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Teacher Appreciation Week Honors Educators

Teacher Appreciation Week celebrates our amazing and resilient educators! “There is no other time in history when our teachers have deserved more recognition and support than they do right now. And right now, we have an opportunity to give back to them and to elevate this most important profession.” – Kevin Brown, Texas Association of …

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Government CTE Programs and Pathways

HIGHLIGHTING GOVERNMENT CTE PROGRAMS ON ELECTION DAY Our traditional public schools offer exciting pathways that introduce students to careers in governance and public administration.  Hence, Election Day is a great time to highlight this valuable course of study. As voting records across the country are being shattered, interest in government and public administration has risen.  …

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Convocation and Welcome Back to School

CONVOCATIONS AND WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL Back to school looked a little different this year in our public schools, but the pandemic did not stop districts from celebrating convocations and welcoming students back this fall! Convocation at Boerne ISD included social distancing for these new teachers.  They were welcomed to the district while wearing proper PPE and …

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SCHOOL REOPENING SERIES: The Uncertain Future

SCHOOL REOPENING SERIES: THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE The COVID-19 pandemic has forced school districts to adjust how they operate and educate students while schools are closed, and the state and schools do not yet have an official plan for the fall. As of June 29th, questions about Texas students attending school in person in the fall …

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Counseling Services Continue During School Closures

We are currently so bombarded with information about coronavirus and COVID-19 that it can be confusing and sometimes overwhelming. There are so many contradicting opinions that seem to evolve daily, and it’s difficult to keep up. For some young children, this uncertainty can be scary or cause anxiety. For older kids, they may be stressed …

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GO PUBLIC WITH DAVID: Boerne ISD Pre-K Student Learns to Use Feet as Hands

Boerne ISD Disabled Pre-K Student Learns to Use Her Feet as Tools

4-year-old Rilyn Gonzalez of Van Raub Elementary School overcomes physical challenges with a smile. She was born missing muscles in her upper body. The disability affects her whole body, and she is unable to use her arms or hands. Along with her teaching assistant and biggest cheerleader, Heidi, Rilyn has made huge progress toward learning …

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Keeping Students Fed: Find Your District’s Meal Program

KEEPING STUDENTS FED: FIND YOUR DISTRICT’S MEAL PROGRAM Our San Antonio-area schools’ nutrition services staff works hard providing district children healthy meals even during school closures. Several area cafeteria workers are serving meals throughout the day, and each district has its own program. Find your district’s meal plan details and locations here: Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD …

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ARE CHARTER SCHOOLS PRIVATE SCHOOLS?

FALSE: Unlike traditional public schools, charter schools are not required to accept all students because they can set their own terms. For example, they can set enrollment caps.   FALSE: Charter school students are required to take standardized tests. Are charter schools private schools? Charter schools are a form of public schools. Charter schools are also private …

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Boerne ISD Named HEB Excellence in Education Award Finalist

Boerne Independent School District is one of only three districts across Texas to be selected as a finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.  The district will compete for $50,000 to go towards student learning. “We were very excited to hear of the honor,” said Superintendent for Boerne ISD Dr. Thomas Price. “We have …

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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 …

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DISTRICT ROUNDUP: Giving Thanks in Our San Antonio-Area Schools

Thanksgiving kicked off the giving season, and our San Antonio-area public schools got into the holiday spirit with numerous Thanksgiving activities and projects.  Check out just a few of the fun and inspiring ways our students have been celebrating!The annual Lackland ISD Fall Festival is an opportunity for the schools’ classes and clubs to raise money by …

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