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Thu, 27 Aug 2020
August 27, 2020 San Antonio ISD has shared with parents and staff that it plans to move forward in gradually allowing a small number of students onto campuses starting after Labor Day, on Sept. 8 as l...Read more...
Tue, 18 Aug 2020
August 17, 2020 -- The SAISD Board of Trustees tonight called for a $1.3 billion bond election, with two separate propositions to appear on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot for school renovations and technolog...Read more...
Mon, 17 Aug 2020
August 18, 2020 Media Advisory WHAT: SAISD Board of Trustees to Consider Bond Election WHERE: SAISD Board Meeting via zoom https://zoom.us/j/97332616077?pwd=U1JIMlpmR2Z5WXBFcHZjOXRuajZ5UT09 Passcode: ...Read more...
Fri, 31 Jul 2020
Media Release Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) The San Antonio Independent School District announced today it will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) under the...Read more...
Thu, 16 Jul 2020
July 16, 2020 Wendell Harris has been named head football coach and boys athletic coordinator at Burbank High School. This will be his first varsity football head coaching job. Harris, who was hired a...Read more...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020
July 15, 2020 The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved a course created by San Antonio ISD that will allow Career and Technical Education (CTE) students across the state to receive credit for sum...Read more...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020
July 14, 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced a plan to start school safely by delaying its start date one week to Monday, Aug. 17, and to provide 100 percent remote learning for the first three weeks...Read more...
Mon, 13 Jul 2020
July 14, 2020 Media Advisory What: Briefing on start of school plans Who: Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent When: July 14 (Tues) 12:30 p.m. Where: Burnet Learning Center, 406 Barrera St. SAISD Supe...Read more...
Tue, 07 Jul 2020
July 7, 2020 San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been named among this year s list of Great Immigrants, published annually by Carnegie Corporation of New York. The list honors naturalize...Read more...
Tue, 23 Jun 2020
Modified calendar adds three weeks of intersession adjacent to school breaks June 23, 2020 Last night, the San Antonio ISD Board of Trustees approved a revised 2020-2021 instructional calendar , which...Read more...
Fri, 29 May 2020
May 29, 2020 - Tony Green has been named the first head football coach at the Young Men s Leadership Academy at Wheatley. The YMLA Lions will field its first-ever high school varsity football team thi...Read more...
Tue, 26 May 2020
May 26, 2020 SAISD will continue to provide meals during the summer (May 29-Aug. 7) as part of the Texas Department of Agriculture s Seamless Summer Nutrition Program. Meals will be available at curbs...Read more...
Mon, 18 May 2020
Class of 2020 will graduate in Alamo Stadium in June May 18, 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced that it will hold Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies in the outdoor setting of Alamo Stadium in June....Read more...
Wed, 13 May 2020
May 13, 2020 Media Advisory What: Burbank High School s FFA program harvests 2,000 cabbage plants for San Antonio Food Bank Who: Jeffrey Braune, agricultural science teacher Mark Bindseil, agricultura...Read more...
Mon, 04 May 2020
May 4, 2020 SAISD Foundation launches SAISD Nation to engage alumni, friends The San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) Foundation is increasing its focus on engaging alumni and friends, laun...Read more...
Mon, 04 May 2020
May 4, 2020 Media Advisory What: Teacher Appreciation Week celebrated with Cinco de Mayo themed parade Families to line parade route with signs of appreciation Who: Zada Fowler, Will Rogers Academy pr...Read more...
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
15 SAISD seniors named Dell Scholars Travis Early College High School earns special recognition April 22, 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced that 15 of its high school seniors have been selected to ...Read more...
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
April 22, 2020 Media Advisory What: SAISD school uses spirit of Fiesta to rally registrations Who: Laryn Nelson, Beacon Academy principal Beacon Academy teachers and staff When: April 23 (Thurs) 5 p.m...Read more...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
March 30, 2020 Media Advisory What: SAISD to distribute laptops to students to ensure access to online learning Who: Julie May, Rogers Middle School principal Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent When...Read more...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020
March 27, 2020 - SAISD beginning today will begin to provide families a breakfast weekend meal and snack during Friday meal pick up at our 29 campus curbside locations. The meal consists of cereal, fr...Read more...
