SAISD principal kicks off school year with gold-medal welcome
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 1:56 PM EDT - KENS5 San Antonio 1:20
SAN ANTONIO - Back to school for some students in the SAISD came with an Olympic theme. It's a way the principal hopes to encourage students to excel this year.
Early Monday morning as parents dropped off their kids at Bonham Academy the teachers and principal were ready to greet them with a gold medal.
"We wanted to get our students motivated to start the first day," said Principal Patricia Ortiz.
Principal Ortiz's teachers came up with the Olympic theme to encourage students all year by making them feel l