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Coming Attractions - June 7, 2019

Coming Attractions
June 7, 2019


June 10-14 – Alamo City Band Camp
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Harris Middle School, 325 Pruitt Ave.
Incoming seventh and eighth band grade students throughout the District will learn from professional teachers and musicians about their specific instruments. The camp covers marching band, jazz, leadership and percussion/rhythm ensemble.

June 10-14 – SAISD Band Camp and Leadership Institute
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
High school band students from across SAISD will further develop their musicianship and leadership skills. The camp consists of four components: Drum Major, Color Guard, Drum Line, and Concert Band.

June 10-11 (Mon-Tues) – Rocketry summer camp
Noon to 4 p.m. at CAST Tech High School, 637 N. Main Ave.
CAST Tech High School students will fill their afternoons with building and launching rockets. In the process, they will learn aerodynamics, aeronautics and the physics of flight. They also will explore the rocket ecosystem, including the atmosphere layers, inner and outer space and the challenges and advantages of going from a gravity-rich zone to a gravity-poor zone.

June 11 (Tues) – Free family fitness class
5:45 p.m. at Rogers Academy, 620 McIlvaine St.
Families are encouraged to come together to play, exercise and develop healthy habits in a free fitness program through San Antonio Sports’ Fit Family Challenge, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

June 12 (Wed) – Digital Citizenship panel
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Hawthorne Academy, 115 W. Josephine St.
Rep. Diego Bernal is expected to participate in a Digital Citizenship panel being held during SAISD’s Ready Tech Go teacher conference. More than 600 educators have registered for the three-day technology conference, which begins on Monday, June 10.  During the conference, educators will learn tips and tools on how to engage students in robotics, coding, and STEM, as well as leveraging interactive, digital tools in the classroom.

June 14 (Fri) – Mexican American Studies Leadership Institute
11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bonham Academy, 925 S. St. Mary’s St.
Rosie Castro, community activist and mother of former San Antonio mayor and presidential nominee Julian Castro and Congressman Joaquin Castro, will speak to middle and high school students attending this first-of-its-kind summer camp on the contributions of the Mexican American community. A Mercado follows her talk, in which students will display the creative pieces they have made in camp sessions such as “Fierce Like Frida” and “Sacred Mathematics and Indigenous Art.”

June 10-21 – Musical and one-act play theater camp
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.
Middle and high school students Districtwide are preparing to put on the musical The Adams Family and the one-act play Sins of Sor Juana. During this summer camp, the students are being given instruction through voice lessons, acting lessons, musical direction, and choreographed movement. Performances will be held June 20-21.