Fri, 13 Mar 2020
March 13, 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced that due to ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, the District is extending spring break for students for one more week. Spring break is extende...Read more...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020
Feb. 25, 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced its collaboration with University Health System to operate a health center at Tafolla Middle School to serve students and campus employees from schools in...Read more...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020
February 19, 2020 Media Advisory What: Verizon Innovative Learning Lab unveiled at Rhodes Middle School Students to demonstrate 3D printing, robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality and circuitry ...Read more...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020
February 18, 2020 Media Advisory What: SAISD superintendent to present State of District address Who: Dr. Erika Gonzalez, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Chairwoman Richard Perez, San Antonio Chamber Pre...Read more...
Tue, 28 Jan 2020
January 28, 2020 News Release SAISD Taking Applications for 2020 Blue Ribbon Task Force San Antonio ISD is currently accepting applications from interested individuals who would like to serve on the D...Read more...
Mon, 27 Jan 2020
January 27, 2020 Media Advisory What: SAISD students curate exhibit in observance of the state s first Holocaust Remembrance Week (Senate Bill 1828) Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day Wh...Read more...
Fri, 24 Jan 2020
January 24, 2020 News Release Castillo named Highlands High School football coach Chris Castillo has been named the head football coach at Highlands High School. Castillo has coached at the high schoo...Read more...
Thu, 09 Jan 2020
January 9, 2020 News Release Stewart named Sam Houston High School football coach Quincy Stewart has been named the head football coach at Sam Houston High School. For the past two years, he has serve...Read more...
Mon, 06 Jan 2020
January 6, 2020 Media Advisory What: SAISD to hold third annual Districtwide showcase featuring all SAISD schools Who: Representatives from all schools and programs When: Jan. 11 (Saturday) 10 a.m. to...Read more...
Tue, 17 Dec 2019
December 17, 2019 News Release SAISD to launch new healthcare pathway that puts students on track for RN career Incoming 9th-graders can apply now for program opening at Fox Tech High School in Fall 2...Read more...
Mon, 16 Dec 2019
December 16, 2019 Media Advisory What: SAISD will announce the launch of new healthcare pathway program that puts students on track for RN career. Incoming 9th-graders across the city can apply now fo...Read more...
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
December 10, 2019 News Release San Antonio ISD (SAISD) will open a second Montessori school in August of 2020, this one on the campus of the former Rodriguez Elementary School. The new school will als...Read more...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019
December 6, 2019 News Release San Antonio ISD (SAISD) and the 1Million Project Foundation announced today that more than 5,200 high schools students who don t already have reliable access to the inter...Read more...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019
December 5, 2019 Media Advisory WHAT: SAISD to announce initiative with 1Million Project Foundation to help ensure high school students who don t have reliable internet access at home get the digital ...Read more...
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
November 19, 2019 News Release San Antonio ISD and Bexar County Partner on developments for Fox Tech campus area San Antonio Independent School District Board members last night approved two proposed ...Read more...
Mon, 18 Nov 2019
November 18, 2019 Media Advisory What: SAISD Superintendent and Judge Nelson Wolff to hold media briefing on partnership for two developments in the Fox Tech campus area: the first BiblioTech EDU coll...Read more...
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
November 11, 2019 Media Advisory CAST Tech High School students honor industry partners in celebration of second campus building opening Event will include ribbon-cutting, and student-led tours of new...Read more...
Fri, 08 Nov 2019
November 8, 2019 Media Advisory What: Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., former astronaut and Sam Houston High School alumnus, to speak with Cyber P-TECH at Sam Houston students on STEM topics When: Nov. 11 (...Read more...
Fri, 01 Nov 2019
Nov. 1, 2019 Parents of students both inside and outside the boundaries of San Antonio ISD may apply to the District s Choice Schools and Programs for the 2020-2021 school year beginning Nov. 5. SAISD...Read more...
Thu, 03 Oct 2019
Oct. 3, 2019 Media Advisory What: Groundbreaking for SAISD s new high-speed fiber network installation Nearly 80 miles of fiber will connect every SAISD campus and office facilities. Who: Patti Radle,...Read more...
Mon, 30 Sep 2019
Sept. 30, 2019 Media Advisory What: 9th Annual Inspire Awards Who: Outstanding SAISD alumni and educators including: - Texas Representative Diego Bernal - Nationally-acclaimed marketing leader Bonnie ...Read more...
