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October 2016

October 27, 2016

An investment in Austin ISD is an investment in our city. The Austin City Council recently approved funding to support AISD Family Resource Centers, after-school programming, parent support specialists and AISD.TV—the district's television station.

October 24, 2016

Austin ISD Food Services is providing breakfast to more students than ever with the Breakfast in the Classrooms program. The program, which AISD implemented two years ago, is offered at 25 schools as of this month.“We’re focused on expanding healthy...

October 20, 2016

The Eagle’s Eye, the Akins High School student newspaper, recently received the distinction of being named Best in Show in Newspapers at the annual Texas Association of Journalism Educators Fall Fiesta held in San Antonio.The Eagle’s Eye has a staff...

October 18, 2016

A hard day’s work is just another day in Career and Technical Education. More than 100 CTE offerings help students hone real-world skills that are directly applicable to professional work. Construction, banking and firefighting are just a few of the...

October 17, 2016

National School Bus Safety Week and AISD’s Transportation Employee Appreciation Week are Oct. 17–21.This year’s theme is “Stop on Red” to remind motorists not to pass school buses while loading and unloading students. Each year, AISD transports 22,...

October 14, 2016

The Texas Association of School Administrators announced today that Becker Elementary School teacher Allison Ashley has been chosen as the 2017 Texas Teacher of the Year.Ashley was named 2017 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year today and then...

October 14, 2016

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Austin ISD Athletics is doing its part to promote safe and healthy relationships.In partnership with the Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas Advocacy Project and SAFE, student athletes...

October 14, 2016

Civic engagement is an important part of education at Austin ISD. The district encourages students of voting age to make their voice heard by participating in the upcoming election. Travis County is strongly encouraging early voting, which is Oct....

October 13, 2016

What is a modern school? We are posing that question to the Austin community as we embark on phase two of Facility Master Plan community engagement. The answers are inspiring, and they will help us support student learning in the best way possible.

October 11, 2016

What should your neighborhood school look like in 20 years?Starting today, Austin ISD is holding another round of community meetings to get your feedback on facilities and future needs. Join us to discuss your school, your vision for facilities and...

October 11, 2016

It has taken 364 days to construct and finish the building that gave Austin ISD students the opportunity to use their construction skills to create their own learning environment.The Construction Technology Trades Building on the Crockett High...

October 7, 2016

Team AISD,Resiliency, positivity, grit and determination—these are just some of the skills that are foundational to Social and Emotional Learning. Now that AISD has implemented SEL at all of our schools, we're moving on to SEL 2.0. This next...

October 4, 2016

Join Austin ISD as we host a Twitter chat from 6–7 p.m. Oct. 6 to talk about the future of AISD programs and facilities as part of the Facility Master Plan update.During a Twitter chat, social media users agree to meet online to discuss a particular...

October 3, 2016

Austin ISD police are investigating social media threats made this weekend by people dressed as clowns against the following schools:• Austin, Bowie, Eastside Memorial, LASA and McCallum high schools• LBJ and Reagan Early College high schools•...