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Apr 10 Thu

Jubilee District Science Fair Held at HPGT

On Friday, March 28th, middle and high school students from Alpha Academy, Jubilee Academy, Live the Life and Highland Park GT met at Highland Park GT for the district science fair. Four of our own Highland Park GT students placed! Sixth grader, Sarah Suarez, received 3rd place for the district. Seventh grader, Dylan Zayasbazan, received […] Continue Reading

Mar 17 Mon

Premier Leadership Academy Celebrates National Read Across America Day

Premier Leadership Academy celebrated National Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’s birthday by dressing up as their favorite Dr. Seuss book character and spending the day reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books. They even had a special story time with the Cat in Hat making a surprise visit and reading to each class. Continue Reading

Mar 6 Thu

Open House/Art Gallery Walk

Mid-Year Open House and Art Gallery Walk held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Highland Park Gifted & Talented Academy. Continue Reading

Feb 6 Thu

Alpha Academy Represents Jubilee at National School Choice Week Convention

On January 27, 2014, students Alexis Torres and Tawlivia Wallace were chosen to represent Alpha Academy at the National School Choice Week Convention held at Sunset Station. They learned about college planning, and setting career goals. Every student deserves an education. This convention emphasizes the importance of high school to college success. Continue Reading

Jan 29 Wed

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at HPGT

Highland Park Gifted & Talented participated in the MLK March held on Monday, January 20, 2014. Approximately 175,000 people attended the 2.75-mile march from MLK Academy to Pittman-Sullivan Park. Continue Reading

Jan 29 Wed

Highland Park GT Celebrates 100th Day of School

Thursday, January 23rd marks the 100th day of school. This week we celebrated with mismatch day, Spurs day and wear 100 of something day. Our final day was spent at home with school being cancelled due to the weather.   Continue Reading

Jan 8 Wed

Santa Visits Premier Leadership Academy

Premier had a special visitor on Friday, December 20, 2013. The students were excited to welcome Santa to our campus.   Continue Reading

Dec 11 Wed

HPGT Fall Festival Saturday, October 26, 2013

Fall Festival was held on October 26, 2013. We all enjoyed having some fun together! Continue Reading

Dec 11 Wed

Think Pink March

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 students marched around the block after making a dollar donation for wearing relaxed dress and something pink. All of the money collected is being given to an HPGT family member who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Fourth graders, Kaleigh Cansino, Daylon Gonzales and Jaden Reyes organized the event . […] Continue Reading

Nov 4 Mon

Soaring Heights Leadership Academy Receives Grant for Target

Soaring Heights Leadership Academy is proud to announce they received a reading grant from Target! It is called Books!  Books!  Books! Each first and second grade student will be given 2 books of their choice for each extended school vacation including Thanksgiving, Winter Break and Spring Break. The Target Grant Reading Program aims to get […] Continue Reading

Oct 14 Mon

HPGT Cheer & Yell Team Receives Award!

We are proud of our cheer & Yell Team as they received the Grand Champion Award at the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade. Well done! A big THANKS also goes out to the parent support and AMAZING coaches!   Continue Reading

Sep 12 Thu

Grandparents, Grand Friends, and Goodies!

On Tuesday, September 10th, Premier Students and Staff invited the grandparents of our students to enjoy breakfast goodies. It was a great way to sharpen the saw and mingle with our extended family. Continue Reading

Sep 4 Wed

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day

Premier Leadership Academy is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with break-out sessions about Mexico on the morning of September 20, 2013. Each grade level will host a presentation teaching different features of Mexican culture. We invite all our community to see the great things we are learning at PLA. Continue Reading

Sep 4 Wed

Hunger Action Day at Premier Leadership Academy

Premier Leadership Academy is bring awareness of world hunger by wearing orange for Hunger Action Day on September 5, 2013. We invite all the JAC community to help us in our efforts and collect non-perishable food items  to donate to the San Antonio Food Bank. Our students are making a difference in our community. Continue Reading

