Coming Attractions May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013
May 13 (Mon) — Annual Golf Fore Excellence Tournament
11 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Golf Club, 9800 Hyatt Resort Drive
Local business leaders and patrons will hit the greens for a good case. A dinner celebration and awards ceremony featuring a variety of prize categories will conclude the day’s festivities. Title sponsors are Waste Management and Mullen Pension & Benefits. All proceeds will go to the SAISD Foundation, a 501 c3 whose main purpose is to support educational excellence and innovation in the District’s schools. Donations to this year’s event will bring the total amount of funds raised by the foundation to more than $1.5 million. The tournament also is investing more than $100,000 into the classroom through innovative grants. The winning recipients will learn that their proposals were accepted for funding during surprise visits throughout the week of May 20.
May 14 (Tues) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
May 14 (Tues) — Annual White Rose Induction ceremony
6 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Members of the class of 2020 will be welcomed into the Young Women’s Leadership Academy by accepting a white rose as their names are called. The ceremony is in honor of their selection as incoming 6th-graders this fall at San Antonio’s only all-girls public school.
May 16 (Wed) — Shining Academic Scholars Reception
6:30 p.m. at the University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg Sky Room, 4301 Broadway St.
In the spotlight will be members of SAISD’s class of 2013 who will be honored for a variety of academic accomplishments.
May 17 (Fri) — San Antonio Fire Department S.A.F.E. House demonstration
10 a.m. at Schenck Elementary, 101 Kate Schenck Ave.
More than 40 4th- and 5th-graders selected based upon attendance, positive attitude and responsible behavior will have the opportunity to practice safely escaping from a simulated fire. The approximately 30-minute demonstration will begin in a two-story, mobile structure where firefighters will provide children with fire safety instructions. The lesson will conclude with safe, theatrical smoke filling the structure so that the students can practice in a simulated fire condition what they have learned about making a safe escape.
May 17 (Fri) — Drawing to treat perfect attendance student to Taylor Swift concert
10 a.m. at Herff Elementary, 996 S. Hackberry St.
Principal Dr. Tracie Smith will treat one lucky student to a limo ride, dinner at the Tower of the America’s restaurant and the May 22 Taylor Swift concert at the AT&T Center to reward him or her for not missing a day of school and having no tardies this semester. Smith got the idea of taking a student to the concert after winning two tickets through Y-100, KCYY-FM radio. Day by Night Limo Service has donated the limo ride, while cost of the dinner will be covered by State Farm Insurance Agent Javier Leal, who also serves on the SAISD Foundation board of directors. Although this treat is part of the Herff’s ongoing efforts to boost daily attendance, since the concert will be on a school night the principal will understand If the winning child stays home the next day.
May 18 (Sat) — Go Green Club craft, art and rummage sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.
Proceeds will benefit the Highlands Go Green Club, an environmental advocacy group that promotes recycling and environmental education.
May 18 (Sat) — Middle School UIL awards ceremony
12:30 p.m. at Edison High School, 701Santa Monica Drive
This ceremony will follow a morning of academic University Interscholastic League competitions for middle school-level students representing schools Districtwide.
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- 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.
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