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November 2015

November 24, 2015

School data site Niche released its annual rankings of public high schools this week, ranking the Liberal Arts and Science Academy as the best in Texas. Rankings are based on factors including state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates,...

November 23, 2015

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, there are many things to be grateful for at Austin ISD. There is excellence in our classrooms, innovative ideas throughout the district and students making great strides. These accomplishments are because of...

November 20, 2015

The Entertainment Software Association and Austin ISD recently announced the expansion of the ESA Digital Living Project to include the Radius-STEM Readiness course.The course explores topics, such as careers in STEM, binary numbers and rational and...

November 20, 2015

Austin ISD invites area middle school students and their families to a choice fair to introduce them to unique opportunities available at all AISD middle schools.The AISD Middle School Choice Fair gives students and parents the opportunity to...

November 17, 2015

The Austin Chamber of Commerce October job openings report gives valuable insight to the available employment in the Austin area, as well as the qualifications that job-seekers need. Registered nurses, software developers and marketing managers are...

November 12, 2015

Bowie High School has been named one of 200 model Professional Learning Communities at Work by Solution Tree, a professional development organization that focuses on schools.PLCs are schools that recognize that the key to improved learning for...

November 10, 2015

Ensuring that every student succeeds requires a tailored approach to education. That includes students who are excelling and those who are struggling. For our students who are at risk of dropping out, the AISD Twilight Program offers a support...

November 9, 2015

The students and staff of the Bowie High School Culinary Arts Program unveil their new bakery at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Bulldog Bakery students will serve freshly baked cake, cookies and coffee, and will offer tours of the renovated space.Chef Richard...

November 5, 2015

At his annual State of the District address, Superintendent Paul Cruz highlighted the district's recent successes, and also acknowledged that there is still work to be done.Cruz gave his address during Austin Ed Fund's "Inspire the Future" luncheon...

November 5, 2015

The Austin ISD family includes a rich mix of people who are dedicated to public education. From classroom staff and those working behind the scenes, to volunteers who give our students the extra support they need. David Matustik is one of the 1,500...

November 4, 2015

Archer Hadley, an Austin ISD student who helped increase accessibility for people with disabilities at Austin High School, has teamed up with Akins High School to bring the wheelchair challenge to the Eagles.Hadley raised $87,000 in his first...

November 4, 2015

More than 40 alumni from the original Anderson High School attended the Trojans' football game Oct. 22 against Lehman High School at Nelson Field.The football players from the original Anderson High School joined current players on the field for the...

November 3, 2015

As our students, families and staff clean up after the Oct. 30 floods, Austin ISD focuses on providing support and resources to those impacted. Links to several resources, including information on transportation, housing and debris pick up, have...

November 1, 2015

During the storms on Oct. 30, portions of 23 classrooms at Palm Elementary School were flooded with 4–5 inches of water. Because of the damage caused by the water, Palm students will not report to school on Monday, Nov. 2. AISD restoration crews...