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Girl Scouts Beautify Oak Grove

Girl Scouts Beautify Oak Grove

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak

On Tuesday, June 10 the Vineyard Ranch Elementary Girl Scout troop delivered and assembled two garden benches, two bird baths, four bird feeders, and bird seed to its sister school Oak Grove Elementary School as part of their beautification project. The girls are working toward earning their bronze award which requires 20 hours of community […]

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News From City Council District 9

News From City Council District 9

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak

Councilman Joe Krier District 9 (210) 207-7325 Dear Residents, Last month, the City announced its receipt and consideration of an unsolicited proposal from Frost Bank and Weston Urban that would change the face of downtown in a very positive way. This would occur due to the following: 1) the transfer of the existing Frost Bank Tower and garage […]

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Optometrist Practice Wins Award

Optometrist Practice Wins Award

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak

Two local optometrists have seen their practice receive a notable business achievement award. Dr. Renee Dunlap and Dr. Kara Farmer recently received the Platinum Practice Award, given to Texas State Optical – Stone Oak for accumulating over one million dollars in revenue. The award, which has been in existence since 2007, is given out “in […]

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Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings

Branch Banking & Trust

Branch Banking & Trust

The Stone Oak Business Association is excited to welcome Branch Banking & Trust to its business community. Branch Banking & Trust was established in 1872 and is the 9th largest bank in the US. You can find Branch Banking & Trust in 24 markets and 13 states. The longevity and success of the bank is […]

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Bella Smiles Dentistry

Bella Smiles Dentistry

On Thursday June 5, the Stone Oak Business Association welcomed Bella Smiles Dentistry into its growing business community. Bella Smiles Dentistry opened its doors in March 2014, providing San Antonio with easy access to premium dental care. As an army wife, Dr. Ibis V. Molina Clyde has been providing dental care to military families for […]

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Demo’s Greek Food

Demo’s Greek Food

The Stone Oak Business Association is excited to welcome Demo’s Greek Food to our business community. Demo’s Greek Food in the Vineyard shopping center just celebrated their anniversary. They celebrated with their SOBA Ribbon Cutting on May 16. For 35 years, Demo’s has been serving traditional greek food like Gyros, Moussaka, Tzaziki, Baklava. Stop in […]

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Johnson Cheer Announces Officers, Honors Seniors

Johnson Cheer Announces Officers, Honors Seniors

By on June 18, 2014 in 78259 Encino

The Johnson High School cheer team officers for the 2014-15 school year were selected and announced by cheer coach Shannon McKinley at their annual spirit banquet held on May 14. Candidates undergo an extensive selection process and must exhibit high standards of leadership, character and responsibility. Congratulations to the new officers and good luck in […]

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Johnson Seniors Create Tech Company

Johnson Seniors Create Tech Company

By on June 18, 2014 in 78259 Encino

Bitcoin. Founded by developer Satoshi Nakamoto, the digital currency was created to be immune to the predations of bankers and politicians. Generated at a predetermined rate by an open source computer program started in January of 2009, the currency is becoming accepted as payment by an increasing number of merchants. Among investors and programmers worldwide, […]

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Geekbus Visits Encino Park G/T

Geekbus Visits Encino Park G/T

By on June 18, 2014 in 78259 Encino

On Thursday, May 29, the third, fourth, and fifth grade gifted and talented students at Encino Park Elementary had the opportunity to participate in SASTEMIC’s Geekbus event! The Geekbus is a high-tech mobile classroom that travels to schools to provide hands-on STEM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The G/T students were able to learn […]

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Cibolo Green Elementary Goes Batty

Cibolo Green Elementary Goes Batty

By on June 18, 2014 in 78260/61 Bulverde

Cibolo Green Elementary Champions are going batty. The CG Champions are going batty for the Bracken Bat Cave and the millions of bats that live there. Cibolo Green Elementary takes pride in being Champions for the environment and students are concerned for the worlds largest maternity bat colony located at the Bracken Bat Cave Preserve. […]

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Comal ISD Graduates Seniors

Comal ISD Graduates Seniors

By on June 18, 2014 in 78260/61 Bulverde

Comal ISD’s biggest graduation day was a huge success, as its three comprehensive high schools held ceremonies on June 7 at Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos. Canyon High started the pomp and circumstance in the morning when 460 seniors crossed the stage. Smithson Valley High followed in the afternoon when 500 seniors graduated, and Canyon […]

