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May 16 (Sat) — Teacher Job Fair

7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Marriott Plaza, 555 S. Alamo St.

Applicants for pre-kinder to grade 5 elementaries and pre-kinder to grade 8 academies will be interviewed in the morning, while the afternoon session is for grades 6 through 12.   Free parking is available at SAISD’s Central Office lot, 141 Lavaca St.


May 16 (Sat) — ‘Pathways to the Future’ showcase

9 to 11:30 a.m. at Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland at S. St. Mary’s Street

SAISD Career and Technology students Districtwide will present what they have been learning this year in preparation of their professions. The showcase will include: an Iron Chef cooking competition; fashion show; computer software and network workshop; mini health awareness session especially for teens; farmer’s market featuring fresh produce for sale; and science and technology projects. The event is sponsored by the SAISD Department of Career and Technology.   


May 16 (Sat) — Fine Arts in Education Coalition ‘bowl-a-thon’

2 to 4 p.m. at Oak Hills Bowling Lanes, 7330 Callaghan Road

All proceeds will go toward the Fine Arts Coalition Scholarship Fund. Registration fee is $20 per person or $80 per four-person team. For information on participating and/or to contribute to this worthy cause call 367-0694 or 316-5811. 

May 17 (Sun) — Young Pegasus poetry contest awards ceremony

2 p.m. at the Hermann Sons Grand Lodge, 515 S. St. Mary’s St.

Poets from SAISD’s Burbank and Highlands high schools will be among those recognized for penning poems selected for the San Antonio Public Library’s annual anthology.


May 19 (Tues) — Spring Student Academic Recognition Celebration

6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta St. next to Alamo Stadium

      In the spotlight will be outstanding scholars throughout SAISD.


May 20 (Wed) — Council of PTAs general meeting and luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta St. next to Alamo Stadium

      Principals will be guests of honor at this final gathering for 2008-09.


May 20 (Wed) — Angel Society luncheon

Noon at Temple Beth-El, 211 Belknap Place

The 4th-grade choir from SAISD’s Fenwick Elementary will perform at this annual fundraiser for Any Baby Can of San Antonio.


May 21 (Thurs) — ‘Careers on Wheels’ day

9 to 11 a.m. at Maverick Elementary School, 107 Raleigh St. near Babcock Road

Representatives of fields including energy, engineering, firefighting, health, law enforcement, media and public transportation will bring the vehicles they use in the course of their jobs to illustrate career-awareness presentations. 


May 21 (Thurs) — ‘Celebrate America’ naturalization ceremony

2 p.m. at Trinity University’s Laurie Auditorium, 1 Trinity Place

Fifth-graders from SAISD’s Cotton Elementary will read their winning essays on the topic “Why I Am Glad America is a Nation of Immigrants.”  By placing first, second and third, the Cotton students swept the contest in the public school category. The first place winner will receive $100 and a miniature of the Statue of Liberty.


May 22 (Fri) — ‘100 Years of Education’ celebration and carnival

10 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. at Beacon Hill Elementary School, 1411 W. Ashby Place

The morning ceremony will feature speakers, performances by the Edison High School JROTC, percussion band and award-winning Honey Bear dance team. Gifted and Talented student projects on the theme “100 Years of Change” will be on display, and the burial of a time capsule is planned. Capping the celebration will be an afternoon carnival.


May 22 (Fri) — Championship celebration for Sam Houston’s 2005 men’s basketball team

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta St. next to Alamo Stadium

Former coach Wayne Dickey and members of this Hurricane squad have been invited to festivities honoring their status as state champs. The University Interscholastic League bestowed this title upon the 2005 team after forfeiting South Oak Cliff High School, Sam Houston’s rival in that year’s class 4A state championship game.