Fri, 27 Sep 2019
Sept. 27, 2019 Media Advisory Who: Nationally acclaimed marketing leader Bonnie Garcia What: To visit her high school alma mater to meet with 75 female students from the Business, AVID, Diploma and Or...Read more...
Fri, 20 Sep 2019
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Thu, 19 Sep 2019
Sept. 19, 2019 CAST Med High School celebrated its grand opening today by revealing that they have approximately 40 industry partnerships committed to linking students to exciting mentoring, job shado...Read more...
Wed, 18 Sep 2019
Sept. 18, 2019 Media Advisory: Event will include ribbon-cutting, and student-led tours of renovated campus What: CAST Med High School will host a grand opening of its campus to reveal the more than 4...Read more...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Aug. 20, 2019 Media Advisory WHAT: News conference announcing SAISD educators and innovative projects receiving over $200,000 in innovative grants from the SAISD Foundation, immediately followed by wi...Read more...
Fri, 16 Aug 2019
Aug. 16, 2019 Completes IB continuum for grades K-12 on city s South Side San Antonio ISD today announced that Burbank High School has earned a second designation from the International Baccalaureate ...Read more...
Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Aug. 15, 2019 District achieves B in 2019 state accountability ratings San Antonio ISD received its 2019 accountability ratings today from the Texas Education Agency, showing a continued upward trajec...Read more...
Wed, 14 Aug 2019
Aug. 14, 2019 Media Advisory What: Briefing on the 2019 state accountability ratings for San Antonio ISD, which will be released by the Texas Education Agency Who: Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent...Read more...
Wed, 14 Aug 2019
Aug. 14, 2019 Belinda Medellin, a technology teacher at CAST Tech High School in San Antonio ISD, received a surprise announcement today, Aug. 14. In front of her students, Medellin was named the 2020...Read more...
Wed, 14 Aug 2019
Aug. 14, 2019 Media Advisory What: Update on SAISD school air-conditioning issues When: Today (August 14) 3 p.m. Who: Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent Willie Burroughs, SAISD Chief Operating Offic...Read more...
Thu, 01 Aug 2019
Aug. 1, 2019 Media Advisory What: SAISD begins first day of 2019-20 year with two new schools Who: Principals and teachers Kindergarten and first-grade elementary students ( fearless girls ) First-yea...Read more...
Tue, 23 Jul 2019
July 23, 2019 Media Advisory What: Demolition to begin on Beacon Hill original school building Who: Principal Laryn Nelson When: July 24 (Wed) 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Where: Beacon Hill Academy, 1411 W. Ashb...Read more...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019
June 17, 2019 The San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) Board of Trustees tonight approved a compensation plan for the 2019-20 school year, which includes pay increases for all permanent ful...Read more...

Released: March 16, 2020

March 17 (Tues) – School Board Meeting A
5:30 p.m., at Burnet Learning Center, 406 Barrera


Thu, 10 Sep 2020
The Highlands High School JROTC unit produced a virtual remembrance ceremony to observe Patriot Day. Patriot Day, which is recognized each year on Sept. 11, honors the memories of those who died durin...Read more...
Wed, 09 Sep 2020
Adriana Abundis, a dual language mathematics teacher at Lanier High School, has been selected as one of six finalists for the 2021 Texas Teacher of the Year award, a recognition announced by the Texas...Read more...
Fri, 28 Aug 2020
District transitions levels from Red to Yellow San Antonio ISD has shared with parents and staff that it plans to move forward in gradually allowing a small number of students onto campuses starting a...Read more...
Tue, 18 Aug 2020
This school year, teachers across San Antonio knew the school year was going to hold a lot of new discoveries. But Lanier High School math teacher Adriana Abundis had no idea of the surprise that was ...Read more...
Mon, 17 Aug 2020
During the Aug. 17 Board meeting, SAISD Trustees called for a $1.3 billion bond election, with two separate propositions to appear on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot for school renovations and technology. The...Read more...
Mon, 10 Aug 2020
San Antonio ISD has announced 13 new campus administrators for the 2020-2021 school year. Please welcome the following principals: Baskin Elementary School - Yvonne Martinez , Principal Yvonne Martine...Read more...
Fri, 07 Aug 2020
Four levels of occupancy based on safety and science See current level San Antonio ISD shared last week with employees and parents its plan for re-opening campuses safely, based on four levels of stud...Read more...
