Coming Attractions August 12, 2011
Aug. 15 (Mon) — Annual SAISD Council of PTA Membership Drive Kickoff
4 p.m. at the Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
In anticipation of the upcoming school year, SAISD student cheerleaders will lead a pep rally encouraging parents, employees and other community members to support the nation’s largest parent-teacher organization.
Aug. 15 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. in the Board Room, 141 Lavaca
Aug. 15-19 — Geek Squad summer technology training
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2123 W. Huisache Ave.
About 100 incoming 6th-graders and students at San Antonio’s only all-girls public school who have never taken this course will learn all about computers from the inside out. Training sessions will include building a computer, Web design, creating digital music through use of electronic instruments and computer-based recording software, and basic network troubleshooting skills. Funding, supplies and training will be supplied by Best Buy Inc.
Aug. 18 (Thurs) — After-School Challenge registration
3 to 7 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta St.
Parents whose children attend the 63 academies, elementaries and middle schools participating in the After-School Challenge program may register them for a wide variety of fun learning opportunities available at the end of the school day. For more information visit: www.saisd.net.
Aug. 18 (Thurs) — Meet and Greet Night
6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2123 W. Huisache Ave.
Students and their parents will have the opportunity to become acquainted with teachers in preparation of the upcoming school year.
Aug. 18 (Thurs) — SAISD summer graduation ceremony
7 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Twelfth-graders Districtwide who completed graduation requirements by attending summer school will be presented their diplomas.
Aug. 19 (Fri) — School supply donation
10 a.m. at Bowden Elementary School, 515 Willow St.
The Dignowity Hill Education Leadership Program, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation and the SA YES Foundation, are providing 550 backpacks as well as various other school supplies to students at this East Side school. Funding for the backpacks was provided through TxDOT’s “Click it or Ticket” initiative promoting the importance of wearing seat belts. The Education Leadership Program - formed by the Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association – comprises area residents, community leaders and volunteers united in support of student success.
Aug. 19 (Fri) — Ice cream social
7:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Preceding this annual back-to-school extravaganza will be beverages, barbecue plates and other edibles sold starting at 5 p.m. by the school’s booster clubs. Free ice cream courtesy of Oak Farms Dairy will be served. Entertainment provided by student groups will follow on TJHS Pony Field.
Ongoing thru Aug. 19 — ‘Seamless Summer Nutrition Program’
7 to 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays at participating SAISD campuses
Free breakfast and lunch are served to anyone 18 years old and younger. The federally-funded nutrition program is available to districts like SAISD in which large numbers of students receive free meals during the school year.
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- May 25 20 | 09:00 AM PTA Officer’s Training
- May 27 20 Student Holiday/Staff Development/Teacher Prof Tim...
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- June 07 20 Last Day of School/End of 4th Nine Weeks
- June 07 20 | 05:00 PM Fox Tech High School graduation ceremony
- June 07 20 | 08:00 PM Highlands High School graduation ceremony
- June 08 20 | 11:00 AM Sam Houston High School graduation ceremony
- June 09 20 | 02:00 PM Jefferson High School graduation ceremony
- June 09 20 | 05:30 PM Lanier High School graduation ceremony
- June 10 20 Teacher Workday/Bad Weather Make-Up Day
- June 10 20 | 05:00 PM Burbank High School graduation ceremony
- June 10 20 | 08:00 PM Edison High School graduation ceremony
- June 14 20 | 03:30 PM GED Graduation
- June 14 20 | 08:00 PM Travis Early College High School Graduation
- June 15 20 | 05:00 PM Cooper Academy Graduation
- June 15 20 | 07:30 PM Navarro High School Graduation
- June 16 20 | 02:00 PM Brackenridge High School graduation ceremony
- July 30 20 - July 31 20 | 08:00 AM Pre-K Registration schedule for 2013-14
- August 06 20 - August 09 20 Registration schedule for 2013-14