As seen on SA Live - 2020 Back to School Special in Primetime

Tech for at-home learning, desk organizing + revamps, fashion on a budget, meal prepping for less, Elder Eats, virtual workouts + more

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: Watch the entire special in the video above.

(Original Story)

Tonight at 7, tech for at-home learning, desk organizing + revamps, fashion on a budget, meal prepping for less, Elder Eats, virtual workouts and more in SA Live Back to School Special in Primetime.

Show us your school spirit right now on the @SALiveKSAT Facebook and Twitter pages, and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram! Mike is pumped about his school - go North!

Want to know what kids think about this school year? We did, too, so we checked in with students from across the city.

Need a desk revamp? You can set your kids up for less than $30 with help from Twin Sisters Interiors. They have a giveaway on their Instagram page - check it out! They went shopping at Random Hangers in Boerne - you can find some unexpected bargains there!

Revolution Thrift is helping families gear up for school with clothing, shoes, school supplies and more, all on a budget and all for a good cause. Plus, Erin Chase, of 5 Dollar Dinners, is serving up a meal prep gem: two dinners with just one rotisserie chicken. How does she do it? Watch to find out!

David serves up a brand new Elder Eats, complete with several locations around town where you can get meals for your kids for FREE:

  • Babe’s Old Fashioned Food (several locations in San Antonio) - Kids 9 and under eat free all day long, with every adult entrée purchased.
  • CiCi’s Pizza (several locations in San Antonio) - Kids 3 and under eat free EVERY DAY! The deal includes a custom buffet of fresh salads, savory pasta, delicious desserts and fresh-from-the-oven pizzas.
  • Buffalo Wings and Rings (New Braunfels) - Kids eat free on Mondays. One kids’ meal per adult entree.
  • The Cove (San Antonio) - Get one free child’s meal after 5 p.m. with adult entrée purchase.
  • EZ’s Brick Oven & Grill (2 locations in San Antonio) - Wednesday nights, from 5 p.m. to close, kids eat free - one free kids’ meal per adult entrée purchased.
  • Center Court Pizza and Brew (San Antonio) - On Thursdays, get one free kids’ meal per adult entrée purchased.
  • Lenny’s Grill & Subs (San Antonio) - Kids eat free with the purchase of a regular sub (7.5″ or larger) and drink.
  • Freebirds World Burrito - Kids 12 and under eat free all day long on Sundays.
  • Smoke the Restaurant (San Antonio), RD’s Burgers (Cibolo), Mia’s Mexican Grill (San Antonio) - Affordable family meal deals and weekend deals.

Jen is catching up with a school custodian who’s helping kids feel special every day, Mike’s on the hunt for at-home tech tips at Best Buy, distance learning with Youth Code Jam, we’re getting a virtual workout with Special Olympics Texas and their So.Connected program and much more!

The SA Live Back to School Special in Primetime starts at 7 p.m. on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and the KSAT TV app. Have a great school year!


About the Author:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.