Coming Attractions - May 24, 2013

Coming Attractions
May 24, 2013

May 25 (Sat) — SAISD Elementary and Secondary Teacher Job Fair
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Marriott Plaza Hotel Hidalgo Ballroom, 555 S. Alamo St.
Initial screening interviews will be held for fully certified educators and teacher candidates enrolled in alternative certification programs. Those seeking jobs for pre-kinder to grade 8  will be interviewed from 8 to 11:30 a.m. while interviews for secondary grades will be 1 to 4:30 p.m. Interviews also will be conducted for counselors, librarians, nurses, and coaches. Applicants may park free nearby at SAISD’s Central Office lot, 141 Lavaca St., or at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive, where a shuttle will provide transportation to the job fair. The application process begins online at

May 28 (Tues) — Mayoral visit
9 a.m. at the Edison High School band hall, 701 Santa Monica Drive
Julián Castro will provide words of inspiration and speak to students about SA2020, the city’s long-range improvement plan that includes increasing San Antonio’s graduation rate. Edison was selected for the mayor’s address based on progress the school has made in this area.

May 28 (Tues) — SAISD Council of PTAs general meeting
6:30 p.m. at Barkley-Ruiz Elementary School, 1111 S. Navidad St.
The public is invited to meetings of PTA chapter representatives Districtwide.

May 28-31 — SAISD Elementary School Choral Festival
9  to 11 a.m. at Edison High School, 701 Santa Monica Drive
This annual musical extravaganza features performances by students throughout SAISD.

May 29 (Wed) — Rising Star New Teacher Ceremony
5 p.m. at the Jefferson High School Student Center, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Awards will be presented to outstanding first-year teachers Districtwide representing the levels of pre-kinder, elementary, middle and high school. Honorees are chosen from nominees selected by their principals and receive trophies and vouchers for school supplies.

May 29 (Wed) — Pin and Stole Ceremony
7 p.m. at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
Members of the class of 2013 who are graduating from the school’s International Baccalaureate Magnet program will be honored. 

May 30 (Thurs) —SAISD Foundation School Breakfast Showcase
7:45 a.m. at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
Community leaders and parents are invited to learn about the educational opportunities afforded at the city’s only high school offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Burbank’s IB Magnet provides a well-rounded curriculum that prepares students to enter highly selective institutions of higher education. This breakfast showcase is the final in a series that were held this spring in partnership with the SAISD Foundation to highlight the District’s college preparatory programs and specialized schools.

May 30 (Thurs)   — Middle School Partners end-of-year celebration
6 p.m. at the Cooper Learning Center, 1700 Tampico St.
Students will receive medals for their success in this program through which former 8th-graders who had been retained at least one grade will catch up with their classmates in high school this fall as mid-term freshmen or sophomores. Under the program, participating students spend half their school day on 8th-grade core subjects and the remainder online working on their high school courses. 

May 31 (Fri) — Gamma Sigma Girls to help Habitat for Humanity
Approximately 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Coleman Ridge subdivision, near Loop 410 and Old Pearsall Road
SAISD’s Gamma Sigma Girls and their advisors from Brackenridge, Edison, Jefferson, Lanier and Sam Houston high schools will help construct a Habitat for Humanity home in this Southwest Side neighborhood.

June 1 (Sat) —Second Annual Fun Run
8:30 a.m. at Bowden Elementary School, 515 Willow St.
The entire East Side community is invited to this event featuring fitness and fun. This year’s Fun Run is being held in partnership with Pershing and Washington elementaries.



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