Wed, 05 Aug 2020
New learning management system to enhance digital learning In light of the increase of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Antonio ISD has purchased a new learning management system, Can...Read more...
Mon, 06 Jul 2020
SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been named among this year s list of Great Immigrants, Great Americans published annually by Carnegie Corporation of New York. The list honors naturalized citiz...Read more...
Thu, 25 Jun 2020
It s been more than 100 years since San Antonio school buildings closed in the face of a pandemic. The Spanish Flu prompted the San Antonio Board of Health to vote to close all schools and ban all pub...Read more...
Thu, 25 Jun 2020
MEAL UPDATE: We will begin distributing weekly meal kits on Thursday, July 30. Two distributions will be held between now and the first day of school following the schedule indicated. Please be sure t...Read more...
Thu, 28 May 2020
At the end of each school year for the past 10 years, family members, mentors, SAISD administration, and friends would gather together in the Alamo Convocation Center to celebrate SAISD s finest first...Read more...
Wed, 06 May 2020
Gerardo Villegas Juarez, a fifth-grade teacher at Graebner Elementary School, was named this year s statewide Rising Star elementary teacher in the H-E-B Excellence in Education awards. The honor was ...Read more...
Sun, 03 May 2020
Teachers are inspiring mentors for children on a daily basis. And this year, when a global pandemic sidetracked in-person instruction, teachers upped their game yet again. During Teacher Appreciation ...Read more...
Fri, 06 Mar 2020
Vehicle repairs can put the brakes on a family s ability to have safe and reliable transportation to go to school or work, doctor appointments and the grocery store especially when that family s budge...Read more...
Fri, 06 Mar 2020
San Antonio ISD educator Gerardo Villegas Juarez, a fifth-grade teacher at Charles Graebner Elementary School, was surprised with balloons, cookies, and a giant check when he was named an H-E-B Excell...Read more...
Thu, 27 Feb 2020
Click here for our COVID-19 Resource Page SAISD schools will remain closed through Friday, May 1. We join school districts across Bexar County in complying with Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement to exte...Read more...
Tue, 25 Feb 2020
SAISD and University Health System are collaborating to operate a health center at Tafolla Middle School to serve students and campus employees from schools in the West Side Lanier High School feeder....Read more...
Fri, 14 Feb 2020
Three outstanding educators were honored last night at SAISD s 2020 Distinguished Teachers of the Year ceremony. They are Christina Leal, special education teacher at Advanced Learning Academy (PK-3);...Read more...
Wed, 12 Feb 2020
San Antonio ISD today announced that Longfellow Middle School has been named an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Middle Years Programme. An IB education is acclaimed worldwide bec...Read more...
Mon, 27 Jan 2020
San Antonio ISD's technology leadership team has been honored with the TEAM Award, presented by the Texas K-12 Consortium of School Networking Council. The TEAM Award recognizes a district leadership ...Read more...
Mon, 27 Jan 2020
On Monday, Jan. 27, sixth-grade students from Harris Middle School held a memorial service in observance of the state's inaugural Holocaust Remembrance Week. The program featured poetry, music, studen...Read more...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020
San Antonio ISD celebrated the academic achievements of more than 180 SAISD students during the Advanced Academic Scholar Celebration held at the VIA Grand Rotunda earlier this month. The District, th...Read more...
Tue, 17 Dec 2019
Incoming 9th-graders can apply now for program opening at Fox Tech High School in Fall 2020 San Antonio ISD today announced it is taking applications for the new Healthcare Pathways in Technology Earl...Read more...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019
San Antonio ISD announced on Dec. 6 an initiative with the 1Million Project Foundation to help ensure high school students who don t have reliable internet access at home get the digital tools and con...Read more...
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
San Antonio ISD and Bexar County are partnering on two developments in the Fox Tech High School campus area: the first BiblioTech EDU collaboration, and a new parking garage with access to the San Ped...Read more...
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
Recent SAISD graduates attending college outside of Texas may be surprised when a large care package filled with goodies shows up at their door this month. It wasn t Santa making his rounds early; the...Read more...
Fri, 01 Nov 2019
Parents of students both inside and outside the boundaries of San Antonio ISD may apply to the District s Choice Schools and Programs for the 2020-2021 school year beginning now through Jan. 31, 2020....Read more...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019
On Oct. 26, the Burbank High School Bulldog Band advanced to the UIL Area H Marching Band Finals at D.W. Rutledge Stadium in Judson ISD. This marks the first time that an SAISD band program advanced t...Read more...
