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May 2015

May 29, 2015

Oak Hill Elementary School welcomed incoming principal Lori Komassa this week with a meet-and-greet reception and a special assembly at the school. Komassa was hired to replace outgoing principal Cathryn Mitchell, who accepted a position at Gorzycki...

May 27, 2015

Linder Elementary School students brought their game with “Trash Basketball,” the winning video in the Landfill Waste Reduction Video Contest.The Hispanic Austin Leadership Environmental Sustainability Team sponsored the...

May 27, 2015

Team AISD,Last night, AISD hosted the annual retirement dinner. We gathered to celebrate teachers, principals, librarians, counselors, clerical staff and other employees who have helped shape the future for our students. Excitement, anticipation and...

May 26, 2015

On May 21, participants in this year's UpClose program were honored during a ceremony graduation ceremony at the Baker Center.During the past year, participants learned about the district's curriculum and instruction, safety and security, campus...

May 25, 2015

All Austin ISD classes, buses and offices will operate on a regular schedule tomorrow, May 26.Todas las escuelas, autobuses y oficinas del Austin ISD operarán con horario regular mañana, 26 de mayo.

May 25, 2015

The Department of Communications and Community Engagement is working with Sendero Health Plans on a billboard campaign to support the district's enrollment priorities. Sendero has donated eight billboards in neighborhoods with Title 1 schools, which...

May 22, 2015

Bowie High School senior Celina Luckevich has been named first-place winner of the Austin ISD sustainability design contest. Luckevich’s submission was selected from 30 student entries.

May 21, 2015

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as Quevette Terrell, our district’s 2015 teacher of the year, accepted her award by thanking her mother for adopting her as an infant and instilling the values that make her a great teacher. Ms. Terrell, who...

May 21, 2015

On Tuesday evening, Austin ISD, in collaboration with Austin Partners in Education, celebrated teachers and staff at Salute. The annual event recognizes some of the district's outstanding team members for their continued dedication to student...

May 20, 2015

The lead partners of the Creative Learning Initiative—MINDPOP, Austin ISD and the city of Austin—on May 19 announced the 2015 Creative Learning Leader Award nominees and winners for the Award of Excellence.The awards recognize the leadership and...

May 19, 2015

The Austin Area Jazz Festival is honoring Don Haynes with the Music Legend Award.Haynes has served as the band director at LBJ High School for the past 39 years and is retiring at the end of this school year.Mark Terry, the CEO of the Austin Area...

May 19, 2015

Faculty, students, trustees and special guests gathered at Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy on May 18 as the school received a grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries.Blackshear was one of six Austin ISD schools to...

May 19, 2015

More than 20 Austin-area professionals visited T. A. Brown Elementary School to speak with students about college and careers. The speakers shared stories May 18 about their professions and how they used their skills and personal interests to...

May 19, 2015

I know the feeling of coming to a new country, with a different language and culture, to enroll our children in school. This is the reason why I love what I do. I can identify with the families coming to AISD for various reasons to encounter a new...

May 14, 2015

Conversation Corps, a program of facilitated dialogue on important community issues, will focus on budget priorities during the month of May.Community members are encouraged to attend and share their thoughts on how tax dollars are spent. Input from...

May 14, 2015

David Matustik, deputy communications director for the city of Austin, has been a Austin Partners in Education Classroom Coach for the past seven years. Each week, he spends 45 minutes reading with second-graders at St. Elmo Elementary School....

May 14, 2015

Team AISD,In early June, our district will celebrate together as more than 4,000 seniors cross the stage to receive their diplomas.All of our graduates arrived at this place with the support of many teachers and other staff over the years. We can...

May 14, 2015

For the second consecutive year, the Bedichek Middle School Junior Marine Corps earned top national honors.The National Middle School Drill Team Championship is the largest annual JROTC competition in the nation and draws thousands of...

May 14, 2015

Five schools—Anderson, Austin, Bowie, Liberal Arts Science Academy and McCallum high schools—reclaimed spots on the publication’s annual list of "Best High Schools." The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders and Akins High School were ranked...

May 12, 2015

Austin ISD is proud to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month, May 1–31.More than 85 speech language pathologists serve students in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the district.Speech language pathologists evaluate and treat...

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