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Southside ISD Teachers Participate in Project-Based Learning Workshop

Southside ISD Teachers Participate in Project-Based Learning Workshop at Rice University Teachers at Southside ISD participate in a learning workshop at Rice University. Teachers often learn as much as they  teach, and three Southside ISD teachers  experienced a “once-in-a-lifetime” professional development workshop at Rice University. Nellie Olvera, a first grade teacher at Freedom Elementary, and …

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Southside ISD CTE Students Begin Career Prep

Southside ISD CTE Students Begin Career Prep The Southside ISD CTE Law, Public Safety, & Security Practicum Seniors held a successful Career Prep Luncheon to learn about future job opportunities. Law, Public Safety, and Security Programs Ran-Gar Security spoke with Southside High School Law Students about security industry expectations and career opportunities. Melisa Coronado Arredondo,SHS …

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Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day

Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day Athletics programs in our public schools provide physical and educational benefits to student athletes. Athletic Directors not only lead the coaches and programs, but also support the development of student talent and character. The Examination of National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS) shows that school …

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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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Community and Volunteerism for the Holidays

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEERISM IN OUR SCHOOLS During the holiday season, our public schools are more involved than ever in donating time and resources to charitable causes.  The sense of community is more meaningful than ever, and local volunteers have given their hearts to so many amazing projects. These school communities served …

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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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STEM / STEAM Day Includes Science Quotes

National STEM/ STEAM day is an opportunity to focus on the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Creating understanding around STEM and STEAM is valuable for students today. It reminds us that STEM and STEAM are all around us, shaping our daily experiences. A wonderful time to spark an interest in STEM and STEAM is …

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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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