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Thu, 21 Oct 2021
Oct. 21, 2021 A partnership between San Antonio ISD s adult and community education department and Catholic Charities was awarded a significant grant from the Department of Homeland Security that will...Read more...
Tue, 19 Oct 2021
Oct. 19, 2021 WHAT: Students at Poe Middle School (SAISD) will take a field trip to Rush Enterprises Peterbilt Trucking Center to study the company s massive carport solar system as part of their part...Read more...
Tue, 12 Oct 2021
Oct. 12, 2021 What: SAISD hosts teacher job fair for 2021-22 school year Teachers sought in areas of ELAR, math, science, bilingual, special education When: Oct. 16, 2021 (Sat), 9 a.m. Noon Where: San...Read more...
Tue, 12 Oct 2021
Oct. 12, 2021 San Antonio ISD this school year launched a new initiative that gives staff members a clear direction on how to become qualified for career advancement within the district. The Para to P...Read more...
Fri, 08 Oct 2021
Oct. 8, 2021 What: SAISD kicks off Bond 2020 community design charrette meetings for public input Who: SAISD Board of Trustees (Will host meetings for their Single Member Districts) Willie Burroughs, ...Read more...
Thu, 07 Oct 2021
Oct. 7, 2021 What: SAISD students to learn from ABC News personality who once walked the same halls they did Who: John Quiñones, ABC News When: Oct. 7, 2021 (Thurs), 1:30 p.m., Brackenridge High Schoo...Read more...
Tue, 05 Oct 2021
Oct. 5, 2021 What: SAISD Foundation to host 10th Annual Inspire Awards Who: John Quinones, ABC News and Inspire Awards emcee Dr. Robert Jaklich, SAISD Interim Superintendent Judy Geelhoed, SAISD Found...Read more...
Wed, 29 Sep 2021
Sept. 29, 2021 What: SAISD Board President and Interim Superintendent announce united vision moving forward Dr. J to read Horton Hatches The Egg to young learners Who: Christina Martinez, SAISD Board ...Read more...
Thu, 23 Sep 2021
Sept. 23, 2021 What: Hot Wells Middle School to receive $5,000 AdoptASchool grant from Burlington Who: Burlington representatives Dr. Rose Engelbrecht, principal of Hot Wells Middle School Judy Geelho...Read more...
Wed, 22 Sep 2021
Sept. 22, 2021 This morning during a surprise assembly, the students and staff of Young Women s Leadership Academy, an all-girls college preparatory school within San Antonio ISD, learned the campus h...Read more...
Tue, 21 Sep 2021
Sept. 21, 2021 The San Antonio ISD Board of Trustees voted today to name Dr. Robert Jaklich as the district s interim superintendent. He will take over the role Sept. 29. Jaklich has a decade of exper...Read more...
Thu, 09 Sep 2021
Sept. 9, 2021 What: Burbank High School holds Patriots Day ceremony to honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Who: SGM Melvin Cooper Sr., senior enlisted advisor, U.S. Army, Ft. Sam Houston Victor Mireles...Read more...
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Aug. 25, 2021 - After a stressful year of coping with the pandemic and online instruction, Herff Elementary School students and staff will focus on kindness as they begin the 2021 school year. Herff E...Read more...
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
Aug. 19, 2021 The SAISD Foundation today kicked off surprise announcements of more than $100,000 in innovative grant awards to educators in San Antonio ISD. Two teachers at Lanier High School were the...Read more...
Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Aug. 5, 2021 What: Against a backdrop of performances, the SAISD Fine Arts Department and the SAISD Foundation to announce expansion of Ballet Folklorico and Mariachi programs in district schools in 2...Read more...
Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Aug. 5, 2021 The San Antonio Independent School District will continue to offer meals to all students at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year. For additional information please contact: San Antonio I...Read more...
Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Aug. 5, 2021 What: SAISD and Community Labs to offer free COVID testing to the community on Friday When: Aug. 6 (Fri) 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where: Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive The first day o...Read more...
Mon, 02 Aug 2021
Aug. 2, 2021 What: SAISD and VIA partner to host Community Job Expo When: Aug. 12 (Thurs) Noon to 6:30 p.m. Where: Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta Drive The San Antonio ISD Adult and Community Ed...Read more...
Sat, 31 Jul 2021
July 31, 2021 San Antonio ISD s Back-to-School Resource Fair today was well attended, with thousands of students receiving school supplies and other essentials. Families still needing supplies will le...Read more...
Thu, 29 Jul 2021
July 29, 2021 What: CAST Tech graduates to showcase novel internship work in energy and water conservation Who: Kahlil Davis, CAST Tech graduate Isaias Lozano, CAST Tech graduate Jozlynn Garcia, CAST ...Read more...
Wed, 28 Jul 2021
July 28, 2021 What: SAISD preparing for Saturday s back-to-school fair by stuffing goodie bags A lot of preparation goes into planning for major events, and today, San Antonio ISD is preparing for its...Read more...
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
July 27, 2021 What: SAISD and STAAMP Allergy to host virtual town hall to answer parents questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for their children Parents all across San Antonio are invited to listen in...Read more...
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
July 27, 2021 What: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Lanier High School partner for two-week Online Summer Transportation Construction Institute Who: UTSA faculty members, Dr. Tulio S...Read more...
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
July 26, 2021 San Antonio ISD is offering expanded access to early childhood programming for 3-year-olds. Campuses are now registering 3-year-olds for Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start to start school o...Read more...
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
July 26, 2021 What: SAISD to host back-to-school fair to distribute free resources to families and to complete students annual enrollment When: July 31 (Sat) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Freeman Coliseum ...Read more...
Fri, 23 Jul 2021
July 23, 2021 What: SAISD to host virtual teacher job fair to fill 100 openings When: July 29 (Thurs) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Link: www.saisd.net/careers and scroll down to Recruiting Event Schedule San Ant...Read more...
