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January 2013

January 31, 2013

The District's DELTA (Diversified Education Through Leadership, Technology, Academics) program is now available at the Willie Mae Kirk branch of the Austin Public Library to Austin ISD students who need to recover credits in English I, II & III...

January 31, 2013

AISD Student Health Services, in collaboration with Dell Children’s Medical Center and Seton Healthcare Family, continues to monitor illness in the Austin region and absenteeism at AISD schools as a result of influenza and the common cold. The...

January 31, 2013

The Board of Trustees recently voted to revise the 2013-2014 calendar so that the district's spring break coincides with that of The University of Texas at Austin.  Spring break is now scheduled to take place from Monday, March 10, 2014 through...

January 30, 2013

On Saturday, Jan. 18, dozens of AISD students competed at the Area Latin Convention, which hosted scholars from from 25 middle schools and high schools across the area.Led by Latin instructor Debbi Laake, 33 students from Small Middle School took...

January 29, 2013

The Austin School District continues to accept applications for school transfers for the 2013-14 school year. The deadline to apply for priority transfers and non-priority transfers to be considered during the first-round lottery selection is...

January 28, 2013

The Austin Independent School District is seeking tutors to assist with the Volunteers In Communities Tutoring Our Responsible Youth (VICTORY) program. VICTORY offers free, one-on-one tutoring session to students in first through 12th grades at...

January 24, 2013

Cunningham Elementary School was awarded a $3,000 grant from the City of Austin's Bright Green Future Grant program. The goal of the grant is to promote environmental stewardship in the current student generation. Grants are intended to foster...

January 24, 2013

The Austin Independent School District and the Austin Council of PTAs present Real Talk: Education Issues in the Texas Legislature. Educators, parents and community members are invited to attend this one-hour forum with local lawmakers to hear their...

January 23, 2013

Students at Blackshear Elementary School in the Austin Independent School District will learn the ins and outs of presiding over a courtroom, serving their city as an elected official and even upholding the law as a police officer, when more than 30...

Matthews Peace Through Pie
January 22, 2013

This Friday, Travis High School's culinary arts students will join the ranks of other AISD students who are building relationship in their communities by hosting Peace Through Pie celebrations. More than 200 people are expected to attend the second...

January 22, 2013

The Austin independent School District’s Hispanic Futures program presents “Los Años Maravillosos” (the Wonder years), a new Spanish-language workshop for parents of students in grades 5-8.The workshop will be presented at 6:30 p.m on Thursday, Jan...

AISD MLK CELEBRATION
January 22, 2013

Throughout the months of January and February, AISD schools and offices are honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and observing African-American heritage month through a series of celebrations across various district campuses. ...

January 17, 2013

The Austin ISD Board is currently taking nominations for the Southeast Bus Terminal and the North Central Elementary School #1. The nomination process will close on Feb. 8.To view the timeline and submit a nomination visit: www.austinisd....

January 17, 2013

Students at Anita Uphaus Early Childhood Center celebrated Reading is Fundamental Week with a reading by New York-based artist and children's Author Kip Cosson.Cosson, a 1978 graduate of McCallum High School, is the owner and founder of Kip Kids, a...

January 17, 2013

Students in the Bailey Middle School Wind Ensemble will represent the Austin Independent School District and the State of Texas this weekend when they perform at the 2013 Inaugural Festival in Washington, D.C. The ensemble was handpicked to perform...

January 16, 2013

Mary E. Cunningham Elementary School invites its current students, alumni, staff and community members to celebrate the school's 50th Anniversary with an evening of music, food and memories on Friday, Feb. 15. David Bailiff, head football coach at...

International High School
January 15, 2013

This year, Austin ISD and KEYE TV worked together to show the Central Texas community what makes AISD high schools truly unique. Every Thursday morning during the series, the community got a chance to see, first hand, the excellent work performed by...

January 9, 2013

This January, Anderson High School will host an information session about its International Baccalaureate (IB) program—an internationally recognized academic program that helps students develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills...

January 5, 2013

Students on the McCallum High School robotics team have qualified for an international robotics competition that brings together the best robotics teams in the world to compete and work together using engineering skills.The McCallum team will be...