Parent Group Meeting

Tuesday September 10th 6:00 pm in Ken’s room is the first meeting of Steller Parent Group. Join us to hear about upcoming events, updates from the staff, students, and volunteer needs for the coming year.
Parent Group raises funds and organizes volunteers to support intensives; special projects proposed by students and teachers; and events throughout the school year.
Volunteer needs for this year include the annual fundraising auction; Souper Steller; maintenance of the website, social media, and webportals; and assistance with events throughout the year. We are also in need of a Co-Chair to help organize and run monthly meetings.
Parent Group is also a great place to connect with other families for help in making the most of Steller’s unique opportunities and navigating challenges you may run into. This is a fairly informal group and all are welcome, as are new agenda items or topics of discussion. Decisions are made by vote of everyone present at the meetings. If you would like to add agenda items or have any questions, please email: stellerparentgroup@gmail.com.
Interested in volunteering but unable to attend the meeting? Please email stellerparentgroup@gmail.com, or call or text Co-Chair Ann Mayo-Kiely 907-223-8204.
The meeting runs from 6:00-7:30 in Ken’s room. The doors on the south end of the building will be open. We hope to see you on Tuesday!

Back to School Night

Hello Steller Families,

**Back to School Night, September 19, 2019, 6:00-7:30 pm**

Tentative Schedule:

  • 6:00 – 6:15 – Parents meet in Advisories
  • 6:15 – 6:23 – P.1 (2 minute passing)
  • 6:25 – 6:33 – P.2 (2 minute passing)
  • 6:35 – 6:43 – P.3 (2 minute passing)
  • 6:45 – 6:53 – P.4 (2 minute passing)
  • 6:55 – 7:03 – P.5 (2 minute passing)
  • 7:05 – 7:13 – P.6 (2 minute passing)
  • 7:15 – 7:25 – IS classes and Passages
  • 7:30 – 8:00 – possibly Parent group meeting

Hope to see everyone!

May Travel Intensive Opportunity

                  PARIS and BARCELONA
Troy and Leigh Anne are traveling with students to Paris and Barcelona during the Spring Intensive, May 5 – 15.  There are still a few spots left.  You can look at the itinerary and registration information are at Explorica Paris and Barcelona .  The tripcenter ID is Fast-4605.
There is a $100 savings voucher for those that sign up by Sept. 27th. Use the voucher code Travel6V. There is also scholarship money available to help those with financial need. Travel Scholarship applications are available in office and need to be returned by September 18th.
For more information, email Troy and Leigh Anne at fast_troy@asdk12.org and bonney_leigh@asdk12.org or stop by after school to talk to us. We will also be available to answer questions about the trip on September 19th at 5:30 in Leigh Anne’s room, before Back to School Night.

Financial Aid Night

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FOR SENIORS AND PARENTS
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 24th @ 6 PM in KEN’S ROOM
Alaska Commission of Post-Secondary Education (APCE) will be presenting:
“FUNDING YOUR FUTURE”
  • Cost of Attendance
  • Federal Aid
  • State Aid
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid Deadlines
  • Financial Literacy
  • FAFSA Overview
Please contact Marianne if you have questions 742-4965.

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe will be speaking in Anchorage

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe will be speaking in Anchorage Wednesday September 11 and Thursday September 12.

Dr. Hayhoe  is the Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech and the leading author of the National Climate Assessment.  She is listed among Fortune Magazine’s 50 Greatest World Leaders and Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People.

She hosts the PBS digital series “Global  Weirding”, where she  breaks up climate science into bite-size snippets.  Both her TED Talk and TED Women 2018 Talk are listed in the favorites category at TED.com

She has two events scheduled in Anchorage for the public:

  • A presentation for the general public, at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium  7 PM September 11th and
  • A pizza party for youth and young adults, at Faith Christian Community 5:30 PM September 12 (this is not a religious event)

You can find more information and RSVP at Dr. Hayhoe Anchorage or   Dr. Hayhoe Anchorage Facebook Page. 

Biomedical Science Class at West High

Hello Steller Families,

West High School is offering a new 7th hour class ” Principles of Biomedical Science”, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, from 2:15 pm-4:15 pm.

After School Class Opportunity:

West Medical is offering a new 7th hour class called Principles of Biomedical Science.  This class is a fun, hands-on science class that is full of biomedical labs and projects. Grades 9-12 welcome.  The class will run on Tues, Wed, and Thurs, 2:15-4:15pm, from Sept-May.  Class starts on Tues Sept 10th.  Students can see Mrs. Davis in room C257 if they have questions and to get more information.  Students can see their counselor to sign up.

 

Steller Grad in the News

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It’s great to see the positive things our Steller grads are doing!

This article, from Stanford University, highlights an amazing and important program co-founded by Steller grad Cooper Galvin (PhD Stanford ’19).  Read the end of the article to see a shout out to our very own Philip (biological sciences teacher), for inspiring Cooper!

If you have news about a Steller grad, pass it along to the Flash Webmaster.