Tue, 15 Oct 2019
You may see their name on the campus marquee or their framed photo displayed on the wall. You may see a parking space dedicated to this individual or hear the applause when they are announced during a...Read more...
Tue, 01 Oct 2019
Iliana Trobaugh, an SAISD Distinguished Teacher of the Year, was recognized on Oct. 1 as one of Bexar County s best educators. The sixth-grade science teacher at Ogden Academy learned during a surpris...Read more...
Thu, 19 Sep 2019
CAST Med High School was the place to be Sept. 19 as students, industry professionals and representatives from various partner organizations gathered together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the scho...Read more...
Mon, 09 Sep 2019
As part of its expanded access to fine arts, SAISD is partnering with The Tobin Center for Performing Arts to integrate art into classrooms. The Tobin Center s Art Integration initiative is a great wa...Read more...
Thu, 10 Sep 2020
Lyla Arnold, a seventh-grader at YWLA, has been named by the Society for Science & the Public as well as the Broadcom Foundation as one of the Top 300 competitors in the 2020 Broadcom MASTERS - the na...Read more...
Fri, 14 Aug 2020
UPDATE: Effective Monday, Sept. 21, all children in the community are able to participate in the SAISD Child Nutrition program. There have been approved waivers from USDA and TDA allowing Child Nutrit...Read more...
Fri, 14 Aug 2020
Bright and early this morning, a small group of SAISD administrators, with swag bags and crystal plaques in hand, surprised two unsuspecting staff members with the announcement that they were winners ...Read more...
Tue, 11 Aug 2020
The Office of Family and Community Engagement will be conducting Canvas workshops specifically for parents Aug. 13-20. Both morning and afternoon sessions will be offered in English with Spanish inter...Read more...
Wed, 05 Aug 2020
The SAISD Foundation is teaming up with Alamo Music Center for their second annual instrument drive to benefit SAISD students. The public is being asked to donate previously used instruments that will...Read more...
Tue, 04 Aug 2020
San Antonio ISD Special Guest Read Alouds are in full swing! On Wednesday, Aug. 12, Astronaut Bernard Harris will be reading Hidden Figures: Young Reader s Edition at 11 a.m. in English, and Martha Ma...Read more...
Tue, 04 Aug 2020
A number of students from across San Antonio ISD took their learning to new levels as they took part in various internship opportunities this summer. From cybersecurity to medicine to marketing, stude...Read more...
Sun, 26 Jul 2020
The USAA Foundation has awarded $325,000 to the Connect Campaign, an initiative of the SAISD Foundation. The goal of the Connect Campaign is to secure $1 million to pay for 12 months of connectivity f...Read more...
Thu, 09 Jul 2020
Families across the nation are having to reimagine their summertime activities because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But within San Antonio ISD, fun family bonding is still happening as a result of intera...Read more...
Thu, 09 Jul 2020
In the spring semester every year, seniors across San Antonio ISD decide upon and commit to attending college in the fall. But according to Dustin Nieto, coordinator with SAISD Postsecondary Initiativ...Read more...
Thu, 18 Jun 2020
Today, we herald the inclusiveness of the Supreme Court s decision to uphold DACA. Hundreds of thousands of young DREAMers right now are hearing words of affirmation that the country to which they dai...Read more...
Thu, 11 Jun 2020
This summer, the San Antonio ISD Family and Community Engagement Services team has rolled out a series of virtual family workshops open to all SAISD families. The July schedule for Family Power Hour i...Read more...
Thu, 11 Jun 2020
San Antonio ISD is hosting two reading programs for students this summer online book clubs with surprise celebrity readings and a bus-stop initiative called Roll into Reading. Summer Book Clubs The Su...Read more...
Tue, 09 Jun 2020
Teachers are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays to meet with students in Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade - now until Aug. 9 - to support and engage them in the modules on SAISD's Digi...Read more...
Mon, 08 Jun 2020
SAISD is offering a variety of summer learning activities for students and has created a parent guide for the available options, including the following: Digital Learning Playground PK-8 (June 1-Aug. ...Read more...
Wed, 03 Jun 2020
Each year, Humanities Texas recognizes the achievements of 12 exemplary classroom teachers with monetary awards. This year, two San Antonio ISD teachers were recognized for their outstanding work in e...Read more...
