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Brackenridge kids welcome Final Four delegates to the Alamo

Brackenridge kids welcome Final Four delegates to the AlamoThe NCAA site selection delegation committee met with former Spur Sean Elliott and various city leaders on Wednesday at the Briscoe Museum.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

SAMA reveals new program to help develop creativity in young kids

SAMA reveals new program to help develop creativity in young kidsPre-K 4 SA is working with the San Antonio Museum of Art to help develop creativity in young children.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Elementary schools join 'Meatless Monday' movement

Elementary schools join 'Meatless Monday' movement"Meatless Monday" is just what it sounds like: A day without meat. It's a trend happening across the nation, and Dripping Springs ISD is trying it out -- and cooking up some controversy.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Harlandale ISD goes looking for students who dropped out

Harlandale ISD goes looking for students who dropped outFor about 50 teens in the Harlandale ISD, classes weren't a priority this year. But teachers weren't ready to give up on them.
  • In Our Schools
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Military rifles, armor sent to Texas school police

Military rifles, armor sent to Texas school policeTraining to deal with school shooters is something police nationwide undertake in the wake of deadly attacks at schools.
  • In Our Schools
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
In Our Schools

NEISD releases smartphone app for parents, students

NEISD releases smartphone app for parents, studentsNEISD announces launch of its new mobile app. It aims to connect teachers, students and parents to district resources.
  • In Our Schools
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

SAPD helps Judson ISD with bike patrol officer program

SAPD helps Judson ISD with bike patrol officer programSan Antonio police bike patrol officers are working with officers in Judson ISD to implement at similar program in the district.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Schools turn students away missing vaccinations

Schools turn students away missing vaccinationsAt least some 1,200 students were missing shots for the first day of school.
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  • 2 months ago
Local

Comal ISD employees take #IceBucketChallenge

Comal ISD employees take #IceBucketChallengeThings got a bit colder for Comal ISD employees this past week when they took the Ice Bucket Challenge to promote awareness of ALS.
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  • 2 months ago
Education

UTSA students, neighbors could benefit from zoning plan

UTSA students, neighbors could benefit from zoning planThere are big plans at UTSA in hopes of steering the school toward Tier 1 status.
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  • 2 months ago
In Our Schools

Houston schools top list for campus crime

Houston schools top list for campus crimeYou trust them with your children, but are Texas colleges doing enough to protect students and staff?
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  • 2 months ago
Local

STMU law student accused of murder refuses extradition

STMU law student accused of murder refuses extraditionThe St. Mary's University law student arrested last week on murder charges refused extradition to Louisiana Thursday.
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  • 2 months ago
In Our Schools

Districts prepare for immigrant students in Texas schools

Districts prepare for immigrant students in Texas schoolsIn many cases, school districts won't know exactly how many of the kids enroll.
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  • 2 months ago
In Our Schools

BCSO: Dynamite reportedly found at local middle school

BCSO: Dynamite reportedly found at local middle schoolThe Bexar County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KENS 5 that dynamite was reportedly found at a local middle school.
  • In Our Schools
  • 2 months ago
In Our Schools

NISD teachers visit students, parents door-to-door

NISD teachers visit students, parents door-to-doorLocal teachers hit the streets Monday, going door-to-door, to help get kids excited for the upcoming school year.
  • In Our Schools
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Around Texas

No Shots, No School policy has parents thankful for mobile clinics

No Shots, No School policy has parents thankful for mobile clinicsMore than 5,000 students in the Northside ISD still need updated immunizations before August 25.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Consumer

Tips for shoppers taking advantage of the tax free weekend

Tips for shoppers taking advantage of the tax free weekendA shopper will save 8 cents of the every dollar they spend on most items up to $100
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Southside superintendent receives TEA waiver to keep position

Southside superintendent receives TEA waiver to keep positionSouthside ISD superintendent who was not certified by the Texas Education Agency receives a waiver to keep his position.
  • In Our Schools
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Features

12 things you have to do before going off to college

12 things you have to do before going off to collegeHere are 12 things you should make sure you've completed before heading off to college.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Police: Man, 15-year-old break into SAISD elementary school

Police: Man, 15-year-old break into SAISD elementary schoolA man and a teenager were taken into custody Tuesday morning after police allegedly caught them breaking into an elementary school on San Antonio's east side.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Everest College enrolling students despite looming shut down

Everest College enrolling students despite looming shut downDept. of Ed. is shutting down several Everest College campuses, saying it's running a questionable operation.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
In Our Schools

Students asked to design the KENS 5 Back to School Desk

Students asked to design the KENS 5 Back to School DeskKids, you may remember our KENS 5 Fiesta Desk. Well, this time, we want you to make your mark on our next creation!
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Pre-K 4 SA enters its second academic year with full enrollment

Pre-K 4 SA enters its second academic year with full enrollmentPre-K 4 SA enters its second academic year with two new Education Centers and 1,500 children enrolled.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Sources: UT President Bill Powers told to resign

Sources: UT President Bill Powers told to resignSources tell the Statesman UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa asked Powers to step down ahead of the July 10 Board of Regents meeting.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

San Antonio Native Americans support local mascot name: Harlandale Indians

San Antonio Native Americans support local mascot name: Harlandale Indians Some San Antonio Native Americans have definite opinions about school mascots portraying Indians.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

South San ISD trustee resigns

South San ISD trustee resignsSouth San ISD is one board member short after a trustee resigned.
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  • 4 months ago
Local

Lawsuit: Texas' English language programs fall short

Lawsuit: Texas' English language programs fall shortTexas has failed to properly monitor public school programs intended to help students with language barriers learn English, according to a federal lawsuit brought by a Hispanic legal advocacy group Tuesday
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago