All of SAISD World Languages Educators gathered at Longfellow IB Middle School for professional learning and collaboration. We celebrated our program’s accomplishments, engaged in technology & GT training, and began planning for the upcoming 2018-2019 School Year.
Parents and students gathered at Longfellow Middle School to recognize the outstanding achievements of our students enrolled in our first Mandarin Chinese class.
On March 28, 2018 the Sam Houston Academic Decathlon team and their sponsors were honored by San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the City Council for their outstanding achievements. At the time of this recognition, three of the seniors had received full rides for college! We are incredibly proud of our Hurricanes!
Over 300 AP students from ten SAISD high schools gathered for the first AP Super Saturday of the year at Fox Tech High. Students received enrichment and tutorials in 50 specialized sessions delivered by AP Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Consultants. We look forward to our next Super Saturday on May 5th!
2017 – 2018 marked a record year for Elementary and Middle School students’ participation in the SAISD A+ Academics UIL district tournaments. 1,362 students participated in academic contests including Art, Calculator Applications, Chess Puzzles, Creative Writing, Dictionary Skills, Maps/Graphs/Charts, Ready Writing in both English and Spanish, Number Sense, Modern Oratory, Spelling in both English and Spanish, Music Memory, Science, and Oral Reading in both English and Spanish.
Students competed by preparing in their events in advance and then on tournament day by performing, taking tests and speaking to earn medals and ribbons for 1st – 6th places. Students also earned points for their schools for each place earned. Points were totaled to award the top three point earning schools with sweepstakes trophies.
Below are photos of our Sweepstakes Schools for each tournament. We can’t wait for next year’s contests!
UT Chembridge professor demonstrates chemical reactions for SAISD students. Students from Burbank, Edison, Highlands, Houston, Jefferson, and Lanier all gathered at the Alamo Convocation Center to learn from their online Chembridge professor, Dr. Biberdorf, for a face to face class.
Dry ice and colored water
Hot water and dry ice.
San Antonio ISD hosted the Annual AATSP Academic Contest, “Colores, Voces, y Poesía” at Longfellow Middle School. This is the second year the event has been hosted in the district. The following students placed in the competition:
- 1st Place Poster Contest – Manuel Mendoza – Edison High School
- 2nd Place Original Poetry Contest – Maria Guadalupe Miranda – Phoenix Middle College
- 2nd Place Poetry Level 4-6 – Anna Sofia Carrasco – Jefferson High School
- 3rd Place Poetry Level 4-6 – Manual Garcia – Tafolla Middle School
- 3rd Place Poetry Level 1 – Victor Romero – Jefferson High School