Tue, 02 Jun 2020
As a community committed to respect for all, SAISD honors the memory of George Floyd and prays for his family and friends. Let it be known that the community of our district suffers with them in a sen...Read more...
Thu, 28 May 2020
SAISD is operating free meal delivery options for families and recently announced its June schedule . There also is an additional resource for families through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer...Read more...
Wed, 27 May 2020
For the third year in a row, student teams from Ball Academy advanced to the final round of the SA Smart competition. SA Smart, the Mayor's K-12 Smart City Challenge, gives student teams in grades 7-1...Read more...
Thu, 07 May 2020
Yasmin Banuelos, a senior at Travis Early College High School, has been selected as the Distinguished Graduate in Liberal Arts at San Antonio College. Each year, the academic programs at SAC recognize...Read more...
Fri, 01 May 2020
Three high schools in San Antonio ISD are included in the newest rankings of public high schools by U.S. News & World Report. The 2020 Best High Schools rankings were released April 21, 2020. The rank...Read more...
Thu, 23 Apr 2020
Stacy Carrizales, a senior at Phoenix Middle College, has been accepted to the Bank of America Student Leaders Program. The program connects more than 300 community-minded high school juniors and seni...Read more...
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
Fifteen SAISD high school seniors have been selected to become part of the newest cohort of Dell Scholars, an initiative of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The award is given to only 500 students...Read more...
Wed, 08 Apr 2020
For the safety of community members and in compliance with a City of San Antonio ordinance to close parks, SAISD is temporarily closing access to the District s fields and playgrounds at this time. Ac...Read more...
Wed, 08 Apr 2020
Congratulations to the Class of 2020 valedictorians: Advanced Learning Academy: Kaben Benavides Brackenridge High School: Natalie Castillo Burbank High School: Angel Ramirez Edison High School: Avalon...Read more...
Tue, 07 Apr 2020
WATCH: KSAT's Great Graduates 2020: Nicolas Rios Nicolas Rios, a senior at Travis Early College High School, has been accepted to Johns Hopkins University, where he plans to study neuroscience this fa...Read more...
Wed, 01 Apr 2020
Unprecedented times call for meaningful action. In face of a pandemic and resulting school closures, San Antonio ISD accelerated its strategic plan from a three-year strategy to a three-week goal to p...Read more...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
San Antonio ISD conducted a survey to identify the greatest needs that families in our District had as a result of the school closure. The survey received more than 5,000 responses. The District revie...Read more...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020
Virtual classrooms across the District will launch Monday, March 30. Teachers will once again connect with their students even if it is remotely and that bond is so important to a child s learning. SA...Read more...
Fri, 20 Mar 2020
The current school closure may result in some students feeling anxious and scared. If a student is feeling worried or down, our virtual school counseling office is now open to support them. If a stude...Read more...
Tue, 03 Mar 2020
San Antonio Spurs player Jakob Poeltl helped surprise students with a special announcement Feb. 28. Thanks to a $120,000 grant from Spurs Give, students at San Antonio ISD elementary schools will have...Read more...
Tue, 03 Mar 2020
The tech wizardry of Rhodes Middle School students was on display recently, following a ribbon-cutting for the school's new Verizon Innovative Learning Lab. Half of the campus library had been transfo...Read more...
Mon, 02 Mar 2020
Burbank High School student Jamsel Rodriguez was showcased by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) in a video as part of the association's 100th-anniversary campaign. His journey as a music st...Read more...
Thu, 13 Feb 2020
Thanks to a collaboration between San Antonio ISD and University Health System (UHS), SAISD students and staff can seek medical attention for a variety of minor health conditions close to home. The He...Read more...
Tue, 11 Feb 2020
The Bilingual, ESL and Migrant Department is hosting its first-ever Dual Language Summit on Feb. 28 and 29, 2020. While many conferences are geared for teachers, the department is encouraging parents ...Read more...
Mon, 03 Feb 2020
The College Board is recognizing three SAISD counselors for their outstanding work this week, which is National School Counseling Week. The College Board Counselor Recognition Program honors the innov...Read more...
Fri, 31 Jan 2020
Groups of students at three International Baccalaureate World Schools are participating in a pilot program to create school historic preservation projects. The projects at Woodlawn Academy, Briscoe El...Read more...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and Sofia Coppola all had to start somewhere before they became the famous film directors they are today. Now, San Antonio ISD students interested in taking the firs...Read more...
