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February 2013

February 25, 2013

Lanier High School Senior Andrey Diaz made the news last Saturday when she competed in and took home the gold at the UIL State Wrestling Championship—the most advanced level of competition for high school wrestlers in Texas. "Winning the state...

February 20, 2013

This month, the Austin Independent School District launched the Parent Cloud—an online portal that aggregates the district's educational resources into one user-friendly website for parents. The site was developed by the district's technology...

February 19, 2013

This Sunday, the Austin Independent School District will host the 30th Annual African-American Heritage Celebration. During the event, the district will honor some of its finest student and community leaders. The assembly will take place at 3 p.m....

February 14, 2013

Students, parents and staff members at Burnet Middle School will spend this Saturday mulching, weeding, painting and planting flowers as part of the school's beautification day.During the Saturday, Feb. 16, event, students will continue to develop...

February 8, 2013

Students at Pease Elementary School will be sharing the love this Valentine's Day. Inspired by the book, "One Zillion Valentines" by Frank Modell, about a little boy who sets out to make one zillion Valentines and put them on people’s doorsteps on...

February 8, 2013

In an effort to cut energy usage this summer, the Austin Independent School District will change its schedule during the month of July.The changes that will occur are:   All schools and offices will adopt a four-day, 10-hour week June 24 through Aug...

February 8, 2013

The Austin Independent School District has set dates for high school graduation ceremonies for members of the Class of 2013.The ceremonies have been clustered so that campuses of the same size can hold graduation ceremonies on the same day. This...

February 8, 2013

The third episode of Inside AISD, an original television series that highlights the district's people and programs, is now live. This episode of the student-hosted series features the Any Given Child Creative Learning Initiative, the...

February 7, 2013

The Austin Independent School District's preliminary 2011-12 Annual Report is now available to download online.  The publication is produced annually by the Department of Public Relations and Multicultural Outreach and provides families, staff...

February 6, 2013

Austin ISD is proud to partner with Region XIII to establish the first cohort of the Professional School Counselor Certification program. The certification program allows participants to serve as working counselors under a probationary certificate...

February 6, 2013

This month, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo will be the featured guest on The Eagle Talk Show, a bilingual program from Walnut Creek Elementary focused on academics, developed to inform and educate parents on parental involvement in the community...

February 4, 2013

The Austin Independent School District employs more than 200 counselors who serve our 129 campuses daily. AISD counselors play a tremendous role in helping our students achieve succcess and plan for the future.On the eve of National School...