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 Spring Valley School to Start STEAM Academy

​La Presa Middle School in Spring Valley will start a STEAM Academy next year for students in grades 4 through 8.

The program will provide pathways for career and college readiness in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics, also known at STEAM. Through pathways in art, biomedical, engineering, and technology, STEAM Academy at La Presa will leverage the new Common Core and Next Generation Science standards to engage students in real-world learning experiences that combine educational and business goals.

The school is accepting enrollment applications from families in South County.

Enrollment meetings will be held at the school on Dec. 3 at 6 p.m., Dec. 9 at 9:30 a.m. and Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Meetings will include an informational presentation and a walkthrough of the campus, located at 1001 Leland Street in Spring Valley. Enrollment forms are available on La Presa’s website.

Students will be chosen by lottery, and all applications must be dropped off at the front office of La Presa Middle School no later than noon on Jan. 16, 2015.