Aug 15 Thu

Million Father’s March August 19 @ 7:30 am

Livingway Leadership Academy cordially invites you to participate with us as we join the rest of the country in advocating the importance of your child’s education. This event is known as “Million Fathers March” and the central idea is that dads or a significant male figure bring their children to school the first day of […] Continue Reading

May 20 Mon

Alamo Leadership Academy Library Field Trip

Students from Alamo Leadership Academy.received a field trip scholarship from Target in order to attend the local library. Students where able to attend the library multiple times and learn about the resources available to them. Students were able to check out books, do research, utilize the computers and have story time with the local librarian. […] Continue Reading

May 17 Fri

HPGT Attends SAPD Safety Patrol Rally

On Tuesday, our HPGT Academy Safety Patrols attended the SAPD Safety Patrol Rally and represented our school well! They had a great time! Continue Reading

May 16 Thu

Jubilee Academy’s 6th Annual Fun Fest

  Join Us for Jubilee Academy 6th Annual Fun Fest! When: Saturday May 18th 2013 Time: 11-4 PM Where: Jubilee Academy @4434 Roland Dr. OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY! Come Support Jubilee Academy!! Fun For the Whole Family Water Rides, Games, Food, Drinks, Paletas, Pony Rides and much more! Bring A Towel! See Our Flier! Continue Reading

May 10 Fri

HPGT Talent Showcase

Several of our students showed off their talent at the 3rd annual Talent Showcase on May 6th.   HPGT’s Got Talent! Continue Reading

May 6 Mon

HPGT 2nd Annual Spring Carnival a Success

Our spring carnvial was success! Thank you to all who came out and showed their support. We thank our dedicated PTSO for all of their hard work!     Continue Reading

Apr 30 Tue

HPGT’s 2nd Annual Spring Carnival Invite

Join us Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 4 PM – 7 PM for our 2nd Annual Spring Carnival sponsored by our AMAZING PTSO! The carnival will be located in the Fritz parking lot across from Baptist Temple. Additionally, our kindergarten students and teachers will be hosting a “Kinder Garden” Open House! The garden is located […] Continue Reading

Apr 22 Mon

Premier School Carnival

Premier Leadership Academy celebrated their 2nd Annual Spring Carnival on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Parents, students, and community members enjoyed a mini water park, a variety of delcious food, a live DJ, and lots of carnival games and prizes. Continue Reading

Apr 15 Mon

Poteet Strawberry Parade

Jubilee Academic Center swept the Cheer/Dance Division in the Poteet Parade Competition! 1st, 2nd and 3rd place were all won by JAC schools! Continue Reading

Apr 15 Mon

District Science Fair

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 the sixth grade students that placed at the HPGT science fair competed against other students in the Jubilee Academic Center District Science Fair for middle and high school. The following students represented Highland Park GT:  Dylan Zayasbazan, 1st place, Micah Stewart, 3rd place and Samantha Jimenez, finalist. Congratulations!    Continue Reading

Apr 9 Tue

Trek for Tech – Walk a Thon

Our Trek for Technology walk-a-thon fundraiser took place on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Thank you to all who walked and gave, $6,400 was raised! HPGT Academy’s First Annual TREK for TECH 5K/10K Finishers 10K Geneva M. Rico Bennie Watson 5K April Andrada Helen Arnsworth Otto S. Barrera Amelia Cadena Toni Cadena Hope Cansino Kaleith Cansino […] Continue Reading

Apr 4 Thu

Public Posting of CSCOPE Lessons

As part of the ongoing effort to enhance public understanding and increase transparency, the Texas Education Service Center Curriculum Collaborative (TESCCC) has been working with the CSCOPE technology provider to offer public access to CSCOPE lessons. Effective early April, 2013 the www.mycscope.us site will include a new feature that allows parents and members of the general public […] Continue Reading

