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SASO offers philanthropic opportunities for Mothers and Sons to impact their community and beyond. Click here to view our scheduled events.


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Past Personal Growth Meetings

SASO Year #6

  • Saturday, May 15, 2021 — Car Mechanics 101: Auto Basics, Tires, and Oil Changes (@Seymour’s Garage)
  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 — Personal Fitness at Your Destination Fit
  • Sunday, May 23, 2021 — Teen Interview Skills via ZOOM
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 — Hands Only CPR (w/intro for SASO by Sean Elliot) via ZOOM
  • Wednesday, June 21 — Environmental Awareness:  What is Trash?  via ZOOM
  • Thursday, August 12 — SASO Panel of High School Graduates:  Advice & Wisdom on Navigating HS w/ 2020 Hindsight

SASO Year #5

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — Etiquette for Real Men with Mr. Paul via ZOOM
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020 –“The Game of Life and Beyond” presented by Mr. Don Clark via ZOOM
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020– “Secrets of College Admissions” with Mrs. Darcy Hoberman and Mrs. Liz Pack via ZOOM
  • Monday, August 10, 2020– Wisdom & Perspective from a High School Grad Panel via ZOOM
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 — Yoga with Morgan via ZOOM
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 — Teen Dating Violence (w/YWCA) via ZOOM
  • Thursday, November 5, 2020 — Best Invest Financial Planning w/John
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 — DUI and other laws for Teens w/Attorney-at-law Mr. Ernest Acevedo via ZOOM
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020 — Holiday Gathering w/Donation of Denim/New Socks & Underwear to NISD Threads
  • Wednesday, February 4 & March 1 — SASO Grant Committee (juniors only)
  • Wednesday, March 2 –The Covid Impact on students’ mental health w/Dr. Kelly Meyering

SASO Year #4

  • Monday, April 29, 2019 — The Law: A Need-to-Know for Teens
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2019 — Healthy Relationships (part 1) presented by the Rape Crisis Center presented by Woodrow Halstead
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 — Healthy Relationships (part 2) presented by the Rape Crisis Center
  • Saturday, July 13, 2019 — Auto Maintenance
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — Clifton Strengths Assessment & Discussion
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — Navigating High School Presented by a Panel of 5 Graduates
  • Monday, September 9, 2019 — Environmental Awareness presented by SWMD **canceled due to low registration**
  • Monday, September 30, 2019 — Money Matters for Teens presented by Phil Sagabiel, CPA
  • Saturday, October 5, 2019–Etiquette for Real Men presented by Mr. John Paul
  • Monday, October 14, 2019 — Dangers of Underage Drinking presented by MADD
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2019 — Holiday Party (counted as PG if denim donation was contributed)
  • Monday, February 10, 2020 — Vaping

SASO Year #1

  • Monday, May 16, 2016: A panel of 5 graduating senior boys shared nuggets of wisdom and advice about navigating high school as they look back with 20/20 hindsight
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016: “Representing Yourself On and Off the Field”, Guest Speaker Coach Jeff Fleener (Brandeis High School)
  • Sunday, September 18: CPR & First Aid certification — 4 hours of instruction and certification
  • Monday, October 10, 2016: Officer George Segura (SAPD) spoke to boys and moms about technology awareness (including sexting, cyberbullying & internet predators)
  • Sunday, November 13, 2016:  Nutrition Teens will Like!, Kristin Bussey-Smith, MD, treated boys to a hands-on demonstration with lots of delicious and nutritious food to sample!
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016:  Social Event, SASO San Antonio holiday family gathering; the whole family was invited to this purely-for-fun social event (that also counts as a personal growth meeting!)!
  • Sunday,  February 12, 2017: “Social Etiquette, Why Bother?”  Miss Manners of SA lead this interactive program to explore all aspects of etiquette for teens

SASO Year #2

  • Sunday, May 7, 2017: “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”:  Saving and investing tips for teens
  • Wednesday, June 14 & Wednesday, July 12,  2017: Pilates/Yoga for teenage boys at InBalance Yoga Studio
  • Monday, June 25, 2017: High School Graduate Panel: “20/20 Hindsight”
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017: “Stress Management & Mental Health”
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017: “Basic Car Maintenance” presented by Seymour’s Garage
  • Monday, December 4, 2017:  “Healthy Relationships” presented by the Rape Crisis Center
  • Sunday, December 10, 2017: SASO Christmas Party at Blanco BBQ (counts as personal growth credit if boys bring to donate either (or both) a new/gently used hoodie or a new toy)
  • Sunday, January 28, 2018:  Speak at SASO information meeting for prospective new members for personal growth credit
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018:  Social Etiquette & Dating Etiquette (2 parts)

SASO Year #3

  • Sunday, April 29, 2018:  Sports & Performance Psychologist
  • Sunday, May 20, 2018:  Swing Dance for Moms & Sons presented by the San Antonio Swing Dance Society
  • Sunday, May 27, 2018:  DWI and other legal issues for teens
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018:  Interview Skills
  • Monday, July 16, 2018:  Swim Safety and Mini-CPR course @TMI
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018:  HS Graduate Panel: “20/20 Hindsight”
  • Sunday, September 23, 2018: College Prep — “Ready, Set, Go!”
  • Sunday, October 21, 2018: “Learn to Two-Step” (2 sessions)
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018: “Planet and Star-Gazing” at Raymond Rimkus Park
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018: Guided Hike at Honey Creek Preserve
  • Monday, November 19, 2018: Service Academy Information Session for Potential Candidates
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018: SASO Holiday Gathering (PG credit given if denim donation for NISD Threads brought)
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019:  DWI and Marijuana Laws for Teens
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019:  Educational Nature Hike at Friedrich Park
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019:  “Secrets to College Admissions” by Darcy Hoberman from CollegeWise

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