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The Ritual of Homecoming and the Sacred Mum

“The Ritual of Homecoming and the Sacred Mum” is an integral chapter in The Handbook of Texas Traditions. (Other chapters include “Why Your In-N-Out Argument is Invalid,” “I Told You the Lord Hates Bare Legs; Go Back Inside and Find Your Pantyhose,” and “Actually, Man Can Live on Dr. Pepper and Breakfast Tacos Alone.”) Like […]

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Exciting Times for Education: Notes from the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum on April 21, 2016 at the Pearl Stable | Alamo City Moms Blog

Exciting Times for Education: Notes from the San Antonio Regional Public PK–12 Education Forum

It’s an exciting time to be raising educated children in San Antonio. That’s what I learned at the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum at the Pearl Stable last month. On April 21, 2016, a group of state and local education leaders held a panel discussion to talk about current challenges. They also presented a picture of […]

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Celebrating Closing the Achievement Gap at the IDEA Public Schools San Antonio Annual Luncheon honoring Mayor Ivy R. Taylor | Alamo City Moms Blog

Celebrating Closing the Achievement Gap at the IDEA Public Schools 2016 San Antonio Luncheon

On February 24, 2016, at the annual IDEA Public Schools San Antonio luncheon, school leaders presented San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor with the Closing the Achievement Gap Award. Mayor Taylor’s vision and attention to detail have helped Rio Grande Valley-based IDEA Public Schools to grow rapidly in San Antonio, starting in 2012 with one campus, […]

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Dear Mean Girl From My Freshman Year

Dear Mean Girl from My Freshman Year, I remember you. “Cool” is not a word people usually associate with me. That’s OK. I’m awkward, suck at small talk, and never know what to do with my hands. I briefly held a seat at the cool kids table in eighth grade. That was the year I […]

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IDEA Public Schools: Changing the Way We Think About Public Education in San Antonio

Alamo City Moms Blog is proud to partner with IDEA Public Schools to offer parents information about schools in San Antonio.  You’ve seen the IDEA billboards on 410 and I-10. You’ve read about IDEA in the San Antonio Express News. You may have seen IDEA students in their “No Excuses” polos, received an IDEA postcard in the […]

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