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April 2017

April 28, 2017

Elizabeth Polk, assistant director of library media services for Austin ISD, received the state’s top honor for library service April 20 during the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in San Antonio.Polk was awarded the prestigious Lifetime...

April 28, 2017

Austin ISD seniors basked in the glow of accomplishment at Central Texas College Signing Day, a community-wide celebration that brings together 1,000 college-bound seniors from school districts throughout the region.Inspired by the NCAA’s National...

April 28, 2017

Team AISD,April marks two significant and exciting events for our students in AISD.Earlier this month, we kicked off our annual Pre-K Registration Day for 3- and 4-year-olds.High-quality pre-kindergarten programs benefit our children, our schools...

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April 27, 2017

Five Austin ISD high schools are among the best in the nation, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.Four of the schools were among the top-ranked public high schools on the magazine's list in 2016. Akins made the top-ranked...

April 26, 2017

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted April 24 to appoint a trustee to fill the District 6 vacancy created by the recent resignation of Trustee Paul Saldaňa. The board will accept applications from people interested in the seat, and is expected to...

April 25, 2017

Austin ISD invites students and their families to two online registration events, April 29 and May 6.Join Austin ISD staff 9 a.m.–noon at Eastside Memorial High School for these Student Registration Extravaganzas.Register students for the 2017–18...

April 20, 2017

Two Murchison VEX Robotics teams excelled at the CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championships in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in early April. Both Matadors squads finished in the top 16 teams out of 93 middle school squads from around the world. The Murchison...

April 19, 2017

Team AISD,April is Autism Awareness Month, and at Austin ISD, we work hard to support all our students every day of the year—all means all.Teachers, families, community partners and administrators collaborate to help our students achieve their best...

April 14, 2017

Austin ISD invites students and their families to an online registration event April 14.Join Austin ISD staff 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Lanier High School for this all-day Registration Extravaganza.Register students for the 2017–18 school year, get help...

April 13, 2017

Team AISD,Your dedicated efforts toward educating our students have resulted in significant improvements in student achievement in AISD, including higher high school graduation rates and ACT and SAT scores that are above the state and national...

April 12, 2017

Golf is a solitary game by design—one player against the golf course. Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders freshman standout Kerrisa Limon has been playing the game since she was 6 years old, and right now, she is on a team of one. But while...

April 7, 2017

Lebon Hora, a graduating senior enrolled in the Health Science program at Eastside Memorial High School, recently became the first AISD student to pass the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam to become a medical assistant.The exam requires...

April 7, 2017

Update: Extended Audition DatesAuditions are now underway for the 2017 Austin ISD Districtwide Summer Musical, Peter Pan.AISD students who are currently in grades 5–12 are encouraged to submit an audition video through Google Classroom. No initial...

April 5, 2017

Superintendent Paul Cruz surprised four teachers in their classrooms today to announce their selection as Austin ISD's 2017 Teachers of the Year.Being selected as a Teacher of the Year is one of the highest honors the district can award its...