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May 2015

May 11, 2015

Austin ISD’s Liberal Arts and Science Academy has received another accolade, this time being ranked ninth in the United States by college data website Niche for best academics.The site made its rankings of public high schools based on a variety of...

May 11, 2015

The Eastside Memorial High School Pantherettes Dance Team has been named the National Varsity Small Team Military Champions and National Varsity Small Team Prop Champions.  The Pantherettes competed at the Halftime Entertainment National...

May 11, 2015

Austin ISD is proud to recognize the AISD Police Department during National Police Week. Working around the clock, the AISD Police Department establishes a safe and secure environment for students to learn, grow and succeed inside and outside of the...

May 7, 2015

Teaching in the classroom was one of the most challenging and rewarding parts of my career. I know firsthand how hard teachers work. They fill many roles – as listeners, explorers, role models, motivators and mentors.

May 7, 2015

Austin ISD is proud to announce that Becky Jurgensen has been selected as School Nurse of the Year and Maryke Benner as School Health Assistant of the Year.Jurgensen is the nurse at The Rosedale School, which serves students with complex medical and...

May 6, 2015

Mathews Elementary School will induct three community members into the Mathews Hall of Honor, recognizing the significant effect their lives of service have made in the Austin community. The 2015 annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony begins at 9:...

May 6, 2015

Council for a Strong America held a press conference at Austin ISD’s Uphaus Early Childhood Center on April 21 to support funding Pre-K. Austin ISD Police Department Capt. Chris Evoy, Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo and Travis County...

May 5, 2015

National Bike to School Day began in 2012, working with the League of American Cyclists to coordinate events for National Bike Month. Students throughout the U.S. may ride their bikes to school May 6. Drivers can help keep everyone safe by watching...

May 5, 2015

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4–8. AISD’s recognition will continue throughout the month—and includes Salute on Tuesday, May 19, at the AISD Performing Arts Center.This is a wonderful opportunity for school communities to celebrate AISD’s more...

May 4, 2015

AISD is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.During the month of May, all AISD staff are challenged to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day. Students...

May 2, 2015

Austin ISD wants your feedback about the district’s preliminary budget. Throughout the month of May, AISD will host community budget conversations to discuss strategic investment in priorities, projected shortfalls, long-range financial planning and...

May 1, 2015

Since Jan. 19, Lanier and Crockett high school students, teachers and staff have been participating in a marathon—a race to read 1 million pages.The schools’ librarians, Emily Hersh and Claudia Gibson, set the challenge and the rules. Books,...

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