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Air Force JROTC Instructors Named Outstanding Instructors

SCHERTZ- CIBOLO- UNIVERSAL CITY AFJROTC STAFF NAMED OUTSTANDING INSTRUCTORS The Air Force JROTC named several Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD AFJROTC advisors as Outstanding Instructors.  This award honored instructors at Samuel Clemens High School and Byron P. Steele High School. The 2019-2020 Outstanding Instructor of the Year for Region 3 went to Lt. Col (Ret) Eric Bass.  Bass is …

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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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South San Antonio ISD STEM Engineering

Hands-On, Engaging Lessons, Project-Based Assignments at South San ISD

Hands-On, Engaging Lessons, Project-Based Assignments at South San ISD March 15, 2020/ David Padilla is a p1opular teacher at one of South San ISD’s four specialty academies.  Students at the STEM Academy at Dwight Middle School praise Mr. Padilla for his hands-on and engaging lessons and project-based assignments.  Mr. Padilla encourages girls to get excited …

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Southside ISD: Southside High School Student Finds Safety at School

Southside ISD: Southside High School Student Finds Safety at School March 15, 2020 In Southside ISD, student Robert Posada finally found a safe place to belong. Robert moved to Southside to escape dangerous surroundings in California. He is now flourishing as a successful senior, inspirational role model, skilled welder, and dedicated volunteer at Southside High …

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Dolphin Drama and Book “Speed Dating,” Check out our Extraordinary Educators in Southwest ISD

Go Public is highlighting some of the top mentor and educator stories in each district to give you a peek into what it takes to produce amazing students. Here are a few examples of why SWISD and Go Public is so proud of these educators! -Mrs. Patterson’s 7th-grade science class at Judith A Resnik Middle …

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Why I teach English Language Arts: UTSA Students Interview Maria Rendon

https://youtu.be/5NeYV81fYTM Maria Rendon, a teacher at Anson Jones middle school, explains her passion for teaching English Language Arts (ELA) in traditional public schools to Social Media Marketing students at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Note about this video interview and feature: UTSA students teamed up with the Go Public initiative as part …

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A Teacher’s Personal Journey is Rich in Wisdom

A teacher not only educates a student about academic subjects, but also serves as a role model and even mentor.  Public schools educate all students and the needs are far and wide.  We’ve encountered a few personal journeys from teachers.  Their experiences have brought them a toolbox rich in wisdom, benefitting their work and students. â€‹  A …

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Teachers Inspire

District Roundup: NOV 2018 – Inspiring Hearts, Minds and Ideas

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.