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Written by Irene Berns on Aug 26, 2011
Dear Fellow Parents, Students and Friends,My name is Irene Berns and I am a parent and a student in Michael Gravitt's keyboard and percussion classes. My daughter Samantha is in sax, piano and keyboards. We have been in the city music programs for six years and we are heartbroken that classes will not resume next week. I have started a " Save the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Music Program" campaign and I'm asking for your help.
Written by nancypjohnson on Aug 24, 2011
Thousands of San Antonio students missed out on welcoming the new school year with their classmates because they didn't have the state-required vaccinations.Pascual Gonzalez, Northside Independent School District Executive Director of Communications, said 1,849 students were sent home on the first day of school because they didn't have the state-required immunizations.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Aug 23, 2011
San Antonio residents gave impassioned pleas to city officials about the city's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.About 60 people gathered Monday, August 22, at the Alicia Treviño Lopez Senior One Stop Center for the District 6 public meeting about the proposed budget. Officials representing city departments were there to listen to reactions to the proposal.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 18, 2011
Replay the Video: NOWCastSA webcast live as San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro marked the first day of school by talking to about 650 sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students at Kingsborough Middle School. Castro told the Harlandale Middle School students that he knew how important the first day of school was and that he wanted them to know that the entire city is proud of them and wishes them well.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Aug 16, 2011
Telling the story of his one semester as a substitute teacher at Jefferson High School, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro told teachers preparing for the upcoming school year that he knows the impact they can have on students. He also implored them to continue their push toward making the city's education system top-notch.Castro gave a brief speech to teachers on Tuesday, August 16, at Carlos Coon Elementary in the Northside Independent School District, praising them for their work and talking up the SA2020 initiative.