Fort Sam Houston ISD

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Fort Sam Houston ISD Creates Emergency ID Kits

Fort Sam Houston ISD Community Creates Emergency ID Kits for Students Local law enforcement and military volunteers collected fingerprints from over 250 Kindergarten and First Grade Fort Sam Houston Elementary students in support of National Preparedness Month in September. Collecting the children’s fingerprints is part of creating Emergency ID Kits for each Fort Sam Houston …

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Summer Meal Programs Continue in Public Schools

Children need healthy meals to grow and learn. Summertime is no exception! The Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Meal Programs ensure that all children 18 and under have access to nutritious meals all summer long.  The service is offered at no cost to families, and there are multiple meal pick up sites near you. How …

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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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Military Child Month Honors Students and Families

April is the Month of the Military Child as we pay tribute to military families and their children for their daily sacrifices,  commitment, and courage. Every April 15th is Purple Up! For Military Kids Day, and our public schools show support for military kids by encouraging everyone to wear purple.  Why purple? Purple symbolizes the …

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Celebrating National Library Week

Welcome to Your Library! In honor of National Library Week and this year’s “Welcome to Your Library” theme, we’re shining a spotlight on our public school librarians!   We’re showcasing what traditional public schools provide through their libraries and certified librarians. Click here to Learn More About School Library Services Check out how some of our …

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Inclusive Schools Week Books

CELEBRATING INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS WEEK WITH LITERATURE DECEMBER 7-11 Inclusive Schools Week celebrates the progress of schools to provide supportive education to a diverse student population. Inclusion in schools protects those students with disabilities, gender differences, socio-economic challenges, and cultural diversity.  Inclusive Schools Week also provides the opportunity for educators, students, and families to address what …

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Celebrating National School Lunch Week

-by Trina Pruitt, parent and Go Public contributor I love cooking for my family.  It is therapeutic for me to read cookbooks and experiment with food.  I am always looking up healthy recipes for kids and healthy food near me.  I follow food trends like the Keto diet and Paleo diet, as well as trending …

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Fort Sam Houston Students Dominate Recycling Challenge

Fort Sam Houston Elementary School students dominated 7,000 schools throughout the nation in the PepsiCo Recycling Rally!  The students won first place in the competition. The annual competition encourages community involvement to help the environment by collecting recyclable goods.  Principal Joseph Cerna shared that the students collected 1.3 million pounds of recyclable goods from September to …

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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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Enrolling Your Child in School: School Registration is Open

It’s public school registration time! San Antonio-area ISDs provide clear direction on how to register or re-enroll your child. Prior to filling out their online applications, we’ve provided guidance to help you choose and organize.   We’ve included direct links to school district registration pages as well as a list of questions that might help in …

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