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September 2016

September 30, 2016

Ausitn ISD police are investigating social media threats made by people dressed as clowns against Reagan and Travis Early College High Schools and Martin Middle School. Schools across the state and the country have received similar threats today and...

September 30, 2016

Does your heart race for robots? Are you vying for virtual classrooms? Do you see stars for circuitry? Then you probably love the tech surge happening at Austin ISD.

September 29, 2016

This weekend, Austin ISD partners with EdSurge to host a technology for schools summit. The summit is an opportunity for Austin-area educators and administrators to network with software developers and give valuable input and feedback on existing...

September 29, 2016

Matthew Demerson had a lofty goal—so he decided to build a couple of them to accomplish it.The Bowie High School junior and Eagle Scout candidate led his fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 403 in collecting donations to build soccer goals at Casey...

September 28, 2016

This morning, Austin ISD CFO Nicole Conley testified on the current school finance system, focusing on the hardships created for AISD by the recapture system. Good afternoon, Chairman Otto, Chairman Aycock and members of the Committees. My name is...

September 27, 2016

Paredes Middle School is operational again, and classes will resume tomorrow, Sept. 28. Some students will attend classes in other rooms on campus, but all students should arrive for class for their normal B day schedule tomorrow. All after-school...

September 26, 2016

This weekend, a pipe burst on the third floor of the Paredes Middle School academic building, flooding classrooms, the basement and administrative spaces.Because of ongoing work to clean up and restore the building, all classes are canceled for...

Kealing Middle School
September 26, 2016

When walking into a seventh-grade classroom, voting and politics likely aren’t the first things that come to mind, even in an election year. Thoughts of math, science, tests, homework and what’s for lunch abound. But during an election year, if you...

September 25, 2016

This weekend, a pipe burst on the third floor of the academic building at Paredes Middle School. The flooding damaged classrooms, the basement and administrative spaces.Because of the damage caused by the flooding, there will be no classes at...

September 23, 2016

Mathews students, parents and teachers share memoriesMathews Elementary School brought many generations together for one big celebration today at its 100th anniversary celebration.Pat Cloud attended Mathews from first through sixth grade, skipping...

September 22, 2016

Austin ISD awards belated high school diplomas to veterans whose service prevented them from finishing high school.Veterans who are eligible have served in World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Iraq War, War in Afghanistan, or any...

September 22, 2016

Austin ISD students are making great academic strides and making a great name for our district. They are exceeding national standards and achieving accolades from the state. Last week, the Texas Education Agency released their academic distinctions...

September 21, 2016

Travis Early College High School football coach Joe Frank Martinez said he was motivated by the July 7 attack on Dallas police officers to bring together his athletes and police officers."Something just got my attention," Martinez said. "I wanted...

September 14, 2016

"Literacy can change the trajectory of life." These are wise words from Literacy First Director Dr. Mary Ellen Issacs, and I couldn't agree more. The path to educational success is grounded in the ability to read and comprehend the subject matter at...

September 14, 2016

Austin voters approved bonds for the AISD Performing Arts Center, South Soccer Field and Burger Center. To ensure funds from the AISD bond program are spent wisely, the Community Bond Oversight Committee is seeking feedback from teachers, team...

September 13, 2016

Austin ISD is pleased to announce a partnership with Edgenuity to provide an innovative and engaging way for high school students to prepare for college, career and life. A leader in “blended learning,” Edgenuity uses a combination of...

September 12, 2016

Austin ISD celebrates the second year of partnering with Marathon Kids to encourage students to incorporate physical activity into every day.Through the collaboration, AISD elementary school teachers will use the Marathon Kids research-based...

September 8, 2016

Student lunches got a touch sweeter today with the debut of Carter Hull's BBQ Sauce to accompany barbecue items in all Austin ISD middle schools and high schools. The brown sugar-based sauce was created by Murchison Middle School student Carter Hull...

September 8, 2016

Team AISD, Austin ISD has 130 schools throughout 230 square miles of Central Texas. Our schools are more than just buildings. They are learning environments that support our students and your work; they support our agile and responsive district. We...

September 6, 2016

Commitment to excellence, effort and teamwork are on full display every week under the Friday night lights, and not just from Austin ISD's standout football teams.The district is honoring some of Austin's finest police officers prior to kickoff...