Coming Attractions - March 1, 2013

Coming Attractions
March 1, 2013

March 2 (Sat) — Friends of Sam Houston Annual Community Breakfast
9 a.m. at Sam Houston High School, 4635 E. Houston St.
Keynote speaker will be Sam Houston alum the Honorable Elaine Marshall, a municipal court judge for the city of Houston. Tickets are $25 each and $250 and up for tables. Proceeds fund student scholarships.

March 4-7 — Head Start program accepting applications for 2013-14 school year
3 to 7 p.m. at the SAISD schools listed below.
Parents of children who will be 3- or 4-years-old by this Sept. 1 and who reside in the District are invited to apply. For more information call 228-3197 or visit,

● March 4 and 5 – at Carroll ECEC, 463 Holmgreen Road

● March 6 and 7 – at Tynan ECEC, 925 Gulf St.

March 6 (Wed) — H-E-B Read 3 book fair
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Academy, 1700 Tampico St.
Parents of 3- and 4-year-olds not enrolled in SAISD are invited to attend with their child and also to sign up for the grocer’s Read 3 literacy program that advocates helping shape childrens’ minds by reading to them at least three times a week. While the fair will provide the tots an opportunity to experience a classroom setting and learn pre-literacy skills, their parents will find out about the benefits of reading to their children and offering them healthy food choices. Participating schools are J.T. Brackenridge, Herff, Hillcrest and Maverick elementaries.

March 8 (Fri) — Re-dedication ceremony for original Rincon-Douglass School site
10 a.m. in front of the Texas State Historical Marker at 701 N. St. Mary’s St.
Sponsor the Bexar County Historical Commission has invited SAISD officials to this event commemorating the site of a school built by the Freedman’s Bureau in 1869 to serve the children of freed slaves. This location originally was known as the Rincon School, reflecting the name of the street it faced. In 1902 the school was re-named Frederick Douglass in honor of the anti slavery orator and statesman. Douglass moved to its present site, 318 Martin Luther King Drive, in 1915.




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