Community Update: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, Our Euclid and Fox Tech campus will both be taking field trips this week. On Wednesday, January 23, kinder and first grade students will travel to ALA FT to view and discuss a greenhouse made of recycled materials to inspire design and construction of campus playhouses…

Community Update: January 13, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, This week, beginning on Wednesday, January 16th, we hold Student Led Conferences (SLCs) for all students in grades 6 -12. Students are currently selecting work from their most important individual learning experiences and are eager to share and celebrate their learning with their families. Students’ winter…

Community Update: January 6, 2019

Sunday, January 6th, 2019 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, Happy New Year! Over the winter break, engineers and archeologists working with the City of San Antonio began a Cultural Resources Study on the softball field at ALA FT, as historic research identified the location as a previous burial site and irrigation acequia from San Pedro…

Community Update: December 16, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, It has been wonderful to see so many families over the last two weeks at holiday concerts, performances, makerspace workshops, and exhibitions.  We will host the last exhibition of the year on Monday, December 17th from 3-6pm when our 4th and 5th graders host a Steampunk…

Community Update: December 9, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families,, Last week, two of our students were interviewed by the BBC radio news program, The World about the ongoing 6th grade A Blanket For The Journey drive taking place in partnership with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES).  The four minute…

Community Update: December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018 Dear Advanced Learing Academy, This past week, we hosted our third annual ALA Speak Up! Speak Out! Civics Fair.  SUSO is a civic engagement project that asks students to work in teams do identify problems that exist in the community and create long term solutions that address them.  This year, all…

Community Update: November 25, 2018

Sunday, November 25th, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, During this time of Thanksgiving, we wish to extend our appreciation to all our ALA families for supporting our school. Thank you for your generosity and commitment to our school, our students, and for sharing the gift of time, ideas, and resources. Over the two and…

Community Update: November 11, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, On Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm in the ALA FT library,  we are convening a meeting of parents and families to discuss a new opportunity that has recently been presented. ALA  has been invited to formally join the CAST Network, a group of four schools in…

Community Update: November 4, 2018

Sunday November 4, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, Thank you to all of the families and students who participated in our school musical, Shrek Jr., this past week.  To all of the parents and grandparents who provided or made costumes, bought concessions, dinners, doughnuts, coffee and snacks, volunteered in the box office, chaperoned dressing…

Community Update: October 28, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018 Dear Advanced Learning Academy Families, This is opening week for Shrek the Musical Jr!  We are excited to be so close and look forward to our opening night on Thursday.  Tickets are on sale this week.  You may come by Monday through Friday before school in the theatre classroom from 8:00am…

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