Apr 1 Mon

Kindergarten Sleepover

Kindergarten sleepover was a great success! Our kindergarten students were rewarded for their reading achievement. We appreciate all the parents that helped us! The kids enjoyed the park, pizza, s’mores, watermelon seed spitting contest, tie-dye, games, and a movie. Continue Reading

Apr 1 Mon

Math Olympics – Third Day – Capture the Flag

HPGT’s third and final day of the Math Olympics was held on Saturday, March 23, 2013. It was another exciting morning! The final teams to compete for the flag were Mrs. Tristian’s “Birds from the Word” combined with Mrs. Gonzales’ “UTSA Road Runners” against Mrs. Cadena’s “Amaizing Blue”. Mrs. Cadena’s team made up of Serena […] Continue Reading

Mar 18 Mon

Proposed Austin Campus

Jubilee Academic Center Administrators met in Austin to discuss Wells Branch Leadership Academy on Sunday March 17th 2013. Continue Reading

Mar 5 Tue

Livingway Leadership Academy Celebrates Charro Day’s

Livingway Leadership Academy Celebrates Charro Day’s Thursday, February 28 – Saturday, March 2. What started out as an idea among friends 65 years ago has transformed into an international event, drawing the interest of travelers far and wide and even earning recognition as one of the top 100 events in North America. National Geographic published […] Continue Reading

Feb 27 Wed

McKinney-Vento Homeless Act‎

Subtitle VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized by Title x, Part C, of the No Child Left Behind Act, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. http://www.serve.org/nche/briefs.php. The Term- “Homeless children and youth-means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Students experiencing homelessness enroll, and have full and […] Continue Reading

Feb 27 Wed

Math Olympics at Highland Park Gifted & Talented Academy

Highland Park Gifted and Talented Academy’s 3rd-7th grade students and teachers kicked off their yearly Math Olympics on Saturday, February 16, 2013! The students and teachers had a great time reviewing their math concepts and completing their obstacle courses. Click on the pictures to enlarge. Continue Reading

Feb 27 Wed

Family Math Night at Soaring Heights

Students and parents enjoyed the second annual Family Math Night at Soaring Heights Leadership Academy. The games and activities planned by teachers made math fun and meaningful for the students. Students were able to take home games, activities, and prizes which should continue making that math connection strong. Continue Reading

Feb 26 Tue

Congratulations to our District Science Fair Winners!

The following students placed in our annual district science fair this pass weekend. Congratulations to all participates! 5th Grade 1st place–Sarah Suarez  HPGT 2nd place-Aaron Gonzales  HPGT 3rd place-Benjamin Arriaga  LTL 4th Grade 1st place–Houston Fowler   LTL 2nd place-Jayson Deleon    Soaring Heights 3rd place–Abigail Perez  HPGT 3rd Grade 1st place–Pablo DelaRosa  Jubilee 2nd […] Continue Reading

Feb 26 Tue

Highland Park Gifted & Talented Hosts PoetryNight/ScienceFair ’13

Highland Park Gifted and Talented Academy hosted their annual Science Fair/Poetry Night on February 18, 2013. The parents enjoyed great poetry, warm cocoa and coffee, and delicious parties. The winners of HPGT Academy’s Science Fair, grades 3-7, were announced. These students will advance to the Jubilee Academic, Center District Science Fair on Saturday, February 23, […] Continue Reading

Feb 21 Thu

Anti-Bulling at Livingway Leadership Academy

In support of Anti-bulling, Livingway Leadership Academy invited Mr. Charlie Clark to visit our school and present an amazing Anti-bulling presentation.  Third through eight graders were invited to spend an afternoon discussing the issues of bullying and how to help prevent bulling on our campus. Continue Reading

