Holiday Shoppe

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Holiday Shoppe takes place this week in the Media Room / Library  from December 10th – December 14th. The Holiday Shoppe is for the STEM students to buy small gifts for their family and friends. All the items for sale range between $1 – $20 with…

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Ski & Splash Weekend 2019

It’s time to starting planning for Ski and Splash Weekend, January 31st to February 3rd.  This PARENT PLANNED EVENT is open to all STEM Friends and Family. Please pass along the information! Dates and Details: Ski Day: Friday, February 1st (CPS no school day) – Cascade Ski Mountain Splash Day: Saturday, February 2nd – Kalahari Waterpark Kalahari Group Registration Information: We have secured some…

Movie Night – Dec. 14th

Join us for our first STEM Movie Night on December 14th! 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…

Holiday Cruise Dec. 15th

Get into the holiday spirit with Friends of STEM aboard a three story luxury yacht for the Chicago Christmas Cruise on Lake Michigan! $5 of each ticket you purchase will go to Friends of STEM and get us closer to our goal of new technology in our classrooms. The $18 price is available now but…

Meeting Dec 5th!

The next meeting is December 5th 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, Chicago,…

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,…