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May 2017

May 31, 2017

Garza Independence High School honored 100 seniors at their graduation ceremony this evening at the Frank Erwin Center.The ceremony included an address by the school's namesake, Gonzalo Garza."Good friends are like stars," he told the students. "You...

May 31, 2017

Reagan Early College High School graduated 235 high school seniors today in a ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center.This is the third year Reagan students have been able to earn college credit, including associate degrees, as part of the Early College...

May 31, 2017

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders today celebrated 47 seniors who received their high school diplomas today, the fifth graduating class for the school.The graduation rate of 100 percent is a testament to the students' hard work and...

May 31, 2017

Eastside Memorial High School celebrated more than 130 seniors who received their high school diplomas today.Salutatorian Lebon Hora, an immigrant from the Phillipines and the first in her family to attend an American university, thanked teachers,...

May 30, 2017

The Rosedale School kicked off Austin ISD's week of graduation ceremonies today. Eight students received their diplomas, making them the first AISD grads of 2017.Principal Elizabth Dickey emphasized the school's three mottos: "Independence taught...

May 30, 2017

Principal Jeanne Goka has three different fruit cups on her desk. For years, the Ann Richards School has boasted the most fruit consumed in the district, and if the lunchtime rituals of the school’s principal are consistent, it’s safe to say her...

May 26, 2017

Team AISD:Last week we recognized some of the many outstanding students and employees who are part of our AISD family.On May 15, our Board of Trustees recognized students throughout the district for academic and extracurricular accomplishments.   

May 25, 2017

Austin ISD will hold 14 high school graduation ceremonies May 30–June 3.All but one of the ceremonies will be held at the Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. The Rosedale School will hold its ceremony at its campus.Ceremonies held at the Frank...

May 25, 2017

Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive—even when school is not in session. Through the Summer Food Service Program, Austin ISD will continue to serve free breakfast and lunch to local youth ages 18 and younger, regardless of...

May 23, 2017

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved Alan Lambert as the new director of fine arts for the district, effective May 29. Lambert will oversee the fine arts department, which includes art, music, band, choir, dance, guitar, orchestra, theater and...

May 23, 2017

The Bowie High School softball team's one-run victory over Oak Ridge landed the Lady Bulldawgs two wins away from the state tournament. The team advanced to the regional finals with a 5-4 triumph."I believe it showed how much passion we have for the...

May 22, 2017

Austin ISD and Austin Partners in Education co-hosted Salute on May 16 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.More than 1,000 people attended the annual event that celebrates excellence at AISD and recognizes outstanding team members.Austin Council of...

May 22, 2017

Austin ISD broke ground on Career Launch programs at two early college high schools this month. LBJ Early College High School celebrated the groundbreaking of an approximately 5,000-square-foot building May 13 to accommodate a new health science...

May 19, 2017

Two AISD teams and their coaches were honored May 11 by the Austin Founder Lions Club, the oldest continuously operating Lions Club in the world. Sportsmanship Award trophies were presented to the Akins High School boys baseball team, coached by...

May 18, 2017

Team AISD:As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, our Board of Trustees and administration are working to develop the AISD budget for the 2017-2018 academic year.Despite our thriving economy and rising property values, we face fiscal...

May 16, 2017

The Austin City Council honored Bowie science teacher Jill Harding on May 18 for her work in making the "Bowie Cave" an educational resource for Bowie High School students.As the school was being built in 1989, a cave was discovered underneath the...

May 15, 2017

Two Burnet Middle School eighth-graders have been named national ambassadors for the Do the Write Thing Challenge.This year marks the first time that the two national ambassadors from the Austin-Travis County are from the same school.Rudolph (R.C.)...

May 12, 2017

Team AISD: Bilingualism is one of the skills that is in increasingly high demand in our competitive global economy. In AISD, we value bilingualism and operate dual language programs at several of our elementary and middle school campuses.  ...

May 11, 2017

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted to appoint a trustee to fill the District 6 vacancy created by the recent resignation of Trustee Paul Saldaňa. The board accepted applications from people interested in being appointed to represent District 6,...

May 8, 2017

Austin ISD saluted high achievers and dedicated volunteers at the Latino Academic Achievement Awards on May 6 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.In addition to showcasing the academic excellence of Latino students from throughout the district, the...

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