Health Hero In-School Vaccination Clinic

Health Hero will provide an in-school vaccination clinic at STEMM for students 12 years old and over. The first dose will be given on September 21, and the second dose on October 12. The Pfizer vaccine will be given. Two doses are required to be fully vaccinated. Parent consent is required, and consent forms will be sent home soon. Parent presence at vaccination is not required.


Congressional App Challenge

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives hosting district-wide Congressional App Challenges for middle school and high school students, encouraging them to learn to code and inspiring them to pursue careers in computer science. Every year Representatives challenge students in their districts to create and submit their original apps for a chance to win the Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The 2021 Congressional App Challenge is open for registration. Apps must be submitted by November 1. Students can use any programming language (example: C, C++, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, “block code,” etc.) and any platform (PC, web, tablet, robot, mobile, etc.). There are no limits on application theme or topic! You can find the complete rules at https://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-CAC-Rules.pdf. Register and find out more information at https://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/


After-school Clubs, Teams, and Tutoring

If your child is staying after school for a club, team, or tutoring, they must have a written transportation note on file with the office. All transportation notes must be turned in before 11:00. You can send one note to cover all club and team meetings for the school year. A blanket form is available on the STEMM website at https://bit.ly/STEMMTransportation.

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday TBA
Philosophy Club - Cheon, 2-3

Anime Club - Rogers/Son, third Wednesdays, 2-4

Academic Team - Flynn, 2-3:30

Book Club - Puffer,  last Thursday, 2-3

S2S - Russ/Pink, first Thursday, 2-3

Social Club - Pink, 2-4

FLL - Pink

FTC - Pink

Drone Team - Pink

Students are welcome to attend any or all tutoring sessions with any teacher. Students should come with specific questions. Geometry retakes are only on Thursdays with Ms. Imboden. Along with your transportation note, please email the teacher to let them know you are coming: Brittany.Warthen@okaloosaschools.com Catherine.Imboden@okaloosaschools.com Gordon.Brown@okaloosaschools.com 

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Math - Warthen, 2-2:30 Math - Brown, 2-2:30 Math - Imboden, 2-2:30

School Meals

The USDA has announced that ALL students -- regardless of family income -- will be able to have a free breakfast and lunch at their school during the 2021 - 2022 school year! This is for the basic breakfast and lunch offered. For lunch, students may still purchase a la carte items. Despite this period of free breakfast and lunch offerings, we need families to continue to complete the application for Free/Reduced Lunch to ensure federal funding for needed programs in the future. An online application is available HERE.


 


Student Insurance

In collaboration with Fowinkle School Insurance Agency, OCSD is recommending a Student Accident Insurance option that is a one-time payment, per child, per school year. More details are available at schoolinsuranceofflorida.com.


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   Click on the CTE logo to explore the programs offered by OCSD and information on the local job market.

The CTE program is an innovative, award-winning program that allows secondary students to earn high school credits. coolege credits, scholarships, and professional industry certifications - all at the same time and at no cost to the student.  Okaloosa County School District Career and Tehcnical education offers programs in many different areas of study.    Their programs are open to all students in the district. 

CTE works as a critical link in transitioning secondary students into successful, high-skill, high-wage careers in the workforce or into postsecondary educational opportunities.  The CHOICE team's foucs is career readiness because the workforce-ready student is in high demand.

 


 

 

 

For more information about the STEMM Academy or STEMM Academy programs, please contact Scheree Martin, Principal, at (850) 833-4120 or martins@okaloosaschools.com

 

 

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Scheree Martin, Principal

Okaloosa STEMM Academy
379 Edge Avenue
Valparaiso, FL 32580

School Hours: 7:00 - 2:30
Phone: 850-833-4120 

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