Brain breaks are mental breaks designed to help students move so that blood and oxygen is carried to the brain. The breaks create an opportunity to become energized or even relaxed.
If you hear students slapping their thighs, thumping their chest, snapping their fingers, or drumming on a tabletop, you will know they are in practice mode for the techniques and routines taught by Academy music director and specialist Dr. Owen Duggan.
A pandemic was not going to stop us from celebrating SAA's Class of 2020. Visit this special webpage in honor of our cadets.
To take their engineering efforts to the next, the RoBuccaneers got an opportunity to witness first hand a real crew at work filling a pothole.
San Antonio Academy’s music specialist Dr. Owen Duggan’s 2005 debut album, An Elephant Never Forgets, received numerous awards and accolades from national parenting organizations to songwriter’s associations. Applauded for his positive messages and wide appeal, Owen’s songs have brought joy to many, but in his latest album, Honey on My Mind, Owen pays tribute to another songwriter, Doug McNeel (SAA Class of 1966), whose sudden passing last year left a sizable catalog of songs.
The annual Alumni vs. 8th Grade Basketball Game is an event both Academy boys and alumni look forward to each year. The tradition, beginning about two decades ago, is a friendly competition between the 8th Grade Wildcat Basketball Team and SAA alumni -- whose ages span across the generations.
Philippe Jones had an idea to help introduce the game of tennis to kids who typically don’t have the opportunity to play. With no experience but lots of passion, this third grader, with the help from ‘a small village,’ set out to see his vision come to fruition.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019. We wish you the very best in your journey through high school and college.
Academy boys took the annual National Spanish Exam recently, and the results are impressive.
Now in its second year, the Cub Scouts “Pack 1886” continues to teach valuable life skills and life lessons to Academy boys in grades 1st and 2nd.
How did SAA celebrate Valentine’s Day? By showing our love for reading, of course! As part of the Bondurant Library's Valentine's Day Book Swap, boys gathered books to exchange with one another from their own collections.
The Alumni Council of San Antonio Academy of Texas recognized John Webster as the 2019 recipient of the Colonel W.T. Bondurant, Sr. Distinguished Humanitarian Award.
The MATHCOUNTS mathletes competed at St. Mary's University on February 9th. They went up against 16 other schools with more than 150 competitors.
Our Robotics' teams once again brought home top trophies during the First®LEGO® League city tournament.
Fifteen San Antonio Academy boys participated in the AATSP Citywide Colores, Voces y Poesia Speaking and Poetry Contest with impressive results.