Hello parents, teachers and students!
Well, we’re finally here, school is officially back in session as students in the Boerne Independent School District and the South San Antonio Independent School District returned to school yesterday. More San Antonio-area schools will begin to open the next few weeks.
KSAT 12 hosted a live town hall on Tuesday with five panelists at the forefront of the back-to-school discussion in San Antonio. If you missed it, we’ve got you covered, as you can watch the video or read a recap here. And coming up on Wednesday, Aug. 19, SA Live will present a primetime Back to School special on KSAT12 and KSAT.com that you won’t want to miss.
Recently, I reached out to two elementary schools to see how things were going and to find out what their expectations are for the new school year. They are excited to see their students, even if it is only virtually.
In this week’s KSAT Kids’ spotlight, we highlight Hudson Pollard, 12-year-old who plays for the San Antonio Junior Rampage and also happens to be visually impaired.
Are you looking for a fun educational activity for the kids? Check out Meteorologist Kaiti Blake’s latest home science lab, an experiment that is not only very visually appealing but also a great way to learn about the density of liquids.
And don’t forget, right now on our website we have all of the start dates and COVID-19 plans for San Antonio-area school districts. Is your child doing remote learning? We also have a list of places offering free Wi-Fi for students and their families during the pandemic.
Stay safe and wash your hands, everybody!
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Here’s what can be found on KSAT Kids for Thursday, August 13:
A San Antonio boy who is a partially blind ice hockey player is encouraging visually impaired kids to look into playing blind hockey.
Do you know a classroom or school that is doing amazing work and deserves to be featured in KSAT Kids? Nominate a student, teacher or school by emailing email@example.com.
Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it? This simple science experiment is not only very visually appealing, but it’s also a great way to learn about the density of liquids.
San Antonio kids interested in the history of the Alamo can now embark on a frontier adventure at home with a Crockett Kit.
Vision Zero San Antonio, an initiative of the City of San Antonio’s Public Works Department, has released a new child-friendly, animated video that teaches kids critical roadway safety lessons
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