Leading with Student Voice and Agency

All CAST Schools, lead with student voice and agency. Students’ interests and questions help shape our broad goals and objectives. Our network-wide student advisory gives students a voice over the whole system. Plus, Coursework is guided by student purpose. Here, students share their own stories and perspectives.

Tafolla Toro Writing Workshops

Local author Lorenzo Gomez, III works alongside CAST Schools students to turn “Tafolla Toro, Three Years of Fear” into a play   SAN ANTONIO (June 2, 2021) – CAST Schools

KSAT Great Graduate CAST Tech High School great graduate strives to become e-sports college athlete

Fernando Garcia, is a CAST Tech High School student who not only started his school’s e-sports team, but is also the first e-sports scholarship athlete for the Texas A&M system. See

CAST Tech 2021 Senior Receives His FREE Gift from the CAST Alumni Network

Greater Texas Foundation Grant Enables Post-secondary Support Over 71% of seniors in the inaugural graduating class of CAST Tech High School have been accepted to 4-year colleges, bucking a citywide

Performed by the Advanced Learning Academy and CAST Tech Production Company. March 23rd, 2021 Diego Villegas, CAST Schools Communications and Marketing Intern “Taking risks is hard to do, but taking

Lessons from Tafolla Toro By Sarah R. Guerrero   This past week I had the honor and privilege of talking to Lorenzo Gomez III. Lorenzo Gomez is a San Antonio

My name is Julen Blas Navarrete, a senior at the Advanced Learning Academy. Also known as ALA. I first heard about the Advanced Learning Academy in the fall of 2015.

A chat with Dr Alcala and Jonathan on Zoom

CAST Tech is being led by principal Dr. Melissa Alcala, a chat on how she is doing with the pandemic affecting CAST Tech High School. From her favorite color to

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