Corazones Maravillosos: Great Hearts Monte Vista sesión de puertas abiertas

  Reporte previo en inglés. Mil gracias a la traductora Laura Gruber de Lactancia-Latina.com. Great Hearts Monte Vista, el primer campus de Great Hearts Texas, tuvo una sesión de puertas abiertas el 27 de marzo, 2014. Esta sesión fue un paso importante… Continue Reading

Building a school community: notes from the Great Hearts Monte Vista open house

Great Hearts Monte Vista, the first campus of Great Hearts Texas, held an open house on March 27, 2014. The open house was an important step in the process of building a community around the new school. 

[Event] KIPP Un Mundo Dual Language Academy to host First Friday Breakfast on April 4, 2014

Did you know that KIPP San Antonio offers dual-language education in elementary school? Learn more at the next First Friday Breakfast, which will be at KIPP Un Mundo Academy, 103 Tuleta Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78212 (map), from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on April 4,… Continue Reading

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy enrollment and lottery information

The Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy (EKHLA) opened last year, in August 2013, as a public open-enrollment charter school for grades K-8 offering Hebrew language instruction; read more in this earlier post. How time flies! EKHLA is getting ready to take… Continue Reading

[Event] KIPP: San Antonio First Friday Breakfast on December 6 at KIPP Un Mundo

Are you coming? KIPP: San Antonio is hosting a First Friday Breakfast at KIPP Un Mundo Academy, 103 Tuleta Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78212 (map) from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on December 6, 2013.  RSVP to Victoria de Diggs at (210) 880-8080 or vdediggs@kippsa.org. A KIPP First Friday Breakfast always… 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

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy charter school opening in San Antonio in August 2013

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy will be the first Hebrew language charter school in Texas when it opens in San Antonio in August 2013. (Learn about others in the U.S. in this earlier post.) The charter school will take over… Continue Reading

Ben Yehuda Academy in San Antonio is part of a national Hebrew charter school trend

Hebrew language immersion is, well, sort of niche. But last year, when BASIS and Great Hearts were applying for their charters, I watched Ben Yehuda Academy applying for their charter (their interview was right after Great Hearts), and I was… Continue Reading