San Antonio Independent School District Welcome New Additions
The Douglas Academy
Current and former students, community members and staff from the San Antonio Schools staff gathered in the historic auditorium of Douglass Academy on Sept. 26 for a homecoming celebration and dedication ceremony to mark the completion of a major construction and renovation project at the school.
“Douglass Academy has a rich history and tradition. Our children here have inherited that history and they have the potential to become all that they want to be,” said District Superintendent Dr. Robert J. Durón on the stage where legend has it that Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and B.B. King once performed.
With .3 million from the San Antonio Independent School District’s 1997 Bond Program, improvements at the school included renovations to classrooms in the three-story school built in