G.W. Brackenridge HS
San Antonio ISD





400 Eagleland Dr.
San Antonio TX, 78210
Main Office 210-533-8144 Fax: 210-534-9770

OUR VISION

G.W. Brackenridge High School is dedicated to graduating all students as empowered, community-minded, college-ready students who think innovatively, reason logically, and contribute as 21st Century globally-competent citizens.

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Click here for a VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE from Principal Chris Castro on:

Important Safety Change Information Beginning January 20th

Announcements

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Bell Schedule

Math Homework Resources - Click here

PBIS Survey:

Staff: http://bit.do/Brackenridge-HS-PBIS-Staff-Survey-14-15

Students: http://bit.do/Brackenridge-HS-PBIS-Student-Survey-14-15

 Parents: http://bit.do/Brackenridge-HS-PBIS-Parent-Survey-14-15

Monday, January 26 –

Practice SAT Test for SAT Prep Course Students - Multipurpose Room, 8:45 - 1:00 p.m.

Department Chair Meeting - 8th period in Principal's Office

Tuesday, January 27 –

Guest Speaker - Culinary Arts in Multipurpose Room, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Varsity Girls Soccer v. Lanier - 5:30 p.m. at Sports Complex Field 1; JV at 7 p.m. at Lanier HS

Varsity Boys Soccer v. Lanier - 7:30 p.m. at Sports Complex Field 1; JV at 5 p.m. at Lanier HS

Varsity Girls BB v. Lanier - 6:30 p.m. at A lamo Convocation Center; subvarsity games at Lanier Athletic Center beginning at 5 p.m.

Varsity Boys BB v. Lanier - 8:00 p.m. at Alamo Convocation Center; subvarsity games at Brack beginning at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 28 –

 

Thursday, January 29 –

Attendance Committee Meeting - 10:30 a.m. in Principal's Office

ELL Training - Multipurpose Room, 5 - 8 p.m.

Eaglette Parent Meeting - 6:30 p.m. in Cafeteria

AP Parent Night - 6:00 p.m. in Cafeteria

 

Friday, January 30 –

Lead 4Ward Team @ Professional Development - all day at St. Paul's Community Center

Packet Pickup for Eagle Harriers 5K Race - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Mall Area

Varsity Girls Soccer v. Sam Houston - 5:30 p.m. at Sports Complex Field 1; JV at Brack at 7 p.m.

Varsity Boys Soccer v. Sam Houston - 7:30 p.m. at Sports Complex Field 1; JV at Brack at 5 p.m.

Varsity Boys BB v. Sam Houston - 6:30 p.m. at Lanier Athletic Center; subvarsity games at Sam Houston beginning at 5 p.m.

Varsity Girls BB v. Sam Houston - 8:00 p.m. at Lanier Athletic Center; subvarsity games at Brack beginning at 5 p.m.

Saturday, January 31 -

Eagle Harriers 5K Race - 8 a.m.

Saturday School (last one for Fall 2014 credit) - 8:30 - 12:30 p.m. in Cafeteria


 

School Procedures

SCHOLARSHIPS, JOBS AND CAREERS

The link below guides you to a new page designed for scholarship, career and employment opportunities for students.

(UPDATED 4/3/14)

Scholarships, Jobs and Careers

OUR VISION

G.W. Brackenridge High School is dedicated to graduating all students as empowered, community-minded, college-ready students who think innovatively, reason logically, and contribute as 21st Century globally-competent citizens.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

G.W. Brackenridge High School will educate every student to be self-sufficient, strengthen every student to be competitive in all challenges of mind and heart, and nurture every student to value wisdom in a diverse world through multiple pathways that incorporate 21st Century skills, a globally sensitive curriculum and service learning.

FEEDER SCHOOLS

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Elementary Schools
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Smith ES

ALMA MATER

BRACKENRIDGE, BRACKENRIDGE
We are with you heart and soul
We will fight and win our goal
Ranking high you know why;
Just because you carried through
All those things that are great and good
Brackenridge, here's success to you
BHS, o'er the rest
In the game of life we lead
Fighting fair do-or-dare
Thanks to thee and to thy creed
We will go but we know in a pleasant memory
Will be always within our hearts
Of the days we spent with thee

FIGHT SONG

Onward eagles, onward eagles
Fight right through that line
Circle right around those end boys
Touchdown sure this time! Rah! Rah! Rah!
Tackle down them, hold them, ground them
Now let them free
Onward you eagles onto victory
E-E-E-A-G-L-L-E-S
E-A-G-L-E-S
Fight for the purple and white
E-E-E-A-G-L-L-E-S
E-A-G-L-E-S
Fight! Fight! Fight!

BRACKENRIDGE HISTORY

The School (this article was taken from ACCD.edu):

A more amusing anecdote concerns a(nother) San Antonio public high school and–surprisingly– the eighteenth century African-American poetess, Phillis Wheatley. Even though she entered childhood as a slave to a New England merchant family, from whom she took her surname, Wheatley is generally considered one of the most important American poets of the eighteenth century. Her collection of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773), was probably the first book by an African-American to be published. As a result of her accomplishment, when the original Brackenridge High School on the city's south side, which had been built in 1919, was replaced with a new structure during the 1970's, the District decided to rename it Phillis Wheatley High School, in honor of the first African-American author. Unfortunately, the name change did not please the close-knit alumni of the original Brackenridge campus, many of whom had attended the old school decades earlier, when that area of town was a prominent middle-class neighborhood. They simply wanted to hold on to the prominent local name with which they identified their high school traditions of years past. Their influence was strong enough that the San Antonio Independent School District changed the name of the new facility, located a few blocks east of the King William Historic District, back to Brackenridge High School, (in 1988) and the black poetess' name was (chang