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Public Schools Observe National Bullying Prevention Month

Every October, public schools across the country observe National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to stop school bullying and cyberbullying.  Bullying awareness helps to end hatred and racism against children of all ages.  (STOMP Out Bullying) Our public school districts have zero-tolerance bullying policies in place.  Each district publicly states their bully-reporting protocol …

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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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Arts in Education

National Arts in Education Week Honors Fine Art Programs

ART IN EDUCATION We celebrated National Arts in Education Week on September 13th-19th this year.  During this week we honored fine arts education in public schools.  Since 2010, when Congress designated this nationally recognized week, we celebrate the importance of including fine arts programs as a crucial part of a whole education. The 2010 resolution states, “Arts …

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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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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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Social Distancing Doesn’t Stop Military Child Month Honors

April is the Month of the Military Child and a designated time to celebrate our brave and resilient military children!  Since 1986, we have shown appreciation for the sacrifices that military children and their families make by wearing purple on Purple Up day. Purple is a combination of the colors of all military branches- Army green, …

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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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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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Penny Project Alamo Heights Holocaust memorial

Alamo Heights ISD Students Make Anti-Bullying Statement with Penny Project

Teacher Lisa Barry of Woodridge Elementary School spearheaded a classroom project to collect 6 million pennies to represent the number of lives lost during the Holocaust. Her students became involved in this project which then turned into a fundraiser for schools across Alamo Heights ISD. So far, they have collected over 100,000 pennies, and they …

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Alamo Heights ISD’s Business Incubator Program

Cool Schools on San Antonio’s KSAT 12, spotlights the Heights Business Incubator at Alamo Heights ISD. Students create and fully develop their own product or service. From concept to pitch, students collaborate, hypothesize, adapt, and test their ideas.  Business entrepreneurs and experts serve as coaches and mentors for the student teams. With access to a …

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