Senator John Cornyn addresses college-bound students at KIPP University Prep

United States Senator John Cornyn (who is running for re-election this year) visited KIPP University Prep on Friday afternoon to talk to the students.

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to Holiday Magic with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Back in October, the San Antonio Symphony invited my family and one of my readers’ families to attend a Halloween Family Concert, as discussed in this earlier post. This month, the Symphony is teaming up with the… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Nutcracker with the San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. The San Antonio Symphony and Ballet San Antonio are teaming up again this year to present a holiday classic: The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Performances began Thanksgiving weekend and continue next weekend, December 6-8. The Symphony and the Ballet… Continue Reading

[Gallery] KIPP San Antonio 1st Annual March to College on November 1, 2013

“But I’m not ready for college!” That’s what F.T., my six-year-old son, said out loud. But some of the high school seniors were probably thinking it to themselves. F.T. asked why we were walking to the post office. I explained… Continue Reading

1st Annual KIPP San Antonio March to College on November 1, 2013

I’ve written before about KIPP: San Antonio‘s First Friday Breakfasts. The next one, on Friday, November 1, 2013 at KIPP University Prep, will be special, featuring the 1st Annual KIPP San Antonio March to College. The First Friday Breakfast will be from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.,… 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

“Animal Amigos!” and “Black & Blanco” complete the ArteKids bilingual board book series

Last month, Trinity University Press released Animal Amigos! and Black & Blanco, the final installments of the five-book ArteKids series. These colorful, bilingual board books feature art from the San Antonio Museum of Art. I am looking forward to sharing the new books… Continue Reading