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

Katie Chain, Education and Workforce Program Manager at H-E-B, and Jason Salazar, a senior at CAST Tech High School, joined San Antonio Charter Moms for a conversation on the benefits of mentorship. “Currently we have over 20 H-E-B Partners mentoring students at CAST Tech, in departments and jobs ranging from Own Brand Packaging and Design to UX


KENS 5 Erica Zucco interviewed CAST Tech students Timiera and Thomas to learn how their internships with Plus One Robotics and DOCUMation are helping them explore their career interests.


Communities In Schools of San Antonio Receives $1 Million Dollar Grant from USAA to Advance Racial Equity and Future Workforce Development San Antonio, Tx.  – January 28, 2021- Communities In Schools of San Antonio (CIS-SA), an organization that connects students with community resources critical to their well-being and success, recently received a $1 million dollar

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By Bekah McNeel August 12, 2020 Heading back to school in San Antonio this month is full of unknowns. The pandemic is raging. Remote learning is glitchy. In-person learning, if and when it happens, is subject to layers of safety protocols as inevitable outbreaks loom. It’s hard to imagine adding one more variable to the

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CAST STEM Students

Modern career and technical education programs emphasize both college and career readiness—even during a pandemic. By Bekah McNeel August 14, 2020 Long before hand-washing PSAs flooded social media and public billboards during the Covid-19 pandemic, Karol Servellon was championing the cause. As a high school student at the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center—a.k.a. The Met—Servellon

By Ryan Sprott, July 28, 2020 Schools around the world are now facing pressing questions, such as: ●    How can we deliver quality instruction while some students work from home and some are at school? ●    How will students collaborate meaningfully when following social distancing protocols? ●    How can we seamlessly shift back and forth

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Ravae Shaeffer

Southwest ISD welcomes new CAST STEM Principal San Antonio, TX – On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Southwest ISD (SWISD) officially announced Ravae Villafranca Shaeffer as the new principal for the District’s CAST STEM High School. Through a rigorous selection process, SWISD maintained its commitment to students, parents, and staff by seeking input through an open-ended

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