Weekly Community Update: August 30, 2015

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Sunday, August 30, 2015   Dear ISA Families, After formally celebrating the beginning of the 2015-2016 school-year with another spirited Opening Ceremony Monday morning, we had a great first week of school filled with learning and laughter.   We believe most of the requested schedule changes have been completed; however, students may see Mrs. Harness… Continue reading

Weekly Community Update: August 23, 2015

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Sunday, August 23, 2015 Dear ISA Families, At the 22nd Annual Hot Diggity Doo Dah yesterday, we served up several hundred hot dogs, passed out student schedules, unveiled new ISA Amigos spirit items, held freshman and sophomore parent meetings, glimpsed at our newly renovated bathrooms, and, most importantly, took time to reconnect with returning ISA… Continue reading

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 Dear ISA Families, With only a few weeks remaining until the first day of school on Monday, August 24, I am writing today to share updates and upcoming events at ISA. If you have not been on campus recently, you will be surprised by the ongoing construction that is set to… Continue reading

Weekly Community Update: June 7, 2015

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Sunday, June 6, 2015 Dear ISA Families, After the end of another great school-year, we are looking forward to a wonderful graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 11 at 7:oo p.m. in Trinity University’s Laurie Auditorium. This Wednesday, we will hold a mandatory graduation rehearsal for senior students  beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Laurie Auditorium. During… Continue reading

Weekly Community Update: May 25, 2015

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Monday, May 25, 2015 Dear ISA Families, Evenings for our upperclassmen will be full this week with several end-of-the-year activities and celebrations. On Tuesday, May 26 the junior team will mark our students’ formal passage into their senior year at the Junior Rite of Passage Ceremony beginning at 6:30p.m. in Trinity University’s Stieren Theater. We… Continue reading

Weekly Community Update: May 17, 2015

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Dear ISA Families, Two year ago, Stanford University conducted research at ISA studying the ways in which we support students’ social emotional and social justice learning.  The researchers gathered quantitative data through student surveys, interviewing students, interviewing teachers, observing classes and school events, and conducting focus groups with parents. This week, the research was published… Continue reading

Weekly Community Update: April 12, 2015

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Sunday, April 12, 2015 Dear ISA Families, After weeks of planning through advisory and the social studies elective Building Tomorrow: Global Youth Leadership, students are ready for ISA’s 2nd Annual Global Youth Service Day this Friday, April 17, 2015.  On Friday, every ISA advisory will perform service in the San Antonio area including visits to… Continue reading