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Reuse Art Spotlight

‪ A cardboard Halloween house, decorated candy pails created from large tin cans and a plastic bottle made into a pig. These are just a few of the reused material art projects created by the 2 ½ -3 years old children … Continue reading

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Foster Grandparents–a community treasure

“We love our job, playing with the children and helping the teachers,” said Grandma Gerry. “It brings a lot us a lot of joy.” The Child Development Center (CDC) at Blessed Sacrament Academy is pleased to partner with the Foster … Continue reading

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5 reasons your child will love our Child Development Center

The Child Development Center at Blessed Sacrament Academy provides affordable childcare paired with educational programs for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an exceptional setting. Here are five reasons that make us special. Creative Curriculum: prepare your children for success … Continue reading

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Sister Stephanie Marie–from prayers to positive actions

Sister Stephanie Marie Martinez performs several different roles in her job at Blessed Sacrament Academy (BSA). She returned to BSA from other assignments in 1992 to serve as administrative assistant. She has since added grant writer, alumni relationship builder, donation record … Continue reading

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Sister Agnesine–all the right notes

Sister Agnesine Heinsch is one of seven Sisters of the Incarnate Word Blessed Sacrament living in the Convent on the campus of Blessed Sacrament Academy.  For 58 years, she has served God as a member of the Congregation–first as a … Continue reading

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Infant program defined by love and patience

How does it feel to be with seven babies all day? The professional staff at Blessed Sacrament Academy’s Infant Program tells us, “It takes a lot of love and patience.” “They don’t nap all at the same time.” The sweet … Continue reading

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Helping children learn

On November 22nd several members of the Child Development Center staff attended the Voices for Children Conference hosted by District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Villagran. This affordable conference, intended for early childhood educators, provided six training hours for attendees. “As Program … Continue reading

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Por Vida Academy Charter High School–turning lives around

Candelario Alvarez is the manifestation of success. Graduating from Por Vida Academy Charter High School in 1996, he joined the US Marine Corps that same year. After 18 years of service to his country, Alvarez retired and returned home to San Antonio … Continue reading

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Being a part of the solution

Katherine Lozano, Director of BSA Parents’ Academy and staff member Stephanie Lozano recently attended the annual Congress on Children sponsored by the organization Voices for Children.  She shares her insights below. Working with families who have been impacted by child abuse and … Continue reading

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Partnerships strengthing community

One of the best ways nonprofits help their communities is by cooperating with each other through partnerships.  One example of a valuable partnership in San Antonio is the one between the Togs for Tots program of the Assistance League and … Continue reading

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