Southwest ISD

The latest news from Southwest ISD

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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Southwest ISD Alumnus Returns to High School to Sign his Best-Selling Books

Southwest ISD Alumnus Returns to High School to Sign his Best-Selling Books Southwest High School Alumnus and best-selling author, Shea Serrano, visited Southwest ISD seniors and signed copies of HIP-HOP (And Other Things). The San Antonio Book Festival coordinated the author event at Southwest HS to give 500 signed copies of the books to students …

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Highlighting STEM Education in Public Schools

Highlighting STEM and STEAM Education National STEM/STEAM Day was observed on November 8, 2021. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education is a method of hands-on teaching and learning.  Students learn by creatively solving real-world problems with innovative thinking to prepare for future career opportunities. (TEA) AMARIS CRUZ, STEM Teacher, Ward Elementary, Northside ISD …

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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.

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HIGHLIGHTING CULINARY ARTS PROGRAMS DURING CTE MONTH

HIGHLIGHTING CULINARY ARTS PROGRAMS DURING CTE MONTH February is CTE (Career and Technical Education) month, and we are highlighting Culinary Arts programs in our districts!  Culinary Arts is a subcategory of the CTE Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster.  In the hospitality cluster, students learn knowledge and skills that focus on communication, time management, and customer service.  …

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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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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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School Closures in San Antonio

Keeping Things Running and Optimistic During Closures

Our San Antonio- area public school districts have been working quickly and diligently to get students the tools they need to access online learning.  School staff and community volunteers have come together to make sure kids are safely receiving learning packets, devices, and technical support.  Teachers and administrators are keeping students’ spirits high by posting …

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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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