East T-STEM Academy
Inspire. Challenge. Equip.
The rain was no match for Mustang enthusiasm as our students and students from mid-south middle and high schools participated in the annual E-Day Event at the University of Memphis Friday, October 25 th . The event features tours and demonstrations from each of the engineering and technology programs offered in the U of M College of Engineering. Our students had a great time touring the labs and watching the demonstrations but most of all, they enjoyed the competitions! East T-STEM was represented by a strong team of twenty-eight students who competed in eight different events.
Over 3000 students participated, but we came away with awards in four competitions!

MLGW Solar Car Race – 1 st Place
Chloe Bolton
Jennifer King
 
Boat Race – 2 nd Place
Destiny Bond
Kaya Jones
 
Chipboard Beam – 2 nd Place
Crystal Coleman
Eryn Hollomon
 
Kicker – 3 rd Place
Devin Johnson
Jaden Kimbro
Elijah Watley

2019 FREEDOM AWARD HONOREES

Our Mustangs attended the Freedom Award which is the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's honorees were
HAFSAT ABIOLA,
GLORIA STEINEM and
JOHN LEGEND .
For the past 28 years, the National Civil Rights Museum has presented The Freedom Award, which honors those who have dedicated their lives to the advancement of civil and human rights. The Freedom Award honorees represent some of the most outspoken activists in the ongoing pursuit of civil rights both domestically and internationally.Every year Freedom Award honorees are featured at the Student Forum. This exciting event, sponsored by International Paper, was designed to specifically address young people and inspire them to take action and stand for something meaningful in their communities.


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Our ROTC students participating in the Peer Power Foundation's Run/Walk Ceremony!
Thank you, 1Sg Broadus and Maj Entrekin!
Our Bowling Team Continues to Impress!
Way to go,
Mr. Blackwell
and the Mustang Bowling Team

Next match: Tuesday!
Thank you to the U of M for arranging for the
CIO of MATA to speak with our students!
Mr. Warner's Debate Team continues to compete across the city.
Here they are at the Debate Meet on Saturday, November 2nd!
We are headed to the Football Playoffs!



Way to go Coach Donald, young men and our family and friends!
Ms. Pirtle is explaining the importance of the PSAT/NMSQT exam to our juniors!
We cannot wait to get the results!
Did you know that our Swim Team has started practicing?
See Ms. Raymond ASAP if you are still interested in participating on the
Mustang Swim Team!
The Spanish National Honor Society at the Day of the Dead Parade with Latino Memphis!
Thank you, Ms. Connolly
for coordinating our efforts!
We want ALL of our Mustangs involved in a competition, club, sport, activity or organization. An engaged student is a well-rounded student. Is your son/daughter still looking for his/her niche? Let us help!
Contact pirtleys@scsk12.org for support!
There is nothing SCARY about TSTEM Teachers... need help?
Latin Students earning
1st Quarter Academic Awards in
Ms. Ryder's Class.
We took 6 Latin students to the 12th annual Latin Fall Festivus -
MidSouth regional Latin competition on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Casey Gurlen - 3rd for Costume
Guadalupe Garcia - 3rd for the
Airing of Grievances 
Clarice Tate - 3rd for the Javelin Toss






American Airlines
Cadet Academy
Thank you, Mr. Schirlo and American Airlines, for speaking with our students about the cadet academy. Did you know that we have aviation students who are poised to earn their pilot's license in high school? Go, Mustangs!
Are you ready for Basketball Season?
Mustang Madness Game this week!
More details coming...
You are Sooo T-STEM When

Your Student Council Hosts a
Trunk or Treat for the
Binghampton Community!
College Trip to Jackson State University
Thank you to Mr. Hewitt for arranging the college tour for our Seniors to Jackson State University! They had a great time visiting the campus!
Check out our FaceBook page

Thank you, Campus Teachers for being AWESOME!
University Zone team visited classes at University Campus school and enjoyed the time spent with those fabulous teachers!
Thank you, Kiel Family!
Dr. Robertson and Mrs. Brooks were able to attend the Annual Facing History and Ourselves Banquet this week thanks to the Kiel Family!
Thank you to our Football Boosters,
Christ Church ,
for Grilling out for our boys and staff Friday!
What's Happening
This Week  

Monday, November 4
Support Monday
No MUSTANG MONDAY ATTIRE

Tuesday, November 5
Bowling Team Meet @ Cordova Lanes 4pm
Swim Team Meet @ Hickory Hill Community Center


Wednesday, November 6

Romeo and Juliet Project (select classes)
Honors Program
All students should be dressed in Monday Mustang Attire!

Thursday, November 7
HBCU College Fair

Friday, November 8
HALF DAY for students



Saturday, November 9
ACT Prep University @ Ball Hall - University of Memphis (Peer Power)

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