Coming Attractions April 25, 2013
April 25, 2013
April 26 (Fri) — Battle of Flowers Parade Day
All District schools and most offices will be closed.
April 29 (Mon) — Stop Bullies mobile app launch
3 p.m. at Irving Middle School, 1300 Delgado St.
To help ensure that bullying does not go unreported, this West Side school is piloting this mobile app which will allow students there to use their mobile phones to anonymously report incidents. Although bullying is not a widespread issue at Irving, the principal wants to take a proactive approach. Partners with SAISD on this project are Appddiction Studios and The Health Collaborative. Appddiction CEO Tim Porter will be in attendance for the launch to show students how the app he designed works.
April 29 (Mon) — ‘Catch the Reading Bug’ Family Literacy Fair
5 to 7 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive at South St. Mary’s Street
Fun games and activities promoting literacy are planned for students and their families from the 10 Brackenridge feeder campuses. A sharing library also will be available for children to take books home to read. The fair is part of SAISD’s goal for 2012-13 to increase rigor in reading and writing.
April 30 (Tues) — SAISD Foundation School Breakfast Showcase
8:15 a.m. at Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2123 W. Huisache Ave.
Community leaders and parents are invited to learn about the educational opportunities afforded at the city’s only all-girls public school. The breakfast showcase is the third in a series being held this spring in partnership with the SAISD Foundation to highlight the District’s college preparatory programs and specialized schools.
April 30 (Tues) — Community Health and Wellness Fair
4 to 7 p.m. at Sam Houston High School, 4635 E. Houston St.
The community can take advantage of a variety of free screenings including for blood pressure and glucose. Information also will be available on nutrition, women’s health and the WIC, Women’s, Infant and Children program. Event sponsor is the Family Service Association.
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