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June 2012

June 25, 2012

Premier High Schools (PHS) is an AISD/Responsive Ed in-district charter school program that offers a clear pathway to graduation to students who are struggling to graduate or have already dropped out. PHS campuses at Lanier and Travis high schools...

June 22, 2012

Recent Bowie High School graduate, Carl Heiser earned a third place Bronze medal in News Writing at the May 21 State University Interscholastic League academic contest. Heiser was Austin's only state finisher in the 5A category. 

In the last four...

June 21, 2012

It’s a scene you expect to see in Austin: hundreds of people standing shoulder-to-shoulder and eagerly awaiting the start of a lively music performance from some of the city’s greatest talent. But the crowd didn’t gather outside a downtown venue or...

St. Elmo Elementary School
June 19, 2012

Earlier this month, Austin ISD housekeeping specialists congratulated four of the district's elementary, middle and high schools for being some of the cleanest and best-maintained facilities in the district for 2011-12.Travis High School, Ann...

June 18, 2012

From ecosystems to food webs to adaptations of organisms, Covington students are 'digging in' to science.Last fall, Covington Middle School received a grant from the National Wildlife Federation to create a native plant and animal habitat. The funds...

June 10, 2012

Travis High School senior, Keegan Bradley was recently awarded a $1,200 Rooster Andrews Memorial Scholarship by the National Football Foundation.Keegan was one of 43 nominees from football teams in high schools across central Texas. This also marks...

June 10, 2012

By Shelby McNamara It was a cold winter day. Hundreds of musicians stood outside of a large auditorium, anxiously awaiting their fate. This is the day they had been waiting for. This is the day they had been working towards for weeks. This, was UIL...

June 10, 2012

Story by Graham DickieThe Austin High School Ballet Folklorico club recently earned six trophies at the Bailes de Mi Tierra Folklorico Competition in Bastrop."My dancers were focused, kind, gracious and soaking up all the knowledge and skills they...

June 9, 2012

Each year, the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics sponsor a competition for high school students, to represent the U.S. at the 2012 International Physics Olympiad Competition. This year, Allan Sadun, a...