Kate Schenck
Elementary School

101 Kate Schenck Ave.
San Antonio, Texas  78223

Phone: (210) 438-6865
Fax: (210) 333-0680



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Be at school everyday
Be your best
Be ready
Be successful


Afterschool Challenge

program starts Tuesday Sept. 2nd!




 Please remember to check

 and sign your child's maroon

communication folder EVERY



 Uniform questions?



2014-2015 School Calendar

Please click here for info:
School Lunch Menu
*Looking for
educational games
for your child to play?
Look in the FAQ's
section under
 "Links and Credits"!

Be at school by 
7:50 for a free
breakfast served
in your classroom. 
Breakfast is
cleaned up at 
8:05am sharp
so our instructional
day can begin!



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Reading / Language Arts


The Reading Commitee  



Lily Scott                                  Courtney Williams                     

Michael DeTovar                        Cynthia Guerra

Mary Broach                             Patty Alvarado

Angela Mann                              Melissa Ann Minica

Madalene Sallans                       Mary Loeffler

Diana Zaldivar                           Michelle Augello - Chair



Reading Night Open House
Come hear reading strategies and informational sessions
 from  teachers and staff members!
Thursday October 15th

Read Across America - Tuesday, March 2, 2010

We will have school wide activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.  More details coming.




*The reading committee is committed to helping all students develop a lifelong love of reading.

*The reading committee is dedicated to promoting high levels of decoding and fluency to ensure good reading comprehension.

*The reading committee will sponsor events that foster the love of reading and provide parents with activities and strategies to build reading skills at home.


For Parents

Reading related websites to visit with your child:   





Dolch Sight Word Lists:


TEKS for each Grade level:

http://www.tea.state.tx.us/teks/#teksbygrade (choose your child’s grade level)


Here are the 37 most common phonograms and some of the 500 words they make up.


cab, lab, blab, crab, flab, grab, scab, slab, stab


back, pack, quack, rack, black, crack, shack, snack, stack, track


bag, rag, tag, brag, flag


fail, mail, jail, nail, pail, rail, sail, tail, snail, trail


main, pain, rain, brain, chain, drain, grain, plain, Spain, sprain, stain, train


bake, cake, fake, lake, make, quake, rake, take, wake, brake, flake, shake, snake


ham, Sam, clam, slam, swam


can, fan, man, pan, ran, tan, van, bran, plan, than


bank, sank, yank, blank, crank, drank, thank


cap, lap, map, nap, rap, tap, clap, flap, scrap, slap, snap, strap, trap, wrap


bat, cat, fat, hat, mat, rat, sat, brat, chat, flat, spat, that


day, may, pay, say, clay, play, pray, spray, stay, tray


feed, need, seed, weed, bleed, freed, greed, speed


bell, fell, sell, tell, well, yell, shell, smell, spell, swell


best, guest, nest, pest, rest, test, vest, west, chest, crest


dew, few, knew, new, blew, chew


kick, lick, pick, quick, sick, brick, chick, click, stick, thick, trick


knight, light, might, night, right, sight, tight, bright, flight, fright, slight


fill, hill, pill, will, chill, drill, grill, skill, spill, thrill


bin, fin, pin, sin, win, chin, grin, shin, skin, spin, thin, twin


fine, line, mine, nine, pine, vine, wine, shine, spine, whine


king, ring, sing, wing, bring, cling, spring, sting, string, swing, thing


link, pink, sink, wink, blink, drink, shrink, stink, think


dip, hip, lip, rip, sip, tip, chip, clip, drip, flip, grip, ship, skip, strip, trip, whip


knob, mob, rob, blob, slob, snob


knock, lock, dock, rock, sock, block, clock, frock, shock, stock


cop, hop, mop, pop, top, chop, crop, drop, flop, plop, shop, stop


bore, more, sore, tore, wore, chore, score, shore, snore, store


got, dot, hot, knot, lot, not, plot, shot, spot


grout, scout, shout, spout, sprout


cow, how, now, brow, chow, plow


buck, duck, luck, cluck, stuck, truck


gum, hum, drum, plum, slum


junk, chunk, drunk, shrunk, stunk, trunk


by, my, cry, dry, fly, fry, shy, sky, spy, try, why