Wed, 21 Jul 2021
July 20, 2021 What: Put aside your preconceived notions of school lunches and step into the kitchen as 60 SAISD cooks and managers train at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) this week CIA chef i...Read more...
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
July 16, 2021 WHO: VelocityTX, a subsidiary of the Texas Research & Technology Foundation; Communities in Schools; San Antonio Independent School District WHAT: VelocityTX, Communities in Schools, and...Read more...
Mon, 12 Jul 2021
July 12, 2021 - The San Antonio ISD (SAISD) Foundation will host a Luggage and Dorm Room drive to support up to 100 of SAISD s newest alumni, on Wednesday, July 14, from noon until 6 p.m, at Alamo Con...Read more...
Fri, 02 Jul 2021
July 2, 2021 The San Antonio ISD Board of Trustees is seeking to fill a 24-member advisory committee that will oversee the work and progress on the historic Bond 2020 program. The $1.3 billion bond is...Read more...
Fri, 25 Jun 2021
June 25, 2021 A digital literacy initiative spearheaded by Texas A&M University-San Antonio and San Antonio Independent School District could become a national model for closing the digital divide. Th...Read more...
Tue, 15 Jun 2021
June 15, 2021-SAISD will continue to provide meals during the Summer (June 21-July 31) as part of the Texas Department of Agriculture s Seamless Summer Nutrition Program. The summer program will offer...Read more...
Mon, 14 Jun 2021
June 14, 2021 The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is building on its efforts to advance knowledge and practice of dual language education. The UTSA College of Education and Human Development...Read more...
Sat, 12 Jun 2021
June 12, 2021 San Antonio ISD today announced a change to the start time for evening graduation ceremonies at Alamo Stadium due to current weather forecasts for heat and humidity. Beginning Monday, Ju...Read more...
Thu, 10 Jun 2021
June 10, 2021 San Antonio ISD and H-E-B are teaming up for a one-day blitz to vaccinate as many of the District s eligible middle school students and their family members as possible. SAISD families a...Read more...
Fri, 21 May 2021
May 21, 2021 Childhood obesity has disproportionately affected Latino and Black communities in South Texas for years as a result of poverty, poor access to education, employment status, unhealthy hous...Read more...
Fri, 07 May 2021
May 7, 2021 What: Opening ceremony for SAISD-Mexican Consulate collaboration to launch educational initiative for parents Who: Olivia Almanza-Pena, Principal of Irving Dual Language Academy When: May ...Read more...
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
April 22, 2021 What: SAISD superintendent to present State of the District address to business and community leaders Who: Marina Gonzales, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber President and CEO Richard Perez,...Read more...
Mon, 12 Apr 2021
April 12, 2021 What: Citizens for Quality SAISD Schools to present $50,000 check to SAISD Foundation Who: Mario Barrera, Co-Chair, Citizens for Quality SAISD Schools Victoria Moreno-Herrera, Co-Chair,...Read more...
Wed, 07 Apr 2021
Grantees will bring together thousands of young people from the United States and the Middle East and North Africa for an exciting opportunity to engage with global peers through virtual exchange. Rea...Read more...
Mon, 05 Apr 2021
April 5, 2021 What: West Point to participate in virtual leadership and STEM workshop with SAISD JROTC cadets; Local ROTC cadets from St. Mary s and UTSA also to participate Who: Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Wi...Read more...
Thu, 01 Apr 2021
April 1, 2021 What: SAISD opens high schools to showcase bond work Who: Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent SAISD campus principals SAISD Trustees When: All eight events held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m....Read more...
Tue, 30 Mar 2021
March 30, 2021 San Antonio ISD has launched an Evening FLEX High School this spring semester. Classes began in late January for 51 students who wanted to accelerate their learning and graduate in thre...Read more...
Fri, 26 Mar 2021
March 26, 2021 What: From P.E. to home kitchen: Families of designated elementary school students to pick up free Burrito Bowl meal kits to make at home Taking classroom instruction home to the family...Read more...
Fri, 19 Mar 2021
March 19, 2021 What: 5,000 SAISD staff to receive COVID vaccinations in two-day event; 100% of SAISD staff will have been provided access and opportunity by end of two-day vaccination clinic Who: Toni...Read more...
Thu, 18 Mar 2021
March 18, 2021 What: SAISD students and staff to receive free COVID testing on Saturday, March 20; Free testing allows a confident and safe return when classes resume Tuesday, March 23 Who: SAISD fami...Read more...
Thu, 25 Feb 2021
Feb. 25, 2021 What: SAISD Foundation to hold two Fill the Bus Storm Supply Drive events for families reeling from winter storm s aftermath When: Feb. 26 (Fri), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4 (Thurs), 11 a....Read more...
Wed, 24 Feb 2021
Feb. 24, 2021 Larry Norman has been named head football coach and boys coordinator at Brackenridge High School. Norman leaves Stevens High School in San Antonio where he served as the team s Special T...Read more...
Mon, 22 Feb 2021
Feb. 19, 2021 Free testing allows district to identify positive cases before classes resume Monday In response to a request from San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez, Community Labs will prov...Read more...
Wed, 17 Feb 2021
Feb. 17, 2021 San Antonio ISD will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19 due to continued inclement weather conditions and to protect the power grid. All schools will be closed and there ...Read more...
Tue, 16 Feb 2021
Feb. 16, 2021 San Antonio ISD will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 17 due to continued inclement weather conditions, electrical power outages, and rolling blackouts. All schools will be closed and there ...Read more...
Fri, 12 Feb 2021
Feb. 12, 2021 San Antonio ISD will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16. While Monday, Feb. 15 is a District holiday, SAISD has decided it will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to foreca...Read more...
