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March 2015

March 30, 2015

Austin ISD students are scheduled to take state exams, including the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness during March, April and May.To reduce distractions and help students focus on their tests, there will be limited access to AISD...

March 30, 2015

Fulmore Middle School student Xander Christou has started a fundraising program to encourage literacy and spread his love of reading.

March 26, 2015

Angela Del Grande is a high school Life Skills Teacher and director of the Transition to Life in the Community program at The Rosedale School.She began working as a substitute teacher at Rosedale in 2007 and has been full time since 2008. Rosedale...

March 26, 2015

Coach and physical education teacher Quevette Terrell has worked at Webb Middle School for 12 years and serves as the director of the school’s Physical Education Department.Terrell said she approaches her teaching with energy and conviction to...

March 26, 2015

James Supak is a National Board Certified physical education teacher at Zilker Elementary School. He teaches his students to live healthy lifestyles with compassion and is particularly motivated by a desire to prevent and treat childhood obesity....

March 26, 2015

Superintendent Paul Cruz surprised three teachers in their classrooms today to announce their selection as Austin ISD’s 2015 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school.Being selected as a Teacher of the Year is one of the highest...

March 26, 2015

Austin ISD is now accepting submissions for the Latino Achievement Awards. Nominate an individual or organization you know for awards in community service, advocacy or volunteerism. The deadline for submissions is April 8.

March 25, 2015

March is National Youth Art Month. It gives us the opportunity to highlight our district’s outstanding fine arts programs and to showcase our talented student artists.

March 25, 2015

Austin ISD will welcome alumni, students and staff to Anderson High School for an event honoring its history—Two Schools, One Tradition.The event includes a presentation of original L.C. Anderson memorabilia that will be permanently displayed...

March 25, 2015

All Austin ISD students are required to attend class May 22 as the last of the two scheduled inclement weather makeup days this semester.Students will be making up for the districtwide cancellation of activities on March 5 because of inclement...

March 13, 2015

By Sonny StephensAustin High School, The Maroon NewsAustin ISD premiered its student-made film, "AISD: The Pride and Promise of Austin," at the Performing Arts Center on Thursday night. The film featured clips made by students from every high school...

March 13, 2015

The 2015 White House Student Film Festival will include 'The Archer Hadley Story,' produced by Austin High School's media arts team. The documentary will be screened for White House administrators, educators and student filmmakers March 20–21.

March 11, 2015

Throughout our district, innovation and excellence occur every day. At this week's SXSWedu conference, Austin ISD students and teachers led the pack with innovative ideas.

March 10, 2015

Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach to win a Super Bowl, met with students March 10 at Pecan Springs Early College Prep Elementary School.The popular football analyst for NBC and national spokesman for the All Pro Dad fatherhood...

March 10, 2015

March 9–13 is national AmeriCorps Week, a time to recognize the work of Austin ISD AmeriCorps volunteers.Now in its second year, the AISD AmeriCorps program includes 18 full-time volunteers at Reagan Early College High School and Travis High School....

March 9, 2015

Metz Elementary School students, parents, faculty and staff are joining together in a Walk Against Hate.Participants will walk around the school and convene at the front of Metz for a short presentation. Walkers will wear a Metz shirt or white T-...

March 4, 2015

Team AISD,This week, Austin ISD honors school social workers and parent support specialists. Day in and day out, these employees do important work in serving our students, families and school communities.A school social worker’s responsibilities are...

March 2, 2015

Archer Hadley, an Austin ISD student who champions increasing accessibility for people with disabilities, joined Superintendent Paul Cruz to welcome the ADA Legacy Tour Monday, March 2, to Austin High School.The Road to Freedom ADA Bus tour is...

March 2, 2015

This week, Austin ISD honors school social workers and parent support specialists. Day in and day out, these employees do important work in serving our students, families and school communities.A school social worker’s responsibilities are diverse...