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October 2014

October 17, 2014

Austin ISD is aware of the increased concern regarding the Ebola virus. We are working closely with public health officials to ensure we are receiving the latest information about this virus.With recent reports of Ebola monitoring in the Austin area...

October 17, 2014

Austin ISD invites families to attend the 9th annual HopeFest, Oct. 18 at Reagan High School.

October 15, 2014

On Oct. 21, Austin ISD will participate in Read for the Record, an event that mobilizes children and adults to participate in a shared reading experience.

October 15, 2014

The Family Support Co-op offers workshops, information and support to families of children with special needs. The next workshop will be 5:30–8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Kealing Middle School.

October 15, 2014

AUSTIN—Keep Austin Beautiful, in partnership with Austin Resource Recovery and the Bleed Orange Live Green initiative, awarded Austin ISD’s Mary Jane Sims Elementary as the 2014 Zero-Waste Champions.The award recognizes a local Austin school each...

October 14, 2014

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates​

October 13, 2014

Austin ISD is proud to celebrate Food Service Worker Week and recognize the hundreds of employees who keep AISD students and staff fed.

October 12, 2014

Austin ISD officials gathered with city, state and community leaders today to dedicate the Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy.

October 11, 2014

Austin ISD officials gathered with city, state and community leaders today to dedicate the former Pearce Middle School as the Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy.

October 10, 2014

I sincerely regret the recent experiences that many of you have encountered with GradeBook and the Parent Cloud. Regrettably, while the transition to this new program was well intentioned, there have been technical difficulties.

October 8, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend the dedication ceremonies for the Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy and the Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy.

October 7, 2014

On Oct. 18, Austin ISD will host a health fair for all district employees and their families. Attendees will have access to free flu shots (with AISD insurance card) and a chance to win door prizes worth up to $400.

October 7, 2014

This week, more than 200 of Austin’s business and community partners gathered for the 2014 State of the District address. Thanks to you, I was proud to tell them that we have an exceptional staff that creates positive outcomes every day.

October 6, 2014

Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz gave the State of the District Address today at the University of Texas Alumni Center.

October 2, 2014

Austin ISD is committed to the safety and health of all students and staff.  On Sept. 30, doctors confirmed that a patient hospitalized in Dallas County had been infected with the ebola virus. This is the first imported case of ebola to be diagnosed...

October 2, 2014

Throughout the month of October, Austin ISD and H-E-B will host free flu shot clinics for AISD staff and family members.Flu shots are free for anyone insured through AISD.* Flu shots are $22 for those not insured through AISD. Children younger than...

October 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas—On Friday, Sept. 26, the U.S. Department of Education awarded Austin ISD the 2014 Professional Development for Arts Educators grant for specialized training of music teachers and enhanced fine arts coaching for general classroom...