Fri, 12 Feb 2021
Feb. 12, 2021 Valentine s Day is this weekend, and culinary students at Lanier High School are helping their fellow students and teachers be prepared for the sweet holiday. On Friday morning, culinary...Read more...
Thu, 11 Feb 2021
Feb. 11, 2021 Young Women s Leadership Academy in San Antonio ISD has been nominated for recognition as a 2021 Texas Exemplary High Performing Blue Ribbon School. It is the only school from the San An...Read more...
Mon, 08 Feb 2021
Feb. 8, 2021 San Antonio ISD today announced it will phase in another small cohort of students on Monday, Feb. 22. During tonight s COVID update, city and county officials announced that the positivit...Read more...
Mon, 01 Feb 2021
Feb. 1, 2021 - Inspired by the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Bonham Academy and Broadway Bank partnered to create the I Have a Dream Art Contest. Participating students created artwork...Read more...
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Jan. 27, 2021 What: Students observe state s second Holocaust Remembrance Week Who: Harris Middle School sixth-grade students Longfellow Middle School sixth-grade students When: Today is International...Read more...
Tue, 19 Jan 2021
Jan. 19, 2021 What: SAISD to announce launch of three new P-TECH programs District leads the San Antonio area in the number of these industry-focused programs Who: Pedro Martinez, SAISD superintendent...Read more...
Tue, 12 Jan 2021
Jan. 12, 2021 Huppertz Elementary School in San Antonio ISD has earned the designation as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Primary Years Programme. An IB education is acclaimed...Read more...
Wed, 06 Jan 2021
What: Burbank High School Wind Ensemble to record its performance for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) 2021 Clinic One of only three bands in the state selected as a feature band Who: Dire...Read more...
Thu, 17 Dec 2020
What: Students paint Little Library gifted through Book Buddies program Little Library constructed by Lanier High School students Who: Kelly Allen, Herff Academy principal Cristina Noriega, SAISD Foun...Read more...
Wed, 16 Dec 2020
What: Families pick up holiday meal bundles so children don t go hungry during winter break Who: Families picking up meal bundles When: Dec. 17 (Thurs) 10:30 a.m. Where: Edison High School, 701 Santa ...Read more...
Wed, 16 Dec 2020
Dec. 16, 2020 What: Elf on the Shelf hitches ride on fire truck to surprise young learners Who: Marisa Mendez, Principal (a.k.a. Elf on the Shelf) Prekindergarten students When: Dec. 16 (Wed) estimate...Read more...
Fri, 11 Dec 2020
Dec. 11, 2020 The SAISD Foundation is celebrating "12 Days of Giving" with the announcement of 12 teacher mini-grant awards. In the videos linked below, the educators share in their own words how thei...Read more...
Thu, 03 Dec 2020
Dec. 3, 2020 San Antonio ISD is implementing three COVID-19 testing programs for its school community, locally making it among the districts with the greatest amount of free, available testing for its...Read more...
Fri, 20 Nov 2020
Nov. 20, 2020 Although San Antonio ISD will be closed for Thanksgiving week, its two school-based health centers at Davis and Tafolla middle schools will be open for appointments Monday through Wednes...Read more...
Thu, 19 Nov 2020
Media Advisory What: Distribution event pairs elementary students with free desks to assist with remote learning With SAISD Bond 2016 furniture purchases, old desks find new homes Who: Marco Morales, ...Read more...
Wed, 18 Nov 2020
Media Advisory What: The Whittier Express turns school bus into pep rally on wheels Who: Dr. Armando Gallegos, Whittier Middle School principal Whittier Middle School teachers and staff When: Nov. 18 ...Read more...
Thu, 12 Nov 2020
Nov. 12, 2020 What: San Antonio high schooler sings for Metropolitan Opera Who: Caroline Evangelista, Young Women s Leadership Academy Jody Noblett, YWLA choir director When: Published on Metropolitan...Read more...
Wed, 11 Nov 2020
Nov. 11, 2020 What: Book Buddies, a new program of the SAISD Foundation, gets a fresh start at Port San Antonio Book sorting event to follow announcement Who: Judy Geelhoed, SAISD Foundation executive...Read more...
Mon, 09 Nov 2020
Nov. 9, 2020 Parents of students both inside and outside the boundaries of San Antonio ISD may apply to the District s Choice Schools and Magnet Programs for the 2021-2022 school year beginning today,...Read more...
Tue, 03 Nov 2020
Nov. 3, 2020 In a pivotal moment for the San Antonio Independent School District, voters approved two bond propositions that will have a major impact, boosting even further the quality of learning on ...Read more...
Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Nov. 2, 2020 What is a ram if it doesn t have a name? It s just a ram. Students at San Antonio ISD s Irving Dual Language Academy have strong feelings about their ram mascot. And the school s libraria...Read more...
Fri, 30 Oct 2020
Oct. 30, 2020 San Antonio ISD s Arnold Elementary School has an annual tradition that celebrates the love of reading by decorating pumpkins to look like their favorite story book characters. This year...Read more...
Thu, 29 Oct 2020
Oct. 30, 2020 What: School courtyard invaded by extra-large centipede on Halloween weekend Who: Cristina Sosa Noriega, SAISD Foundation alumni engagement and volunteer manager Raul Salazar, SAISD seni...Read more...
Wed, 28 Oct 2020
Oct. 28, 2020 San Antonio ISD teacher Robby Hernandez has played video games from Mario Kart to Super Smash Brothers since he was a kid. Now a computer science teacher at Jefferson High School, Hernan...Read more...
Tue, 27 Oct 2020
Oct. 27, 2020 A San Antonio ISD principal and teacher have been recognized by Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) for their achievements in dual language education. Brackenridge High School P...Read more...
Tue, 27 Oct 2020
Oct. 27, 2020 What: Warm welcome on cold evening: Sixth graders inducted into Young Women s Leadership Academy with White Rose Ceremony Who: Delia McLerron, Young Women s Leadership Academy principal ...Read more...
