9-year-old buys, donates hundreds of Christmas toys 🎁; children’s ballet Nutcracker event brings interactive twist; kids question KSAT anchor 🎤

Hello dad and mom, lecturers and college students! Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃

I hope you all are having fun with your well-deserved break and break day, in addition to your vacation feast. It’s such an exquisite time to be with household, in addition to take within the sights and sounds of the Christmas season.

To that finish, The Children’s Ballet of San Antonio is placing on its annual Nutcracker efficiency in December, and this time there shall be an interactive twist. Before their performances on Dec. 10 and 11, the ballet is now additionally holding a vacation market — with alternatives to take contactless pictures with Santa Claus, magical makeovers for kids and candy treats for everybody.

(Children’s Ballet of San Antonio)

The performances and market will happen on the Lila Cockrell Theatre and tickets can be found by the ballet’s website. The performers within the ballet vary in age from 3 to 19 years outdated. How unimaginable is that?


Are you continue to on the lookout for issues to do now that the climate has turned extra fall-like and your kiddos are on break? Don’t fret, KSAT Kids has you lined. You can head to our Things To Do part by clicking right here. We’ve bought all the pieces from the place to see vacation lights, to even monster vehicles. Or you may as well skate in downtown San Antonio at an out of doors ice rink in Travis Park.

(Centro San Antonio)

Kids wanna know: How do you get into TV 📺 information? What’s the craziest story you’ve ever reported 🎤?

And on this week’s KSAT Kids version of “Kids Wanna Know,” a partnership with the academic platform noun, Stephania Jimenez, a Nightbeat anchor for KSAT12, solutions college students’ questions on journalism and what it’s prefer to be a reporter.


Stephania shares her journey of why she selected to turn into a journalist, the necessary expertise wanted to need to do the job and the way at a younger age she was impressed by her mom and grandmother to remain knowledgeable.

Stephania encourages college students to learn, hear and by no means cease studying. And she helps kids to grasp why it’s necessary to at all times deal with individuals properly, to allow them to share their tales. Great questions this week kids!

Noun college students interview KSAT Nighbeat Anchor Stephania Jimenez. (KSAT)

Are you curious about bringing noun to your faculty or classroom to participate in an interview? You can do so by clicking here. Class interviews shall be proven on-line and on this e-newsletter and also will be seen on GMSA at 9 a.m. on weekdays on KSAT 12.

KSAT Kids Student Spotlight

The KSAT Kids Student Spotlight this week highlights 9-year-old Bethany Aguilar, a fourth-grader who has raised over a thousand {dollars} to buy toys for girls and boys.


Aguilar set out on a mission to assist different youngsters in want. Bethany determined she was going to lift money to buy and donate hundreds of toys to a nonprofit group.

“I saw a boy on TV and he was doing the same thing actually and I said I wanted to do the same thing and this is how everything started,” Aguilar mentioned. “The kids he’s helping are going to feel good too and I thought I want to help too. He was there picking toys and I was like I want to pick out toys too for kids and that is why I said I wanted to do the same thing.”

When she’s not occupied by that or schoolwork throughout homeschooling, she continues to suppose of methods to provide again to others. Well finished Bethany!

9-year-old gathering Christmas toys for households in want

Do you realize of a pupil, classroom or faculty that’s doing wonderful work and deserves to be featured in KSAT Kids? Nominate somebody by emailing ksatkids@ksat.com.


Kaiti’s Science Lab

Meteorologist Kaiti Blake and David Sears took Kaiti’s Science Lab on the highway once more this week and have been again at San Antonio ISD’s Carvajal Elementary for one more stay science experiment.

Kaiti and David – together with a special class full of fifth graders – erupted mannequin volcanos on TV and mentioned the variations between magma and lava. Let’s give a fast shoutout to everybody concerned who made this expertise a hit! Thank you!

Kaiti Blake at Carvajal Elementary exploding volcanos. (KSAT)

If you’re a instructor or administrator and would love Kaiti and David to go to your faculty, electronic mail Kaiti at: kblake@ksat.com.

KSAT 12′s Educator of the Month Contest

And lastly, have you learnt somebody or have a favourite instructor or educator who goes above and past within the classroom?

As a husband of a instructor, I do know educators deserve extra recognition.


Well, to that finish, KSAT 12 has launched a brand new Educator of the Month Contest for our Okay-12 educators inside the KSAT 12 viewing space. From November 2021 to May 2022, KSAT 12 administration and Firstmark Credit Union will decide which educators will obtain the fortunate title of Educator of the Month based mostly in your nominations!

One educator shall be chosen every month all through the competition and can obtain a $500 Visa reward card introduced by Firstmark Credit Union and obtain a trophy that claims “Educator of the Month” with the educator’s title. To nominate an educator, click on right here.

Nominate your favourite instructor for KSAT 12’s Educator of the Month contest

Have an awesome and protected Thanksgiving break everybody!

Ben Spicer

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