Mixed Bags Fundraiser Shop Now – May 6th

Welcome to our Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser! Just in time for Spring (not to mention Mother’s Day) – this catalog is filled with useful eco-friendly gifts for teachers, family and friends! Best of all, 40% of all sales go directly to Friends of STEM so be sure to share the catalog with everyone you know! SHOP…

Comedy Jam – May 5th

The Cinco de Mayo Comedy Jam at Joe’s on Weed Street is NOT your standard STEM only community event. Anyone is invited — invite friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, workout buddies…anyone who’d like a belly laugh! Tickets are $25 each and proceeds support the purchase of new smart boards! You may purchase tickets from any Friends…

STEM Spring Soccer Signup

Join the STEM spring soccer team >>  Season Dates: April 8 – June 8, Game Days: Friday Evenings. Games will be played at Dunbar Park (300 E 31st Street). E-mail Lauren Seesel (lauren@chicagokics.com) with any questions. Find out more >> 

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Movie Night – April 26th

Join us for STEM Movie Night on April 26th! Doors open at 5:00 pm and the movie will start promptly at 5:30 pm in the STEM Gymnasium. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. We’ll also have snacks and drinks for sale. All money raised will go toward new technology in the…

Meeting May 8th!

The next meeting is Wed, May 8th at 5:30pm at Hawkeyes! This is a great time to get involved with community events at STEM. So, if you’re new to STEM or just want to reinvigorate your existing community involvement, please join us! Our meetings will be held at Hawkeyes, located at 1458 W Taylor St,…

Volunteer

Volunteering is at the heart of what we do with Friends of STEM. We actually couldn’t do it without you! There are many ways to volunteer and at every time level. You may run for a board position and dedicate hours or just 30 minutes here and there. You can help chaperone a dance, open…

Events & Initiatives

Friends of STEM hosts events and spearheads initiatives that fulfill our mission. Here are just some of the happenings on the calendar for this year: Ice Cream Social, Trunk-or-Treat, Grade School and Middle School Dances, Moms Night Out, Dads Night Out, Family Movie Nights, Holiday Shoppe, Teacher Appreciation Week, Parent’s Night Out – Annual Fundraiser,…

Our Mission

Friends of STEM is an organization of parents, teachers and staff who seek to support the educational, financial and diverse experiences at STEM Magnet Academy. We aim to develop an inclusive and harmonious relationship among school, home, and community, and we encourage involvement through volunteer services and resource support.

Welcome

Hello STEM Families! Welcome to all the new and returning families of STEM Magnet Academy, teachers, and staff. We hope to support you — from helping the new Kindergarteners not feel overwhelmed, to giving a kind smile and encouragement to those entering a higher grade. We are here for you! When a teacher needs supplies,…