Mon, 26 Oct 2020
Oct. 26, 2020 A total of 17 San Antonio ISD seniors demonstrating leadership ability, personal success, and academic merits have earned recognition for two prestigious scholarship awards. Six students...Read more...
Thu, 22 Oct 2020
Oct. 22, 2020 San Antonio ISD students interested in attending a residential liberal arts college have an opportunity to Achieve @ Austin College. The college, which is located in Sherman, Texas, is S...Read more...
Tue, 20 Oct 2020
Oct. 20, 2020 San Antonio ISD s top leadership was recognized today as significant contributors to San Antonio s education landscape. Board President Patti Radle and Superintendent Pedro Martinez were...Read more...
Tue, 29 Sep 2020
Sept. 28, 2020 What: Second cohort of students to be inducted into Cyber P-TECH USA at Sam Houston Sam Houston is one of 17 schools to pilot EPIC Cyber Range, among other hands-on cybersecurity experi...Read more...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020
Sept. 24, 2020 San Antonio ISD this fall is implementing an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program at Edison High School. This new offering will be part of the Health Professions First Responder I...Read more...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020
Sept. 23, 2020 Sept. 23, 2020 - Members of Trinity University and the San Antonio Independent School District s (SAISD) leadership team today announced details of the Trinity Community Investment part...Read more...
Tue, 22 Sep 2020
Sept. 22, 2020 -- Members of Trinity University and the San Antonio Independent School District s (SAISD) leadership team will announce details of the Trinity Community Investment partnership during a...Read more...
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...
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
Subject Expert: Community input phase of SAISD Bond 2020 Expert: Kedrick Wright, Deputy Chief Operations Officer San Antonio ISD is in the community input phase of Bond 2020 to build a shared vision f...Read more...
Fri, 15 Oct 2021
National School Bus Safety Week highlighted with student-produced video On Monday, Oct. 18 , San Antonio ISD will launch a school bus safety video as part of a public education initiative to inform pa...Read more...
Fri, 08 Oct 2021
Student Voice: Top-tier college could be a game changer Student: Natalie Reyna, senior at Brackenridge High School Brackenridge High School senior Natalie Reyna wants to be a game designer when she gr...Read more...
Fri, 01 Oct 2021
Student Voice: Learning confidence, creativity and communication Student: Pruedencia Castro, freshman at Burbank High School Through the Miss Burbank competition, Pruedencia Castro has challenged hers...Read more...
Fri, 01 Oct 2021
Student Voice: Mental health and suicide awareness Student: Joseph Gonzalez, senior and International Baccalaureate student at Jefferson High School Jefferson High School senior Joseph Gonzalez organi...Read more...
Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Subject expert: Coordination of student support through in-house digital tool Expert: Carmen Thatcher, director of Student and Academic Support Services Supporting the whole child socially, emotionall...Read more...
Fri, 10 Sep 2021
Student Spotlight: (Tonight) Student artwork to be part of Restored by Light Student: Emily Rodriguez, 10th grader at Young Women s Leadership Academy Emily Rodriguez says her artwork, depicting the s...Read more...
Fri, 03 Sep 2021
Subject expert: National Energy Consumption Competition Expert: Aaron Stein, energy and sustainability director, is available for interviews. SAISD has increased its sustainability measures throughout...Read more...
Fri, 27 Aug 2021
Subject expert: San Antonio ISD Safe School Program Expert : Sgt. Christina Houston, SAISD Police Department, is available for interviews. About the SAISD Safe School Program The SAISD Safe School Pro...Read more...
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
Subject expert : Stopfinder school bus app, Transportation Services Expert : Cesar Flores, transportation director for SAISD Transportation Services, is available for interviews and a live demonstrati...Read more...
Fri, 13 Aug 2021
Subject expert: International Baccalaureate Diplomas Expert: Penny Tschirhart, assistant director, International Baccalaureate programmes, is available for Zoom or telephone interviews. 27 Burbank and...Read more...
Mon, 25 Oct 2021
In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UTSA s Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security donated hundreds of Cyber Threat Defender Cards to San Antonio ISD teachers. Cyber Threat Defender ai...Read more...
Fri, 22 Oct 2021
A partnership between San Antonio ISD s adult and community education department and Catholic Charities was awarded a significant grant from the Department of Homeland Security that will ultimately ma...Read more...
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
Student Council students at Poe Middle School are leading the way as part of the national Renew our Schools (RNoS) energy competition. From Oct. 4 Nov. 12, the students are earning points with their a...Read more...
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
James Ybarra knew when he attended high school that he wanted to be a math teacher. Growing up, I had a lot of really great teachers, and really awesome math teachers, Ybarra said. They saw my potenti...Read more...
Mon, 18 Oct 2021
SAISD is celebrating National School Bus Safety Week with a student-produced video as part of a public education initiative to inform parents and students about bus safety in a fun, creative way. The ...Read more...
Wed, 13 Oct 2021
The year was 1985 and Air Force Col. (Retired) Gil Coronado had just arrived in Washington, D.C., on a military assignment. He found himself rubbing elbows with some of the most influential and powerf...Read more...
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
To improve air quality, health and academic outcomes for the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, San Antonio ISD has purchased more than 5,000 portable air purification systems for its classrooms. Delivery ...Read more...
Fri, 08 Oct 2021
Haga clic aquí para español . A series of community design charrette meetings (a French word meaning an intense period of design or planning) for the San Antonio ISD Bond 2020 program is scheduled thr...Read more...
Thu, 07 Oct 2021
Perry Jackson can pinpoint a very specific origin to her passion for social studies: her third grade teacher. One of the things I remember most about her was her love of history and geography, Jackson...Read more...
