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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.
STEM Fridays are here! Join us each Friday at 1:20pm for STEM Adventures. See flyer for details and the zoom link is below.
CLICK HERE for Zoom Link
CLICK HERE for PDF Flyer
Recruitment is underway for our next cohort of students! Our program will be changing a bit starting next year. We will have two sister programs: Highlands Computer Science/Cybersecurity and Highlands P-TECH. The Engineering Institute will remain for all students currently enrolled in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Computer Science.
CLICK HERE to visit the Highlands P-TECH page.
CLICK HERE to view the Highlands Computer Science flyer.
Introducing: Highlands P-TECH!
Highlands P-TECH, in partnership with St. Philip’s College, is an early college high school combining technical courses with dual credit to provide students the opportunity to earn an associate degree and industry-approved certifications in the areas of Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing and Welding. The key to our P-TECH is collaboration between the high school, higher education partner, and industry leaders. Students benefit from rigorous coursework and engaging work-based learning supported by a large group of local industry leaders.
Applications now open for the 2021-2022 school year 9th grade cohort! CLICK HERE to view the P-TECH web page and learn more.
Featured Career Area: Manufacturing
Do you like working with your hands? Consider a career in manufacturing! Local program TX-FAME allows students to gain sponsorship from a company and go to school to complete their degree in Advanced Manufacturing while also working. Check it out! https://www.txfame.com/
Manufacturing Careers Website:
STEM Owls in the News
Check out Mr. Broils, one of our great STEM teachers, on this KSAT News feature:
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.
Engineering Institute Contact Information
Michelle Garcia, STEM and P-TECH Coordinator: MBowman1@saisd.net / 210-438-6800 ext. 35072
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