CAST Schools » Press » Advanced Learning Academy Showcase Their Learnings from Puebla, Mexico

Advanced Learning Academy Showcase Their Learnings from Puebla, Mexico

WHAT: Experience what tenth-grade students from the Advanced Learning Academy (ALA), a San Antonio ISD and CAST Network partnership school, explored during their recent trip to Puebla, México, and students who stayed in San Antonio explored by visiting local landmarks.


Students who traveled to México explored the sites and student life at Universidad de las Americas, Puebla (UDLAP), visited Teotihuancan, the Great Pyramid of Cholula, the 5 de Mayo Battlefield, the Amparo Museum, and more. Students who stayed in San Antonio met with Chef Johnny Hernandez of La Gloria, Juan Sepulveda from Trinity University and toured The Pearl, The Mexican Cultural Institute, and participated in a mural walk.


Today, students will present their findings at the Age of Exploration Showcase to include photos, art, food, and personal reflections.

WHO: Advanced Learning Academy Students, Teachers, and Parents

WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2023 | 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bibliotech EDU (on the ALA/CAST Tech/Fox Tech Campus), 626 N. Flores, SA, TX 78205

VISUALS: Available for interviews, Photos of students preparing their presentations

# # #

ABOUT THE CAST Schools Network

The Centers for Applied Science & Technology (CAST) is a San Antonio-based network of tuition-free, public schools with a mission to reinvent schooling to maximize options for students while preparing them for college, career, and life. Open to all Bexar County students, the network includes high schools CAST Tech, CAST Teach, CAST STEM, CAST Med, CAST Lead and the Advanced Learning Academy. Schools are co-created with industry, and partner with area public school districts, including Northside, San Antonio, Southwest, and East Central ISDs. For more information, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest

Leave a comment

Copyright © 2021 CAST Schools


The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Network is a tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. CAST Schools are partnership schools with a focus on STEM careers, project based learning and work-based learning. Key partners include public school districts, higher education institutions, and local employers from target industries.