Wed, 06 Oct 2021
Jefferson High School senior Bella Moreno is the kind of student who will bring extra socks to the soccer game, just in case someone on her team needs them. Moreno just received the KENS 5 All-Star St...Read more...
Tue, 05 Oct 2021
Long before Highland Park Elementary sprouted its roots in the bustling near-east side, pastures dominated the landscape and the 780 acres of land around the school was used by local dairy farmers. Hi...Read more...
Mon, 04 Oct 2021
During the month of October, departments across the district are partnering to help community members reduce their cybersecurity risks and protect themselves online for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. ...Read more...
Fri, 01 Oct 2021
Due to the partnerships that SAISD has with various medical organizations, the district is able to offer vaccines to staff members, students and their families, as well as provide the most accurate an...Read more...
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
After taking a year off for COVID-19 in 2020, the Miss Burbank pageant was back this year on Sept. 30, showcasing the personalities of 13 different Burbank High School students across all grade levels...Read more...
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
From the main hallway at Longfellow Middle School to the back wall of the small gym, Santiago Gonzalez s talent can be seen all over the campus. Gonzalez, the school s head custodian, has a passion fo...Read more...
Wed, 29 Sep 2021
Even before his first day on the job as San Antonio ISD interim superintendent, Dr. Robert Jaklich spent time working in the district's downtown central office building and even staying late to hit th...Read more...
Fri, 24 Sep 2021
Before the sun came up on the morning of Sept. 23, dozens of Jefferson High School students and faculty members gathered on the football field with tea light candles to make a powerful statement: the ...Read more...
Wed, 22 Sep 2021
On Wednesday, Sept 22, during a surprise assembly, the students and staff of Young Women's Leadership Academy, an all-girls college preparatory school within San Antonio ISD, learned the campus had be...Read more...
Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Teachers and students across the district are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15, which is dedicated to recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to ...Read more...
Mon, 13 Sep 2021
A partnership between the City of San Antonio s Office of Historic Preservation and SAISD's visual arts department created a larger-than-life opportunity for students to showcase their artistic talent...Read more...
Fri, 10 Sep 2021
One fateful day in early September 2001 is etched into the memories of Americans and people across the world. Two of San Antonio ISD staff members saw the Sept 11, 2001 events unfold from a firsthand ...Read more...
Fri, 03 Sep 2021
The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which kicks off with You Matter Awareness Week. For the week of Sept. 6-10, San Antonio ISD students and staff are encouraged to ...Read more...
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
After a stressful year of coping with the pandemic and online instruction, the students and staff at three San Antonio ISD elementary schools Herff, Pershing, and Washington will focus on kindness as ...Read more...
Tue, 24 Aug 2021
"Work hard, be great, have heart" is the motto that teachers and students at J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School model every single day. Now it's more than a motto. It's a mural. Art teacher Candice S...Read more...
Sun, 22 Aug 2021
School open houses are traditional beginning-of-year events that get teachers excited to meet families and students excited to show their parents their classrooms. While open houses allow families to ...Read more...
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
San Antonio ISD is collaborating with local health providers to ensure its staff, eligible students, and their family members have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Parents will be asked to register stu...Read more...
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
On Aug. 19, the SAISD Foundation kicked off surprise announcements of more than $100,000 in innovative grant awards to educators in San Antonio ISD. Two teachers at Lanier High School were the first o...Read more...
Mon, 16 Aug 2021
Thomas Jefferson (IB) World Schools, one of the San Antonio Independent School District s nine IB schools, announced that 20 of their 2021 graduates have been awarded prestigious International Baccala...Read more...
Fri, 06 Aug 2021
The culturally rich dance known as Ballet Folklorico is beginning again at SAISD middle and high schools, while elementary schools are set to receive more Mariachi programs this year through a partner...Read more...
Thu, 05 Aug 2021
This year, San Antonio ISD welcomes 11 new campus administrators for the 2021-2022 school year. They are eager to embark on the school year. Congratulations to the following principals: Andre'a Pitts ...Read more...
Tue, 03 Aug 2021
As part of a summer internship offered by nonprofit Best Earth Ever (BEE) Project, four recent San Antonio ISD graduates have devised an energy savings plan that they hope can contribute to cutting Di...Read more...
Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Elida Zarazua has seen a thing or two during her tenure at San Antonio ISD. When she started working for the District in 1966, Zarazua was fresh out of high school, a graduate of Burbank. She has expe...Read more...
Sat, 31 Jul 2021
San Antonio ISD's Back-to-School Resource Fair was well attended on July 31, with thousands of students receiving school supplies and other essentials. Families still needing supplies will learn addit...Read more...
Fri, 30 Jul 2021
The two-week SAISD Jumpstart program this July gave students a head start to the school year with fun programs and activities aimed at getting them excited about school. While summer school is common,...Read more...
Wed, 28 Jul 2021
The San Antonio ISD and City of San Antonio After School Challenge program starts Monday, Aug. 23. Registration is now open and will remain open until all slots are filled. Seats are available on a fi...Read more...
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
The new STEM Dual Language at Poe Middle School is launching in the 2021-22 school year with incoming 6th graders and will expand to serve students through 8th grade. The middle school will be a STEM ...Read more...
Fri, 23 Jul 2021
Parents, do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccination for your child? Children ages 12 and older are eligible for this free vaccine. Join us for a virtual parent town hall about COVID-19 vacci...Read more...
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Highlands High School teacher Noah Lipman has been named a finalist for 2021 Secondary Teacher of the Year by Education Service Center, Region 20. The honorees will be announced either late July or ea...Read more...
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
San Antonio ISD graduate Jonathan Rodriquez, CAST Tech High School Class of 2021, has been named one of 10 recipients worldwide of the 2021 Adobe Design Circle Scholarship. Rodriquez will receive up t...Read more...
Mon, 19 Jul 2021
As we look forward to the fall, SAISD is excited to welcome back its littlest learners to PreK, offering expanded access to three-year-olds. From campuses solely dedicated to serving as early childhoo...Read more...
