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Lamar Elementary: a neighborhood school in a cultural corridor

Last week, my daughter, G.N., and I attended a Spotlight Breakfast at Lamar Elementary, 201 Parland Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 (map), an elementary school in San Antonio ISD serving kindergarten through fifth grade and offering pre-K for three- and … Continue reading

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The Do Seum: Reasons to get a Charter Membership now

My blogger friends and I recently took a hard-hat tour of the construction site for The Do Seum, the new-and-improved San Antonio Children’s Museum, set to open in mid-2015. If you’ve been holding back from joining the San Antonio Children’s Museum, now … Continue reading

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Rey Saldaña talks about his new role as Chief Engagement Officer at KIPP San Antonio

Rising star Rey Saldaña talked to me about teaming up with KIPP San Antonio, a group of high-performing charter schools in San Antonio, to attack poverty and improve education. Talking to Saldaña made me feel old, but that’s OK, because I’m glad that … Continue reading

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Halloween at the San Antonio Zoo: Pumpkin Bash and Zoo Boo

Over the weekend, the San Antonio Zoo invited a group of blogger families, including my kids and me, to decorate pumpkins for the Pumpkin Bash on Friday, October 25, 2013. We enjoyed an early Halloween party, met Thistle the hedgehog, … Continue reading

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Choose to Succeed giving away an annual family membership to the San Antonio Zoo

Choose to Succeed is giving away a one-year family membership to the San Antonio Zoo. Visit their Facebook page and click on the “Giveaway” tab to enter.

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“Dinosaurs Unearthed: Bigger. Better. Feathered . . .” at the Witte Museum — ticket giveaway

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UPDATE: This exhibit has now closed. Faithful readers know that my kids and I love dinosaurs. (Remember “Dinosaur Stampede” at the San Antonio Botanical Garden last year?) Well, now the Witte Museum has “Dinosaurs Unearthed: Bigger. Better. Feathered . . .” through September 2 … Continue reading

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Event: First Friday Breakfast December 7 at KIPP Un Mundo

I hope you will join me at the next First Friday Breakfast at KIPP Un Mundo at 7:45 a.m. on December 7. We will hear from KIPP: San Antonio leaders and teachers, tour the campus, and (of course) eat breakfast tacos. … Continue reading

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