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November 2013

November 5, 2013

AISD continues to monitor the weather and the latest information available from the National Weather Service as more rain is expected overnight. At this time, the district anticipates schools will be open as scheduled tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 6....

November 5, 2013

On Monday, Nov. 11, more than 1,000 teachers will receive a half-day professional development workshop on arts-based instruction strategies as a part of the Any Given Child Creative Learning Initiative.Eric Booth, father of the teaching artist...

November 5, 2013

Dear Colleagues:Many of our families and school communities were devastated by last week’s severe flooding in Austin. Over the weekend, I visited affected neighborhoods, particularly in southeast Austin. I walked the streets, talked to families, and...

November 4, 2013

 Anderson High School's robotics and engineering team will host this month's Tech Talks, a free information session that helps students understand their educational and career opportunities through the district's STEM programs. This month's speakers...

November 4, 2013

AISD faculty members are invited to attend the first ever Edcamp Austin, which is a free ‘un-conference’ hosted at Crockett High School, Saturday Nov. 9.An unconference is a participant-driven professional development, where teachers (and...

November 4, 2013

Austin ISD's number one priority continues to be the safety of our students, families and staff members. Below is a list of the resources available to our school community, information on employee time off and ways you can help.

November 4, 2013

Austin ISD held an official dedication ceremony for the Janis Guerrero Thompson Elementary School on Sunday, Nov. 3. The dedication ceremony featured remarks by Board President Vince Torres, Trustee Ann Tiech and Director of Construction Management...

November 3, 2013

Perez Elementary School will be open tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 4. AISD has been working with City of Austin officials, including Austin Energy and the Austin Police Department, to ensure the safety and well-being of students, staff members and families...

November 1, 2013

The McCallum Fine Arts Academy will host two workshops for students who are interested in auditioning for the fine arts magnet high school.

November 1, 2013

Austin community members can now support Austin ISD and other local school districts by adding a few dollars to their utility bills. The added money goes to school districts, parks and libraries or to individuals experiencing extraordinary...

November 1, 2013

The Austin Disaster Relief Network is seeking volunteers to help provide relief to families affected by this week's flooding. Review the needs below to learn more about how you can help. 

November 1, 2013

Eastside Memorial High School will host a Harvest Fest that brings together resources for the community and provides a forum for celebration with food, games and live music. ResourcesThe festival will offer free flus shots and immunizations for the...

November 1, 2013

Blazier and Palm elementary schools will resume classes today following severe weather that dumped up to 10 inches of rain in some parts of Austin and caused flooding and power outages.Families of students who attend the campuses were informed by...

November 1, 2013

Classes at LCPL Nicholas Perez Elementary School have been cancelled due to road conditions in the neighborhood and leading up to the school.The school hopes to resume regular school hours at the campus on Monday.Families who need support...

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