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May 2017

May 22, 2017

Austin ISD and Austin Partners in Education co-hosted Salute on May 16 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.More than 1,000 people attended the annual event that celebrates excellence at AISD and recognizes outstanding team members.Austin Council of...

May 22, 2017

Austin ISD broke ground on Career Launch programs at two early college high schools this month. LBJ Early College High School celebrated the groundbreaking of an approximately 5,000-square-foot building May 13 to accommodate a new health science...

May 19, 2017

Two AISD teams and their coaches were honored May 11 by the Austin Founder Lions Club, the oldest continuously operating Lions Club in the world. Sportsmanship Award trophies were presented to the Akins High School boys baseball team, coached by...

May 18, 2017

Team AISD:As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, our Board of Trustees and administration are working to develop the AISD budget for the 2017-2018 academic year.Despite our thriving economy and rising property values, we face fiscal...

May 16, 2017

The Austin City Council honored Bowie science teacher Jill Harding on May 18 for her work in making the "Bowie Cave" an educational resource for Bowie High School students.As the school was being built in 1989, a cave was discovered underneath the...

May 15, 2017

Two Burnet Middle School eighth-graders have been named national ambassadors for the Do the Write Thing Challenge.This year marks the first time that the two national ambassadors from the Austin-Travis County are from the same school.Rudolph (R.C.)...

May 12, 2017

Team AISD: Bilingualism is one of the skills that is in increasingly high demand in our competitive global economy. In AISD, we value bilingualism and operate dual language programs at several of our elementary and middle school campuses.  ...

May 11, 2017

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted to appoint a trustee to fill the District 6 vacancy created by the recent resignation of Trustee Paul Saldaňa. The board accepted applications from people interested in being appointed to represent District 6,...

May 8, 2017

Austin ISD saluted high achievers and dedicated volunteers at the Latino Academic Achievement Awards on May 6 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.In addition to showcasing the academic excellence of Latino students from throughout the district, the...

May 5, 2017

Led by the sprint relay teams at LBJ ECHS, Austin ISD tracksters will go for gold at the state track meet May 11–13 in Austin. "When you make it this far, you're top eight in the state, so our goal is to go in there and run our best races of the...

May 5, 2017

Team AISD:   We all know that reading is the foundation of learning. That is why the AISD Literacy Plan addresses strengthening literacy both inside and outside the classroom.   A great way to keep our students’ reading skills sharp during the...

May 4, 2017

High schools across Texas will be celebrating seniors on GenTX Decision Day, May 5.  To show a united support for the seniors and their commitment to higher education, please wear a college T-shirt on Friday, May 5.  Campuses will also be...

May 4, 2017

Five students from Eastside Memorial High School are preparing themselves for possible careers as doctors by taking classes in the ACC Pre-Med Summer Youth Academy.Students selected for the academy are 11th-grade students Paulina Duelos Coronado,...