Coming Attractions July 2, 2010

July 2, 2010


July 5-9 — Fourth of July Holiday
Most SAISD offices will be closed and no summer school classes held this week.

July 12-16 — Aviation Camp
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 S.W. 24th St.

Under the tutelage of the Women’s Aviation Organization and from direct contact with female pilots nationwide, 25 6th- through 9th-graders from the Young Women’s Leadership Academy will learn the principles of flight and aviation standards. Hands-on activities will include lessons in physics, engineering and mechanical engineering.

July 12-30 — PREP 2010
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at nine area colleges

Sixth through 9th graders from SAISD’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy are improving their abstract reasoning and problem-solving skills in preparation of careers in mathematics, science, technology or engineering through participation in PREP, the San Antonio Pre-freshman Engineering Program.

July 12 thru Aug. 6 — San Antonio Summer Youth Program
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  weekdays at 12 District schools

Sponsored by SAISD and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, this program provides supervised recreational opportunities.

July 17 (Sat) — Family Fitness Challenge and Wellness Fair
9 a.m. to noon at Irving Academy, 1300 Delgado St.

SAISD families are encouraged to get on the wellness wagon through attending this and other upcoming health-related fairs. Services will include diabetes, cholesterol and other screenings, CPR training, body mass index measurements, Zumba dance exhibitions, table tennis demonstrations, and classes on cooking and nutrition. 

* NOTE TO MEDIA – Please contact the SAISD Communications Department to coordinate coverage.

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