM in the cafeteria about what we offer at our campus.  Administration and Counselors will be available to answer any questions you might have about our upcoming school year. We look forward to meeting with you. 

▪️ New-to-Campus Meeting
April 30th | 9AM - 11AM | Cafeteria

04/29/2022

Congratulations to Jatziry Luna Escobedo for winning 1st place at EDD Presents with her project titled, “Hydrogel Patches”! ⚙️

Thank you to all who came out to support our seniors, PSTO + UTRGV for sponsoring awards, our EDD Presents Sponsors, and guest speakers, Mr. Jason Rausch & Dr. Tony Lara. It was a day to remember! 👩‍🔧👨‍🔧

04/29/2022

EDD Presents ⚙️ Tomorrow is the big day! Our seniors have spent all year researching, brainstorming, collaborating, prototyping, and testing; we can’t wait to see the fruits of their labor. ⚙️ Some reminders:
☑️ No backpacks due to space constraints
☑️ Wear your green EDD Presents shirt! [Seniors, business professional wear]
☑️ Report to your 2A class at 8:20 for attendance
☑️ Have a great time!

04/24/2022

Our ESports Teams recently received an extremely generous donation of equipment. 🎮 Thank you so much, Science Academy Parent Student Teacher Organization + sponsors for supporting our students! 🏆

Did you know our ESports Team is State-ranked and currently competing at the national level?? Keep up with their games and cheer them on through their insta ➡️ @scienceacademyesports

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 04/23/2022

🤩 Our freshmen + sophomores had their dancin’ shoes on tonight! Thank you, PSTO, for hosting our Sadie Hawkins 80’s themed Frosh/Soph Dance. 💃🏻🕺🏼

Are you following PSTO yet? 📲
Make sure to give them a like + follow on fb & insta!
Science Academy Parent Student Teacher Organization
They have some great things planned ⬇️
May 14 | Junior MORP
May 15 | Mother/Daughter Mad Hatter Tea

Photos from South Texas ISD's post 04/23/2022

Photos from South Texas ISD's post

04/20/2022

🍀 Luck has nothin’ to do with it! Our students are headed to State - their hard work has led them to success; wish them safe travels as they represent Science Academy in Ft. Worth this week.

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 04/19/2022

Congratulations to our Envirothon Teams! 🎉🌎

Science Academy will be representing Texas in the National Conservation Foundation Envirothon in Oxford, Ohio July 24 -30

Black Dragons 6th place and Top Soils honors (Arthur Lawrence Cabo)
Captain - Jorge Gonzalez 
Sofia Tanguma 
Varsha Namboodiri 
Daniela Nunez 
Arthur Cabo 

Green Dragons 5th place
Captain - Marcela Granados 
Rylei Ripley 
Ramya Kunta 
Mia Garza-Pena 
Klarissa Contreras 

Gray Dragons 1st place, Top Aquatics (Sofia Cano) , Top Current Issue (Daniel Chen), and Top Oral Presentation (Team) honors
Captain - Linus Flores-Araujo 
Sophia Cano 
Daniel Chen 
Alexander Vincent 
Patrick Moss
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@southtexasisd

04/18/2022

⚙️ New student/parent advisement sessions: 

April 19th at 5:30 pm or April 30th at 9 am

This session is for new students and parents who have not attended one of our virtual parent meetings we have had. You only have to attend one session. We encourage you to come in and learn about Science Academy!

04/15/2022

THREE-DAY-WEEKEND! 🙌🏼 Reminder: No school tomorrow, April 15th + classes resume Monday, April 18th. Have a great Easter Break, Science Academy! 🐣

04/14/2022

Whoop-whoop!🕺🏼🕺🏼Are you as pumped about Java Night as we are?! ☕️ Our performers have been practicing and a great show is guaranteed! 🎇 Be a part of the tradition tomorrow in the Gym from 4:15-7PM.

🚗 There are no late busses tomorrow; anyone staying for Java Night must be picked up.

