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March 2017

March 22, 2017

 This morning, Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster Steve Summers officially invited the Austin High School Band to perform at London’s 2018 New Year’s Day Parade.“We’re excited to represent our school, our town and our country,” said Austin...

March 21, 2017

Team AISD, Some of the greatest minds in the world convene once a year at Austin’s SXSWedu festival. AISD is proud to have taken part once again, showcasing our students and programming. Our booth at the SXSWedu Expo featured a variety of programs...

March 21, 2017

After months of independent analysis and community collaboration, the Facilities and Bond Planning Advisory Committee is nearing completion of the recommended Facility Master Plan.This week, community members on the trustee-appointed FABPAC are...

March 20, 2017

Dear Team AISD, I want to make you aware of an opportunity for the Austin community to support our public schools. Save Texas Schools will be holding a statewide rally at the capitol from 10 a.m.–noon March 25, to support fair and equitable funding...

March 20, 2017

For the first time in program history, the McCallum High School bowling team will travel to the state tournament hoping to strike gold.After winning eight of 10 matches in the regional tournament earlier this month, the Knights will battle bowling's...

March 20, 2017

The annual 2016–17 Vision+Voice poetry contest, a collaboration between Austin ISD and Austin Community College, has announced the winners of this year's competition. Winning poems from students at every grade level will be paired with art by an ACC...

March 10, 2017

Austin ISD will be closed for Spring Break, March 13–17. All AISD offices and schools will be closed during this time. The district will resume regular business hours Monday, March 20.

March 9, 2017

Ann Richards School for Young Women won its first state championship in a UIL competition.Ann Richards student Brooke Brogan won the UIL State Champion in division 2 for her short film, “The Garden,” in the traditional animation category. Brogan...

March 8, 2017

March is National Youth Art Month, a time to celebrate our incredible fine arts programs and to showcase the great talents of our student artists. At every grade level, our students create impressive works of art in all mediums, from photography to...

March 8, 2017

Anderson High School junior Hayden Sipple had never suited up for Trojans athletics. But when AHS track and field coach Daniel Hunter spied Sipple's incredible strength several months ago, the coach said he knew that had to change."I watched Hayden...

March 7, 2017

Austin ISD hosts a special SXSWedu premiere of stories from students about how they are supported, challenged and encouraged to succeed.Student films—representing 17 AISD high schools—capture the richness and diversity of life in the district’s high...

March 3, 2017

The old-school cafeteria lunch is a thing of the past at Austin ISD. Under the direction of Anneliese Tanner, our food services department is mixing things up—and getting rave reviews. Breakfast in the classroom has expanded from eight to 30...

David Thang and Ms. Wellborn
March 1, 2017

"Imagine the Possibilities," the 2017 theme of Austin ISD's Youth Art Month, kicked off with the signing of a student-designed billboard.Travis Early College High School art student David Thang signed his artwork on the billboard at 1614 Montopolis...