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The Engineering Institute
at Highlands High School
Jungle Disk Cyber Internship
STEM Industry Certifications
STEM Career Fair
National Innovation Challenge
Mayor's Smart City Challenge
FIRST Robotics FTC Team
Texas A&M College Station
ACE Mentor Program
Blake's Braniacs on KSAT 12
CompTIA A+ IT Students
UTSA Engineering Labs
Middle School Recruitment
STEM Info Night
STEM Athlete College Signing
West Point STEM Workshop
Welcome to the Home of the STEM Owls!
The Engineering Institute is a Choice Program of San Antonio ISD featuring rigorous STEM courses, industry partnerships, college and career support, and MUCH MORE. Students have access to all programs of a traditional, neighborhood high school in addition to high-quality STEM experiences. Our STEM Owls are top students, athletes, musicians, performers, and leaders.
8TH GRADE STUDENTS - APPLY ONLINE NOW for a seat in our 9th grade cohort for the 2020-2021 school year. Students from anywhere in Bexar County can apply. The application will remain open through January 31. Existing SAISD students should use their current Schoolmint username only! New to SAISD students can call the enrollment office to create an account (210-554-2660).
Contact us for help at 210-438-6800 ext. 35072.
Application website: www.SAISDChoice.com
Click on the flyers below and watch our career videos to learn more about the Engineering Institute!
Application Season is HERE!
8TH GRADE STUDENTS - APPLY ONLINE NOW for a seat in our 9th grade cohort for the 2020-2021 school year. Students from anywhere in Bexar County can apply. The application will remain open through January 31. Existing SAISD students should use their current Schoolmint username only! New to SAISD students can create an account.
Current STEM Owls do not need to reapply each year.
STEM Owls in the News
Class of 2019 Salutatorian Alyssa Flores featured in several news articles. Go Alyssa!
Class of 2018 Valedictorian Kiana Rodroguez is now studying Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. Congrats Kiana, we are proud of you!
TEALS AP Computer Science Virtual Mentors featured on Blake's Braniacs on KSAT 12!
Jungle Disk Cyber Internship: In summer 2018 & 2019, 43 students completed a paid internship with Jungle Disk, a top cyber security company in San Antonio. We are honored to host this internship at Highlands High School and are proud of the students who stepped up for this opportunity! Check out the news coverage below.
Learn more about careers in...
COMPUTER SCIENCE: https://www.computerscience.org/careers/
CYBER SECURITY: https://www.cyberseek.org/
STEM Owl Guides:
College & Career: Click HERE for the STEM College & Career Guide
Internships: Click HERE for the Internships Guide
Summer Camps: Click HERE for the Summer Camps Guide
Scholarships: Click HERE for the STEM Scholarship Guide
Local STEM Career Info - 2019 Jobs Report
Review this excellent jobs report from SA Works for updated career information specific to San Antonio:
Click Here for 2019 Jobs Report
Have you heard of Cafe College?
This is the BEST San Antonio resource for all things college! Visit the website to learn more about their services, events, and more: https://cafecollege.org/
Get involved! Join one of our clubs...
FIRST Robotics Club:
Funded by our $10,000 3M Grant, we will participate in the FIRST Robotics First Tech Challenge this year! Robotics meets every Thursday after school in Mr. Lerma's room.
Cyber Patriot Club:
In partnership with JROTC, come learn Cyber Security techniques and compete in the national Cyber Patriot program. Cyber Patriot meets every Monday in Mr. Irby's room.
ACE Mentor Club: Architecture, Construction, & Engineering
Industry mentors guide students through a real world design project throughout the school year. ACE meets every other Thursday in Mr. Broils' room.
STEM Events Calendar
Engineering Institute Contact Information
Michelle Garcia, Coordinator
MBowman1@saisd.net / 210-438-6800 ext. 35072
Counseling & Guidance - Click Here
Don't forget to visit the Counseling & Guidance page for important information on Academics, College, and Careers!
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