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S.T.E.M

The STEM Fall 2018 STEM program registration is now OPEN for current STEM members.  Registration for FISH members will open on April 2, 2018.

Our theme for the 2018/2019 school year is:

Mad Science



Our class topics are:

Chemistry/Physics, Civil/Mechanical Engineering, and Math

K-12th grade
 

Classes will be set up as K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 8th credit, and 9th-12th.

K-2nd and 3rd-5th Classes Sept 6th – Dec 6th

1.    Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics

2.    Civil Engineering (fall semester) Mechanical Engineering (spring semester)

3.    Math Games (fall semester) (spring semester TBD)

6th – 8th Middle School Classes (non-credit) Sept 6th – Dec 6th       

1.    Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics

2.    Civil Engineering (fall semester) Mechanical Engineering (spring semester)

3.    World of Math

8th grade (credit) Aug 16th – Dec 13th

1.    Friendly Chemistry**

2.    Civil Engineering (fall semester) Mechanical Engineering (spring semester)

3.    World of Math

**The Friendly Chemistry class will be offered for those 8th grade students that would like to seek one high school science credit w/lab.  The other 2 offerings are non-credit classes.  8th graders can choose the credit or non-credit option for chemistry. The credit option is a one year STEM commitment.

9th – 12th grade High School Credit Classes Aug 16th – Dec 13th

1.    Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology w/lab  Biology is now full  or Friendly Chemistry w/lab

**Students must choose either biology or chemistry

2.    Civil Engineering (fall) – Mechanical Engineering (spring)

**This class will also offer a financial math component.

**(1 credit biology w/lab – science OR 1 credit chemistry w/lab - science; AND 1 credit civil/mechanical engineering - elective)

**High School classes are a full year commitment.  They are offered only for credit.  No auditing.  Students are expected to come to each class fully prepared.

**Book list will be available after registration.

**Tuition for the Fall semester (FISH members) is $225 per student for K-8th grade (non-credit), $250 per student for 8th grade credit students, and $275 per student for grades 9-12. Tuition for credit classes includes the lab and facility fees. Non-FISH members, please add $25 to each quoted rate.

**Current STEM members that have been participating in STEM classes prior to spring 2016 will continue to be grandfathered in under the FISH rate.  Thank you for your continued support!                                                                                          

K-8th non-credit - Tuition covers 12 classes (Thursday mornings from 8:45-12:00) STEM facility fee, t-shirt, field trip, and all lab supplies are included

8th grade credit – Tuition covers 16 classes (Thursday morning from 8:45 – 12:30) STEM facility fee, t-shirt, field trip, and all lab supplies are included.

9th – 12th grade credit – Tuition covers 16 classes (Thursday mornings from 8:45-12:00) STEM facility fee, t-shirt, field trip, and all lab supplies are included.

To secure your child's spot in the Fall 2018 STEM program, please mail your $75 non refundable deposit to Michelle (3023 Beaver Pond Trail, Valrico 33596) along with one registration form per student, one behavior guidelines per family, one youth insurance waiver per student, and a photographic release form. Registration may also be dropped off at the BSBC office. Please make sure that your check is made payable to BSBC.  Current STEM members only need to fill out a new registration form.  All other forms are on file.

**Current STEM families may drop off new registration paperwork and deposit in car line on March 29th.


Tuition Recap and Deadlines

STEM tuition for the Fall 2018 semester:

  • FISH members: $225/student K-8th;  $250/student 8th grade credit; or $275/student 9th-12th

  • Non-FISH members: $250/student K-8th; $275 8th credit, or $300/student 9th-12th
  • $75 non-refundable deposit due upon registration – All students
  • $25 lab fees for 8th credit class due by May 31st (lab fee for fall semester)
  • $50 lab fees for 9th-12th high school credit classes due by May 31st (lab fee for fall semester)
  • Remaining balance due by July 31st for fall semester
  • 8th credit and high school spring tuition due in full by Nov 30th

Location and Times

STEM classes will be held at Southside Baptist Church on Thursday mornings from 8:45 - 12:00**

**8th grade credit class will not end until 12:30.

Southside Baptist Church: 415 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511

STEM Fall 2018 dates:

Aug 16th – Dec 13 for all Credit Students 8th – 12th
Sept 6th – Dec 6th for all non-credit students K-8th   

STEM is a drop off program.

Registration Forms - please print and complete the following forms to register:

S.T.E.M. Registration Form - 1 per student:

STEM Registration Form 2018-2019

S.T.E.M. Behavior Guidelines - 1 per family

STEM Guidelines 2018-2019

Insurance Waivers - 1 per student:

https://www.homeschool-life.com/fl/fishhomeschool/STEM/Insurance Youth Non-Sport Waiver.pdf

https://www.homeschool-life.com/fl/fishhomeschool/STEM/Insurance Adult Non-Sport Waiver.pdf

Statement of Faith - 1 per family:

https://www.homeschool-life.com/fl/fishhomeschool/Application/Statement of Faith rev Aug 2013.pdf

Updated Photo Release:

https://www.homeschool-life.com/fl/fishhomeschool/STEM/photostem2019.pdf

Questions?

Please contact Michelle Manley at mmanley22@aol.com for additional information or if you have questions.