Coming Attractions, Sep. 20, 2013
Sept. 20, 2013
Sept. 21(Sat) — SAISD students participate in fourth-annual Historic Homeowner Fair
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pearl, 200 E. Grayson St.
Jefferson High School architecture students will be volunteers in the Kid’s Corner of this event where homeowners can meet with preservation experts, knowledgeable tradesmen, and city departments to learn about maintaining, caring for and restoring their historic houses.
Sept. 24 (Tues) — SAISD Council of PTAs general meeting
6:30 p.m. at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
The public is invited to meetings of PTA chapter representatives Districtwide.
Sept. 25 (Wed) — Third-Annual INSPIRE Awards
6 to 9 p.m. at the Witte Museum. 3801 Broadway St.
The event will honor the District’s past and present shining stars comprised of alumni and organizations making a significant difference in education and inspiring others. Honorees to be recognized, their categories and schools include: leadership, Sonia M. Rodriguez, an attorney who also serves as chair of the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women and a tri-chair of SA2020 - Burbank High School; excellence, Dr. Ricardo Romo, University of Texas at San Antonio president - Fox Tech High School; service, Dr. Joe Bernal, former state representative, state senator and Texas State Board of Education member - Lanier High School; and the 80/20 Foundation. Proceeds will contribute to increased educational opportunities for District students. Event sponsor is the SAISD Foundation, a 501C 3 public charity that exists solely to support the District’s schools, programs and teachers.
Sept. 27 (Fri) — Neighborhood Night Football Friday Night Lights
6:30 p.m. at the SAISD Sports Complex (behind Burbank High School), 1002 Edwards St.
Students and staff from more than a dozen Jefferson High School feeder-pattern campuses – along with representatives from area neighborhood associations – will root for their home team when the Mustangs meet in-District rival the Brackenridge Eagles. Festivities will begin with the lower-grade schools marching into the grandstand, followed by the Jefferson spirit groups. Kickoff for the gridiron match is 7:30 p.m. Halftime entertainment will include performances by students from Arnold, Fenwick, Huppertz, Maverick and Woodlawn elementaries.
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