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February 2014

February 27, 2014

Students who are enrolled in the Health Practicum course of the Health Tech Education program at Eastside Memorial High School are currently participating in clinical rotations at Seton Main Hospital in Austin.

February 26, 2014

Austin ISD has developed new user-friendly materials to help Principals, CAC co-chairs, and CAC members get the most from our Campus Advisory Councils. Examples of these resources include a calendar of activities, brief narrated training...

February 25, 2014

The late start scheduled for Austin ISD high schools this Thursday, Feb. 27, has been canceled to make up instructional time lost due to inclement weather.AISD will have a regular, full instructional day on Thursday, February 27, and classes will be...

February 25, 2014

Austin ISD is providing guidance related to honoring the time worked by employees to ensure safety and preparedness in the areas of transportation, facilities, food services and police operations during the series of bad weather days where the...

February 24, 2014

Austin ISD appreciates the cooperation of staff members, students and families during the inclement weather days earlier this year, which caused district-wide cancelations and late-starts at AISD schools and district offices. When school is closed...

February 21, 2014

This weekend, Austin ISD will be honoring the heritage of African-Americans and their legacies, which can be seen throughout the school district. The district also will honor students for academic success and community members for their leadership...

February 21, 2014

Perez Elementary School students were the first in Central Texas to benefit from a joint effort between the Austin Community Foundation and Essilor Vision Foundation bringing a mobile vision van to Central Texas.“More than 85 percent of learning...

February 21, 2014

Joint Subcommittees of the Austin City Council, Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees and Travis County Commissioner’s Court made recommendations for retaining families in Central Austin and keeping public schools strong. This report...

February 21, 2014

Methods for Academic and Personal Success is an AISD program/course designed to help freshmen during their transition to high school. MAPS first begin when the Austin High School Freshman Initiative Committee sought to enhance opportunities for...

February 20, 2014

Blazier Elementary School and Education Austin worked together with First Book to coordinate a Virtual Book Drive to promote literacy. The teachers and administrators at Blazier worked tirelessly to raise more than $1,900 so their 900 students can...

February 18, 2014

Kimberly Hart, the Outreach and Education Program Manager for the Austin Animal Center recently visited students enrolled in the Principles of Health Science courses at Eastside Memorial High School. Hart provided students with information about...

February 17, 2014

The Kennedy Center's Education Division of the National Partnerships held its annual Any Given Child (AGC) Exchange in Arlington, VA on February 11-12, 2014.The AGC Exchange convenes selected cities to share best practices and new strategies around...

February 13, 2014

Austin ISD appreciates your cooperation during the recent inclement weather days, which caused district-wide cancelations and late starts at AISD schools and district offices.As per the AISD board approved 2013-14 school year calendar, Monday, Feb....

February 12, 2014

Ten students from Murchison Middle School attended the Texas Junior Classical League Latin Convention on Feb. 8 and competed in academic, mythology, speaking, art, and costume competitions. Murchison's Latin Club took home nine awards...

February 11, 2014

6:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 —All AISD schools and offices are operating on a normal schedule.2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 —AISD is back to normal operations today, Tuesday, Feb. 11. This includes athletic and fine arts events and other activities...

February 10, 2014

Educate Texas network represents about 770,000 students and 50,000 teachersSuperintendent Meria Carstarphen has been elected 2014 chair of the Texas Urban Council of Superintendents, a network of the largest urban school districts in Texas...

February 7, 2014

Due to weather-related schedule changes, the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders and the Kealing and Fulmore magnet programs have extended the student application due date to Thursday, Feb. 13.Please contact the schools for more information....

February 6, 2014

10:55 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7 — AISD will return to normal operations after 4:45 p.m. today, Friday, Feb.7.This includes athletic and fine arts events and other activities scheduled for this evening and throughout the weekend. Participants in district-...

February 5, 2014

De acuerdo con información del Servicio Nacional Meteorológico, el área de Austin podría experimentar lluvia y temperaturas heladas el jueves y viernes  de esta semana. El distrito abrira sus escuelas y oficinas el juevez, 6 de febrero con una...

February 5, 2014

 The Office of Educator Quality is pleased to announce the names of Austin ISD teachers who have achieved certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.  Austin ISD’s 24 newlycertified and 8 renewed National Board...

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