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

Uncontested Elections for School Boards in Alamo Heights ISD and North East ISD

Uncontested Elections for School Boards in Alamo Heights ISD and North East ISD | San Antonio Charter Moms

Children lose when school board elections are uncontested because it takes away an opportunity for public discussion about what the districts need to do to improve. But election day—May 5, 2018—will come and go with no school board elections in… Continue Reading

Candidates to Replace Joe Straus in District 121: Where They Stand on Education

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Seven candidates are competing in the March 6, 2018 primary election for Texas House District 121, the seat held by Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, who decided not to seek reelection. San Antonio Charter Moms readers want to know… Continue Reading

School board elections 2014: Alamo Heights ISD

Two seats on the Alamo Heights ISD Board of Trustees are on the May 1o ballot; both races are uncontested. Lynn S. Thompson is running unopposed for reelection to Place 3. Margaret Judson is running unopposed for election to Place 4, to replace retiring… Continue Reading

[Updated] About San Antonio Charter Moms

This morning, I updated my About page. I’ve copied it here to snapshot it, because I’m sure I’ll be updating it again soon.  San Antonio moms, dads, and kids need more good education choices. This blog is meant to help… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family tickets to Halloween Spooktacular with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. “My mom wanted me to have the ability to find something beautiful.” —Akiko Fujimoto, Associate Conductor, San Antonio Symphony Remember my earlier post about my birthday date night at the San Antonio Symphony? I also… Continue Reading

78209 Magazine profile: Caroline Decherd, a BASIS San Antonio mom

The other day I was flipping through a glossy magazine that came in the mail, and—surprise!—found a references to BASIS San Antonio: The Decherds have four daughters: Cally, 16, a junior this fall at AHHS, who is active in Destination Imagination… Continue Reading

School board election results 2013: Alamo Heights ISD

Both races were uncontested for the Alamo Heights ISD Board of Trustees election on May 11. Here is the new board: Place 1: Joseph Dubrof (through May 2016) Place 2: John Tippit (through May 2016) Place 3: Lynn S. Thompson (through May… Continue Reading