Wed, 14 Jul 2021
Students and their families often focus on the books and classroom supplies they ll need when they go to college. But there s another important need they have the luggage and bags to get them there. T...Read more...
Tue, 13 Jul 2021
Let s make sure you are ready! Our programs are all day at these times: Elementary & Academies: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Middle School: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. High School: 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. 1) Make sure you are r...Read more...
Mon, 12 Jul 2021
The Roll into Reading program at San Antonio ISD is back! This summer, San Antonio ISD school buses will be delivering loads of free books to kindergarten through fifth-grade students during the Distr...Read more...
Fri, 02 Jul 2021
Nothing beats the Texas summer heat like a dip in the pool. And thanks to our partnership with the YMCA and a gift from the SAISD Foundation, 128 San Antonio ISD elementary students are getting the ch...Read more...
Thu, 01 Jul 2021
San Antonio ISD safety specialist Roy Laughlin received statewide recognition June 30 by the Texas School Safety Center during a virtual ceremony. He was awarded the School Safety Spotlight Overall St...Read more...
Tue, 29 Jun 2021
Students have already graduated and walked the stage. But a few of the top graduates from Edison High School came back to campus to receive a very special gift: a laptop computer. Coca-Cola Southwest ...Read more...
Mon, 28 Jun 2021
To continue to provide the most diverse portfolio of school options to our families, San Antonio ISD is opening Hot Wells Middle School, a new feeder middle school. The new school is launching in an e...Read more...
Tue, 22 Jun 2021
It is a record-breaking year at San Antonio ISD as students have been awarded about $128.8 million in scholarship award offers to date. The number of kids applying for scholarships is up, as well as t...Read more...
Mon, 21 Jun 2021
To maximize moving San Antonio ISD employees from the main central office on Lavaca to the new administrative building this spring, a plan was devised to reuse and repurpose furniture and equipment. T...Read more...
Mon, 21 Jun 2021
San Antonio ISD Young Womens Leadership Academy English teacher Michelle Grajeda has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award. The prestigious award is pre...Read more...
Mon, 21 Jun 2021
Lights! Camera! Action! Thanks to a generous partnership with H-E-B, students at Poe Middle School had the chance to enhance their acting skills during a three-week theater arts program titled Arts in...Read more...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021
All San Antonio children are eligible for program, which runs June 21 - July 31 --- The school year may be over, but the San Antonio ISD Child Nutrition Department is still hard at work! We are happy ...Read more...
Wed, 09 Jun 2021
More than 20 gifted and talented students from across San Antonio ISD gathered in Travis Park in downtown San Antonio this past weekend. The budding artists sat at easels, painting colorful designs on...Read more...
Wed, 09 Jun 2021
It's not every day you see Wonder Woman walking the halls of Longfellow Middle School, but last week, the superhero and a host of other comic book and fantasy characters could be seen roaming the hall...Read more...
Tue, 08 Jun 2021
It is graduation season. An impressive list of seniors are walking the stage, and among them are nine Fox Tech High School students from the Healthcare Professions Institute with a special achievement...Read more...
Mon, 31 May 2021
Jumpstart your summer fun in San Antonio ISD! The District is offering a full-day, in-person, summer learning program from July 19-30. Some of the enrichment activities may include STEAM/STEM, robotic...Read more...
Fri, 28 May 2021
Please join San Antonio ISD s Department of SEAD & Restorative Practices Parent Support Program for an opportunity to connect with in-District support and community agencies at the Virtual Parent Reso...Read more...
Thu, 27 May 2021
Lanier High School senior Elisabeth Gutierrez is among a distinguished group of graduates from across the country to be selected for a new scholarship by architecture firm LPA. The LPA Interdisciplina...Read more...
Thu, 27 May 2021
Thanks to student talent and teacher dedication, Edison High School has won $15,000 in the Vans High School Custom Culture contest for their school s art program. Edison students and staff heard that ...Read more...
Thu, 27 May 2021
On Friday, June 11, CAST Tech High School will celebrate its first graduating class with an evening ceremony at Alamo Stadium. The pomp and circumstance will be in-person as well as live streamed . To...Read more...
Wed, 26 May 2021
Many students and parents are excited for the return of in-person, on-campus learning in the fall. Adding to the excitement is San Antonio ISD s accomplishment of earning designations for three new In...Read more...
Mon, 24 May 2021
On Friday, Marie Marks received quite the surprise before heading home for the weekend. As the Spanish teacher at Young Women s Leadership Academy was speaking with a group of students, District and R...Read more...
Mon, 24 May 2021
Are you interested in learning more about a Dual Language education for your elementary school student? Join the San Antonio ISD Dual Language Department this week for two information sessions where p...Read more...
Wed, 19 May 2021
Yesterday, San Antonio ISD schools Herff Academy and Carvajal Dual Language STEAM Elementary were named two of the 205 schools from 43 states across the country to receive grants through the Laura Bus...Read more...
Wed, 05 May 2021
We are in the final weeks of the school year, and our goal is help as many eligible students receive vaccinations as possible. For seniors, this includes both the COVID-19 and meningitis vaccinations....Read more...
Thu, 29 Apr 2021
Update: May 18, 2021 - Edison has made the top five schools in the Vans Custom contest! To celebrate, Vans will be hosting a Grand Prize livestream event on Thursday, May 27 for the five schools final...Read more...
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
The San Antonio ISD Dual Language, ESL and Migrant Department is partnering with the Mexican Consulate and the SAISD Adult and Community Education Department to offer free Spanish literacy classes for...Read more...
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
Students (virtual and in-person), family members and staff ages 16 and older have an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through District- and campus-coordinated events. Two upcoming vaccinati...Read more...
