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Welcome to the STEAM Academy @ La Presa PTSA  

STEAM Academy PTSA Roster for 2019-2020

  • President Carmen Dagget
  • Treasurer Maria Cleveland
  • Secretary Benita Snerling
  • Membership Laura Ramirez
  • Historian Lina Maya
  • Auditor Michelle Juarez
  • Fundraising Melissa Stephenson Welter
  • Volunteer Coordinator Suzanne Fairman
  • Parliamentarian Open
  • Hospitality Open

Below you will find links to a few informational documents to help you learn a little more about how to get involved in the STEAM Academy PTSA.  We welcome your involvement!

Why You'll Love STEAM

  • Our Cutting Edge STEAM Academy Program Serves Families of La Mesa-Spring Valley and Other School Districts
  • Engages Students with a Focus Around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)
  • Working with Local Universities, Colleges, High Schools, and Community Outreach Programs, We are Building Capacity for Students to be College and Career Ready
  • 90+ Hours of Extended Learning Time in Science and Math
  • Students Engage in Lab-Based Projects and Participate in Extracurricular Activities
  • Block Scheduling Offers More Time for Students to Master Concepts, Complete Labs, and Finish Projects
  • 30-minute Targeted STEAM Innovation Periods - Media, Dance, Band, Robotics, Biomedical, Tech/Media, Math Olympiad, Engineering, Science Olympiad
  • Exposing 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders to STEAM Pathways Via Elective Classes
  • 8:30 a.m. Start Time for All Grades. Our 4th - 6th Grades are in Their Own Area with Separate Lunches
  • An Application of Interest must be Completed for Students Wishing to Attend

Enroll Today!

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District News


Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.


Sonic Expressions at Spring Valley Academy

At Spring Valley Academy, the innovative Sonic Expressions music course combines creating music with social skills. As the saying in Sonic Expressions goes, "When words fail, music speaks."


Bancroft Community Health Fair

The leadership team at Bancroft Elementary School organized a Community Health Fair at Open House to bring health and community services to families that included book give aways, dental screenings and informational booths.