Coming Attractions, Oct. 4, 2013
Oct. 4, 2013
Oct. 8 (Tues) — Model AVID program to host visiting educators
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Representatives from throughout the South and Central Texas area interested in implementing Advancement Via Individual Determination will tour this school to learn more about the college-readiness program. Jefferson is one of three SAISD campuses among a select few nationwide named AVID demonstration sites. The designation recognizes the most successful schools in implementing the program.
Oct. 8 (Tues) — Marching Band Showcase
6:30 p.m. at the SAISD Sports Complex near Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
Each fall this treat for half-time show enthusiasts features marching musicians from high schools Districtwide. Admission is free, and the festival is open to the public.
Oct. 11 (Fri) — SAISD Parent Summit
9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Wonderland of the Americas Mall’s Norris Conference Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Road
This semi-annual event helps engage families in SAISD’s vision of preparing students for success in their educational career. Sessions will include tips on building a financial future, an overview of the state’s latest accountability system and how parents can assist their children in the core subject areas of English language arts, math, reading, science and social studies.
Oct. 12 (Sat) — Production of ‘Cinderella Wore Combat Boots’
3, 5 and 7 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
Students will perform the Jerry Chase modern adaptation of the classic fairytale in which this Cinderella’s choice of footwear to the ball are combat boots instead of glass slippers. Ticket price for all showings is $2.
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- Student Centered
- High Expectations
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