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Southwest Area Early College STEM High School Meet and Greet Informational Matsuo Marti, Principal (temp)
Frequently Asked Questions Q: What are the school colors? What is our Mascot? Do we have a uniform policy? A: As of yet, we have not decided. Please volunteer to help us decide. Q: What track are we and when does school start? A: We are a Regular Track school and will start on Tuesday, September 4 th. Q: What sports and extra-curricular activities will we have? A: We would like to offer any sport or extra-curricular activity that have enough student interest. A football team maybe difficult to field during our first year. Q: What time will school begin and end? A: CPS decides start times to promote student safety by ensuring schools are dismissed at varied times.
Meet and Greet Informational Welcome: Class of 2016 Early College STEM School (ECSS) Southwest Area ECSS: A Virtual Tour Opportunities To Innovate Questions and Answers Contact Information Next Steps
Welcome: Class of 2016 WE ARE INNOVATORS. Front Entrance via googlemaps
Early College STEM School STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (14 out of 28 classes – instead of 6) 21 st Century Skills: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication, and Collaboration Early College: Partnership with City Colleges of Chicago allows potential to earn Associates Degree while earning High School diploma Work Place Learning: Mentorship & Internship Culture: Efficacy –Work Hard to Get Smart Service: Transform society
Early College STEM School Sample Four Year Class Sequence Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4 Fall Semester Spring Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester EnglishEnglish IEnglish IIEnglish III English 101 (Dual Credit Course) Math AlgebraGeometryAlgebra II College Math/Pre-Cal (Dual Credit Course) Science BiologyChemistryPhysics College Science (Dual Credit Course) Social ScienceWorld StudiesUS HistoryGlobal Citizenship Financial Literacy Intro to Economics STEM Pathway Information Technology Careers Exploration Fundamentals of Information Technology Student Choice: (2 periods) Programming Database/Cloud Management Network Engineering ElectivesPE/Health Art ElectivesForeign Language IForeign Language II Music / Foreign Language III Elective / Foreign Language IV NOTE: During your Junior and Senior years, four of your seven classes will be STEM classes.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
ECO-INVENTIONS Purifying Straw Water Container Infant Warmer
Southwest Area ECSS SCHOOL FOOTBALL BASEBALL SOFTBALL TENNIS COMMUNITY GARDEN
Southwest Area ECSS Lobby
Southwest Area ECSS Science Lab Art Room Swimming Pool
Southwest Area ECSS Music Room Classroom Media Center
Southwest Area ECSS The Cafe Gym Fitness Center
Opportunities To Innovate We are looking for volunteers to help us… – Dress Code Team (Uniforms?) – Mission and Vision Team (Ideal Graduate?) – Community Involvement Team (BBQ?) – Athletics Advisory Team (Which Sports?) – School Spirit Team (School Colors? Mascot?) – Extracurricular Development Team (Robotics Team?) Please fill out the Opportunities Form and turn them in at the welcome desk.
Questions and Answers 10 Minutes…
Contact Information Matsuo Marti, Principal Temporary Phone: Temporary Website: Looking for employment? - Visit Best
Thank you Please make sure you respond to CPS and the Office of Access and Enrollment (OAE) by Friday, May 25 th. If you have your completed acceptance form with you, please turn it in at the welcome desk. Visit for regular school updates.http://tiny.cc/ECSS First Day of School: Tuesday, September 4, 2012