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The Path to Student-Centered Advising

We opened our first CAST School with a focus on college AND career in 2017 with an idea that we wanted to put students in the driver’s seat of their… Continue reading The Path to Student-Centered Advising

Three Years of Fear to be Performed at Texas Thespian State Festival

CAST Schools are excited to announce that the cast and crew of Three Years of Fear have been invited to perform the play at this year’s Texas Thespian State Festival… Continue reading Three Years of Fear to be Performed at Texas Thespian State Festival

CAST Students Perform “Three Years of Fear”

STUDENTS FROM CAST SCHOOLS ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH IN LIVE PERFORMANCE OF “THREE YEARS OF FEAR” Based on the book Tafolla Toro by Lorenzo Gomez III   WHAT: Students from CAST… Continue reading CAST Students Perform “Three Years of Fear”

Students from CAST Schools and local author, Lorenzo Gomez III, collaborate to address mental health in live performance of “Three Years of Fear”

SAN ANTONIO (August 24, 2022) – Students from CAST Schools will take the stage at the historic Charline McCombs Empire Theatre for the premiere performance of Three Years of Fear,… Continue reading Students from CAST Schools and local author, Lorenzo Gomez III, collaborate to address mental health in live performance of “Three Years of Fear”

Vamos a México ALA

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We’re off to Puebla, México 10th grade students from the Advanced Learning Academy are invited to join us this December as we explore San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México. Explore the… Continue reading Vamos a México ALA

CAST Schools Awarded $100,000 Grant from The Meadows Foundation to Implement Innovative Solutions for Teacher Induction and Retention

SAN ANTONIO (July 12, 2022) – The Meadows Foundation has awarded CAST Schools a $100,000 grant to support a pilot program aimed at inducting and retaining teachers.    Teacher retention,… Continue reading CAST Schools Awarded $100,000 Grant from The Meadows Foundation to Implement Innovative Solutions for Teacher Induction and Retention

The Firstmark Foundation pledges $80,000 in support of CAST Teach High School

Funds directly benefit Northside ISD’s first-of-its-kind teacher prep model classroom and library.   San Antonio, TX (May 19, 2022) – The Firstmark Foundation is pleased to announce its inaugural grant… Continue reading The Firstmark Foundation pledges $80,000 in support of CAST Teach High School

UP Partnership network gives thousands of dollars to high school students for youth-led projects

UP Partnership

UP Partnership’s youth voice network, Our Tomorrow, has given 11 youth-led groups from Southwest, East Central, San Antonio Independent School Districts and the Center For Young Minds grants worth a… Continue reading UP Partnership network gives thousands of dollars to high school students for youth-led projects

CAST Tech students prepare income taxes for free

CAST Tech Tax Prep

Forget Turbo Tax. Get your income taxes done for free by students at CAST Tech High School. Since January, dozens of students at the Centers for Applied Science and Technology… Continue reading CAST Tech students prepare income taxes for free

CAST Med High School jumpstarts medical careers

Tucked away at Brooks, just blocks from the University of the Incarnate World School of Osteopathic Medicine, CAST Med High School provides students from across the county a state-of-the-art education… Continue reading CAST Med High School jumpstarts medical careers