FRC Team 3997, the Screaming Chickens of San Antonio were Finalists in the Lone Star FRC Regional, winning the wild cart slot. This win provided an invitation to the US FIRST World Championships in St Louis, MO April 23-27, 2014.
Students across the Alamo City are preparing for the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, between April 21 and 24. This latest round of high-stakes testing, known to increase anxiety levels for students and educators alike, happens to fall during National Stress Awareness Month.
The San Antonio Public Library, SAPL, has expanded its services with a new digital collection website experience just for children and teens. Through a partnership with OverDrive, Inc., Children and Teen eReading Rooms are now available at mysapl.org. The eReading rooms provide a virtual environment for children and teens to browse within the SAPL digital library.
San Antonio Public Library is reminding the community that all 26 San Antonio Public Library locations are designated as voter registration agencies. The deadline to register to vote in the May 10 Special Election is Thursday, April 10 (registration form must be postmarked by April 10). Every person of voting age, who applies in person for an original or renewal of a library card, will be given an opportunity to complete a voter registration application form. Already have a library card? Patrons can still register to vote at any location.
REPLAY VIDEO: District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg held a Kids Town Hall at McDermott Elementary School where fifth graders presented their concerns and offered solutions to improve the quality of life in District 8 and throughout San Antonio.
Thanks to the underwriting support of Stagg Restaurants, LLC, NOWCastSA webcast the event live and anyone can replay the video here later.