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March 2012

March 30, 2012

Seventy-six AISD high school students have earned national recognition for qualifying as National Merit Finalists, Semi-Finalists, National Hispanic Scholars or National Achievement Scholars in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.  

March 29, 2012

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen announced today the results of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation’s diagnostic audit, which ranks AISD among the nation’s top performing districts in several key areas, including strategic planning and financial...

March 23, 2012

Introduction to Korea is an After school enrichment program offered from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays at Travis High School, 1211 E. Oltorf. The program provides AISD students with rich opportunities to explore a new language, culture and learn...

March 23, 2012

AISD will celebrate Youth Art Month from March 23 to April 16, by displaying more than 1,500 works of art by students from 111 elementary, middle and high schools at One Congress Plaza, 111 Congress Ave. The gallery will be on display from 7 a.m. to...

March 21, 2012

Three AISD educators have been named finalists for the 2012 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, the largest monetary awards program for educators in Texas. Blaine Helwig of Graham Elementary was honored as a principal finalist and received a $1,...

March 9, 2012

This summer, Garcia Middle School will be sending a group of fifteen eighth graders to Washington, D.C., for an educational tour with WorldStrides travel company. WorldStrides offers educators, students, and parents a personalized approach to...

March 8, 2012

Attention AISD teachers: create a solar science lesson and you could get funded! Austin Energy has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy to host a solar lesson writing contest for teachers. The contest is an opportunity to create...

March 5, 2012

Classified Appreciation Week, will be celebrated from March 5-9, to build awareness about the crucial role and essential contributions of AISD's more than 6,000 classified employees including cafeteria workers, secretaries, teachers’ aides, food...