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May 30, 2014

On May 30, AISD Board of Trustees President Vincent Torres provided the following update regarding the selection of a search firm to assist the district in finding a new superintendent.

May 30, 2014

Salute, co-hosted by AISD and Austin Partners in Education, is the annual event that recognizes some of the district's outstanding team members for their dedication to student excellence and achievement in our schools.At the event last night, May 29...

May 29, 2014

Beginning June 23 and ending Aug. 8, Austin ISD will operate on a summer efficiency schedule to reduce energy costs. The district's average savings from the summer efficiency program is about $486,000.All schools and offices will adopt a four-day...

May 29, 2014

Austin ISD and the Long Center for the Performing Arts announced today, May 29, that they have partnered to launch eyeGO to the Arts, a new program that will increase access to the arts for young people by offering $5 tickets—for seats in all price...

May 29, 2014

More than 200 AVID seniors received their honor cords this morning, May 29, in a special ceremony at the Delco Activity Center.Several seniors spoke at the second annual ceremony about their experiences in AISD's AVID program—Advancement Via...

May 27, 2014

Join us to learn about the great things ahead for the Allan Facility. Tours will be available of the new Early Childhood Center, opening in fall 2014, and there will be a discussion of other future uses of the facility.8:15–9:30 a.m.Thursday, May...

May 23, 2014

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.  This year, I hope everyone in our school community—students, staff and families—will take a few moments to reflect on the meaning of the day and to be mindful of...

May 23, 2014

On May 23, Vincent Torres, president of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees, provided the following update on choosing a search firm to help the district find a new, permanent superintendent.

May 23, 2014

On May 23, Vincent Torres, president of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees, provided the following update on choosing a search firm to help the district find a new, permanent superintendent.

May 23, 2014

The 2014 XFit2You AISD Games are just around the corner! Join us as teams of AISD employees compete to find the fittest staff in the district.8 a.m.–3 p.m.Saturday, May 31Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones RoadThis fun competition features teams of...

May 22, 2014

¿Le interesa obtener empleo como conductor de autobús, especialista en producción alimentaria o gerente de servicios alimentarios en una institución que ofrezca un salario competitivo, beneficios y que valore a sus empleados? Si le interesa, el...

May 22, 2014

En EspañolAre you interested in a career as a bus driver, food production specialist or food service manager at an organization that offers competitive pay and benefits and values its employees? If so, Austin ISD wants to hear from you!Please join...

May 21, 2014

The James Bowie High School Outdoor Performing Ensemble was awarded a 2013 Sudler Shield by Chairman of the Sudler Shield Dale Warrenat an award ceremony and concert May 20. The jury of the Sudler Shield notified the recipients in December at the...

May 21, 2014

La seguridad de todos los estudiantes del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin es nuestra prioridad. A continuación aparecen algunos consejos de seguridad para ciclistas y peatones.Al andar en bicicleta rumbo a casa o a la escuela:Usa siempre...

May 16, 2014

The Anderson High School Robotics Team—ausTIN CANs—won the Engineering Inspiration Award in the Archimedes Division at the FIRST Robotics World Championship, April 23-26, in St. Louis.There were three other division winners at the international...

May 16, 2014

On May 16, Vincent Torres, president of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees, provided the following update on the superintendent search.

May 16, 2014

On May 16, Vincent Torres, president of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees, provided the following update to the community on the superintendent search:

May 15, 2014

En EspañolThe safety of all our students at AISD is our top priority. Here are a few ways to stay safe as pedestrians.When riding your bike to or from school:Always wear a bike helmet.Ride your bikes in a single file.Don't carry passengers on your...

May 15, 2014

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting beginning at 10 a.m. May 17 in the Carruth Administration Center, Board Auditorium, Room B100. The board has invited two executive search/recruitment services firms to make a presentation...

May 14, 2014

The Curriculum Writers Cadre is an incredible opportunity for Austin ISD to rally around what matters most—the students of the district.At the CWC, master teachers and content specialists will design and write curriculum, exemplar lessons and...

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