Fort Sam Houston Elementary School

News and Announcements

Free Parent Training: Play With Me: I’m Learning!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. All children love to play! Did you know it is one of the most important things you can do with your child? PLAY = LEARNING in the early years! This session will focus on the importance of play in your child’s early education and how success in school depends on PLAY. Plan to spend the day learning while you PLAY! * Each participant will receive a Play = Learning Kit to use with your child at home.*
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PK Teacher, Mrs. Neal, Wins Grant for an Imagination Playground at FSHE

National partners KaBOOM! and The CarMax Foundation provided a life-size creative play set to Fort Sam Houston Elementary on Friday, April 13th during the "Week of Play" thanks to a grant FSHE Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Jessica Neal applied for and won. The month of April is designated as the Month of the Military Child which was established to bring awareness to the important role children play in the armed forces community and to bring play opportunities to kids of veterans and active duty service members. Together, they will make it easier for kids to get the childhood they deserve filled with play. Click headline to read more...
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Free Parent Training: Fostering the Social & Emotional Development of Gifted Children*

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Although advanced in many ways, gifted children can often be in danger of learning the least in school because of their unique needs. In this interactive training, you will learn about social characteristics of gifted children and how you can contribute to the effective education of your child. We will explore strategies to identify behaviors that will be crucial to your child’s teacher providing a better learning environment for your child. You will also learn practices that you can use at home to nurture the curiosity and creativity of your child.
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Free Parent Training: SAReads Summer Slide Workshop

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.  The SAReads Summer Slide Workshop is directed towards K-5th grade and focuses on preventing learning loss for students when school lets out for the summer. Statistically, economically disadvantaged children fall further behind their affluent peers over this period, so our workshop touches on the read-aloud routine, provides online learning resources and introduces parents to Tier II vocabulary.
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