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Written by San Antonio Pu… on May 28 2014 - 1:30pm
The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club and the Summer Reading Program encourage children and teens to read during the summer to maintain current reading levels. Children, especially, lose reading skills if they don’t keep up with reading over the summer. Click below to watch video from the press confrence.
Written by Providencestaff on May 12 2014 - 1:21pm
Providence Catholic School Senior Linda M. McNulty was recently awarded a prestigious scholarship from the University of Texas San Antonio’s Top Scholar program. This highly competitive program, which chooses “The Best and the Brightest,” is centered around Knowledge, Leadership, and Service. Only five graduating seniors are chosen annually for this honor. The program includes a four-year scholarship of approximately $96,000 covering all tuition and fees, room and board, and a paid travel abroad experience.
Written by Kris@nowcastsa.org on Apr 24 2014 - 12:58pm
Watch video of former mayor Phil Hardberger talking about his namesake park, its history and plans for the future.  Scroll down to read more about the park.
Written by Providencestaff on Apr 4 2014 - 9:11am
Providence Catholic School (Providence) students were recently awarded a total of $17,000 in scholarships at the National Association of Women Business Owners San Antonio Chapter (NAWBO-SA) Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards. The Providence students were chosen for their outstanding business plans created and submitted as part of the NAWBO-SA Entrepreneurial Connections® Business Plan Teen Competition.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Feb 27 2014 - 5:01pm
REPLAY VIDEO: On Friday, Feb. 28 NOWCastSA webcast the 2nd Annual FIRST Women in Technology Luncheon.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 26 2014 - 9:27am
SA Youth is accepting applications for high school dropouts, ages 16 to 24, who are interested in enrolling in its YouthBuild program, which offers young adults an opportunity to receive their high school diploma or GED while acquiring workforce training and certification in construction or culinary arts.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 20 2014 - 4:28pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday Feb. 27 as we host and webcast a Pre-K Summit at Cafe College to launch a media campaign to help young parents understand the value of early childhood education and develop strategies to make parents aware of the opportunities available to them. The summit is free and open to the public, and the webcast will be available right here on this page so you can participate live or replay the video later.
Written by mmshell on Feb 19 2014 - 12:02pm
On Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 the ICAA Lecture Series welcomes James Doyle and Kathryn Herman "The Language of Landscape: Simplicity of Scale and Structure." The two award-winning architects will discuss work from their new book The Landscape Designs of Doyle Herman Design Associates and share images from their international work of their architecture and landscape using strong geometry, bold forms and clean symmetry. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 13 2014 - 5:44pm
Citing San Antonio's Pre-K initiative as her inspiration, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis pitched her education platform calling for full-day Pre-K for all Texas children.
Written by lcarter on Jan 23 2014 - 5:55am
Last weekend's event hosted by spare parts and 10BitWorks Hackerspace was what I like to think of as a creative confluence of artists, geeks and a bit of new media thrown in from The CMCollective.