San Antonio — NFL BEGINS THURSDAY NIGHT WITH THE TEXANS AT THE CHIEFS 7:20PM
FRIDAY: 19 YEARS AGO 9/11 TOOK PLACE
SAT: UTSA@TEXAS STATE 230PM, UTEP@UT 7PM
COWBOYS@RAMS SUNDAY 7:20PM
Calvary Hills Baptist Church’s Food and School Supply Giveaway
Saturday 10am, free food bags and school supplies while they last.
At the Oak Creek Green Space
11511 Rousseau st.
Two San Antonio educators are finalists for Texas Teacher of the Year
San Antonio has double the representation in the search for 2021 Texas Teacher of the Year. Adriana Abundis, a dual language math teacher at Lanier High School, and Lisa Barry, who teaches 5th grade reading, writing and social studies at Woodridge Elementary in Alamo Heights were both by named finalists by the Texas Association of School Administrators. Abundis and Barry are two of six teachers selected from across the state. San Antonio is the only Texas city represented by two teachers. TASA’s selection process began on Aug. 29, when a panel of judges made up of representatives of Texas teacher associations and last year’s finalists picked the six educators from the 40 Texas Regional Teachers of the Year. The six finalists will be interviewed on Sept. 12 by a panel made up of leaders within the teaching community. Two state-level winners will be chosen - one from elementary education and the other from secondary - and one will be picked to represent Texas in the National Teacher of the Year program. Winners will be announced during the association’s virtual convention on Sept. 30.
Largest Lotto Texas jackpot in 10 years climbs even higher
The jackpot for Lotto Texas is now an estimated $40.5 million. It’s the largest prize for the game in over 10 years. Next drawing for Lotto Texas is Saturday
Limited edition Selena cup to be released at Stripes to release third collectible cup
Stripes stores in Texas will release a limited edition, collectible Selena cup “soon,” When the cups go on sale, there will be a limit of six cups per customer. They are expected to cost $3.99 plus tax and will be available while supplies last. “The 2020 Selena Cups are new designs Celebrating 25 years of Selena’s Legacy. Each cup holds 32 ounces and includes a flip-lid,”
Chick-fil-A is adding new menu items that are perfect for chocolate lovers
Chocolate lovers, prepare that sweet tooth. Chick-fil-A will add a new brownie and two new coffee drinks to the menu starting on Monday. The chicken chain said the new chocolate fudge brownie and a new blend of THRIVE Farmers hot coffee will remain on the menu year-round. A seasonal beverage, the mocha cream cold brew, will be offered for a limited time at participating restaurants. The brownie includes melted semi-sweet chocolate mixed with fudgy chunks, while the cold coffee includes cold brew, sweetened cream and chocolate syrup over ice.
‘Avengers’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ star Diana Rigg dies at 82
Rigg’s agent, Simon Beresford, said she died Thursday morning at home with her family. Daughter Rachael Stirling said she died of cancer that was diagnosed in March. Rigg “spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession. I will miss her beyond words,” Stirling said.