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SVHS Navy JROTC Visits National Museum

SVHS Navy JROTC Visits National Museum

By on June 18, 2014 in 78260/61 Bulverde

The Smithson Valley NJROTC unit visited the Pacific War Museum in Fredericksburg on Saturday, May 24. This planned trip is an annual visit for the cadets. However, this time, the cadets were also able to observe the World War II Pacific Theater re-enactment going on at the museum. The students arrived in Fredericksburg for the […]

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Summer At TMI

Summer At TMI

By on July 22, 2014 in 78255/56/57 Dominion

The Episcopal School of Texas welcomed summer students and campers from June through July to their Summer at TMI, a program of athletics, academic classes and other activities open to children of all ages. Families could choose half-day or all-day courses and camps, including Young Rembrandts art classes, robotics camps, sports performance training and adventure […]

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Training Program Develops Advocates

Training Program Develops Advocates

By on July 22, 2014 in 78255/56/57 Dominion

On July 14, Belinda Hernandez and her classmates began the first day of a long and strenuous three-week training program to become certified Child Advocates of San Antonio (CASA) volunteers. “I’m really excited. This might be God’s purpose for my life,” Belinda Hernandez, mother of three, said. Belinda has long wanted to volunteer her time […]

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Local Fencers Win Medals

Local Fencers Win Medals

By on July 22, 2014 in 78255/56/57 Dominion

More than 9,000 athletes from across the nation participated in the 2014 Summer Nationals, held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio from June 22 to July 3. 6 local fencers did extremely well at the event – either placing or bringing home medals. Blattman Elementary student Luke Kolbinskie won a Bronze medal […]

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A Finch Becomes An Eagle

A Finch Becomes An Eagle

By on July 21, 2014 in 78248/32 Hollywood Park

The Finch family backyard was the setting on Saturday, July 19, as Nicholas, (or Nick, as he likes to be called) made the transition from Life Scout to Eagle. Escorted to the front of a small gathering of friends and family members by Scouts Matthew Fuhrmann, Jacob Delgado, Sam Owens, Tyler Fritszche and Nathan Lopez, […]

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Churchill Orchestra Announces Concert

Churchill Orchestra Announces Concert

By on July 21, 2014 in 78248/32 Hollywood Park

The Churchill High School Orchestra has announced it is performing its first concert of the 2014-2015 school year this upcoming October. The concert will take place on October 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the L.N. Theatre located at Churchill High School on Blanco Road. You don’t want to miss what will be […]

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Hope For The Future

Hope For The Future

By on July 21, 2014 in 78248/32 Hollywood Park

Hope for the Future has been serving the Archdiocese of San Antonio for nearly eight years, providing much needed funds for economically disadvantaged families wanting to provide a Catholic education for their children. Since its inception, Hope for the Future has awarded approximately $6.5 million in tuition assistance and has helped some 7,000 students attend […]

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In Case You Missed It

Reagan Earns Dan Cook Cup

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak
Reagan Earns Dan Cook Cup

The dedicated coaches and athletics staff at Reagan High School have a lot to celebrate this summer, as the campus claimed its third Dan Cook Cup. The athletic award has been recognizing the top overall high school sports program in the Express-News Area since the 2002-2003 school year. Reagan compiled 154 points thanks to a […]

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Hope For The Future

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak
Hope For The Future

Hope for the Future has been serving the Archdiocese of San Antonio for nearly eight years, providing much needed funds for economically disadvantaged families wanting to provide a Catholic education for their children. Since its inception, Hope for the Future has awarded approximately $6.5 million in tuition assistance and has helped some 7,000 students attend […]

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Hackathon Attracts NEISD Students

By on July 22, 2014 in 78258 Stone Oak
Hackathon Attracts NEISD Students

Hundreds of students lined up outside Rackspace Global Headquarters as they patiently waited for the “School’s Out Hackathon” (SoHacks) to begin on June 13. From far away it may have looked like a bunch of kids waiting in line for a rock concert, but upon closer inspection one would find T-shirts emblazoned with technology-related puns, […]

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