Harlandale ISD

Arts & Culture
2:41 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Weekend Magic: Mural Pops Up Monday, Recreates Mission History

Mission San Jose Mural
David Blancas

Apparently completed in just two days, a large mural at Harlandale High School is getting a lot of attention. There's a story behind the mural, and it starts with this guy.

“My name is David Blancas. I’m a local visual artist and muralist.”

The Principal of Harlandale asked him to create a mural.

“They had a really fantastic, I thought, canvas.”

The mural is in a public reception area at the school and Blancas was asked to create something specific to the history of the south side, where the high school is.

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The Source - July 15, 2013
12:24 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

The Source: Filibuster! | Implementing Texas Education Reform

Screen shot from "Mr. Smith goes to Washington."

Segment 1:

When we think about the filibuster we think about Jimmy Stewart collapsing on the floor of the Senate in the movie "Mr. Smith goes to Washington," or Rand Paul and his drone filibuster, and now maybe you think of Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis’s filibuster at the end of June.  

For the Democrats in the U.S. Senate, the party that controls that chamber in Congress, they think of a headache.  

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Pre-K 4 SA
2:58 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

District Support Vital for Pre-K 4 SA Program to Work

An 8-year service model for the Pre-K 4 SA plan. Click image to see a larger version
Graphic by the City of San Antonio

According to Interim Superintendent Rey Madrigal, Harlandale ISD is growing each year despite a lack of new housing developments. He said this year enrollment increased by 217 students.

For city council members, this means neighborhoods are being revitalized with younger families, and also more children to fill pre-K classes.

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