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December 2013

December 10, 2013

Dear Team AISD,As the winter break approaches, we are coming together to provide you with an update on compensation.  As part of AISD’s consultation process, the district and Education Austin worked together to reach an agreement about compensation...

December 9, 2013

Last week during the 28th Annual Keep Austin Beautiful Awards Luncheon, the Keep Austin Beautiful organization honored Pickle Elementary School as the best of the best in Austin for their campus beautification efforts. The school was...

December 6, 2013

Austin ISD invites prospective students and their families to a school choice fair to introduce them to unique opportunities available through the Fulmore and Kealing magnet programs, the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, the Fine Arts...

December 6, 2013

Community members cast more than 3,300 votes for librarian in Ballet Austin contestJeanie Tuttle, a librarian at Clayton Elementary School, will star as Mother Ginger in Ballet Austin’s opening night performance of “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m....

December 6, 2013

FridayAll out-of-district indoor and outdoor activities and events have been canceled for Friday, Dec. 6 due to inclement weather. Additionally, outdoor activities and events happening in-district have also been canceled for Friday.All in-door in-...

December 6, 2013

Due to weather and road conditions, AISD will delay the start time for classes, buses and offices by two hours this morning, Friday, Dec. 6.AISD asks parents to please add extra time to their commutes and to expect road closures and traffic delays....

December 5, 2013

AISD continues to monitor the weather and the latest information available from the National Weather Service as rains, coupled with freezing temperatures, are expected overnight. However, the district recognizes that the true impact of the inclement...

December 5, 2013

Prospective students and their families are invited to a school choice fair hosted by Austin ISD to introduce them to unique opportunities available through the Fulmore and Kealing magnet programs, the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders,...

December 5, 2013

Blackshear Elementary School is putting its own spin on “Take your Son or Daughter to Work Day” by hosting  “Take Your Parents to School” the week of Dec. 16-20.Throughout the week, parents will schedule time in their son or daughter’s classroom to...

December 5, 2013

AISD continues to monitor the weather and the latest information available from the National Weather Service as rains, coupled with freezing temperatures, are expected overnight. However, the district recognizes that the true impact of the inclement...

December 5, 2013

AISD continues to monitor the weather and the latest information available from the National Weather Service as rains, coupled with freezing temperatures, are expected overnight. However, the district recognizes that the true impact of the inclement...

December 4, 2013

Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, Garcia and Pearce will operate as single-gender schools, where our exemplary staff will deliver focused, customized curriculum that results in students’ continued academic success and provides them with the...

December 3, 2013

Dear AISD Community,Every year as part of our annual reporting rhythm, I present an update of the district’s goals, achievements, and challenges.  This year, I put a call out to our staff and students to help us tell our story, and, through this...

December 2, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin recently recognized four Austin ISD high schools for their participation in the College Readiness Assignments Field Test (CRAFT) program during the 2012-2013 school year. Faculty at Anderson, Austin, Bowie, LBJ, and...

December 2, 2013

Akins High School students won big in a Central Texas competition and in the process helped fight against hunger.Akins students participated in the Capital Area Food Bank “Canstruction” competition last month, and won Best High School Entry for a...

December 2, 2013

Education Austin hears all of the time about the struggle for teachers to inspire students who are Title-I to become great readers without access to high-quality books.Inspiring a love for reading and learning is a critical part to helping our...

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