Brooks History

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  Brooks Transformation Shapes a Dynamic Future Courtesy of Brooks   Nestled on the Southside of San Antonio, Brooks is experiencing a remarkable transformation. Echoes of its historic past blend seamlessly with vibrant, contemporary developments. The 1,308-acre campus that was once a busy Air Force Base has morphed into a thriving mixed-use community teeming with […]

Bonnie Salas

Bonnie at Somerset

Leading with Heart for the Community Bonnie Salas , M. Ed. Principal, Somerset Academy Brooks     At Somerset Academy Brooks, every student is valued and empowered to succeed. At the helm of the campus is principal Bonnie Salas, a passionate advocate for student growth and community engagement. With a master’s in educational leadership and […]

the Arts

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  The Heart and Soul of the Arts in the Alamo City By Michelle Vasquez | Photography by David Teran     San Antonio is a city of cultural vibrancy, beauty, education, and entertainment for youth and adults alike.   The excitement of attending live performances is palpable in performers and audiences. Whether it is […]

The Benefits of Electives

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The Benefits of Electives and Extracurriculars in College-Prep Education By Blithe Wiley   According to many education experts, a well-rounded approach to a college-prep education can develop critical thinking skills, nurture creativity, and foster a better understanding of diverse cultures and perspectives. Families in San Antonio have many highly regarded educational options for their students […]