Coming Attractions May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014
May 17 (Sat) — SAISD Science Fair & Expo
8 a.m. to noon at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
Science projects created by students in grades kinder-5th Districtwide will be presented.
May 17 (Sat) — SAISD Elementary and Secondary Teacher Job Fair
8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market St.
Initial screening interviews will be held for fully-certified educators. Elementary-level interviews will be 8 a.m. to noon while candidates for the secondary grades will be interviewed 1 to 4 p.m. Interviews also will be conducted for coaches, counselors, librarians, nurses, speech-language pathologists and speech-language pathologists assistants. Shuttle service will be available to the convention center for those parking at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive at South St. Mary’s Street. The application process begins online at www.saisd.net.
May 18 (Sun) — SAISD students to launch rockets
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hillview Ranch, 4259 Rural Route 1323 Country Road, Willow City
For the fifth consecutive year, Science Research and Design students from SAISD’s Lanier High School will participate in the SystemsGo aeroscience project. The team will be among students representing about 40 high schools statewide at the blastoff site near Fredericksburg. Rockets will be launched every 20 minutes with the order determined that day.
May 19 (Mon) — Art Show and reception
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Schenck Elementary School, 101 Kate Schenck Ave.
The exhibit culminates artwork created by 4th-graders in affiliation with Communities in Schools, which included 10 sessions with an artist mentor.
May 19 (Mon) — Zumba celebration
5 to 7 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
Highlights will include demonstrations by approximately 200 participants in the program that has been hosted at eight SAISD campuses this semester and testimonials of success from the most avid Zumba enthusiasts.
May 19 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
May 20 (Tues) — Excellence in Education news conference
10 a.m. at Woodlawn Hills Elementary School, 110 W. Quill Drive at Bandera Road
Superintendent Dr. Sylvester Perez and Bob Raymond, SAISD Foundation chairman, will announce that educational projects submitted by 37 District employees will receive more than $109,000 in grants. Following the news conference, the winners will be notified through surprise visits that day and throughout the week. Since the fall of 2007, the SAISD Foundation has awarded more than 1,000 grants and gifts to schools totaling over $1 million to benefit SAISD students. The media is invited to join the well-wishers for the surprise visits of grant winners.
May 21 (Wed) — Health fair
3 to 7 p.m. at Harris Middle School, 325 Pruitt St.
Students, their families and community members are invited to attend. Free screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, body mass index and immunizations will be provided by the Baptist Health System and University Health Mobile Express Unit.
May 21 (Wed) — SAISD Night of Champions
6 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive
In the spotlight will be members of SAISD’s class of 2014 who will be honored for a variety of athletic accomplishments.
May 22 (Thurs) — Elementary Gifted and Talented Showcase
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
Projects created by Gifted and Talented elementary-level students Districtwide will be on display.
May 22 (Thurs) — Shining Scholars Reception
6:30 p.m. at the University of the Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg Sky Room, 847 E, Hildebrand Ave.
Outstanding members of SAISD’s senior class will be honored for a variety of academic accomplishments.
May 23 (Fri) — SAISD first responders graduation ceremony
6 p.m. at San Antonio College’s McAllister Theater, 1400 San Pedro Ave.
Graduates will be 15 students from the District’s Public Safety Fire Academy Magnet, hosted by Edison High School. This program is offered to teens from throughout Bexar County in partnership with San Antonio College and the San Antonio Fire Department, and provides the opportunity to earn 24 college credits equal to freshman year and industry certifications.