Coming Attractions May 6, 2011

May 6, 2011

May 7 (Sat) — Presentations and award ceremony for design charette
11 3 p.m. at the Architecture Foundation of San Antonio, 200 E. Grayson St. suite 200

Infill designs appropriate for historic neighborhoods that were created during April 30 charettes will be presented starting at 1:30 p.m. followed by a 3 p.m. awards ceremony. The day’s activities will begin with a lecture on preservation architecture. These events are collaborative efforts between SAISD’s Jefferson High School Architecture Department, the city of San Antonio’s Office of Historic Perseveration, and the San Antonio Architecture Foundation.

May 7 (Sat) — Lanier High School students to take part in SystemsGo rocket launch
11:20 a.m. at the Hillview Ranch, 4259 Rural Route 1323 Country Road, Willow City

Science Research and Design students from SAISD’s Lanier High School will launch Buzz Lightgear in culmination of their year-long SystemsGo aeroscience project. They will be among students representing more than 40 participating high schools statewide setting off their rockets at this site near Fredericksburg. This will be the second consecutive year Lanier – that served as the District’s pilot school for the SystemsGo curriculum in 2009-10 – will participate in the launching.

May 10 (Tues) — Early voting ends
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various times at numerous of locations

This is the final day that Bexar County voters can cast ballots early in several races including SAISD Trustee for places 2, 5 and 6. Election Day is Saturday, May 14.

May 10 (Tues) — Citizens’ Oversight Committee meeting
6 p .m. at Woodlawn Elementary School, 1717 W. Magnolia Ave.

The public is invited to attend the meetings of this 24-member group created to ensure the effective and efficient use of SAISD Bond 2010 proceeds.

May 11 (Wed) — News conference & Ribbon cutting for bond-funded playground
10:30 a.m. at Briscoe Elementary School, 2015 S. Flores St.

Recess will be even more fun for children at 48 SAISD elementaries, thanks to voters who approved SAISD Bond 2010. Briscoe ES is the first school to receive the new playgrounds. Two play areas will feature equipment that is modern, safe, and age-appropriate: one for PreK-to-Kindergarten and another for 1st- through 5th-graders. The new playgrounds also will include sun shades, and safety surfacing under and around the structures. Following a ribbon cutting, kindergartners will have the opportunity to try out the new playground.

May 12 (Thurs) — SAISD Dance Festival
7 p.m. at Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive

Each spring the most energetic, high-stepping extravaganza this side of Radio City Music Hall showcases dance teams and cheerleader performances Districtwide

May 13 (Fri) — Radio Disney wellness visit
2 to 2:45 p.m. at Arnold Elementary School, 467 Freiling Drive

Representatives from the popular radio network Radio Disney AM 1160 will present health and fitness tips.

May 14 (Sat) — Election Day
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at numerous of locations

Ballot items include election of SAISD Trustees for places 2,5 and 6.
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