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June 2015

June 25, 2015

Dear Austin ISD Families,Every AISD school has its own unique character, but we are one family. This sentiment has been captured perfectly in the film "AISD: The Pride and Promise of Austin." It is the work of 17 AISD student filmmakers, each with...

June 24, 2015

Three Austin high schools will get the opportunity to participate in a new program to keep students in school, develop leadership skills and prepare them for jobs.Austin Interfaith made the announcement today at AISD headquarters with Sen. Kirk...

June 12, 2015

For the second consecutive year, the Anti-Defamation League has named Austin ISD the largest No Place For Hate district in the nation, with all schools participating.ADL’s No Place for Hate initiative was developed to organize schools to work...

June 11, 2015

Beginning June 22 and ending Aug. 14, Austin ISD will operate on a summer efficiency schedule.The program is design to reduce energy costs, and in 2014, saved the district about $716,000.All schools and offices adopt a four-day week during this time...

June 10, 2015

Austin ISD invites the community to join faculty, staff, students and their families as we march in the 150th annual Juneteenth Emancipation Parade on June 20.  Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June...

June 8, 2015

Free Summer School for Pre-K, Kindergarten English Language LearnersAustin ISD offers free summer school to Pre-K and kindergarten students who are English-language learners. A student's permanent home address will determine which school a child...

June 6, 2015

Bowie High School had this year's largest graduating class in the district, with 666 seniors crossing the stage.The class of 2015 has certainly lived up to the school motto, "Pride in Performance."“We started hearing about the character and...

June 6, 2015

Students, their friends and families filled the seats at the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center this afternoon to celebrate graduates from Premier at Lanier and Travis high schools.Fifty-five students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas and...

June 5, 2015

More than 500 Akins Eagles received their diplomas at the Frank Erwin Center today as they completed their high school careers. The school's namesake Dr. Charles Akins, pictured with Akins Principal Brandi Hosack, attended the celebration.

June 5, 2015

The Lanier High School class of 2015 crossed the stage at the Frank Erwin Center today to the sound of cheering from friends and families.A proud group of 270 Vikings became official Lanier alumni, joining the likes of AISD Trustee Paul Saldaña and...

June 5, 2015

Congratulations to the Jaguars' classes of 2015 for continuing to reach new heights, while strengthening their schools' proud traditions of excellence in academics and athletics!LBJ Early College High School and the Liberal Arts and Science Academy...

June 5, 2015

More than 400 members of the Anderson High School class of 2015 crossed the stage today at the Frank Erwin Center, signaling the end of their high school careers.Principal Donna Houser detailed a long list of the students' accomplishments, including...

June 4, 2015

The Austin High Maroon Class of 2015 walked across the stage to receive their diplomas applauded by hundreds of family members and friends.A small electrical fire prompted an evacuation, which interrupted the ceremony. But students and families...

June 4, 2015

Travis High School Principal Ty Davidson had heartfelt parting words for seniors tonight as they graduated in a ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center."You are not alone on this journey," Davidson told them. "Once a rebel, always a rebel."Rebels have a...

June 4, 2015

Principal Craig Shapiro welcomed families and friends to the Frank Erwin Center as they celebrated the class of 2015.For the sixth consecutive year, Crockett High School students achieved a 100 percent completion rate for the Apply Texas college...

June 4, 2015

This week, I'll congratulate nearly 4,700 seniors graduating from AISD. These students make me so proud. Some of them have already earned an associate degree, some are ready to begin a technical career and others are headed to universities like MIT...

June 4, 2015

Families and friends filled the seats at the Frank Erwin Center this morning to celebrate more than 300 McCallum Knights.The class of 2015 earned more than $8 million in scholarships and grants.The school also earned the top designation of National...

June 3, 2015

More than 80 seniors graduated Wednesday evening from Garza Independence High School, with 98 percent having been accepted to either a two- or four- year university.The school's namesake, Gonzalo Garza, addressed the graduates and their friends and...

June 3, 2015

“It’s not what happens, but what you do afterward that matters,” Principal Bryan Miller told nearly 100 seniors who crossed the stage at the Frank Erwin Center this afternoon to graduate from Eastside Memorial High School.Graduates raised their...

June 3, 2015

Nearly 200 students were celebrated today as the Reagan High School Class of 2015 graduated in a ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center.The class of 2015 has earned a total of 721 college credit hours. Among the graduates’ extracurricular highlights:...

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