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The Art of the College Essay

Like many other families with a high school senior, ours is in the midst of the college application process. This means my hubby and I are nagging our senior to do all the things applying for college entails. Right now, thanks to her English teacher, she is writing admissions essays. I recently spent the weekend […]

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What I Learned from the “Great Northwest College Tour” and Other College Explorations

My oldest kiddo started her senior year of high school just weeks ago. This means college decision time has final rolled around for our family. According to one website, you should start planning around your child’s freshman year of high school, though I know my high school freshman was told he should start planning in […]

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Live the Battle for Texas Story and Party With Kid Crockett

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Battle for Texas: The Experience to bring you information on their dynamic, interactive tour adventure, plus news of their Kid Crockett birthday party packages at Rivercenter Mall. “Remember the Alamo!” If you’re a San Antonio native like me, that infamous battle cry and legend have been […]

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Finalists for Alamo City’s Amazing Teacher 2017

We are in complete awe of the teachers who were nominated in Alamo City’s Amazing Teacher contest! We asked our readers to nominate teachers who have made an impact in their and their children’s lives. With more than 7,000 teachers in one San Antonio school district alone, there are thousands of wonderful educators in the San Antonio community, and we [...]
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Choosing the Right School for Your Children: Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs

We are thrilled to partner with Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs to bring you information on their teaching style, unique approach to educating children and upcoming Open House on January 29 at 3–5 P.M. Today on the blog, you’ll read one parent’s perspective on why Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs was the right fit for […]

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IDEA Public Schools Provides Advanced Placement Classes for All Students

ACMB is happy to partner with IDEA Public Schools to share information on their Advanced Placement program. The vision of the IDEA Public Schools’ college preparatory program is for every student at IDEA to graduate from high school ready to succeed in college. Students take a rigorous course load of essential core classes, as well as […]

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Making Lemonade at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are exciting because they are an opportunity to get to know the person that your child becomes when he/she is at school. (Unless you are a homeschooler; then you are just talking to yourself, and that’s OK.) However, parent-teacher conferences also make me anxious. Are problems happening at school I’m not aware of? […]

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Skipping Preschool: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Before children (B.C.), I was a teacher. I taught a Head Start preschool program for four-year-olds and loved it. I espoused the virtues of preschool—long-term benefits include everything from better marriages to higher salaries—to anyone who would listen. So when my oldest daughter turned three, I assumed we’d be signing her up at the local […]

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BASIS.ed – One of the Nation’s Best Academic Programs Is Tuition Free and Growing

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with BASIS.ed, a dynamic American educational network that manages world-quality schools. Today, the Director of Student Acquisition at BASIS is on the blog sharing more about their growing charter schools in San Antonio and the unique liberal arts curriculum that inspired a love for learning. San Antonio’s youngest […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to October

Y'all remember how October is always a busy month? It's seriously no joke. So let's skip the small talk and get to filling in our calendars, shall we? I'm already double- and triple-booked! OCT 1-7OCT 8-14OCT 15-21OCT 22-28OCT 29-31OngoingOCT 1-7 Saturday, October 1 SAAMOM's Children's Clothing and Equipment Sale, 8:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. at Crown of [...]
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