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Gifted and Talented Nominations for Fall 2016 Kindergarten & Newly Enrolled Students

The Gifted and Talented Program will begin accepting fall nominations for any kindergarten or newly enrolled students at SST-Discovery starting September 1, 2016.

The process for enrollment into the Gifted and Talented Program starts with nominations. Parent Nomination forms can be found on the link below.  Students can be nominated by parents or teachers. Nominations are due on or before September 30, 2016

Any students who previously attended SST-D will have an opportunity to be nominated by a parent or teacher in the spring.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Johnson.
Email: ajohnson@ssttx.org
Phone: (210)543-1111 ext. 122

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Joint Base San Antonio School Liaison Office (SLO) helps parents ease the transition of the mobile military  lifestyle and can assist prior to your PCS, upon arrival, while at your installation and when you prepare to  depart for your next duty station. They specialize in serving military families with K-12 school age children  and are able to provide information about the local school systems and community. The SLO will support  parents and school districts with the Interstate Compact for the Education of Military Students interpretation,  information on schools and boundaries, Home School, Deployment Support, provide School and Community  Outreach partnerships. These military dependent education professionals serve as a link between military  families and all surrounding school districts ensuring maximum educational opportunities for academic  success. JBSA Fort Sam Houston 221-2214, JBSA Lackland 671-8388 JBSA-Randolph 652-5321 or email  jbsa.slo@us.af.mil   

website:  http://www.jbsa.mil/Resources/Military-Family-Readiness/School-Liaison-Office/

Congratulations to SST-Discovery Teachers of the Year

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Teachers of the Year (TOTY)  for SST.  Both Ms. Wall and Ms. Johnson will now represent SST at the ESC Region 20 level.  The TOTY selected at the regional level will compete for the Texas Teacher of the Year in the fall and the Texas Teacher of the Year will compete for the US TOTY.  The 2016 National Teacher of the Year was announced last week in Washington, D. C. with festivities including an event at the White House.

2017 SST Elementary Teacher of the Year
Amber Johnson, who has taught PK, K, and 2nd grade, is the 2017 School of Science and Technology Elementary Teacher of the Year. She also serves as a reading interventionist for grades K-5, Gifted and Talented Coach for grades K-3 and is the Response to Intervention Coordinator for K-8. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Masters of Elementary Education Degree, and currently teaches at SST-Discovery in San Antonio. Ms. Johnson shared this about teaching:“The most rewarding part of teaching to me are the positive relationships that I build with students, their families, and my co-workers. Building relationships with my students shows them that I care and respect them as individuals, but it also allows me to help instill a passion for learning in them. When our community of teachers, parents, and students work together all of our students can have their best possible outcomes.”
 2017 SST Secondary Teacher of the Year
Corinne Wall is the 2017 Secondary School of Science and Technology Teacher of the Year. She currently is a teacher at SST-Discovery and teaches eighth grade math as well as serving as the math department chair and a mentor teacher. Ms. Wall earned a BS from Texas A&M at College Station and a MA from Texas State University. Ms. Wall shared this about being a teacher: “I am very passionate about what I do. My reward is watching the potential I see in my students come to fruition. I often hear people speak about our future as if the next generations is going to leave us in a state of uncertainty, and as a teacher, I get a front row seat to tomorrow’s leaders. I get to shape and inspire them. Watching a student come to the realization that there’s something beyond what they thought there were capable of—that there’s a norm outside the failure they’ve experienced in the past—that’s my reward.”


Congratulations Science Olympiad Team

MEDALSWe are very proud to announce that the SST Discovery Rockets competed in the Regional  Science Olympiad at Stephenville and brought home 12 medals. The Science Olympiad Team was awarded 6 gold medals and 6 bronze medals.  

The SST  Discovery Olympiad advanced to the State Science Olympiad Competitions.  CONGRATULATIONS!!!!


We are pleased to announce a new app for parent/guardians to keep track of their student's progress. This new app is called SIMS DATABASE.
Please note: We are no longer promoting the formerly known app PARENT MOBILE.

The SIMS DATABASE app is available on both Android and iPhone.

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