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January 2014

January 31, 2014

Update: The 2013-2014 AISD parent survey is now closed. Results will be analyzed and reported for each school and the district by June 2014 on the AISD website at the following location: http://www.austinisd.org/dre/searchThe AISD 2013-14 Parent...

January 31, 2014

The Austin School District continues to accept applications for school transfers for the 2014-15 school year. The deadline to apply for priority transfers and non-priority transfers to be considered during the first-round lottery selection is today...

January 31, 2014

The Austin Independent School District's 2012-13 Annual Report is now available to download online.  The publication is produced annually by the Department of Communications and Community Engagement and provides families, staff...

January 30, 2014

Strengthening schools is everyone's business.More than ever, schools are in need of community support to ensure success. Won't you help grant school wishes?Visit austinpartners.org/partner to search school wish lists for in-kind and monetary...

January 30, 2014

On Monday, Austin ISD’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution to honor Dr. Marvin C. Griffin, a lifelong learner, community leader and first African American elected to serve as president of the board.Griffin, who passed away Dec. 25 at the age of...

January 30, 2014

This week, Austin ISD’s Board of Trustees approved new principal appointments for McBee Elementary School and Covington Middle School, effective Feb. 24.Margarita De La Rosa will be the principal of McBee Elementary School. She has 15 years of...

January 29, 2014

Austin area students, teachers and parents have envisioned a bright green future through a variety of hands-on learning projects that encompass composting systems, rainwater harvesting, organic gardens, bike academies, and wildlife habitats.

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January 29, 2014

Austin ISD employees and their families are invited to attend the district’s first Employee Health Fair on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Crockett High School, 5601 Manchaca Road.The fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will provide employees with the...

January 29, 2014

Austin ISD has canceled late start for all high schools in the district.Late start is being canceled to make up instructional time lost due to inclement weather we experienced during the last few days. This means that we will have a regular, full...

January 29, 2014

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Austin ISD launched the Thank A Million Teachers program at Anderson High School as a national initiative led by Farmers Insurance to thank every teacher in the country. Principal Donna Houser opened the Thank A...

January 28, 2014

In light of new weather developments late this morning, and based off of the latest information available to AISD by the National Weather Service (NWS), Austin’s Emergency Operations Center and the City of Austin, all schools and district offices...

January 27, 2014

January is dedicated to honoring some of the hardest working members of Team AISD: our Board of Trustees. This month is School Board Recognition Month and Austin ISD invites its families, staff and community members to recognize the nine members of...

January 27, 2014

This evening, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Austin area until noon tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 28. Out of an abundance of caution, Austin ISD will open schools and run district buses on a two-hour delay tomorrow....

January 27, 2014

Update since original post: The information in this announcement has been updated since it was posted at 5:30 p.m. AISD is scheduled to operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 28. For the most recent information, please review the new announcement...

January 24, 2014

The Austin Independent School District will return to normal operations today, Friday, Jan. 24, after 5 p.m., including athletic events and other activities scheduled for this evening and throughout the weekend. Varisy AISD games are still scheduled...

January 23, 2014

Based on information from the National Weather Service and Austin’s Emergency Operations Center, all schools and district offices will be closed today Jan. 24, due to inclement weather. We plan to resume regular school and district hours on...

January 22, 2014

Oak Hill Elementary School was recently awarded the gold-level award from Texas Parent Teacher Association for its outstanding website, which serves as a one-stop site for parents, students and faculty.  The site, launched in 2008 and managed by...

January 22, 2014

The Ladies of Distinction were honored by the African American Heritage Committee on Jan. 20 at the state Capitol for their volunteer services in their community. This was an amazing honor that showed a true representation of how positive things do...

January 22, 2014

As per the Education Code, “instructional materials selected for use in public schools shall be furnished without cost to students attending those schools”.  Each school district is entitled to an annual allotment from the state instructional...

January 20, 2014

Are you interested in volunteering your time to help a student? If so, Austin Partners In Education (APIE) needs you.APIE offers Math and Reading Classroom Coaching to Austin ISD schools who are in need of Volunteer Tutors.These coaches provide...

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