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10/11  - 3rd-8th Grade Open House  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

10/11 -  PTA Meeting 6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

10/11 -  GT Presentation 7:00 p.m.

10-10 - 10/14  Book Fair During School hours

10 - 12 - Early Release 12:50

10/13  - Chess Club 3:30

10/13 - Watch D.O.G.S. presentation 6:00 - 7:00

10/14 -  Volunteer Orientation

10/17 - Fall Portaits Free Dress Day

10/18 - Daisies & Brownies 3:30/Daisies 5:30

10/19 - Girls Scouts 5:30 

10/21 - Early Release Day 12:50 

10/21 - Principal's Coffee 8:30

10/24 - 10/28 Red Ribbon Week

10/24 - Middle School Art Club 3:30

10/27 - Chess Club 3:30

10/27 - 5th Grade Field Trip

10/28 - 2nd Grade Field Trip

10/31 - Storybook Character  Day




Around the District

    Welcome to Bonham Academy, home of the bobcats!
  • Construction Update
    Construction Update
    We are exited about our new look from Cedar St. Looking forward to using the new learning space.
  • Pennies for Pasta
    Our Pennies For Pasta campaign will run from Nov. 28th through December 14th. The classroom with the most donations wins an Olive Garden lunch. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Boys Soccer Team
    Boys Soccer Team
    Come out and support our boys soccer team.

    Game Dates: Dec 5 @ 5:30; Dec 12 @ 5:30; Dec 17@ 9:00 a.m. All games are held at Burbank H.S.

    Head Coach Ms. Balley.
  • Girls Basketball Team
    Girls Basketball Team
    Bonham Academy's girls basketball team, defeats Advanced LA, 18-10, in their first game of the season. Go Bobcats!

    Head Coach Mrs. Vega




Letter from the principal  

The October Country

The Magic of Autumn is here. The nights are longer and the mornings are dark. Many of our kids make their own way to school in the dark, during the mornings before the time of day changes. Please be extra careful the mornings of these days, when it is still dark while children make their way to school. Be mindful of crosswalks and school zones. Hang up and drive – cell phone use is not allowed while driving vehicles in school zones.

When my son was in 2nd Grade, one of his classmates was hit by a truck on the way home, after school. The boy could not remember his name nor his parents name, but he knew his teacher’s name! This was how the first responders were able to get his parents notified and get him help. While this was terrible for the child and his family, thankfully, the child suffered no permanent injuries but, the event was a terrible experience for the driver of the truck as well. You do not want to be the person who hits a child with your vehicle.

In autumn of 2016, we celebrate the beginning of the fall season, prepare for the Fall Festival, which will be on November 4th, this year and Día de los muertos. It is the beginning of October country, that last summer breeze fading into autumn. Our Monarch Gardens will continue to serve as a way station for butterflies going to Mexico for the winter. We hold Open House for parents to visit the teachers and examine the work their children have been doing in class. Kinder through Second Grades had their Open House on September 22nd. Third through Eighth Grades’ Open House is October 11.

This fall, SAWS (San Antonio Water System) will upgrade the sewer lines under St. Mary’s Street. Initially, the construction will be on St. Mary’s between Pereida and Alamo streets. Eventually the construction will extend to Cesar Chavez. By mid to late October, the construction will have begun and St. Mary’s may be reduced to one southbound lane. In order to assist with drop off and pickup of children before and after school, we encourage as many parents as possible to arrange for the use of the car loading area on Cedar Street. Contact your child’s teacher for information on how to sign your child up. Please do not park and leave your car in the loading zone during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal times. This option provides a safe and more efficient way to get our students safely to and from school. Hopefully, the construction will not take overly long, but be especially careful during this time as some drivers may not be expecting the change in front of our school.

Will Webber



Bonham Academy’s Vision is to bring together students, teachers, parents and community in order to empower its members to be culturally literate and innovative global learners and leaders.

William Webber
Principal, Bonham Academy


SAISD Mission Statement

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.


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