Announcements

Travis High School Hosts Annual Tamalada

Students, teachers, parents and community members joined forces Thursday at Travis High School to make more than 40 dozen pork and chicken tamales.This was the eighth year for Travis High's tamalada, or tamale-making party, which welcomes members of the…

Highlight Reel: AISD Athletics 2014

Congratulations to AISD athletics teams for their accomplishments in 2014. You make the district #AISDproud!

Allison Elementary Earns Second Place at Central Texas First Lego League Robotics Competition

On Saturday, Dec. 13, the Allison Elementary Robotics Team competed in the Central Texas First Lego League Robotics Competition. The team earned the second place robotics award and the second place overall champions.

Anderson High School Hosts the IB Experience

On January 15, 2015, Anderson High School will host The IB Experience, an information session about the school's International Baccalaureate program.

Austin is a Hands-free City

An announcement from the City of Austin: A new City of Austin ordinance prohibits the use of all electronic hand-held devices while operating a vehicle or bicycle. To avoid fines up to $500, put your phone away or consider using a hands-free system...

Austin ISD Holiday Break

Austin ISD will be closed Dec. 20, 2014, through Jan. 4, 2015, for the holiday break. The last day of classes is Dec. 18; the last day for staff is Dec. 19.Classes and work schedules resume Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.We wish everyone a safe and restful holiday…

Voters Choose Gordon, Saldaña, Pace in Trustee Runoff Election

Voters elected Edmund “Ted” Gordon, Paul Saldaña and Kendall Pace as the three newest members of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees.Today’s runoff election decided the races in geographical districts 1 and 6, and the District 9 at-large position. Those…

More Than 40,500 Voters Cast Ballots Early in Trustee Runoff

More than 40,500 voters turned out during early voting in the runoff election to decide three seats on the Austin ISD Board of Trustees. Candidates in districts 1, 6 and 9 faced each other in today's runoff after none earned 50 percent or more of the vote in…

Austin ISD Announces Schools Frozen to Transfers for 2015–16

Each year, Austin ISD determines which schools should be frozen to transfers because they have, or are expected to have, enrollments that exceed their capacities.Some schools also are frozen to maintain stability in tracking patterns.The administration will…

Trustees Name Dr. Paul Cruz Sole Finalist for AISD Superintendent

Former chief schools officer, deputy commissioner for dropout prevention has led initiatives to increase student achievement across Austin AUSTIN, Texas—Tonight, Austin ISD’s Board of Trustees named Paul Cruz, Ph.D., as the sole finalist for the permanent…

President Torres: Best Wishes for Holiday Season from Trustees

AISD and Austin Community Members:On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I want to take this opportunity to wish our staff, students and families a safe and restful holiday season. And, whether you will be traveling or staying close to home, we hope that you…

Trustees Name Lauro Dávalos as Principal of Pickle Elementary School

Tonight, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved the appointment of José Lauro Dávalos as the principal of Pickle Elementary School.Dávalos currently serves as high school office administrative supervisor in AISD’s high schools office. In this role, he…