RIVERSIDE STEM ACADEMY
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January - Meet with RMS guidance counselors, attend family information nights, and gather any information needed to help you make your decision about joining the Riverside STEM Academy.
February - Sign-up online through the Riverside Middle School Course Registration process.
March - Rosters are generated. If the number of students registered exceeds the number of roster spots available, a lottery is used to fill the roster and to generate a waitlist.
April - Letters are mailed out alerting students of their status (accepted/waitlist).
*If enrolling from outside of the Watertown Unified School District, use the New Student Online Enrollment form.
STEM ACADEMY BUZZWORDS
Personalized Learning: student owned, controlled and managed learning
Project-Based Learning (PBL): learning centered around developing a product that demonstrates understanding or skill
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
The Academy focuses on personalized learning which allows for flexible scheduling that integrates your child's individual needs and choices.
Students are entered into the STEM Academy setting in place of an ELA, science, and social studies class.
Students enroll in mathematics and elective options in the traditional Riverside Middle School environment.