Hello parents, teachers and students!
Did you feel patriotic yesterday? I bet you did, if you saw the Air Force Thunderbirds flyover in San Antonio yesterday afternoon. Did you miss it? Well, don’t worry, KSAT.com has you covered with tons of videos and content from the flight.
Here at KSAT Kids we try to stay on top of news regarding the area school districts. A new report from the Texas Education Agency was recently released, providing guidance on what parents and students may expect for the 2020-2021 school year. To read more, click here.
Parents, are you worried that you child might not be learning enough through distance learning? Well, the TEA is now offering a free tool to help you find out how much students have learned in the past year. You can have your child take the test and it will show any gaps that may have emerged during this atypical school year.
Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week and many students celebrated their teachers with fun car parades. The daughter of KSAT12 reporter Stephanie Serna was at one such parade, and she shared her experience in a KSAT Kids exclusive.
In this week’s student spotlight, we highlight some agriscience students from Madison High School who continue to prepare for what is hoped to be next year’s round of livestock shows and rodeos. They’re all working through the restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
KSAT12 meteorologist Kaiti Blake has a new at home science experiment, one that kids can do by mixing soda and milk. In the lesson they’ll learn the properties of different liquids.
Don’t forget, right now on our website we have a map where you can find free school meals during the closures. We also have a list of places offering free Wi-Fi for students and their families during the pandemic.
Perhaps you would you like to celebrate a high school graduate? KSAT has photo galleries where graduates and their loved ones can upload their picture and give details you want to share.
Stay safe and wash your hands, everybody!
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Here’s what can be found on KSAT Kids for Thursday, May 14:
No classes at Madison High School doesn’t mean there aren’t students in its agriscience program working in the massive barn on campus.
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Stay at home activities
Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does a fun science experiment that you can try at home. In today’s experiment, Kaiti does a test to see what happens when you combine milk and soda.
It’s the beginning of peach season in Texas, so whip out those rolling pins because it’s time to bake some pie!
Back in April, KSAT 12 photojournalist Bill Caldera and his son, William, found a bird’s nest with five eggs in their backyard. They set up a livestream, which has been on KSAT.com, and now the little birds have left the nest. That’s just two weeks after hatching!
- Texas Education Agency offers free tool to parents, schools to find out how much students learned this year
- Boerne ISD named ‘Best Small School District’ in Texas, awarded $50,000 by H-E-B
- WATCH: Local family holds horse parade to celebrate 7-year-old’s birthday
- Witte Museum announces May 30 as date of reopening
- Bee swarm shows up in San Antonio-area backyard and disappears hours later
- How to safely clean your child’s car seat
- Astronauts experimented with Nickelodeon’s slime in space