Coming Attractions July 16, 2009

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July 16, 2009


Ongoing thru July 30 — Head Start program registration
8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 6 p.m. at the SAISD Johnson Center, 1811 S. Laredo St.

Enrollment will be held for eligible children. To qualify, a child must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1 and meet other requirements. For information parents are asked to call 222-8591.

July 18 (Sat) — School supply give-way
10 a.m. at Sam Houston High School, 4635 E. Houston St.
Eight Sam Houston Hurricanes will be among teens nationwide who – along with members of the Los Angeles-based GYO (Godparent Youth Organization) – will present 50 backpacks filled with school supplies to pre-selected youngsters. The San Antonio trek is among the stops on a 30-day cross-country tour during which participants also are writing essays, visiting colleges and universities and historic sites including the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls. Following the Alamo City give-away, the journey will conclude back in L.A. The Sam Houston contingent is scheduled to return to San Antonio on July 22 where they will serve as GYO ambassadors at their school and in their community.

July 21 (Tues) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.

Summer programs for students*

These are just a sample of learning opportunities, and may be subject to change. Parents are asked to contact their child’s school for more information.

July 20-24 — Excellent Science Adventure
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mitchell Lake Science Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Road

While communing with nature, 6th-graders from SAISD’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy will apply core scientific principles to determine what makes South Central Texas ecology unique. Field trips to this 1,200-acre haven for a wide variety of birds, butterflies and other critters are among several learning experiences students at San Antonio’s only all-girls public school are enjoying this summer.

Ongoing thru July 31 — PREP 2009
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Philip's College, 1801 Martin Luther King Drive and at the UTSA Downtown Campus, 1 UTSA Circle
Nearly 70 6th and 7th graders from SAISD’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy are improving their abstract reasoning and problem-solving skills in preparation of careers in mathematics, science, technology or engineering through participation in PREP, the San Antonio Pre-freshman Engineering Program.

Ongoing thru Aug. 8 — San Antonio Summer Youth Program
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.weekdays at 16 SAISD schools
Sponsored by SAISD and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department to provide supervised recreational opportunities.


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