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Welcome to the CAST Schools Network Blog

CAST Insights highlights reflections from our network. Learn from our educators, students and partners as they work to reinvent schooling in order to maximize options for students.

Taking a Stand

Dear CAST Family, As a community, we are called to: Honor George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the many other Black lives lost as a result of racism, intolerance or discrimination Acknowledge that as a country we have failed to value, honor, and protect Black lives Confront the constant injustices and inequities faced by

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A Message from Dr. Wendy Fuller, Principal             Coming Back Home Hello, I’m Dr. Wendy Fuller, Principal at CAST Lead High School. The Centers for Applied Science & Technology, or CAST, partners with local school districts, such as East Central, to create a school that offers students a unique educational

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Mya Pacheco

Catelyn Vasquez, Partnership Development Specialist for CAST Lead High School interviewed Mya Pacheco, a rising CAST Lead Freshman.   Q&A with Mya: Catelyn: Today we are joined by Mya Pacheco. Hi Mya. Mya: Hi C: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? M: I come from Heritage Middle School. My favorite subject would


Series of Conversations Between the CAST Community and San Antonio Leaders.

CAST LIVE is a series of conversations between the CAST school community and San Antonio leaders. Guests share their stories of hope and resilience while answering questions from both students and educators.

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CAST Schools in the News. The latest articles and stories on the CAST Schools Network and affiliated schools.


December 9th, 2019 — It was a trip to remember, to a place, and a time, our country should never forget. “I feel angry and sad because some of this stuff I experience.” Emotional, powerful, and needed. If you are looking to sum up a trip through the deep south, those three words are a

San Antonio Independent School District trustees asked state education officials Monday night to approve four new class offerings for the 2020-21 school year: court reporting and user experience, or UX. The court reporting classes would be offered at Fox Tech High School while students at CAST Tech High School would be able to take two user

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CAST Med is a public high school in San Antonio ISD SAN ANTONIO – CAST Med is a local public high school in San Antonio ISD that helps students focus on the medical field and get a jump start on their passion and their future. Just a few weeks into the semester, these students are putting

Events at CAST Schools

Learn more about upcoming events at CAST.

Convos with Meghan and Zach

A dialogue on race & equity. Sunday, July 5th at 2 pm Hosted by Advanced Learning Academy Educators Meghan Harrington and Zach Wilson Click to Register and join the conversation. Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 854 1022 9782/Password: 1m7uLp

Art as a Revolutionary Act

  Art has the Power to Drive Change Art is a tool that people can use to influence, to drive change, and create motivation to do something bigger than themselves. Art, in itself, is a record of current events and is a transformative tool that expresses the realities of today. As part of CAST’s Taking

CAST Summer Studio Showcase

CAST Summer Studio Presents: “I” A collaborative discovery of self-identity through art, theatre and technology. Please join us! Friday, July 3rd, 2020 Doors Open: 10:45 a.m. Performance Begins: 11 am Click here to see it live on Facebook. In partnership with:  

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