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Students Art Inspires Heals and Builds Confidence in a Challenging World

Bus Wraps Student Art Contests 2022 High School and Elementary Art – Bus Wraps This is the third year for the Go Public High School Art Spotlight where student winners experience their pieces in a larger-than-life format on the exterior of a VIA bus. Now in its third year, Go Public and the Texas Cavaliers …

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SAISD’s Out-of-This-World Opportunity for Summer Camp Students

SAISD’s Out-of-This-World Opportunity for Summer Camp Students San Antonio ISD’s Harris Middle School gave its students an amazing experience in the STEM field during their all-new summer camp. Around 20 students participated in the camp that specializes in aerospace engineering. Students built rockets, flew drones, programmed robots, and more. The summer camp also provided a …

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Public Schools Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE AND DIVERSITY We celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month this year from September 15th to October 15th.  The month honors anniversaries of independence for Latin American countries of Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. (Library of Congress)  During this month we focus on the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to …

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Public Schools and Diversity

Public Schools Promote Diversity, Equity, and Accountability

“EDUCATION IS THE GREAT EQUILIZER.” -HORACE MANN, PIONEER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION With everything going on in the world, heartfelt messages of support and encouragement for the Black Lives Matter movement are everywhere.  Our public school districts are no different, as numerous letters from superintendents and board members have been posted to reinforce public schools’ promise …

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San Antonio ISD’s Dual Language Academy Students Embrace Hispanic Culture

At Mark Twain Dual Language Academy in San Antonio ISD, all students are encouraged to embrace speaking Spanish and celebrate Hispanic culture.  The school is the first of its kind in SAISD, offering a full-time high-quality dual-language curriculum. Take a look inside Twain Dual Language Academy with PTA president and Twain mom, Cristina Noriega, and …

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DISTRICT ROUNDUP OCT. 2019 – Homecoming and the Mum

DISTRICT ROUND-UP NOV. 2019 – HOMECOMING AND THE MUM Many non-Texans might be curious to learn more about the excitement and fascination with the homecoming flower called mums.  Locals might be surprised to learn that not everyone celebrates homecoming with the staple mum. Homecoming mums might have started in Texas, however, over the years, a …

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#GOPUBLICSANANTONIOHASHTAGFAVES!!

#GOPUBLICSANANTONIOHASHTAGFAVES!! Many San Antonio schools welcome parents, students, and staff within the district to have fun using their school-wide hashtags when posting to social media.  These unique hashtags can highlight district events, bring attention to district and student accomplishments, commend incredible teachers, instill school pride, inspire students to be more involved in activities, and much …

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District Round-Up March: Inclusion, Empathy, and Leadership Through Celebrations of Diversity

Preparing students for a diverse society and global economy requires exposing them to different cultures and experiences.   Developing empathy, which includes understanding what others think and do and appreciating the emotions and experiences of another, builds the skills necessary for an inclusive environment.  Empathy can help build a diverse society, but it can’t be …

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