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June 2016

June 27, 2016

Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive—even when school is out. Through the Summer Food Service Program, Austin ISD will continue to serve free breakfast and lunch to local children and teens 18 and younger, regardless of economic...

June 23, 2016

The Austin ISD end-of-year report showcases the district's work in 2015–16, including a scorecard preliminary update, major initiatives and work moving forward. Highlights include achieving an all-time high graduation rate, surpassing every Texas...

June 16, 2016

Over the next three years, AISD plans to expand initiative to more schools The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded Austin ISD $1.75 million to build upon the lessons the district learned during the planning initiative to deepen and expand parent...

June 15, 2016

Team AISD: Mandatory training for AISD’s new Business Operations for Learning and Teaching—BOLT—is underway.The new system, which integrates the district’s human capital and finance applications, rolls out July 1. Will you be ready?All AISD...

June 14, 2016

The Texas Education Agency has announced that results for the STAAR 3–8 assessments that were due to be published on June 15 have been delayed until July 5.AISD will mail the Confidential Student Reports for these results upon their receipt in July....

June 13, 2016

Most parents dream of the day their child will walk across the stage at graduation. But for Consolacion Gamez, a mother of an LBJ Early College High School student, seeing her son walk across the stage wasn’t something she expected even a month ago....

June 13, 2016

The Texas Commissioner of Education recently announced the cancellation of the June STAAR SSI test administration for grades 5 and 8 due to ongoing reporting issues with the state's testing vendor."It is unfortunate that ETS continues to have data...

June 8, 2016

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. I heard that quote recently and shared it with some of our 4,000+ #AISDProud graduates who walked the stage last week. These students have made amazing accomplishments and...

June 6, 2016

Beginning June 6 and ending Aug. 12, Austin ISD will operate on a summer efficiency schedule.All schools and offices adopt a four-day week during this time. Business hours will be 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday–Thursday. All district and campus offices will...

June 4, 2016

More than 500 Akins Eagles received their diplomas at the Frank Erwin Center today as they completed their high school careers.The school's namesake, Charles Akins, attended the celebration and addressed the graduates.Akins was ranked as one of the...

June 3, 2016

No sooner had red and black balloons descended from the rafters than Bowie graduates were asked to shelter in place until bad weather relented. But even a little thunder and lightning couldn't dampen the spirits of Bulldog Nation on Friday night at...

June 3, 2016

With promising futures ahead of them, more than 200 Travis Early College High School graduates received their diplomas Friday at the Erwin Center."Many of you may be scared about life after high school," salutatorian Eduardo Bahena-Rodriguez told...

June 3, 2016

Amid cheering families and friends, Crockett High School bid farewell to the Class of 2016 on Friday at the Frank Erwin Center."Today we say goodbye to everything that was familiar, and everything that was comfortable," said class salutatorian Misty...

June 3, 2016

Anderson High School Principal Donna Houser, retiring after nearly 40 years of service to Austin ISD, made sure her final graduation address was a poignant one."I'm glad I saved one of the best for last," Houser said of the nearly 600-strong...

June 2, 2016

The Austin High Class of 2016 crossed the stage to receive their diplomas applauded by hundreds of family members and friends.As a class, the Austin High seniors have been awarded more than $9 million in college scholarships.U.S. News & World...

June 2, 2016

The Lanier High School class of 2016 crossed the stage at the Frank Erwin Center today to the loud cheers of friends and families.A proud group of more than 280 Vikings became official Lanier alumni, joining the likes of AISD trustees Ann Teich and...

June 2, 2016

Families and friends filled the seats at the Frank Erwin Center this afternoon to celebrate the Jaguars' classes of 2016.LBJ Early College High School and the Liberal Arts and Science Academy graduated more than 350 seniors, collectively.Cynthia...

June 2, 2016

Congratulations to the Knights’ class of 2016 for reaching new heights while continuing their school’s proud tradition of academic excellence and success in fine arts.The McCallum students in the Peer Assisted Leadership program mentored 144...

June 1, 2016

Garza Independence High School celebrated 70 graduates on Wednesday evening. The school's namesake, Gonzalo Garza, addressed the graduates and their friends and families at the Frank Erwin Center."Congratulations on your great success," he said...

June 1, 2016

Proud parents, family and friends filled the Frank Erwin Center in celebration as Austin ISD celebrated more than 100 graduating seniors of Eastside Memorial High School. Superintendent Paul Cruz highlighted the school's achievements, including...

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