Coming Attractions Oct 5, 2012
Oct. 5, 2012
Oct. 8 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at the Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
Oct. 8-11 — Free family fitness
Starting at 5 p.m. at the SAISD schools listed below.
The popular Zumba dance fitness program is being offered to the community weekly through December at eight District campuses. The free classes are in partnership with Health Collaborative, a local network of citizens, community organizations and businesses. Upcoming sessions will be:
● Oct. 8 (Mon) – at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
● Oct. 8 (Mon) – at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César Chávez Blvd.
● Oct. 9 (Tues) – at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
● Oct. 9 (Tues) – at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
● Oct. 9 (Tues) – at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.
● Oct. 10 (Wed) – at Sam Houston High School, 4635 E. Houston St.
● Oct. 10 (Wed) – at Rogers Elementary School (for the Edison High School community), 620 McIlvaine St.
● Oct. 11 (Thurs) – at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
Oct. 9 (Tues) — Annual SAISD Parent Summit
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wonderland of the Americas Mall’s Norris Conference Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Road
The keynote address will be delivered by SAISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Sylvester Perez. This year’s theme is “When you are in the presence of a child You are the teacher.” Session topics will include: “Rigor in Reading and Writing Instruction,” SAISD’s focus this year; “Super STAAR! 2012 Review and 2013 Preview” on the state’s new accountability exam: and “Zumba – Parent Community Connection for Physical Ed Progress,” one of the District’s fitness initiatives.
Oct. 9 (Tues) — Marching Band Showcase
6:30 p.m. at Alamo Stadium, 110 Tuleta Drive
This annual fall treat for halftime show enthusiasts features marching musicians from District high schools and middle school-level bands. Admission is free, and the showcase is open to the public.
Oct. 10 (Wed) — Renovations update community meeting
6 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
The public is invited to a presentation by the bond team on design project updates and timelines for the start of construction at Alamo Stadium and the Convocation Center funded by SAISD Bond 2010.
Oct. 10 (Wed) — Architecture & Environmental Studies and Military Science and Public Service magnets open house
6 to 7 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Eighth-graders from throughout Bexar County and their parents are invited to learn about educational options offered through these magnets for students interested in either careers in architecture or public service and leadership.
Oct. 10 (Wed) — Multilingual Magnet open house
6 to 7 p.m. at Tafolla Middle School, 1303 W. César Chávez Blvd.
Fifth-graders from throughout Bexar County and their parents are invited to learn about educational options offered through this magnet for students interested in fluency in one of five foreign languages.
Oct. 11 (Thurs) — World Languages Magnet open house
6 to 7 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
Eighth-graders from throughout Bexar County and their parents are invited to learn about educational options offered through this magnet for students interested in fluency in one of six foreign languages.
Oct. 12 (Fri) — Dig for the Cure
Various times and locations (listed below)
SAISD high school volleyball players are joining thousands nationwide in dedicating their games to raising money for breast cancer research. Breast cancer survivors also will be recognized. All proceeds will benefit breast cancer research and support in San Antonio . Featured matches will be:
● 5:30 p.m. – Brackenridge vs. Lanier, Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
● 5:30 p.m. – Hawkins at Sam Houston, 4635 E. Houston St.
● 7 p.m. – YWLA vs. Highlands, Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
● 7:30 p.m. – Edison at Jefferson, 723 Donaldson Ave.
● 7:30 p.m. – Fox Tech at Burbank, 1002 Edwards St.
Oct. 13 (Sat) — SAISD students to participate in ‘Chalk It Up’ annual street art festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Houston Street between Main Avenue and Jefferson Street
Every autumn concrete is their canvas when youngsters from throughout San Antonio, including those from several SAISD’s schools, join professional artists in adorning a prime downtown thoroughfare in chalk. The performing and culinary arts also will be featured through music, and food and refreshment booths. This annual celebration of creativity is presented by Artpace San Antonio along with numerous business and civic partners.
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