San Antonio Art Museum Reciprocal Membership Benefits

San Antonio Art Museum Reciprocal Membership Benefits | San Antonio Charter Moms

If you are a member of an art-loving family living in San Antonio, then you probably have memberships to several local art museums. In addition to the familiar membership benefits like free admission and access to members-only events, are you… Continue Reading

Black History Month: A Texas Family Visits the DuSable Museum of African American History

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February is Black History Month, and we are thinking back to our visit last October to the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. My kids picked out these mementos from the gift store: soapstone hearts carved with the… Continue Reading

Parents are Part of the Teacher Hiring Process at Compass Rose Academy

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Compass Rose Academy invited me to observe a critical part of their hiring process, when prospective teachers do demo lessons with real students and sit down to talk with families. Hiring the right teachers is essential for the continuing success of… Continue Reading

Searching for Charter Schools in San Antonio: What You Can Do in January

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If your family is in the process of looking for the right schools for your children, then January is often an unsettled time. Some charter schools in San Antonio have already held open enrollment, while others are having it right… Continue Reading

Experience SAISD Helps Families Learn about San Antonio ISD Schools of Choice

Experience SAISD San Antonio ISD Schools of Choice | San Antonio Charter Moms

Experience SAISD is an annual event for families to learn about schools in SAISD San Antonio. This school year’s event, on December 1, 2018, showed how much progress the district is making in expanding the number and variety of school… Continue Reading

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