San Angelo ISD is Celebrating All the Ways Our Students Are Smart

At San Angelo ISD, we celebrate all the ways our students are SMART. At the heart of this is our commitment to honor and develop each student’s unique strengths and support their individual needs. You can see this in action in our schools and through our customizable offerings like Career and Technical Education, award-winning athletics and fine arts programs, interactive STEM labs, and so much more.

Glenmore Elementary Third Grade Students Combine Critical Thinking and Creativity in Thanksgiving Literacy Project

Annually in preparation for Thanksgiving, Glenmore Elementary third grade students participate in a two week literacy centered project focused around the book “Balloons Over Broadway” by Melissa Sweet, a story about Tony Sarg, the puppeteer of the Macy’s Day Parade. By the week before Thanksgiving break, the third grade hall is filled with over 80 parade floats handmade by the students and designed reflecting on their favorite books.

Central High School Campus Spotlight image with Band Member in uniform holding trumpet

The sun has yet to rise and on a typical weekday morning, Central High School is already abuzz with students pursuing their passions, from members of the Mighty Bobcat Band running  through music and formations to healthcare students studying to pass Certified Nurse Assistant licensing exams to Bobcat and Lady Cat basketball players shooting hoops in the gym to JROTC cadets in full dress blues, collaborating on a community service project. 

With over 3,000 students, Central High School may be San Angelo ISD’s largest school, but under the leadership of Principal Bill Waters a culture of empowering students to personalize their high school experience and come together as a Bobcat community creates a more intimately connected environment for students and staff. In this week’s San Angelo ISD Campus Spotlight, we invite you to sport your “angry orange” and blue, and learn how at Central High, students pursuing hopes and dreams begins with finding their “One Person, One Thing.”

18+ Program

As you walk into local coffee shop The Bearded Barista and pick up your freshly brewed, specialty coffee from the bar, you’ll be greeted by a smiling Grayson Chapa working to assist the baristas in making your coffee, greeting customers, and providing for a welcoming and clean environment. Grayson is one of over 30 students currently enrolled in San Angelo ISDs 18+ vocational program where student smartness flourishes. The 18+ vocational program is a work and academic program designed to assist young adults, ages 18 to 22, with neurological and emotional differences transitioning from high school to successful employment through relationship-centered education.

SAISD To Host Optional, Free COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunity for Interested Staff and Students Five and Older Tuesday, November 16

San Angelo ISD will host an optional, free COVID-19 vaccine clinic in partnership with Shannon Medical Center on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, available for any interested SAISD employee and SAISD students 5 years of age and older at our PAYS School campus located at 1820 Knickerbocker Road. SAISD is offering the vaccine clinic to provide individuals who choose to be vaccinated or to vaccinate their children. The vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11.  

Senior Day Event Connected CHS and LVHS Seniors with Future Opportunities

SAISD Class of 2022 Seniors took one step closer to their futures on Wednesday as they explored over 60 booths from local business and organizations 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 outdoors 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 CPR training.