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June 2013

June 27, 2013

AISD counselors from each of our high schools will be available to help answer any questions seniors or their parents have regarding university or community college enrollment. Below is a list of common items needed to complete enrollment in college...

June 27, 2013

Dear Team AISD,As you know, on March 26, 2013, Austin ISD announced its intentions to expand its insurance coverage to include domestic partnerships. We did so because our employees and students represent a diverse population, and expanding coverage...

June 20, 2013

The Austin Independent School District is on its way to becoming the largest district in the state to earn the designation as a No Place for Hate district, a distinction that represents the district’s commitment to creating and maintaining an...

June 19, 2013

Over summer vacation, many AISD employees and their families may be traveling. Ensure that you and your family are protected financially and medically in the event that a medical emergency occurs while traveling more than 100 miles away from home....

June 17, 2013

Review highlights from the End of  the Year Timeline for the 2012-13 School Year. The interactive, timeline format allows you to relive the past school year through print, photos and videos. You may concentrate on a certain event, navigate the...

June 17, 2013

In cooperation with the Austin Independent School District’s Any Given Child Initiative, Ballet Austin will award four scholarships to selected area dance students. The scholarships will be presented to two elementary students from Reilly and...

June 14, 2013

This month, the City of Austin recognized Cunningham Elementary School and Fulmore Middle School for their work implementing sustainability projects on their campuses with help of the city's Bright Green Future Grant. Sponsored by the City of Austin...

June 13, 2013

AISD Superintendent Meria Carstarphen joined distinguished speakers, including Bill Gates, at this year's SXSWedu conference, where innovative thinkers and doers tackled some of the most important issues in education—from standards and assessment to...

June 13, 2013

Dear Team AISD,It feels as if we were just singing Call Me Maybe at the district's All-Staff Convocation and kicking off the 2012-13 school year with the first day of school. And now, as the school year has drawn to a close, I’m happy to share with...

June 12, 2013

The AISD Bilingual Department will host a community meeting to focus on the benefits of dual-language education on Austin students.At the event, Dr. Virginia P. Collier and Wayne P. Thomas will present parents and community members with recent...

June 11, 2013

As part of AISD's summer energy efficiency program, the district will be closed for one week over July 1-5. Because Thursday, July 4, is a holiday, employees are already off work that day. For the remaining days, all 12-month employees who are on...

June 10, 2013

Students participating in the VICTORY Tutorial Program will get an added boost to their studies. The program offers free tutoring to students in grades first through 12 at designated branches of the Austin Public Library, and students are matched on...

June 6, 2013

Sterlin McGruder has been appointed by Austin ISD’s Board of Trustees as principal of the new Single-Sex School for Young Men for District 1 in Northeast Austin. The attendance area for Garcia and Pearce middle schools will be combined to facilitate...

June 6, 2013

AISD will host a meeting for parents of children attending Title I schools on Tuesday, June 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Ridgetop Elementary School, 5005 Caswell Avenue.Federal Title I funds are made available to schools with high percentages of...