San Angelo ISD Launches STEM College Readiness Program Partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative and the Department of Defense

San Angelo ISD is proud to announce an outstanding partnership with the National Math and Science Institute (NMSI), the Department of Defense (DoD), and Goodfellow Air Force Base to launch the NMSI College Readiness Program which provides trainings, materials, and resources to our High School STEM Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Through dedicated funding from the DoD’s STEM Education and Outreach office, SAISD was awarded over $358,000 to be split based on enrollment for Central High School and Lake View High School and will go to support STEM learning in our classrooms and scholarships for students. 

Annual Senior Day Event Connects CHS and LVHS Seniors with Post-Graduation Opportunities

SAISD Class of 2023 Seniors explored over 70 booths from businesses, organizations and military branches as well as postsecondary academic opportunities as part of San Angelo ISD’s Senior Day for both Central and Lake View High School. The event held on the practice field at Central High School is designed to be one more way to help all SAISD students be “future-ready” whether that future is the military, workplace, or further academic studies, and merges a college and career fair with a counselor session and required CPR training.

SAISD Shines at 23rd Annual Chamber Diversity Awards with Honoree Christy Diego and Featured Speaker CHS Senior Sam Spurgin

San Angelo ISD proudly announces Christy Diego, Director of Emergent Bilingual, was honored Tuesday at the 23rd Annual San Angelo Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Diversity Awards Luncheon, which also featured Central High School Senior Samuel Spurgin as a speaker.

At the event, the Chamber recognizes and awards individuals and businesses that both reflect and support our community’s diversity. Mrs. Diego was awarded the Communicator Award, an award for work in providing information about issues and events important to minority communities, in recognition of her dedication to growing the SAISD Bilingual Program, now in its third year. 

Manos a La Obra

Colorfully painted cheeks adorned with butterflies and paw prints coupled with giggles from the children wearing the art filled the cafeteria as parents listened intently to SAISD Director of Emergent Bilingual, Christy Diego, at the “Manos a La Obra” event last Wednesday, November 2nd. San Angelo ISD welcomed families to Glenmore Elementary for the event to learn more about the Bilingual Program, the many benefits to learning through the program, and community resources available to families through a wide array of community partner resources in San Angelo. 

The Dot Read Aloud

On Wednesday, November 2nd, San Angelo ISD second grade students were treated to a gift of their own copy of “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds compliments of San Angelo READS!. The giveaway is in support of the District’s community-wide literacy initiative, San Angelo READS!, created to inspire a love of reading and to encourage reading beyond the school walls. 

In celebration of the book giveaway, Superintendent Carl Dethloff read the encouraging story about creativity, and how starting small can lead to big things to an engaged group of Fort Concho Elementary second graders. 

San Angelo ISD Students Experience Open Air Art During Annual En Plein Air Collaboration

San Angelo ISD elementary and middle school students had the unique opportunity to engage with visiting artists from one of the City’s most unique attractions, En Plein Air Texas. Taking its name from the French term meaning “in the open air” the weeklong event hosted in the San Angelo area provided San Angelo ISD students opportunities to connect with talented artists from all over the world.