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September 2014

September 19, 2014

On Sept. 16–17, Akins and Bowie high school students learned about science, technology, engineering and math careers from Mazda racecar driver Joel Miller. The driver is among a hand full of racers who is also a mechanical engineer, though Mazda...

September 19, 2014

Austin ISD is now enrolling students for free Pre-Kindergarten. The program will offer children hands-on, purposeful opportunities for learning and will build a firm foundation for educational success.To qualify, children must be 4 years old and:•...

September 19, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community, On Sept. 8, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees discussed with our executive search firm Ray and Associates Inc. in a televised meeting the best way to engage superintendent finalists with the public. The firm presented...

September 19, 2014

Game on!Due to weather conditions Thursday, two AISD footgames have been rescheduled to Friday and Saturday:Anderson vs. Bowie Friday at 5.pm. Friday, Sept. 19, at Burger Stadium. This will be a double-header opportunity as the Trojans and the...

September 19, 2014

Austin ISD will operate as scheduled today.Due to weather and possible flooding in some areas, there may be delays in bus pick-up and school arrival times.AISD asks parents to please add extra time to their commutes this morning and to expect road...

September 18, 2014

Parents, students and teachers were in for a treat when they arrived at Wooldridge Elementary School on Monday.More than 850 community members, including the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, North Austin Civic Association and...

September 17, 2014

The Family Support Co-op offers workshops, information and support to families of children with special needs. The effort is led by the Austin ISD Special Education Department and the Family and School Support Team.The first workshop of the...

September 12, 2014

This afternoon and evening, Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade and area rain showers may affect Austin traffic and cause delays to AISD bus routes and schedules.Questions about transportation or specific bus route? If your child...

September 12, 2014

Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz has been honored by The Austin Project with the 2014 Rostow Community Catalyst Award.The Austin Project was founded in 1991 by Walt and Elspeth Rostow out of the LBJ School for Public Affairs. The...

September 11, 2014

This weekend, more than 500 community partners, including members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, North Austin Civic Association and the Austin Police Department, will work together to beautify Wooldridge Elementary...

September 11, 2014

Austin ISD's Liberal Arts and Science Academy is ranked eighth in the nation and the highest ranked school in Texas, according to Newsweek's America's Top High School rankings for 2014.The national rankings are determined based on graduation rates,...

September 9, 2014

Today, the Austin City Council voted to support AISD’s community education programs, including the district’s parent support specialists and after-school programming as part of its 2014-15 budget.The city funds to help support the district’s...

September 9, 2014

AISD Wellness is offering all employees the opportunity to participate in a 0 to 5k training program. The cost is $20. Classes meet twice per week for six weeks, and runners of all fitness levels are welcome. Participants will train with a...

September 9, 2014

This Thursday, Sept. 11, will be the first late-start day of the school year for the following high schools:Akins HSAnderson HSAustin HSBowie HSCrockett HSEastside Memorial HSInternational HSLanier HSLBJ Early College HSLASA HSMcCallum HSReagan...

September 8, 2014

From Aug. 19–21, teachers, administrators and campus support specialists from the Crockett, McCallum and Travis vertical teams participated in professional development through the Creative Learning Initiative. Participants received a half-day...

September 5, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community, At its regular meeting Aug. 26, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted to extend the deadline in the superintendent search to give candidates more time to submit their applications. The new deadline for...

September 4, 2014

Austin ISD begins its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a kickoff event featuring addresses by AISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz and Rosalba Ojeda, consul general of Mexico in Austin.The event also will highlight cuisines from...

September 4, 2014

Sept. 13–21 is Austin Pride Week, a time to celebrate the LGBT community. Austin ISD is dedicated to creating a safe, supportive environment for LGBT students and staff, and we are proud to recognize Pride Week by hosting two events. The first...

September 3, 2014

Dear Team AISD,  We appreciate the outstanding work and service of every district employee. Your dedication is making a significant difference in the lives of our students and families.In recognition of your hard work, we are making every...