Believe it or not, it’s that time of year again! Back-to-school season is one of my favorite times of year. Aisles of every store in town are bursting with pencils, erasers, and stickers, and everyone is eager to get...
A rush of hot, humid wind seemed to lift and escape past me as I shut the back door of our van. In one hand I clutched a small trash bag and in the other a stack of fast...
This post is brought to you by BASIS Charter Schools. Summertime…and the living is (supposed to be) easy! Your brain works hard all year. The long summer break is usually a welcome reprieve, but it can also prove to be challenging...
“Write so others can understand without you explaining what it says.” I told my son this the other day. Even though he can correctly spell many words at 6-years-old, his handwriting is a challenge. Ever since he started pre-handwriting...

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“Escribe para que quien lea pueda entender” - le dije el otro día a mi hijo en primer grado. A sus 6 años y aunque puede deletrear correctamente muchas de las palabras que están a su nivel, aún enfrenta...
What an, dare I say it, AMAZING group of educators we had nominated during the search for the ACM 2021 Amazing Teacher. SO much so, we're going to honor 10... YES TEN! Amazing Teachers. San Antonio is home to...
It is hard to believe, but it's been an entire year and we’re still doing distance learning. At the beginning we thought it would only last a few months, and still, here. We. Are.  We all know this was never...
Parece increíble, pero ya pasó todo un ciclo escolar y aún continuamos en clases virtuales. Cuando inició todo esto pensamos que solo duraría un par de meses, sin embargo, aquí seguimos.  Todos sabemos que esto nunca estuvo en los planes...
Dear Teachers, It’s hard to believe, but we are almost at the end of another school year. With the exception that kids must wear a mask every day, and parents are not permitted to enter school buildings, you have made...
The JCC Block and Dreeben School for Young Children, providing care and education for children ages 6 weeks-4 years old, is the only Jewish NAEYC-accredited program in San Antonio. Our purpose of education at the JCC’s Block and Dreeben...
Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond to enrich the lives and experiences of his or her students? Nominate fantastic educators for our annual Amazing Teacher recognition! We’re looking for the best of the best in San...
There are a lot of school districts in San Antonio, and each school district calendar is a little different. Many of these school calendars will continue to change as plans evolve for the 2021-2022 school year. Please check the...
I have a preschooler. I have a preschooler who loves to talk. I have a preschooler who loves to talk about everything but school. Honestly, I had no idea that the ambiguous answers to the standard, "How was your day?" would start...
’Tis the season for shopping, and no I don’t mean Black Friday, or back-to-school clothes. It’s time to shop for schools.  First, I must admit, this entire phenomenon is a bit bizarre to me. When I was a child, we...

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San Antonio Shines Bright with Holiday Lights (2022 Edition)

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Some of my fondest memories of the holiday season throughout the years include some kind of takeout (Taco Bell cinnamon churros when I was...

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