04/12/2022

Congratulations to our Science Academy Chess students (Jaime Santana, Juan Borrego, and Emilio Repetto) who participated in the 2022 U.S. Chess Nationals. ♟

04/09/2022

Today is a big day for our Senior Class - - - Prom is an exciting high school rite of passage, and today is the first Science Academy has held since 2019! The past few weeks have been filled with activities and Promposals. 💃🏻🕺🏼
@scitechco22

04/08/2022

! Running to the weekend like: ⛹🏻 Seniors, we’ll see you tomorrow night at Prom! 💃🏻

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 04/03/2022

to our fabulous PSTO! 💫 They have so much planned for this semester - follow them on Facebook for updates and to see all the fun things they are planning! >> Science Academy Parent Student Teacher Organization
⭐️ Java Night Snack Sales | April 14
⭐️ Frosh/Soph Sadie Hawkins Dance | April 22
⭐️ Mother/Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party | May 15

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 04/03/2022

🏅⚽️Regional Finalists⚽️🏅
Our Lady Dragons were on fire this season! 🔥 They played a great game yesterday — watch out for these ladies next season.

Photos from South Texas ISD Science Academy's post 04/03/2022

🏆SUPERINTENDENT’S CUP CHAMPS🏆
Congratulations to our Dragons Flag Football Team for winning the Superintendent’s Cup yesterday! 🏈 They scorched the opposition with a 27-7 final score. GO DRAGONS! 🐉🐲

03/30/2022

▪️Did you see the new swag?! If you didn’t preorder, we have good news! ▪️ Extras will be sold starting Friday during Lunch A/Mentoring A in the Black Hole! 💫

🌌The Black Hole is a concessions stand located in the Student Lounge and has been a staple of the Science Academy for many years, but has been closed since 2017. The Senior Class is excited to bring back this little nugget of our school culture.

There are a [small] number of green SciTech sweatshirts, gray SAIL sweatshirts, and black Flame ‘Em hoodies, as well as a few t-shirt options. Cash only, please!

03/30/2022

Congratulations to our Lady Dragons for placing first in their division! 🥇⚽️ Join us as we cheer them on at their playoff game tomorrow! Home game — 6PM — see you there!

03/29/2022

📣 Calling all engineers! 📣
EDD Presents is around the corner [April 29th] and the Engineering Department is actively searching for judges from the community with engineering degrees, science backgrounds, or knowledge of the engineering design process. They will also be accepting college seniors graduating with engineering degrees or engineering graduate students. ⚙️
If you are interested, please contact Mr. Valdez via email - [email protected]

03/28/2022

Only 8️⃣ more Mondays left until summer! Electives, Math, and English collaborate - - - classes begin at 9AM; let’s make this a great week, Dragons. 🐉

03/25/2022

TGIF ✌️ from the Senior Class Officers! They have some exciting news - - - almost all the merch is here!! We will announce pick up procedure/days as soon as the last box arrives.
Have a safe weekend, Science Academy. 🔥🐲

03/23/2022

The Lady Dragons scorched IDEA San Juan tonight, 9-0! 🔥Thursday is the last game of the season, come out and join us as we cheer them for an almost perfect season!
⚽️ Assists 
Hannah Montelongo
Gigi Gutierrez 
Rylei Ripley
Kristina Aceves 
Nairobi Montes

⚽️Goals! 
Karla Morris -2
Kristina Aceves-2
Gigi Gutierrez -2
Marina Gonzalez -2
Isabella Smith -1

03/22/2022

𝚂𝙰𝙸𝙻 𝚃𝚎𝚊𝚖 𝟼 💡 𝙴𝚙𝚒𝚕𝚘𝚐 𝙵𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝙴𝚍𝚐𝚎
Today our Engineering Club students were trained how to use our new laser engraver - - our State-of-the-Art rivals many college and is one of the best places for Science Academy students to gain hands-on learning — in class as well as for fun! ⚒

03/21/2022

Just like that - - we’re back to the grind tomorrow! 💪🏼 Classes resume at 9AM: CTE, Science, and Social Studies Collaborate.

03/11/2022

Congratulations to Adhira Tippur and Bipul Soti for coming first in their divisions at the RGV Regional Science Fair! 👩🏽‍🔬👨🏽‍🔬 Both will be advancing to the Texas State Science Fair this March and Bipul has prequalified for the International Science and Engineering Fair this May.

Adhira’s research focuses on the role of insect blood in plant defense signaling and Bipul’s research focuses on the association of the FOXO1 protein with breast cancer.
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📝: Bipul Soti + Adhira Tippur

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