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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

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[Events] Landa Gardens Month: free family events Saturday mornings in May 2014

My kids and I love to hang out at the Landa Library in Monte Vista. The library used to be a stately home, and now the grounds are beautifully landscaped with a playground and a community garden. I love our city parks, and … Continue reading

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No consensus on how to spend bond money to upgrade Bonham Academy

Parents, historic preservationists, and school officials still have not reached a consensus about how to spend bond money to improve Bonham Academy, an in-district charter in the King William historic district. “Standoff continues on Bonham Academy renovation options”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News, January … Continue reading

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An architect reflects on SAISD’s Bonham Academy expansion plans

Bonham Academy is a school in a quickly developing, revitalized, dense urban area. Urban schools are not like other schools that often find cookie-cutter solutions workable. This bond project has become a real test of the capability of SAISD to … Continue reading

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Playground spaces versus new construction at Bonham Academy

Parents are objecting to the construction of a new two-story building at Bonham Academy, an in-district charter in the King William historic district, because it would break up the remaining playground space. “Bonham parents upset with playground plan”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio … Continue reading

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At the playground . . .

H-E-B Sparkling Water: The unofficial beverage of San Antonio moms on the playground. As seen on Monte Vista moms at Landa. Followed closely by SAWS tap water in a Camelbak.

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Rocketship gets an approval in Milwaukee; national expansion underway

The Milwaukee Plan Commission recently approved Rocketship Education‘s application to renovate and expand a building on Milwaukee’s south side into an elementary school to open in 2013. “Milwaukee Rocketship charter school gains first approval”, Sean Ryan, Milwaukee Business Journal, July 9, 2012. … Continue reading

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