According to an email that went out this afternoon, Great Hearts Texas and Temple Beth-El have agreed to a multi-year lease to allow the charter school to establish its first San Antonio campus at the temple, which is located at 211 Belknap Place in Monte Vista (map). Read more in this news release and this earlier post. In addition, this FAQ on the Temple Beth-El website offers some preliminary practical information (e.g., no class on Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur).
Great Hearts has scheduled an informational meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in the Barshop Auditorium at Temple Beth-El. Register at Eventbrite. The email says that the meeting will cover these topics:
- Learn more details about Great Hearts’ classical, liberal education model and curriculum.
- Get the details on how to participate in the upcoming open-enrollment and lottery.
- Great Hearts Texas Superintendent Peter Bezanson will introduce the Headmaster of our first San Antonio academy.
- Learn more about the Great Hearts Academies vision and future from the headmaster and the rest of the Great Hearts Texas and San Antonio leadership team.
- Meet Great Hearts Arizona graduates who are currently attending colleges and universities in Texas.
- Meet and talk with Great Hearts Arizona parents.
- Get a sneak peek at the new Great Hearts Texas school uniform, and stock up on Spirit Wear.
The best way to stay informed about Great Hearts Texas is to visit their website and sign up for the interest list. Great Hearts Texas is also on Facebook.