STEM Students to Host Science Experiments, Open House to Celebrate National School Choice Week

PHOENIX--()--Students studying science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will showcase hands-on science experiments, facilitate school tours, perform a schoolwide dance, and provide refreshments in an open house format on January 29. The event is open to the public and is designed to highlight the engaging programs at SySTEM Phoenix.

“School choice is a necessity in our community, where many schools are underperforming. Scholars who choose our school are choosing the opportunity to experience a high-achieving, STEM-focused, project-based learning school where they can become prepared for STEM careers”

The activities are planned to coincide with National School Choice Week 2016, the nation’s largest-ever celebration of excellent options in education.

The event runs from 4 to 7 pm on Friday, January 29, and is being held at the school located at 1301 East Almeria Road in Phoenix. More than 200 students and parents are expected to attend to show solidarity surrounding the school choice options provided by SySTEM Phoenix.

"School choice is a necessity in our community, where many schools are underperforming. Scholars who choose our school are choosing the opportunity to experience a high-achieving, STEM-focused, project-based learning school where they can become prepared for STEM careers," said Angelica Cruz, SySTEM Phoenix Founder & CEO.

SySTEM Phoenix is a 6th‒12th grade public charter school that teaches critical thinking and problem solving skills through integrated, project-based learning, immersed in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

National School Choice Week (January 24–30, 2016) will be America’s largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education. Featuring more than 16,000 independently organized events across all 50 states, the week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children. National School Choice Week is independent, nonpolitical, and nonpartisan, and embraces all types of educational choice–from traditional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling.

For more information, contact Angelica Cruz at angelica.cruz@systemschools.org.

Contacts

SySTEM Phoenix
Angelica Cruz, 602-710-1873
angelica.cruz@systemschools.org

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