Wed, 21 Apr 2021
During Teacher Appreciation Week, San Antonio ISD has released its annual list of Teachers of the Year and its first-year Rising Star Teachers for each campus. Schools across the District have selecte...Read more...
Wed, 21 Apr 2021
We are a community committed to respect and justice for all humanity, and as such we feel accountability in the death of George Floyd was delivered in the trial verdict. As educators, we aim to protec...Read more...
Wed, 14 Apr 2021
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Young Womens Leadership Academy - Primary is hosting local poets to talk to students during a special Guest Poet Series. This week, the all-girls primary schoo...Read more...
Thu, 08 Apr 2021
As if teachers at San Antonio ISDs Gonzales Early Childhood Education Center and Collins Garden Elementary School couldn t love local grocery store chain H-E-B any more, the feelings now go even deepe...Read more...
Wed, 07 Apr 2021
Kathaleen De Hoyos, 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 recogni...Read more...
Mon, 05 Apr 2021
Long-range planning sometimes includes scheduling major campus renovations over multiple bond initiatives. In past SAISD Bond programs, partial renovations were planned at some of the campuses, with g...Read more...
Tue, 30 Mar 2021
High school assignments usually last one semester at most. But for students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate art program at Jefferson High School, their work has gone far beyond that. They ...Read more...
Mon, 29 Mar 2021
San Antonio's famed Fiesta celebration that happens during this time of year might be pushed back just a little, but a Bonham Academy student is already earning the praise of Fiesta organizers. Kingsl...Read more...
Mon, 29 Mar 2021
A dozen buses have joined San Antonio ISD's fleet that are designed with technology to keep students and drivers safer on the road. News reports are calling these new buses school bus lifesavers becau...Read more...
Thu, 25 Mar 2021
Levolea Wallace, senior at Sam Houston High School, is the first-ever SAISD student to receive a Trinity Tower Scholarship San Antonio ISD is proud to announce that Sam Houston High School senior Levo...Read more...
Wed, 24 Mar 2021
On Friday, March 26, SAISD will be flying our flags at half-staff to honor the lives tragically cut short in Atlanta as the result of another senseless shooting spree against people of color. Most of ...Read more...
Mon, 22 Mar 2021
Students connect with SAISD graduates who are currently attending college If this spring were typical, seniors would be picking out their prom wear, touring college campuses, and planning in-person gr...Read more...
Sun, 21 Mar 2021
Did you miss last week's Parent Town Hall? Click on the below links to see what was covered. English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKJdc45GZXk Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SRIIIVEkvURead more...
Thu, 04 Mar 2021
Train now for high wage, in-demand jobs with free certification classes - San Antonio ISD is happy to announce a partnership with Project QUEST, a local non-profit whose goal is to strengthen the econ...Read more...
Thu, 04 Mar 2021
San Antonio ISD is proud to announce that Mary Baez Chavez, LCSW, and SAISD s coordinator of parent support programs, has been recognized as a Kathy Armenta Texas School Social Worker of the Year Hono...Read more...
Tue, 02 Mar 2021
Students in the Extended Day Program at Wilson Elementary School sit quietly in the cafeteria, their faces either buried in their books or quietly facing toward their computer screen where the book th...Read more...
Mon, 01 Mar 2021
As we return from spring break and intercession week, the District is making free COVID testing available on Saturday, March 20 to all SAISD families, including students, their household family member...Read more...
Thu, 25 Feb 2021
Travis Early College High School students are receiving a unique experience that no one else in the city is getting: to try out an honors college without the stress or hardship of final exams and coll...Read more...
Wed, 24 Feb 2021
Willie Burroughs, chief operations officer at San Antonio ISD, has been selected by d-mars.com as one of the Top 50 Professionals and Entrepreneurs in Texas. The yearly recognition program highlights ...Read more...
Mon, 22 Feb 2021
SAISD's 10 chefs teach more than just the basics! February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. The District's CTE Department hosts 13 programs of study recognized statewide by the Texas Edu...Read more...
Thu, 11 Feb 2021
Even since becoming a secondary teacher, Coach Tamiko Matthews wanted to teach African American History. Or Mexican American Studies. Or Womens Studies. She didn t have the opportunity to take any cou...Read more...
Thu, 04 Feb 2021
Students at San Antonio ISD are globetrotting all without leaving their own campus! The Culturlingua Global Social Entrepreneurship Journey program is all about taking students from around the world a...Read more...
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Tuesday morning, Bowden Academy middle school students soaked up the sun as they painted beach scenes on the academy s newly constructed Little Free Library. Led by Lindsay Webb, Bowden Academy art te...Read more...
Thu, 21 Jan 2021
To say that San Antonio ISD students have unique opportunities is an understatement. Among the various school buildings and classrooms across the District s many campuses lie untold stories of the exp...Read more...
Mon, 18 Jan 2021
Sophia S., junior at the Advanced Learning Academy, has a passion for statistics. In fact, she was so excited about the topic she would spend time outside of the classroom, analyzing and interpreting ...Read more...
Tue, 12 Jan 2021
Huppertz Elementary School celebrates two milestones: Authorization as an International Baccalaureate World School and opening of unique playground Huppertz Elementary School in San Antonio ISD has ea...Read more...
Fri, 08 Jan 2021
Interested in growing your skill set? Adults in the San Antonio community are invited to sign up today for free, online class offerings with SAISD's Adult and Community Education Department! Citizensh...Read more...
Wed, 06 Jan 2021
For decades, kids came home from school to hop on their Nintendo, XBox or PlayStation. Gaming is now a regular part of a student's day at Young Men's Leadership Academy. Principal Derrick Brown says a...Read more...
Wed, 16 Dec 2020
Fourteen San Antonio ISD student athletes have been awarded scholarships through the 2020-21 Valero Alamo Bowl. This year marks the largest number of scholarships awarded in the Alamo Bowl s history, ...Read more...
