Coming Attractions Dec. 20, 2013
Dec. 20, 2013
Dec. 23 thru Jan. 3 — Winter Break
All schools and most offices will be closed and re-open Monday, Jan. 6.
Jan. 4 (Sat) — SAISD students to play in the San Antonio Sports All-Star game
5 p.m. kickoff at the Alamodome, 100 Montana St.
Eight SAISD students representing Brackenridge, Burbank, Edison, Highlands and Jefferson high schools will be among the area’s top players selected to participate in this gridiron match to follow the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Game presenter is H-E-B. Both games will be broadcast locally on NBC-affiliate WOAI-TV.
Jan. 6-9 — Free family fitness classes
5:20 p.m. at the SAISD schools listed below.
Just in time for the New Year, the popular Zumba dance fitness program returns this month, providing participants a fun way to keep their resolutions to get into shape. Classes are held free to the community weekly at eight District campuses. SAISD’s partner in this endeavor is Health Collaborative, a local network of citizens, community organizations and businesses. Classes will run through June 6. Upcoming sessions will be:
● Jan. 6 (Mon) – at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
● Jan. 6 (Mon) – at Lanier High School, 1514 W. César Chávez Blvd.
● Jan. 7 (Tues) – at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
● Jan. 7 (Tues) – at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
● Jan. 8 (Wed) – at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.
● Jan. 8 (Wed) – at Rogers Elementary School (for the Edison High School community), 620 McIlvaine St.
● Jan. 9 (Thurs) – at W.W. White Elementary School (for the Sam Houston High School community), 545 S. W.W. White Road
● Jan. 9 (Thurs) – at Fox Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
Jan. 7 and 10 — Mayoral ‘Stay in School’ tours
These visits from his Honor Julián Castro are among several scheduled at SAISD schools to promote education, including:
● Jan 7 Tues) - 10 a.m. at Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Ave.
● Jan. 10 (Fri) - 9:30 a.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
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.