Coming Attractions August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010

Aug. 14 (Sat) — Family Fitness Challenge and Wellness Fair
9 a.m. to Noon at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.

Services will include diabetes, cholesterol and other screenings, CPR training, body mass index measurements, Zumba dance exhibitions, classes on cooking and nutrition. Back-to-school information and supplies also will be available.

Aug. 16 (Mon) — Annual SAISD Council of PTAs Membership Drive Kick-off
4 p.m. at the Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.

In anticipation of the upcoming school year, cheerleaders from throughout the District will lead a pep rally encouraging parents, employees, and other community members to support the nation’s largest parent-teacher organization.

Aug. 16 (Mon) — School Board Meeting
5:30 p.m. at the Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.

Aug. 18-19 — After-School Challenge Registration
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta St.

Students who attend the 60 participating academies, elementaries and middle schools may register to take advantage of a wide variety of fun learning opportunities available at the end of the school day. For more information visit:

Aug. 19 (Thurs) — Back-to-School Health Fair
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cameron Elementary School, 3635 Belgium Lane

Sponsor the NAACP Youth Council will provide school supplies, health screenings and information on how they can take proper care of themselves. 

Aug. 19 (Thurs) — Back-to-School Fair
5:30 p.m. at J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School, 1214 Guadalupe St.

Representatives from the popular radio network Radio Disney AM 1160, H-E-B grocers and the Nestlé company will be among those helping participants get the new school year off to a great start. Activities will include healthy eating training for parents.

Aug. 19 (Thurs) — Mustang Band Booster’s Ice Cream and Barbecue Social
5:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.

KSAT-TV sportscaster and Jefferson alum, Greg Simmons, is scheduled to serve as master of ceremonies when student groups including cheerleaders, the choir, Lassos, Lariats, twirlers, ROTC, color guard, football and volleyball teams converge on Pony Field to celebrate the start of the 2010-11 school year. After the ceremonial lighting of the Jefferson dome, and the singing of the school song and fight song, festivities will continue in the cafeteria. Proceeds from the sale of food and beverages will benefit the Mustang Band Boosters.

Aug. 20 (Fri) — Back-to-School Jamboree
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rhodes Middle School, 3000 Tampico St.

Members of event sponsor the Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio will receive free school supplies, and enjoy a variety of fun activities.

Aug. 20 — SAISD Summer Graduation Ceremony
7 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.

The colors of all SAISD high schools will be represented in this commencement ceremony for 12th-graders Districtwide who completed graduation requirements by attending summer school.

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