Tue, 15 Dec 2020
Research shows that students enrolled in effective Dual Language programs outperform their peers in high school, college, and beyond. This is why San Antonio ISD has been expanding its Dual Language p...Read more...
Tue, 08 Dec 2020
Growing up, Kassandra Peña never got Barbie dolls or toys for the holidays. She always got flashcards and books, the educational necessities that a lot of students take for granted. Peña s mother, Mar...Read more...
Wed, 02 Dec 2020
UPDATE 1/6/2021 - Thanks to our community partners, SAISD is offering free COVID testing for all students and staff at each and every one of our 90 campuses. Individual campuses will communicate COVID...Read more...
Tue, 18 May 2021
At last night s Board meeting, seven outstanding San Antonio ISD educators were honored for their work in the field of teaching. Three educators were introduced as the District s Distinguished Teacher...Read more...
Wed, 05 May 2021
. . . Four San Antonio ISD high schools are included in the newest rankings of public high schools by U.S. News & World Report. The 2021 Best High Schools rankings were released on April 27, 2021. The...Read more...
Mon, 03 May 2021
High school students in San Antonio ISD have an opportunity to apply for summer internships through the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation . The 2021 SA Works Summer Internships will take pla...Read more...
Mon, 19 Apr 2021
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Wed, 14 Apr 2021
This is the third year in a row that SAISD has been recognized for commitment to music education San Antonio ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAM...Read more...
Wed, 24 Mar 2021
All-virtual school provides evening classes for motivated high school students When I was a high school student, I can remember not having space in my schedule to take all of the electives I wanted. B...Read more...
Sun, 21 Mar 2021
It is another record-breaking year for San Antonio ISD Dell Scholars! Twenty SAISD seniors have been selected to become part of the newest cohort of Dell Scholars, an initiative of the Michael & Susan...Read more...
Mon, 01 Mar 2021
March is Women s History Month! This month, San Antonio ISD celebrates women s contributions to history, culture and society. See below for some interesting and educational information about that high...Read more...
Fri, 19 Feb 2021
Our buildings will be open, and we will have school and office operations on Monday, Feb. 22. At this time, after evaluating our facilities, we do not have any issues that will prevent us from reopeni...Read more...
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Eighteen years ago, Penny Tschirhart became an International Baccalaureate (IB) convert. A classroom teacher in Houston ISD at the time, Tschirhart was introduced to the IB philosophy and instantly fe...Read more...
Fri, 22 Jan 2021
Weekly COVID-19 testing is now available to in-person learners at San Antonio ISD s more than 90 campuses. It s a signal that the District is sending to the community to maintain the safest possible c...Read more...
Thu, 07 Jan 2021
The Burbank High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Hector Trevino, has been invited to perform for the 2021 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention, the largest music edu...Read more...
Thu, 17 Dec 2020
When the Texas Legislature paved the way for school districts to work with the Texas Education Agency to launch Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) programs, San Antonio ISD was ...Read more...
Fri, 11 Dec 2020
CAST Tech High School, a career-themed high school in SAISD and part of the CAST Network, focuses on coding, cyber security, IT, gaming, entrepreneurship, business and user experience. But among those...Read more...
Mon, 07 Dec 2020
This year, San Antonio ISD has a record number of students who have been selected as QuestBridge Match Scholarship Recipients. These six high school seniors will receive full four-year scholarships to...Read more...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020
Out of 550 San Antonio area schools, seven SAISD campuses received eight top placements in the 2020 Pandemic Edition School Rankings , produced by the nonprofit Children At Risk a statewide research a...Read more...
Wed, 02 Dec 2020
In just a few short years, the San Antonio ISD s investment in its sustainability program has paid off substantially, not only in energy savings and recycling initiatives, but with nearly $2 million t...Read more...
Sun, 15 Nov 2020
For the past 17 years, the SAISD Fine Arts Department has showcased student art through the annual Student Holiday Card Contest. This year s theme is Holidays Around the World. The contest was introdu...Read more...
Wed, 11 Nov 2020
Brackenridge High School Edison High School Every year at Edison High School, JROTC pairs up with the Culinary program to serve our Veterans and First Responders breakfast on Veterans Day. The breakfa...Read more...
Thu, 05 Nov 2020
In a typical school year, student-athletes do everything together. They practice together. They eat lunch together. They ride the bus together. And this year, they take COVID-19 tests together. On Tue...Read more...
Wed, 04 Nov 2020
The three key elements in the success of Bond 2020 included a demonstrated need, planning, and most importantly, voter confidence in the direction that the San Antonio Independent School District is m...Read more...
Fri, 30 Oct 2020
San Antonio ISD s Head Start and Pre-K programs are one of a kind! In addition to offering Head Start and Pre-K at 55 academy and elementary school locations, SAISD is the only District in Bexar Count...Read more...
Wed, 28 Oct 2020
San Antonio ISD teacher Robby Hernandez has played video games from Mario Kart to Super Smash Brothers since he was a kid. Now a computer science teacher at Jefferson High School, Hernandez this schoo...Read more...
Tue, 27 Oct 2020
A San Antonio ISD principal and teacher have been recognized by Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) for their achievements in dual language education. Brackenridge High School Principal Yesen...Read more...
Tue, 27 Oct 2020
A total of 17 San Antonio ISD seniors demonstrating leadership ability, personal success, and academic merits have earned recognition for two prestigious scholarship awards. Seven students were named ...Read more...
Thu, 08 Oct 2020
San Antonio ISD Board of Trustees is pleased to join other Boards of Education across the United States in proclaiming October as National Principals Month beginning October 12, 2020 through October 3...Read more...
Thu, 01 Oct 2020
San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been named as a finalist for the Green-Garner Award from the Council of the Great City Schools. The Green-Garner Award is the nation's highest urban e...Read more...
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. Th...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...

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