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October 2012

October 31, 2012

Staff Spotlight: Tina Castillo, Cafeteria Manager at Lamar Middle SchoolWhat attracted you to your job in the Austin Independent School District? First and foremost I’m an Austinite, and also a family-oriented person. I was drawn to working for AISD...

October 31, 2012

Interested in learning about AISD’s development of the preliminary, potential 2013-14 Annual Academic and Facilities Recommendations that may include examining the creation of a school for young men, strengthening fine arts programming and...

October 31, 2012

Last Friday, Dawson Elementary hosted three authors to read and speak to students about their work through a grant from the Texas Book Festival's Reading Rock Stars program. This is the third year of the program, which aims to promote literacy by...

October 30, 2012

The Austin Independent School District invites the public to a community meeting to learn about the Any Given Child Creative Learning Initiative at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in the auditorium at Kealing Middle School. During the meeting, the...

October 26, 2012

Watch the public hearing liveMembers of the public will have an opportunity this Tuesday, Oct. 30, to provide feedback on the proposed 2013-14 Annual Academic Facilities Recommendations under review by the Austin Independent School District.The...

October 22, 2012

The Austin Independent School District, the National Wildlife Federation and community volunteers recently broke ground on a district-wide, science lab and classroom that will feature plants and materials native to Central Texas and learning...

October 18, 2012

The Austin Independent School District’s Citizens’ Bond Advisory Committee (CBAC) invites members of the public to share feedback on the scope of work that the committee has completed for a new district bond program.Members of the community are...

October 15, 2012

Join the Austin ISD community Tuesday, Nov. 13, to celebrate the district's outstanding programs in academics, athletics and the arts.  During the 2012 State of the District Address Showcase, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen will highlight team AISD...

October 10, 2012

Lanier High School will host a Viking Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. The event is open to the community and will include games, food, face painting, a bounce house and haunted house. 

October 5, 2012

The Austin School District's Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School (LASA) is putting on a “LASA Road Show” throughout the month of October to provide information about the academic magnet high school to parents and students. All eighth-grade...

October 4, 2012

At 11 a.m. on Thursday Oct. 11, students at Pecan Springs Early College Prep will get a crash course in healthy living from various health experts as part of the Healthy Places, Healthy People program—a community initiative that aims to make healthy...

October 2, 2012

More than 200 fathers showed strong support for their students last Friday during Pillow Elementary’s first-ever “Bring Your Dad to School Day.”Fathers and their children arrived to school early Sept. 28 and were treated to coffee, juice and donuts...