Thu, 09 Jan 2020
Join SAISD in celebrating School Board Recognition Month throughout the month of January. We will take a moment before our Jan. 21 Board Meeting to recognize and honor the work our Trustees are doing ...Read more...
Mon, 16 Dec 2019
WATCH: KENS 5 Kids Who Make San Antonio Great Through the QuestBridge National College Match program, student María García-García has been matched with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whe...Read more...
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
SAISD will open a second Montessori school in August of 2020, this one on the campus of the former Rodriguez Elementary School. The new school will also feature a dual language pathway. The Rodriguez ...Read more...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019
Eighth-grade students from the Advanced Learning Academy at the Fox Tech campus took their learning outside of the classroom, and out of state, when they participated in the school s first-ever Civil ...Read more...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019
It s not every day that students in San Antonio, Texas, get to explore the Arctic tundra. But thanks to Discovery Education and Polar Bears International, 23 students from M.L. King Academy for Arts I...Read more...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019
Sam Houston High School alumnus ('74) Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. got back to his roots when he spoke with a group of ninth-grade students in his alma mater's Cyber P-TECH program. Harris, a former ast...Read more...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
San Antonio ISD students interested in computer technology had the chance to gain real-world experience and learn about career opportunities in their fields of interest through SAWorks IT & Cybersecur...Read more...
Mon, 04 Nov 2019
Tacos and dumplings and hummus, oh my! A group of culinarily adventurous fourth and fifth graders from M.L. King Academy for Arts Integration were the first group of SAISD students to taste test these...Read more...
Sun, 03 Nov 2019
This school year, Whittier Middle School became home to the very first sixth-grade dual language program at a middle school in San Antonio ISD. The program, which is one of the District s ever-expandi...Read more...
Wed, 23 Oct 2019
Art students at Briscoe Elementary School have joined forces with the Memory Project, a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to creating global kindness through art. The students will share the...Read more...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019
Students in the Lanier High School construction management program will be showing off their carpentry skills at the 2020 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, the largest single event in the city of San ...Read more...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019
October 21-25, 2019 marks National School Bus Safety Week. About 150 SAISD bus drivers travel more than 2 million miles a year and do an exemplary job of keeping the 7,800 student riders safe. The new...Read more...
Thu, 17 Oct 2019
On Monday, Oct. 21, SAISD students, parents and families are invited to the Alamo Convocation Center to learn more about a new program that provides no-cost college tuition for graduating seniors. The...Read more...
Tue, 08 Oct 2019
On a recent fall afternoon, students from Edison High School and Rogers Academy were outside, soaking up the sun as they drew butterflies, bees and other nature-themed designs on a concrete space surr...Read more...
Fri, 04 Oct 2019
On Oct. 4 at Barkley-Ruiz Elementary School, students, staff and District administration gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new high-speed fiber network, which will use nearly 80 miles of f...Read more...
Wed, 02 Oct 2019
Students, families and community members came together on Sept. 30 to celebrate the inaugural class of freshman at Cyber P-TECH at Sam Houston High School. The 91 Cyber P-TECH students were dressed in...Read more...
Tue, 01 Oct 2019
Recently, a corner of the Tafolla Middle School cafeteria looked more like a Food Network test kitchen than a typical school eating facility. Decked out in his black chef s coat, Chef Jimmy Villarreal...Read more...
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Over the past two years, San Antonio ISD has been awarded four grants totaling more the $2.25 million, which will be used to buy propane buses for the District s fleet. The grant monies, which come fr...Read more...
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
The 9th annual Inspire Awards ceremony will be hosted by the SAISD Foundation at the Witte Museum's Mays Family Event Center on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The event honors SAISD alumni and educators whose lea...Read more...
Thu, 05 Sep 2019
Football players, half-time marching band performers, cheer squads and scores of fans are ready for the stadium lights. See the fall line-up. Click here for a school-by-school scheduleRead more...
Thu, 05 Sep 2019
It's always exciting to go into a school year with a growing list of opportunities and offerings for students, and this year was no exception. We opened this school year on a high note when Texas Comm...Read more...
Wed, 04 Sep 2019
Seven campuses across SAISD have hatched a way to teach students science, social-emotional and character-development skills, with chickens. This past spring, students at Hirsch Elementary School had a...Read more...

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