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June 2017

June 29, 2017

Austin ISD is currently operating on a summer efficiency schedule, during which all schools and offices adopt a four-day week. Business hours are 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday–Thursday. All district and campus offices are closed on Fridays.The district also...

June 26, 2017

$1.05 billion proposal includes 16 new or modernized schools, no tax rate increase Austin ISD trustees tonight called a $1.05 billion bond proposal that includes re-envisioning 21st-century learning spaces for 16 schools and districtwide projects,...

June 20, 2017

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees adopted a $1.3 billion budget, which supports 130 schools and approximately 83,000 students, at its June 19 meeting. The budget includes funding to maintain current services and modest investment for academic...

June 13, 2017

More than 1,500 Austin ISD students from Harris and Pecan Springs elementary schools are getting active this summer during the Andy Roddick Foundation Summer Learning Program.The six-week program invites students from the most underserved...

June 13, 2017

Austin ISD administration will recommend an $989.3 million bond proposal at the June 12 special meeting and board workshop.The bond proposal would include the modernization or new construction of 14 schools, with no tax rate increase.The board will...

June 12, 2017

At tonight's board special meeting, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees selected Geronimo Rodriguez as the new District 6 trustee.Rodriguez, a chief advocacy officer, has lived in District 6 for 13 years and in Austin for more than 16."The two greatest...

June 6, 2017

The Bowie Softball Lady Dawgs surged to the 6A state championship game before falling to defending champion Keller 5-1. The finish matches the program's best ever, joining state finalist squads in 2008 and 2010."I'm so proud of the the way this team...

June 3, 2017

Nearly 600 Akins High School seniors celebrated receiving their diplomas this morning at the Frank Erwin Center. The ceremony marked the first graduation for the school since the death of its namesake, Dr. Charles Akins, earlier this year."My...

June 2, 2017

Austin High School awarded diplomas to more than 450 seniors at a graduation ceremony this evening at the Frank Erwin Center.Class valedictorian Daniel McCutchen exhorted his classmates to "serve others, because there's always someone in need."...

June 2, 2017

 Lanier High School today presented 289 members of its senior class with their high school diplomas at the Frank Erwin Center. "Challenge yourself to go beyond your limits," said valedictorian Chris Pham. "Fortune favors the bold."Among...

June 2, 2017

Anderson High School honored more than 450 students who were presented with their diplomas at a graduation ceremony this afternoon."Run with your talent and define success on your own terms," said valedictorian Rachel Snead. Among Anderson’s...

June 2, 2017

High school diplomas were awarded this morning to more than 450 high school seniors from LBJ Early College High School and the Liberal Arts and Science Academy combined in a graduation ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center.LASA Valedictorian Gabriel...

June 1, 2017

More than 600 Bowie High School seniors celebrated their graduation this evening when they received their diplomas at a ceremony the Frank Erwin Center."The lessons we learned at Bowie are what set us up for the rest of our lives," said...

June 1, 2017

Crockett High School today honored more than 300 members of its senior class who received their diplomas in a ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center.Valedictorian Alma Romero said, "I believe success should be measured by our own standards. We can't...

June 1, 2017

In a graduation ceremony at the Frank Erwin Center today, 284 students from Travis Early College High School and Travis Graduation Preparatory Academy received their diplomas."I want you to know no matter how tough things get, you will get up and do...

June 1, 2017

McCallum High School presented diplomas to 356 high school seniors in a graduation ceremony this morning at the Frank Erwin Center."I'm so proud of you for your hard work and determination," said Superintendent Paul Cruz to McCallum High School...