Coming Attractions, Oct. 11 2013
Oct. 11, 2013
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.
Oct. 14 (Mon) — Visit from the mayor
1 p.m. at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2123 W. Huisache Ave.
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will speak to high school-level students at the city’s only all-girls public school.
Oct. 14 (Mon) — Crazy for Columbus Day
3 p.m. at Maverick Elementary School, 107 Raleigh Place
Students and staff will celebrate Columbus Day by coming to school in zany attire and crazy hair do’s. Each grade level will be awarded a Craziest Class prize. Capping the day’s festivities at 3 p.m. will be a Crazy for Columbus student flash performance in the school halls.
Oct. 14 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
Oct. 16 (Wed) — College Fair
6 to 8 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
Students and their parents are invited to meet with representatives from a variety of colleges and universities to learn about planning for higher education.
Oct. 17 (Thurs) — Book giveaway
8:15 a.m. at Herff Elementary School, 996 S. Hackberry St.
Representatives from the Best Western hotel chain will read to and provide travel- and camping-themed books to all of the school’s approximately 600 students.
Oct. 17 (Thurs) — KLRN to host advance free screening on documentary about SAISD initiative
7 p.m. at the Santikos Embassy 14 Theater, 281 & Bitters (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
The public is invited to view the short documentary Skipping Up, which features Twain Middle School participants in the District’s Middle School Partner’s dropout prevention program. Also shown will be Bernardo Ruiz’s :The Graduates/Los Graduados,” a film exploring the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six young students from across the United States. A panel discussion about the Latino dropout crisis including Skipping Up local producers Faith Radle and Jim Mendiola, and Twain teacher Beth Adams will follow the viewings.
Oct. 18 (Fri) — ‘Dig for the Cure’
7:30 p.m. at the locations listed below.
SAISD high school volleyball players are joining thousands nationwide in dedicating their games to raising money for breast cancer research. Breast cancer survivors also will be recognized. Proceeds will benefit WINGS, a local non-profit organization that supports women with breast cancer through financial assistance. SAISD’s Sam Houston High School also will host a game for this cause later this month. Next week’s matches will be:
● Burbank at Fox Tech, 637 N. Main Ave.
● Lanier at Brackenridge, 400 Eagleland Drive
● Jefferson at Edison, 701 Santa Monica Drive
● YWLA vs. Highlands at the Lanier High School Alumni Center, 1514 César E. Chávez Blvd.
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