Aspire to Lead Visits TV 3 News

Our Apire To Lead students from the Coastal Bend Region went to the abc TV 3 News site in Corpus Christi,TX to learn about Communication and broadcasting. Continue Reading


Harlingen Leadership Academy Robotics Competition

The caption to this photo must be read in a “robot” voice. “Hello, my name is “ENDER” and this is a photo of my humans.  We recently won a robotics competition.  We are very happy.  The origin of my name is the Covey Habit #2, “Begin with the End in Mind”.   That is what […] Continue Reading


Cody Fisher holds magic show at Athlos Austin to collect food for the Food Bank.

Cody Fisher holds magic show at Athlos Austin to collect food for the Food Bank. Continue Reading


Unity Day at Aspire to Lead Academy

Aspire to Lead Academy celebrated Unity Day on Wednesday October 21, 2015. Unity Day was started by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in 2011 and endorsed that year by Ellen DeGeneres on her television show. Students and staff wore the color orange to symbolize the struggle to put an end to bullying in schools. The […] Continue Reading


Watch DOGS at KLA and ATL

Kingsway Leadership Academy and Aspire to Lead Academy held their 3rd annual launch event of the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program. Fathers and Mothers were shown a video explaining the program and the importance of a father figure in a child’s life. The program provides opportunities for dads to get involved in the […] Continue Reading


HLA Receives Grant

Ms. Irene Soak, 4th and 5th Grade Reading teacher at Harlingen Leadership Academy took the initiative to write a small grant for 150 free, high quality jump ropes. We received the jump ropes and students are already enjoying the benefits. We are currently utilizing around 20 for PE class and will save the rest for “Jump […] Continue Reading


HPGT Places 2nd at Floresville Peanut Festival Parade

Congratulations to Highland Park Gifted & Talented Academy! They received a second place ribbon in the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade this weekend. We had a wonderful representation by parents, students and staff in the crowd!! Continue Reading


Athlos Austin JV Volleyball Team Undefeated!

We are so proud our volleyball teams. The JV team is undefeated and will be participating in the Charter school play-offs. Our 6th and 7th Grade team is 2-6 and will represent Athlos in the playoffs as well. Way to go LADY WOLVES!! Your GRIT and DETERMINATION is appreciated. 6th and 7th Grade Team: Nya […] Continue Reading


Kingsway Leadership Academy Participated in National Night Out 2015

On Tuesday, October 6, Kingsway Leadership Academy participated in Kingsville’s annual National Night Out.  This event brought people from all over the community of Kingsville and the surrounding areas to show community unity and a fun time for  the kids and adults Kingsville. Continue Reading


HLA Shark Tank!

For the past 2-weeks at HLA, a group of go-getters have worked to find a solution. These 10 students identified an eye-sore at the school entrance left after a local plumbing company came and re-routed some lines. Using student iPads, measuring devices, and a little math, students developed a presentation for their solution.  Giving their […] Continue Reading


Brownsville Police Thank Athlos Leadership Academy Brownsville

On Friday September 11, 2015 at 9:00am, Athlos Leadership Academy held a Ceremony for all First Responders. Brownsville Police would like to thank all the Faculty and Students for their support. Officer Liliana dela Garza received numerous drawings which were done by the elementary grade students to show appreciation. Thank you Athlos! Continue Reading


Titans Excel During Brownsville Third Annual Sneakers for Students Run

Athlos Titans receive trophy for most participants at the Brownsville 3rd Annual Sneakers for Students 1mile and 5K run. Total of 70 participants! Congratulations! Continue Reading


Athlos Leadership Academy – Brownsville Honors Community Heroes and Remembers 911

Athlos Leadership Academy 911 Ceremony from Brownsville.TV on Vimeo.   Click to View the story featured in the Brownsville Herald.   View Gallery Continue Reading


HLA Community Partnership

Each year within the first month of school the Mighty Eagles meet at Chuck E. Cheese.  This is a way for teachers and families to continue to build a partnership for education.   It is also a chance for parents to get to know each other. Continue Reading


HLA – Million Family March

Each year HLA kicks off the new year by encouraging all families to escort their children to class on the first day.   This symbolic march let’s students know teachers will partner with families for their success.   Families were then treated to coffee and pan dulce.   On hand for this celebration was local […] Continue Reading


Meet the Teacher

Meet the teacher will be on Tuesday August 11, from 5:00 to 6:00pm. Please meet in the cafeteria and then you will be released to the classroom. We are looking forward to a great school year! Continue Reading


2015 – Athlos San Antonio Talent Show

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Premier Leadership End of Year Ceremony

Premier Leadership Academy held its annual End of the Year Ceremony where parents, family, and friends were able to see the many highlights of our year and performances by future student leaders.   Continue Reading


Enrollment for 2015-2016

Kingsway Leadership Academy and Aspire to Lead Academy will hold pre-registration for the 2015-16 academic year beginning May 18-21, 2015.   Please come by the Kingsway Leadership Academy campus to complete enrollment.   For any questions, please contact the office at (361) 221-2591. Continue Reading



Jubilee Academic Center is now accepting applications for fall 2015 at all campuses in San Antonio, Austin, Kingsville, Harlingen and Brownsville. Open enrollment period runs from January 15th to February 13th.   Only applications for new students dated before February 13th will be considered for the enrollment lottery.   The lottery will be held on Monday, March […] Continue Reading


Athlos SA Enrollment Open House

Athlos Leadership Academy San Antonio will host an open house for Kinder and Frist Grade students at the Athlos Campus on Wednesday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m. Come and learn about the Jubilee Difference and the Athlos Athletic model! Continue Reading


Premier Leadership Academy Hispanic Fair

Premier Leadership Academy held its annual Hispanic Fair where our students and parents spent time learning about Mexico. A special thanks to Mariachi Azul and SuperEstrella Ballet Folklorico for committing their time and giving a great performance at PLA. Continue Reading


Grandparents, Grand Friends, and Goodies

Premier Leadership Academy honored our extended families on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 for our annual grandparent’s breakfast. Continue Reading


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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HPGT Fall Festival Saturday, October 26, 2013

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 site will include a new feature that allows parents and members of the general public […] Continue Reading


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


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


Proposed Austin Campus

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


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


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. 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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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 Continue Reading


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


School Safety

A message from the Superintendent. Continue Reading


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


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