Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy's Focus:
The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) and New Tech Network (NTN) have partnered to implement this innovative program at the Young Women’s Steam Prep Academy. This is the first single-gender Academy in the District and in the New Tech Network! The Young Women's Steam Prep Academy opened it's doors in August 2017, to the first 6th and 7th grade cohorts of students.
With the support of the New Tech Network, the Young Women's Steam Prep Academy provides a STEAM-focused instructional program where students apply their learning to real-world contexts within the framework of Project/Problem-Based Learning (PBL) experiences! Student will also participate extensively in Service Learning opportunities connecting the curriculum to the world around them.
What does STEAM stand for?
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
New Tech Network's philosophy is based on four principles:
Teaching that Engages- Students participate in Project or Problem Based Learning
Technology that Enables- Every student is provided a laptop and technological tools
Culture that Empowers- The culture is based on Trust, Respect, & Responsibility
Outcomes that Matter- Students are evaluated in the following areas: Knowledge & Thinking; Oral & Written Communication; Agency; and Collaboration.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION:
AUGUST 10, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Returning & Accepted students must provide the following documents:
* Proof of Residence to include: Current Gas, Water, or Electric Bill
* Updated Immunizations
* Copy of Parent/Guardian ID
*NEW Students to the district must provide a copy of your student's social security card, birth certificate, and transcripts.
Are you a 7th or 8th grader interested in playing Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Wrestling, or Track?
You must have a physical on record!
Click here to access the form required for physicals! You must have a physical on record before tryouts.
We represent every corner or our community!
Come join our team!
Transportation provided for students living within the EPISD boundaries. Pick up location will be at students’ home EPISD middle school.
*Parents please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request transportation for your daughter.
If selected to enroll, students are required to:
- Accept the expectations, challenges, and rigors of the program
- Maintain "good standing" in the areas of academic performance, discipline, and attendance
- Participate in collaborative learning environments
- Engage in service learning projects
- Formalizing a 6-12 Professional Plan that supports student learning and development