Coming Attractions June 14, 2013
June 14, 2013
June 15 (Sat) — Cooper Academy graduation ceremony
5 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
June 15 (Sat) — Navarro High School graduation ceremony
7:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
June 16 (Sun) — Brackenridge High School graduation ceremony
2 p.m. at the Alamodome, 100 Montana St.
June 17 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. p.m. at the Central Office Board Room – 141 Lavaca Street
Summer programs for students*
These are just a sample, and may be subject to change. Parents are asked to contact their child’s school for more information.
June 17 thru June 21 — 4th Annual Alamo City Band Camp
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
More than 250 middle school band students will improve their performing skills through both individualized and group training led by SAISD band directors and other professional musicians.
June 17 thru Aug. 9 — Summer recreation
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays at 13 SAISD schools
Supervised recreational opportunities will be offered in partnership with the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Youth Program.
Ongoing thru June 21 — SAISD summer musical theatre camp
8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Edison High School, 701 Santa Monica Drive
About 50 aspiring thespians in grades 6-12 are being introduced to the foundation skills of theater including character development, costume design, set design and stage lighting, while visual arts students will hone their skills through producing posters, merchandise and other items in preparation of show time. The camp will conclude with a performance of “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.” at The Playhouse San Antonio on June 22.
Ongoing thru June 28 — Greater San Antonio All Stars summer enrichment
7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the following elementaries: Huppertz, 247 Bangor St.; and Woodlawn Hills, 110 W. Quill Drive
Supervised academic and enrichment opportunities are offered in partnership with the Greater San Antonio All Stars.
Ongoing thru Aug 9 — SA Youth Programs
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at centers throughout San Antonio
Students from nine SAISD elementaries and three middle schools are eligible for free learning opportunities and activities including technology, physical education, music, culture, arts and other fun activities through SA Youth.
Ongoing thru Aug 9 — SA Youth Programs
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César Chávez Blvd., and Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Supervised recreational opportunities for teens enrolled at these two high schools will be offered in partnership with SAYouth.
Ongoing thru June 28 — Jump Start Your Summer AND GEAR UP for High School
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at six SAISD high schools: Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Sam Houston, Jefferson and Lanier
Incoming freshmen will start a block project, complete service hours, create an action plan, design their portfolios and other activities as part of their participation in Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, designed to help the class of 2017 prepare for success in higher education and beyond. They also will preview higher education through a field trip to Texas A&M University.
Ongoing thru Aug. 9 — Seamless Summer Nutrition Program
7 to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (times vary by school) at 40 SAISD campuses (those hosting summer school programs).
Free breakfast and lunch are served to anyone 18 years old and younger. The federally funded nutrition program is available to districts like SAISD in which large numbers of students receive free meals during the school year. Locations and dates can be found at: www.saisd.net/ADMIN/food
* NOTE TO MEDIA – Please contact the SAISD Communications Department to coordinate coverage.
To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.
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.