Tech Bloc announces capital campaign for new CAST Tech High School to open in SAISD in 2017-18

On Oct. 25, Tech Bloc and the 80/20 Foundation announced the formation and launch of the TechBloc-4-TechEd Foundation with a $600,000 grant from Graham Weston’s 80/20 Foundation. Leaders of Tech Bloc and 80/20 kicked off the foundation’s inaugural capital fundraising campaign to support the construction and development of a new downtown high school, CAST Tech, at the school’s future site. Read more

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DouglasparachutewebSan Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood, a mentor at and supporter of Douglass ES, joined the school’s 4th- and 5th-grade science classes Sept. 30 to test their ingenuity and creativeness. The students were tasked with building a parachute that would protect an egg from breaking upon impact. San Antonio Fire Department firefighters tested the students’ designs by dropping their parachutes from a ladder truck.




LanierMagnetwebLanier HS business and finance students attended the National Association of Women Business Owners’ (NAWBO) Entrepreneurial Connections Power Your Dreams event on Oct. 20 at Our Lady of the Lake University. The students met women business owners and learned tips about business etiquette.

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