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Reagan Band Honored to Play at Top Tier International Music Conference

Reagan Wind Ensemble

Once again, the Ronald Reagan High School band has racked up another top tier accomplishment.  Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, the band’s Wind Ensemble performed at the 72nd annual Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference in Chicago. Reagan is only second high school band from San Antonio selected to perform in the history of the conference.  The last time was decades ago - in 1983.

Southbound 281 Ramps at Sonterra Boulevard Closed Indefinitely

Southbound 281 Ramps at Sonterra Boulevard Closed Indefinitely

Stone Oak drivers may have noticed a real headache this morning when they tried to travel southbound on US 281 from Sonterra Boulevard.   According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TDOT), the southbound Sonterra Boulevard entrance ramps closed Monday, Jan. 14, and will remain closed until late spring/early summer of this year.  


Tuscany Heights Unveils New Kinder Learning Lab

Tuscany Heights Kinder Learning Lab

Kindergarten was once a gentle year to introduce five year olds to a school routine. Days included naps, playtime, and lots of recess.  Not so any longer.  Our fast-past society has influenced schools in the best districts to increase academic rigor even in the youngest grades and replace creative play with science, technology and math.  

Reagan Student Returns to Basketball after Cardiac Arrest

Reagan Student Returns to Basketball after Cardiac Arrest

It’s been 10 months since Reagan High School senior Kaeyel Moore shocked his basketball teammates and coaches. He collapsed suddenly during practice Jan. 9, and went into cardiac arrest. His heart had stopped, but thankfully his coach, John Hirst, and the team trainer had the presence of mind to employ the automated external defibrillator (AED) located in the gym to revive him until emergency personnel could transport him to the hospital for immediate care.

Today is Election Day, Get Out and Vote!

Vote

Today is Election Day, polls will be open until 7pm tonight. 

Go to  www.elections.bexar.org for more information.
You can also call the City Clerk at 207-7253 or the Bexar County Elections Department at 335-VOTE (8683)
 

See the links below to find your Voter Precinct location.

Voter Precinct Finder

 

 

Weekly Lane Closures from TXDOT

Early Voting Starts Now

Early Voting

The last few weeks before America’s mid-term elections have begun, and polling places opened today for early voting.  The good news is that you don’t have to go to a specific polling location for early voting.   You can pop in anywhere at your convenience and avoid the long lines November 6.  Polling station Parman library is in Stone Oak if you’re in the neighborhood, and Encino library is situated on East Evans Road, just east of U.S. Highway 281, and a quick stop if you are out on the highway. 

Johnson student up for Photo of the Year

Johnson student up for Photo of the Year

A photo taken by Johnson High School senior Danielle Bellow is a finalist in the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Photo of the Year contest. More than 750 photos were submitted, and Bellow’s was one of only ten finalists in the Sports Action category. The photo she submitted for competition was taken at the Johnson vs. Reagan varsity football game in 2017.

Local Speakers Walk Away from Modeling to Encourage Girls

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Teen girls won’t want to miss the opportunity to have their questions about love and romance answered by local Christian authors and speakers Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird at this weekend’s third annual Girl Defined Conference.  The authors of books Girl Defined and the newly released Love Defined will enlighten hundreds of teen girls and their mothers Friday evening, Aug.

Active Shooter Civilian Response Training Classes Open to Public

Did you ever wonder what you would do if someone were shooting at you or a loved one?  Unfortunately, this situation is not as rare as it once was.  There have been two shooting incidents in the Far North Central corridor this summer alone.  In the aftermath of the tragedies in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, people are realizing that it can h