Get to Know More Schools at the Families Empowered San Antonio School Connection Fair

Families Empowered San Antonio School Connection Fair | San Antonio Charter Moms

Families Empowered is hosting a School Connection Fair in San Antonio on Saturday, November 10, 2018 as a way to help parents and caregivers find the right schools for their children. The fair will be at the Norris Conference Center, 618… Continue Reading

[Texas Public Radio] Worth Repeating: Inga Wanted More For Her Son

"Inga Wanted More for Her Son" -- Inga Cotton telling her story at Worth Repeating on Texas Public Radio (photo: Roberto Martinez) | San Antonio Charter Moms

My son’s autism diagnosis has been one of the defining experiences of my life. On October 2, 2018, I shared that story at the “Suckerpunch” episode of Worth Repeating, a recurring storytelling event organized by Texas Public Radio at Brick at… Continue Reading

Take Your Family to the San Antonio Symphony’s Halloween Spooktacular

Origami bat craft at the San Antonio Symphony Halloween Spooktacular | San Antonio Charter Moms

Classical music is some of the most beautiful music ever made, and teaching our children to appreciate classical music is a gift for a lifetime. The San Antonio Symphony’s annual family concert, the Halloween Spooktacular, is a great way to… Continue Reading

The Gathering Place Presents the Great Food Truck Summer Camp Showcase

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This post was originally published as “Food Truck Summer Camp Inspires Young Chefs-to-Be” in the Texas Harvest 2018 edition of Edible San Antonio magazine. Eating tacos and watching commercials on a sultry San Antonio summer afternoon in August turned out… Continue Reading

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Welcomes the First Gamma Sigma Girls at IDEA Eastside

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Gamma Sigma Girls Investiture at IDEA Eastside College Prep | San Antonio Charter Moms

October 11 is recognized as International Day of the Girl, and the Girls Scouts of Southwest Texas is using this occasion to highlight programs that improve the wellbeing of girls, including the launch of Gamma Sigma Girls at a local public… Continue Reading

KIPP Esperanza Dual Language Academy Thanks Harvey Najim for a $1 Million Gift

Harvey Najim at KIPP Esperanza | San Antonio Charter Moms

KIPP Texas Public Charter Schools has a mission to help students in educationally underserved communities—neighborhoods with low-performing traditional public schools. However, their growth depends on the generosity of donors. Recently, KIPP Esperanza Dual Language Academy in San Antonio held a celebration to… Continue Reading

Appreciating the Blue Hole, the Source of the San Antonio River

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The Blue Hole is a modest place, but it’s still a must-see for people who love San Antonio. Along with other springs in the Headwaters area, the Blue Hole is traditionally considered the source of the San Antonio River, so… Continue Reading

CANstruction Designs Benefit the San Antonio Food Bank at North Star Mall

CANstruction 2018 by Alamo Architects | San Antonio Charter Moms

Mallwalking is one of our favorite free-or-cheap things to do on a rainy day. We recently visited North Star Mall for a mallwalking session and to see the latest edition of CANstruction, a project of the San Antonio chapters of… Continue Reading

Opera San Antonio Presents “La Traviata”: Young People Encounter Grand Opera

"La Traviata" Opera San Antonio dress rehearsal photo by Marty Sohl Photography | San Antonio Charter Moms

Opera San Antonio is presenting La Traviata at the Tobin Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 13 and Saturday, September 15, 2018. My kids and I attended the final dress rehearsal, and I had the opportunity to interview stars Amanda… Continue Reading

Ribbon Cutting Celebration at BASIS San Antonio Shavano

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BASIS San Antonio Shavano Campus welcomed students to a new building on September 4, 2018, and recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate. The families, students, faculty, staff, administration, supporters, and community leaders who gathered at BASIS Shavano were… Continue Reading