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 3-5 and then expand enrollment in the following years to older children.
Cole photography and journalism students traveled to attend and compete at the JEA/NSPA national journalism conference in Chicago with over 6300 students from across the United States! Junior, Raquelle Bennett competed in the Photography Portfolio division at the conference and was one of only three students in the country to receive a Superior Rating.
Leadership and community is our November theme this year where students in public schools learn to connect to their hearts, expand their minds and to create ground-breaking ideas. Our public schools have a crucial role in helping to cultivate a civic-minded community of the future. Read more about our educators that go out of their way to make mastery of standards fun, to schools learning the importance of giving back in this edition of the District Round-up.