Entries by Trina Pruitt

SAISD to Open Public Montessori School

  SAISD’s Rodriguez Elementary School will reopen in the fall of 2020 as a Montessori-style elementary school with a dual language component. It will be the second SAISD Montessori school after Steele Montessori Academy opened in 2017. The campus will serve roughly 425 to 450 students at full capacity. Rodriguez will open to students ages […]

Culinary Arts Students Host Cooking Class for Pre-K Kids

Some La Vernia Primary School Pre-K kids visited the Culinary Arts classroom at La Vernia High School for their very own Christmas Cooking Class!  The children had a blast decorating cookies and making ornaments.  Culinary teacher Julie LeStourgeon and La Vernia HS Culinary Arts students spent time hosting and inspiring the young ones to be […]

Harlandale ISD Educator Receives Inclusion Award

The Down Syndrome Association of South Texas named William McGinnis, the coordinator of Adaptive and Special Olympic Physical Education at Harlandale ISD, the “Inclusion Champion: Educator of the Year.” The award recognizes McGinnis’ commitment and dedication towards the inclusion of students with Down syndrome. “I knew that my purpose in life was to help students […]

Edgewood ISD Literacy Coach Thankful to Work in District She Loves

  Melissa Machado of Perales Elementary School is an Edgewood alumnus and now works as a literacy coach in the district that she loves! A literacy coach works collaboratively with teachers, administrators, school board, and department staff to improve student achievement in literacy. Melissa graduated from John F. Kennedy High School, and she says her […]

Northside ISD Breaks Ground for New High School

  A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Northside ISD’s 12th comprehensive high school located on Galm Road. Because the 102-acre campus site will be located near Government Canyon, the school will offer unique opportunities in areas like history, science, geography, and energy technology. The currently unnamed school is also designed to include courtyards for outdoor […]

Southside ISD Offers College Credit Starting in the 9th Grade

Losoya Middle School and Matthey Middle School 8th graders have the opportunity to enroll in  Southside ISD’s Early College High School Program.  Parents are invited to attend informational meetings at each school, and students are encouraged to take advantage of this valuable district benefit. The program begins for students during the summer before they enter […]

Boerne ISD Introduces Digital Learning Tools

Boerne ISD’s Digital Learning team recently introduced SMART Suite Resources technology into some of the District’s campuses. The SMART boards serve as whiteboards with the added function of allowing teachers to make lessons more engaging, reinforcing, and collaborative in areas of reading, online videos, activities, and games. SMART board technology works with Google classroom and […]

South San ISD Seniors Take the First Step Toward AlamoPROMISE

South San ISD Seniors from the South San Antonio ISD Class of 2020 gathered to “Save their Seat” for the Alamo Colleges District’s AlamoPROMISE program. South San HS Principal Dr. Lee Hernandez, Interim-Superintendant Dolores Sendejo, and representatives from the Alamo Colleges District presented the Senior class with information on this wonderful opportunity. The AlamoPROMISE program […]