Coming Attractions Feb. 8
Feb. 8, 2013
Feb. 11-14 — Free family fitness classes
5 to 6 p.m. at the SAISD schools listed below.
The popular Zumba dance fitness program is being offered to the community weekly 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:
● Feb. 11 (Mon) – at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
● Feb. 11 (Mon) – at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César Chávez Blvd.
● Feb. 12 (Tues) – at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
● Feb. 12 (Tues) – at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
● Feb. 12 (Tues) – at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.
● Feb. 13 (Wed) – at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
● Feb 13 (Wed) – at Davis Middle School (for the Sam Houston High School community), 4702 E. Houston St.
● Feb. 13 (Wed) – at Rogers Elementary School (for the Edison High School community), 620 McIlvaine St.
● Feb. 14 (Thurs) – at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
● Feb. 14 (Thurs) – at Rogers Elementary School (for the Edison High School community), 620 McIlvaine St.
Feb. 11 (Mon) — School Board meeting
6 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room, 141 Lavaca St.
Feb. 12 (Tues) — Curbside greetings to promote attendance
7:30 a.m. at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César E. Chávez Blvd.
Representatives from school partners including AmeriGroup, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas, City Life, City Life Teen Parent Program, City Year San Antonio, Inner City Development Inc., La Trinidad United Methodist Church, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, San Antonio Youth, and Workforce Solutions Alamo will greet parents as they drop their children off for class and distribute flyers stressing the importance of school attendance.
Feb. 15 (Fri) — Annual SAISD Spring Parent Summit
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wonderland of the Americas Mall’s Norris Conference Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Road
Among the sessions planned for District parents include “The AWESOME Parent in You!,” and “Easy & Exciting Learning Activities to Engage Your Child.” They also will learn tips on tracking their child’s academic progress online through SAISD’s iDataPortal system. Featured guest will be educational trainer Aric Bostick. This is the second of two summits held annually by the SAISD Department of Community and Parent Partners designed to engage families in the District’s vision of preparing students for success in their educational careers.
Feb. 15 (Fri) — Annual PTA Founders Day
6:30 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive at South St. Mary’s Street
Each year this annual event celebrates the founders of the national Parent-Teacher Association.
Feb. 16 (Sat) — Community Reinvestment Summit
8 a.m. to noon at Wheatley Middle School, 415 Gabriel St.
This historic East Side campus will serve as the host site for the summit to be led by Mayor Julián Castro and District 2 City Councilmember Ivy Taylor. On the agenda will be updates on neighborhood revitalization efforts to improve the area’s quality of life.
Ongoing thru March 1 — School Board election informational packets available
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the Department of Governmental & Community Relations, 518 E. Magnolia Ave.
Qualified citizens interested in serving as an SAISD Trustee for places 1, 3, 4 and 7 may obtain informational packets including: qualifications for office; application for a place on the SAISD general election ballot; campaign finance guide; appointment of a campaign treasurer by a candidate; code of fair campaign practices; candidate/officeholder campaign finance report form; important May 2013 election dates; and 2013 filing schedule for reports. Deadline to file as a candidate is March 1, and Election Day is May 11. For more information visit www.saisd.net.
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Our primary purpose of improving lives through a quality education is driven by an unrelenting determination to graduate all of our students and prepare them for success in higher education. Our ideology is reflected in our fundamental beliefs, commitments and core values that guide us in our daily practices.
- Student Centered
- High Expectations
- Every student can learn and achieve at high levels.
- We are responsible for the education and safety of every student.
- We are responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the school system.
- Everyone should be treated with respect.
- People support what they help create.