The Zacatecas Experience:  A Search for Identity

ISA Sophomores travel to Zacatecas, Mexico

Travel Brochure


February 11-17


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Key Question: To what extent has this experience affected your perceptions of Mexico's impact on the identity of San Antonio, both past and present?

Trip Goals

Packing Tips

Curriculum - Pre/During/Post Trip Activity Schedule

Trip Wish List



Monday, February 11, 2007  9am - Load Buses  10am Buses Leave 


Return to San Antonio:

Sunday, February 17  early morning  approximately 7am.  Please be prepared to pick up your child. (parents will be called) 


Kathy Bieser

Group Leaders: 

Lindsey Perret


Sophomore  English Teacher

Leslie Ramirez

Sophomore  Math Teacher

Mitzi Moore


Sophomore Science Teacher

Katie Fitch

Sophomore Team Chemistry Intern 

McKinley White


Sophomore Team Math Intern

Jeff Nordine


Math and Science Dean

Angela Breidenstein


Trinity University Intern Coordinator





Hotel/Room Accommodations:


Sheraton Ambassador Hotel
Av. Hidalgo 310 Oriente

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon 64000, Mexico


Hotel Emporio (formerly Hotel Continental)

Av. Hidalgo 703 Col. Centro

Zacatecas, Zac. C.P. 98000



The charter/tour company is OK Tours.  This tour company has been used for sophomore team trips for the past 8 years with excellent results.

Weather  Zacatecas Monterrey
While the water at the hotel is potable, students are asked to bring 1 case (12 bottles) of bottled water each. 
Travel Tips and Etiquette Click here for ISA travel tips and hotel etiquette.

Thanks also to Marion Oettinger and Olga Samples Davis of the San Antonio Museum of Art for their assistance. The field trip to the museum and Mission San Jose helps students develop a visual vocabulary for their trip.  Students begin to see the connection between San Antonio and Zacatecas.


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