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July 2013

July 30, 2013

Twenty two students from Anderson High School travelled to China in June for an exchange trip, led by Principal Donna Houser and foreign language teachers Ms. Long, Ms. Stringfellow and Ms. Bowen.The trip was the result of two years of collaboration...

July 25, 2013

The Austin Independent School District invites its students and families to attend the annual Back-to-School Bash.  The event takes place Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon in Exhibit Hall 4 of the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St...

July 17, 2013

AISD's first K-9 officer passed away July 17. Buddy retired last year after more than a decade of service to the district.Buddy was responsible for more than 1,000 narcotic related finds that led to arrest. His hard work earned him the opportunity...

July 16, 2013

Recently, more than 330 students from five AISD schools participated in mock trials that opened a dialogue on an important subject affecting youth: teen dating violence.Teen dating violence is physical, sexual, or psychological/emotional violence...

July 11, 2013

The National School Public Relations Association awarded the Austin Independent School District’s Department of Communications and Community Engagement six awards on July 10 at its 2013 national conference in San Diego, California.

July 10, 2013

More than 80 students had the opportunity to learn from police officers, fire and emergency officials and members of the media during the Austin Independent School District’s second annual Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T) summer...

July 8, 2013

A lesson plan created by a Linder Elementary School teacher has been developed into an animated educational video by TED, a nonprofit organization famous for its inspirational 18-minute talks and its “Ideas Worth Sharing” tagline, and is now being...