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posted: 3/21/2014 1:26 PM

District 129 parents can learn about STEM school

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Submitted by West Aurora Unit District 129

West Aurora Unit District 129 parents who are interested in enrolling their children in the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School are invited to attend a parent information meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the West Aurora High School cafeteria, 1201 W. New York St., Aurora.

The STEM Partnership School on the Aurora University campus will serve students in third through eighth grades in the West Aurora, East Aurora and Indian Prairie school districts beginning in the fall of 2014. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

At the information meeting, Allison Sherman, director of the STEM Partnership School, will address the concept of the school, curriculum and courses of study and the student application and selection process. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation, which will be conducted in English and Spanish.

Additional parent information sessions also will be conducted from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in the Crouse Education Center board rooms, 780 Shoreline Drive, Aurora, and 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the East Aurora High School auditorium, 500 Tomcat Lane, Aurora.

For more information on the STEM Partnership School, visit