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October 2013

October 31, 2013

AISD Colleagues:As you know, AISD staff, parents and students were impacted by the severe weather last evening.

October 31, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas—This fall, more than 200 seniors earned recognition for outstanding academic performance from the National Merit Scholarship Program, the National Hispanic Recognition Program and the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Eleven...

October 31, 2013

Blazier Elementary School  has been without power since the start of the school day and will remain without power, based on the latest information provided by the City of Austin. Should parents want to pick up their child, they are welcome to...

October 31, 2013

Based on information recently obtained from the City of Austin’s Energy Department, classes will be canceled at Palm Elementary School for the remainder of the day due to power outages. Parents are encouraged to pick up their students as soon as...

October 31, 2013

Austin ISD will operate on its regular schedule today. Due to weather and possible flooding in some areas, there may be delays in bus pick-up and school arrival times.AISD asks parents to please add extra time to their commutes this morning and...

October 30, 2013

Austin ISD's Special Education Department invites you to an interactive forum for parents and families of students receiving special education services. The Saturday, Nov. 9 forum will provide families with a chance to share input and: ...

October 30, 2013

AISD's Office of Facilities will host a community-wide meeting about the purpose of the district's Facility Master Plan from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Austin High School, 1715 W. Cesar Chavez St.Team members will provide a...

October 29, 2013

Austin Partners in Education provides innovate, volunteer-driven academic support programs in reading and math to Austin’s students.  By placing more adults in the classroom who implement high-engagement learning activities, APIE reinforces AISD’s...

October 29, 2013

The Department of Professional Development is excited to introduce you to our 2013-2014 Demonstration Classroom Teachers. Demonstration Classroom Teachers (DCTs) are AISD educators who provide an exemplar resource for instructional practices in our...

October 29, 2013

This week, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved school improvement plans for Rodriguez Elementary School, Dobie, Garcia, Martin, and Pearce middle schools, Eastside Memorial, Lanier, LBJ, and Travis High Schools, Rosedale School and Travis County...

October 29, 2013

On Monday, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved resolutions to honor two iconic figures of Austin's education scene—Willie Mae Kirk and Dr. Charles Akins.Willie Mae Kirk A longtime educator in AISD schools, Kirk played a pivotal role in the...

October 29, 2013

On Monday, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved two new principal appointments. The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Ivette Savina for the Single-Sex School for Young Women in District 1. Savina currently serves as principal of...

October 28, 2013

The district is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of every student and staff member in AISD, and team members should feel secure in knowing that safety is the number one priority. Staff members and families are invited to review the...

October 28, 2013

AISD's Office of Facilities will host a community-wide meeting about the purpose of the district's Facility Master Plan. Team members will provide a snapshot of the district's profile and financials and review the board-approved Facility Master Plan...

October 24, 2013

As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, AISD’s Eagle Talk Show presented “Take a Stand, Lend a Hand,” an episode dedicated to preventing bullying.The show, hosted by Parent Support Specialist Mycah Lee Arellano, is a bilingual program focused...

October 24, 2013

Through Oct. 21-25, AISD will join other districts around the state to celebrate Texas Digital Citizenship Week. The week is a great time to jumpstart, renew or double-down on your school’s commitment to engaging students in learning important...

October 23, 2013

L.C. Anderson High School invites alumni, current and former staff; students and their families; and the community to celebrate its 40th anniversary with an Anniversary Program, Homecoming game and other events Oct. 25-26.Trojan Tributes, which will...

October 21, 2013

AISD welcomes children's author and illustrator Yuyi Morales to Mathews Elementary for a special reading of her newest book, Niño Wrestles the World.Born and raised in Mexico, Morales has been a radio producer and children's book creator since...

October 21, 2013

The Association for Texas Professional Educators recently featured AISD's Department of Social and Emotional Learning in its latest issue or ATPE News, the organization's quarterly magazine. The article described the benefits of SEL on students’...

October 21, 2013

This year’s National School Bus Safety Week and AISD’s Transportation Employee Appreciation Week are Oct. 21-25, 2013. AISD Transportation joins school districts and transportation agencies throughout Texas and the nation in celebrating the...

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