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Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount

Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition

School districts managing the challenges of a pandemic and highlights, data, statistics, and history of public education in the San Antonio area. By Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition.

book week reading lists for k-12

Children’s Book Week Inspires Students’ Reading

A couple of Harry Potters at Harlandale ISD’s Book Character parade! This Sheldon ISD librarian dressed in character to read to elementary students The Cat in the Hat spotted at Adams Elementary in Harlandale ISD! Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative, and we celebrate its 101st anniversary from November 9th-15th! This notable week …

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Bexar County School Board Letter

Bexar County School Boards Coalition Letter to Governor Abbott on School Openings During COVID 19

San Antonio Area’s School Board Trustees Release a Letter to Governor Abbott Regarding School Openings An excerpt below: As Trustees, we realize that our communities are literally entrusting us with the lives of their students, teachers, district staff, and families. As of today, the Boards of Trustees in our area believe that the current State …

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Alamo Heights Cheer Squad Champions

Two San Antonio Cheer Squads Named State Champions

Cheerleading is a huge part of San Antonio-area school districts’ talented athletics programs! Two San Antonio schools were awarded first place trophies at the UIL State Cheerleading Competition. The cheerleaders at Clemens High School in the Schertz Cibolo Universal City School District are the best in the state for 6A DII, and the Alamo Heights High School …

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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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Lunch Pickup

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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Medina Valley ISD Supports Texas Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Texas Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (TXGRG) is a unique support group that originated in Bexar County.  Medina Valley ISD is raising awareness of TXGRG’s commitment to provide information and resources to grandparents raising grandchildren throughout surrounding counties. Founded by Mercedes Bristol, a grandmother of five grandchildren whom she raises, the organization holds meetings and events to connect grandparents …

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Are charter schools private schools?

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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Medina Valley ISD Board Member Works Toward Master Trustee Status

  The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) selected Medina Valley ISD trustee Shannon Beasley to join 35 other school board members from across Texas for the Leadership TASB class of 2020. The group is participating in a yearlong education leadership study program to earn Master Trustee status. During the session, the class toured school …

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Fine Arts

District RoundUp: Dec. 2018 – FINE ARTS THRIVE IN OUR SCHOOLS

Proven to contribute to happiness and enhance academic success, students all across the region are mastering Fine Arts.

From Broadway actors, a nod to Boys to Men, and an out-of-this-world jazz band check out what Alamo Heights, Floresville ISD, Harlandale ISD, Judson ISD, North East ISD, Northside ISD, Medina Valley ISD are doing in this monthly edition of our San Antonio Public School District Roundup.