Coming Attractions November 4, 2011

November 4, 2011

Nov. 5 (Sat) — Family Health and Wellness Fair
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive at South St. Mary’s Street
A variety of organizations will be available to provide information on healthy living. Fair sponsor is the SAISD Department of Early Childhood Education.

Nov. 5 (Sat) — Chile Bowl Gala

5:30 p.m. to midnight at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market St.
The community is invited to join alumni from SAISD’s Fox Tech and Lanier high schools for an evening of festivities including auctions, dinner and dancing. Master of ceremonies will be independent marketing consultant Lionel Sosa, a 1957 Lanier graduate. Other distinguished alumni from both schools also will be honored, with proceeds funding scholarships for their alma maters. The gala was established last year to keep alive the spirit of the beloved Chili Bowl, a 67-year football rivalry that ended in 2009 as part of Tech’s transition into a stand-alone Magnet high school. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information visit

Nov. 10 (Thurs) — Ceremonies to honor veterans

SAISD students and staff will join others throughout the nationwide in honoring members of the armed forces. While ceremonies will vary by campus, many will pay their respects through flag raisings, flags displayed to represent each military branch, the playing of taps, honoring SAISD employees and community members who are veterans and special remembrances for prisoners of war and those missing in action. Among the observances for those who dedicated their lives for their country will be:

● 7:45 a.m. at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.

● 8 a.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.

● 8:30 a.m. at Bowden Elementary School, 515 Willow St.

● 8:30 a.m. at Wilson Elementary School, 1421 Clower St.

● 9 a.m. at Hillcrest Elementary School, 211 W. Malone Ave.

● 10 a.m. at Lanier High School, 4 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

Nov. 11 (Fri) — Veterans Day
All schools and most offices will be closed.

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