Feb 21 Thu

Livingway Leadership Academy Celebrates Family

Grandparents at Livingway Leadership Academy came out and showed how grand they are by supporting their grandchild here at LLA.  We proudly invited our grandparents to come and enjoy a fresh hot cup of chocolate and pan dulce to show the community that anyone can make a difference. “We can make a difference.” Dad’s here at Livingway Leadership Academy showed […] Continue Reading

Feb 20 Wed

The Big Event II

This week administrators, principals, and teachers gathered in San Antonio to collaborate and discuss continued improvement. Utilizing data and best practice colleagues met in a 2-day professional learning community identified as the “Big Event II”. Continue Reading

Feb 7 Thu

La Prensa

Jubilee Academic Center’s National School Choice Week activities was Featured in La Prensa on February 7, 2013. You can pick up a free copy at any H-E-B in town or you can also see it online at http://issues.laprensasa.com/2013/laprensa/pdf/Prensita020613.pdf Continue Reading

Feb 5 Tue

Community Service Project – 100 Days / 100 Hounds

During the 100 Days of School celebration, students were encouraged to bring dog or cat food or toys.  Donations were given to the Harlingen Humane Society. Continue Reading

Feb 5 Tue

Safe & Secure

Thanks to Alamo Doors and our District JAC office in San Antonio, we are now locked in!  A “panic” door was installed where we can go out, but no one comes in without a key. Continue Reading

Feb 4 Mon

1st Annual School Choice Family Night

This past week, Jubilee Academy celebrated its first Annual School Choice Family Night. There was an Art Gallery showcasing art projects from our students along with a 7 Habits “hunt”. We want to thank everyone who joined us in celebrating School Choice! Continue Reading

Feb 4 Mon

HPGT Math Wars

HPGT Academy has started a new school initiative to help build math fluency. All students in grades 1-7 will participate in a weekly grade level math facts competition, Math Wars, that started January 25, 2013.  Students in grades 1-2 will be working on their basic addition facts to 18 while students in grades 3-7 will […] Continue Reading

Jan 25 Fri

1st Annual Premier Choice in Education Rally

Join us at Premier Leadership Academy Friday, February 1, 2013, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. for our School Choice Week Rally. All parents, students, and community members are welcome to attend and see why over a hundred and sixty families have chosen PLA as their child’s Premier choice in education. There will be performances by the PLA […] Continue Reading

Jan 25 Fri

Living Wax Museum

Last week HLA Mighty Eagles hosted a “Living Wax Museum”. Students dressed as a character from history they learn about during class. They wrote a 1-minute speech, memorized, and then froze!!! When visitors to the museum pushed a button, they “came to life” and told their historical story. Continue Reading

Jan 18 Fri

Fire prevention and safety

Today we had a visit from the local Fire Department who spoke to our students about fire prevention and safety. Click here to learn some tips on home fire prevention and safety from the U.S. Fire Administration. Continue Reading

Dec 17 Mon

School Safety

A message from the Superintendent. Continue Reading

Oct 24 Wed

Trunk or Treat @ Live the Life

It’s that time again Eagles! Live the Life Leadership Academy invites you to join us at our annual “Trunk or Treat” festival. Dress up as your favorite character, or be creative and make your own costume. Spend the evening enjoying good food, games, music, and fun! Come on out October 26th, 6:30 PM at Live […] Continue Reading

Oct 22 Mon

San Antonio Police Department visited Soaring Heights Academy

Officers from the San Antonio Police Department visited PreK – Grade 5 students at Soaring Heights Leadership Academy last Wednesday, October 17.  They brought along a special guest.  It was McGruff!  Students were thrilled to see McGruff at their school.  The officers talked to the students about Halloween safety and how to have a fun […] Continue Reading

Sep 5 Wed

My Jubilee Experience

My experience as a teacher at Jubilee Academy has been a great one. I have been teaching at Jubilee since August 2002, and I have received tremendous support from my administration. Without their support I don’t think my function as a teacher would have been a successful one. I enjoy working at Jubilee because of […] Continue Reading