Coming Attractions - January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018
Jan. 13 (Sat) — Martin Luther King Jr. 22nd Annual Memorial Chess Tournament
10:30 a.m. (round one) at Mission Academy, 9210 S. Presa St.
Game-board enthusiasts of all grades and levels of chess proficiency from throughout South Texas are expected to compete. This annual chess tournament is an official MLK week event.
Jan. 14 (Sun) — SAISD’s YMLA to host MLK 5K Run/Walk
9 a.m. at Martin Luther King Park, 3503 M.L. King Drive
Proceeds will benefit the Young Men’s Leadership Academy, San Antonio’s only all-boys public school. The 5K Run/Walk is an official MLK week event.
Jan. 15 (Mon) — Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All schools and most offices will be closed.
Jan. 16 (Tues) — School Board meeting A
5:45 at the Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
Jan. 17 (Wed) — SAISD State of the District
7:30 a.m. check-in. Program from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Pearl Stable, 307 Pearl Parkway
Superintendent Pedro Martinez will deliver his third State of the District address to the business community. The event is put on in partnership with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the SAISD Foundation.
Jan. 20 (Sat) — SAISD EPIC Saturdays
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Edison High School, 701 Santa Monica Drive
Featured speaker will be Shawn Smith, author of “The Teacher as Architect and “The New Agenda.” This will be the third of four EPIC Saturdays to run through March. Each provides SAISD teachers conference-style events featuring keynote addresses by some of the nation’s best education minds and breakout sessions that deliver tailored learning.
Free family fitness classes resume for the New Year
Jan. 16-18 — 5:30 p.m. at the SAISD schools listed below.
The popular Zumba dance fitness program classes are free and offered in partnership with Health Collaborative, a local network of citizens, community organizations and businesses. Upcoming sessions will be:
● Jan. 16 (Tues) – at Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2123 W. Huisache Ave.
● Jan. 17 (Wed) – at Whittier Middle School, 2101 Edison Drive
● Jan. 18 (Thurs) – at Herff Elementary, 996 S. Hackberry St.
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