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February 2015

February 24, 2015

Austin ISD will host a Sustainability Resource Fair from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St.The fair will showcase resources to help AISD schools focus on recycling, composting and other ways to keep...

February 23, 2015

More than 10,000 students and their families attended the ninth annual La Feria Para Aprender this past weekend. Austin ISD Superintendent Paul Cruz was one of five special guests who kicked off La Feria activities. He was joined by Congressman...

February 19, 2015

When forecasts of winter weather and hazardous road conditions force the school district to delay start times or close for the day, the first thing Austin school district leaders think about is how the decision will affect our students and families.

February 19, 2015

Martin Middle School seventh-grader Carlos Venegas has been honored with the Keep Austin Beautiful 2015 Youth Achievement Award. Venegas participated in a project at Lady Bird Lake. He pulled an eight-foot log out of the water and investigated the...

February 18, 2015

UPDATE: Because of weather conditions, the event start time is delayed until 10 a.m.Bowie High School is proud to host the first Austin ISD Technology Fair, showcasing technologies used in classrooms throughout the district. Teachers will...

February 18, 2015

We are fortunate in Austin to have individuals and agencies that want to support our schools. Some are taking the lead on an alternative approach to school improvement. Community schools is an evidence-based model that has led to successful school...

February 13, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has selected 15 Austin ISD students as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. Students from Anderson, Bowie, LASA and McCallum High Schools were selected."It is quite an honor for Anderson to...

February 12, 2015

Team AISD,Environmental science, culinary arts, animation, welding and construction technology. These are just a few of the courses we offer at Austin ISD to equip our students with the skills they need for life after graduation. They are among the...

February 11, 2015

The Eastside Memorial Vertical Team has been selected to be the next group of schools to join the Creative Learning Initiative. They will join the CLI in the 2015–16 school year.A committee of parents, teachers and administrators participating in...

February 6, 2015

Hi! This is Pauline Caldwell, a sixth-grader at Mathews Elementary. I am shadowing Ms. Blair at Austin ISD, and I get to learn about all of the cool things she does.Today also happens to be the Go Red day where everyone in Austin ISD participates in...

February 5, 2015

On Feb. 4, Bedichek Middle School was selected to join the ranks of approximately 140 AVID National Demonstration Schools.AVID—Advancement Via Individual Determination—is a kindergarten through postsecondary curriculum that aims to turn...

February 4, 2015

Great things are happening all over our district. This week, I'm proud to recognize Austin ISD counselors and Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy.

February 4, 2015

Beginning April 6, parents will be able to register students online through the Parent Cloud.Parents can already check students’ grades, schedules, attendance and vaccinations with a few clicks. This most recent update to the cloud will allow...

February 3, 2015

El Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin le invita a aprender inglés y obtener un certificado que le puede abrir puertas a un mejor futuro. Para preguntas, contacto Norma Garza Mittanck a (512) 414-0023 o norma.garzamittanck@austinisd.org. Centro...

February 2, 2015

Dr. Paul Cruz, Superintendent at Austin Independent School District was the keynote speaker at the Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin and HABLA's "Shaping the Community" event. His vision is clear: Making sure every AISD student has...

February 2, 2015

Calling all poets! The second annual Vision+Voice student poetry contest is seeking your submissions.Vision+Voice is a partnership between Austin ISD and the Department of Arts and Humanities at Austin Community College.A panel of published poets...

February 2, 2015

The Austin ISD 2014–15 Parent and Families Survey is now open and accepting responses through March 31.Parents throughout the district are encouraged to participate so they can share input on district and campus performance.The survey includes...