San Antonio Botanical Garden Opens New Areas to Visitors

San Antonio Botanical Garden Opens New Areas to Visitors | San Antonio Charter Moms

Beginning Saturday, October 21, 2017, San Antonio families will be able to enjoy new areas of the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Work has been underway for an eight-acre expansion that includes a new entrance, a welcome center, an expanded gift… Continue Reading

San Antonio Youth Code Jam Will Get Your Kids Excited About Computer Science

San Antonio Youth Code Jam Will Get Your Kids Excited About Computer Science | San Antonio Charter Moms

San Antonio Youth Code Jam holds an annual community-wide jam to introduce children and teens ages 7–17 to the wonders of computer programming. I registered my kids for the event on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Education Service Center Region 20. We all had fun, and… Continue Reading

Compass Rose Academy information meeting on October 22

Compass Rose Academy is a new charter school that’s still on the drawing board, but has tremendous promise for underserved students in San Antonio. Founder Paul Morrissey is hosting a parent information meeting on Thursday, October 22 at 5:30 p.m.… Continue Reading

Legacy Traditional School North West San Antonio parent information meeting on October 22

I created the San Antonio Charter Moms blog as a way to get the word out to parents about new charter schools coming to San Antonio. More than three years later, I am excited to share the news about another… Continue Reading

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the DoSeum, San Antonio's new museum for kids

The DoSeum will open on June 6, 2015 as San Antonio’s new children’s museum, and will celebrate its Grand Opening over the June 6-7 weekend. I’ve been inside the building for a hard-hat tour and, more recently, for a sneak peek… Continue Reading

The Hill Country Science Mill is worth the trip to Johnson City

On Saturday, my kids and I drove to Johnson City for the grand opening of the Hill Country Science Mill, a new regional science center. We spent all day, and my kids were totally absorbed with playing and learning. We’ll definitely… Continue Reading

Marisa B. Perez sworn in for her second term on the Texas State Board of Education

On January 23, 2015, on the campus of IDEA Monterrey Park, County Judge Nelson Wolff administered the oath of office to Marisa B. Perez as she began her second term representing District 3 on the State Board of Education.

F.T. reviews "Spare Parts" movie: Arizona teenagers take on underwater robotics challenge

  Back in April 2005, my future brother-in-law passed me a copy of WIRED magazine with a cover story, La Vida Robot, about an unlikely set of underwater robotics engineers—Latino teenagers from a low-income high school in Phoenix—competing against elite universities in a NASA-sponsored contest.… Continue Reading