Coming Attractions Nov. 22, 2013
Nov. 22, 2013
Nov. 25-29 — Thanksgiving holiday
All schools and most offices will be closed this week and re-open Monday, Dec. 2.
Dec. 5 (Thurs) — ‘Ah, Shucks! It’s a Tamalada celebration
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Café College, 131 El Paso St.
SAISD GEAR UP students and their families are invited to learn more about opportunities for college and careers while enjoying tamales and other treats. Entertainment will be provided by the Lanier High School choir, which will perform holiday tunes. The evening’s festivities also will include attendance drawings, giveaways and a game of College and Career Bingo. This event is part of the college-prep GEAR UP, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.
Dec. 5 (Thurs) — Police Explorers induction ceremony
6 p.m. at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César E. Chávez Blvd.
Two dozen students will join the ranks of members in this program for aspiring law enforcement officers. Keynote speaker will be Choco Messa, senior chief of staff for District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales. Specials guests will include SAISD Police Chief Jeff Ward and District 5 Trustee Patti Radle.
Dec. 5 (Thurs) — 'Come Through in the Clutch' seminar
7 p.m. at the Burbank High School auditorium, 1002 Edwards St.
District coaches, PE teachers, high school student athletes and their families are invited to learn how to maximize skills and excel under the pressure of competition. Leading the seminar will be performance consultant and former college baseball coach Aaron Weintraub, known as Coach Traub, who will speak on ways to come through in the clutch, getting better faster, working effectively with others, performing consistently under pressure and developing confidence, toughness and courage. Ticket price (good for an entire family) is $25 in advance or $35 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Burbank Athletic Booster Club.
Dec. 6 (Fri) — Click! Takata Safety Program
1 to 2 p.m. at J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School, 1214 Guadalupe St.
Representatives from Takakta and the organization’s Crash Test Dummy mascot will present their Click! seatbelt safety awareness campaign to 2nd-graders.
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- Student Centered
- High Expectations
- Every student can learn and achieve at high levels.
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- Everyone should be treated with respect.
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