AISD Access

January 25, 2012

Burgin in 3-D    

Burgin Robots

Students at Burgin Elementary have gotten quite a kick out of strolling past a small army of robots, or 3-D figures made to look like robots. They may not be mechanical - they can't, say, do your homework for you or clean your room - but the three-dimensional figures turned out to be quite a hit with the school, not to mention a great educational project for the third graders. | Burgin third graders Erick P., Tommy T., Thao N. and Jesus M. show off their robots.

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Striking a Pose at Dunn         

Dunn Yoga

Christin Garrison's first thought when starting a yoga class at Dunn Elementary last year - go easy. Don't do too much too fast for fifth and sixth graders whose only connection to yoga might be giggling at the poses on television. | Dunn fifth and sixth graders practice yoga on Mondays.

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Serving Math and Chili  

Sherrod Chili Cook-off One might suggest surprise at the notion of many parents and students showing up to a school function in a downpour, but that was the case for Sherrod Elementary's famed Chili Cook-Off. | Sherrod third-grade teachers Sandy Wyatt, Bobbie Price and Kim Humphrey serve their Italian chili for the cook-off.

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A Big Cheer for Seguin        

Seguin CheerleadersCapturing a national championship in competitive cheerleading is hard enough for any squad that shows up with stellar credentials, whether they're loaded with experience, armed with talent or have tradition on their side.The Seguin Cougar cheerleaders placed first in the American Cheerleaders Association championships and fifth in the National Cheerleaders Association championships. 

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National Signing Day
The AISD will hold a National Signing Day ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 1 beginning at 8 a.m. for students who have signed or will sign with a college athletic program.
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