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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: Oct. 18, 2019

Oct. 19 (Sat) – EPIC Saturday educator workshop
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Highlands High School, 3118 Elgin Ave.

Educators throughout SAISD will gather for professional development and collaboration opportunities during this EPIC (Educators Providing Innovative Change) workshop. More than 80 sessions will be offered including 7 Steps to a Language Rich Classroom, Digital Storytelling, Arts Integration, and Laughter Yoga as a Self-Care Tool.

Oct. 21 (Mon) – Business Diversity Vendor Fair and Workshop
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Burnet Learning Center (Cafeteria), 406 Barrera St.

The business community is invited to this workshop and vendor networking event with guest speaker Jim Swindle. Participants will learn how to get bonded. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided.

Oct. 21 (Mon) – SAISD’s AlamoPROMISE pep rally
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive

Families and their students are invited to learn about last-dollar scholarships available through AlamoPROMISE, a no-cost college tuition initiative of Alamo Colleges. College representatives will be available to answer questions.

Oct. 22 (Tues) – Montessori information session
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Steele Montessori Academy, 722 Haggin St.

Parents are invited to learn more about the application process for Steele Montessori Academy – the first and only public Montessori school in the San Antonio area. The application period opens Nov. 5. 

Oct. 22-23 (Tues-Wed) – Annual Pumpkin Patch at Burbank Farm
4:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.

For two evenings, student members of Future Farmers of America at Burbank High School will host the club’s fourth annual Pumpkin Patch at the Burbank Farm. Parking will be available at the SAISD Sport Complex; hayrides will transport families to the farm.

Oct. 24 (Thurs) – Rocket launches
5 p.m. at Pershing Elementary School, 600 Sandmeyer St.

Students in the after school program at Pershing Elementary School will launch their model rockets on a field beside the school – the culminating event in their Rocketry Unit. Multiple types of rockets will be launched including STOMP Rockets, Water Rockets and Estes Rockets.

Oct. 25 (Fri) – Be a Buddy, Not a Bully presentation
8:30 a.m. at Briscoe Elementary School, 2015 S. Flores St.

Students in pre-kindergarten through third grade will take part in an interactive performance of the importance of friendship, put on by H-E-B and its Buddy mascot.

Oct. 25 (Fri) – Pan de Muertos demonstration
8:45 a.m. to 10:23 a.m. at Lanier High School, 1514 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

Chef Edna Miggins, owner of Panifico Bake Shop, will demonstrate to culinary students the art of making Pan de Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead bread. Pan de Muertos is prepared all around Mexico in the last days of October and the first days of November and is one of the elements used in the alters set to honor the souls during the Day of the Dead celebrations.

Oct. 25 (Fri) – Fall Festival
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Travis Early College High School, 1915 N. Main Ave.

This fall festival includes a pumpkin patch, a haunted house, food booths, live music and other family activities. 

 
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, 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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