San 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.
Lanier 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.