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January 2018

January 26, 2018

Austin High School teacher Annie Dragoo has been named as a 2017 K–12 Theatre Educator of the Year. The Texas Educational Theatre Association honored Dragoo today at an awards banquet at the TETA annual conference in Galveston. Dragoo...

January 23, 2018

As part of National School Choice Week, Austin ISD held a rally at Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy to highlight choices available to the district's students. The Garcia YMLA drumline kicked off the event, followed by Superintendent Paul...

January 23, 2018

Austin ISD trustees last night approved the calendar for the 2018–19 school year.Three options had been presented to students, staff and families for voting Nov. 20–Dec. 15.Calendar A received the majority of the votes, with 11,388. Calendar B...

January 22, 2018

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees will recognize four outstanding educators at its regular board meeting tonight for awards received in 2017.2017 Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Teacher AwardThe National Social Studies Supervisors Association...

January 22, 2018

Austin ISD is joining school districts throughout the country to celebrate National School Choice Week.With 130 schools, AISD has a wide variety of educational choices offered nowhere else in Central Texas, with unique and innovative programming...

January 18, 2018

The Texas Education Agency requires all districts to adopt a school calendar that provides 75,600 operational minutes.Districts also are required to make up two days of bad weather/safety closures. Any closures beyond two school days do not have to...

January 16, 2018

To ensure the safety of all our students, families and staff, all Austin ISD classes, activities and operations—including all bus routes—are delayed two hours tomorrow, Jan. 17. Buses will pick up students and classes will begin two hours after...

January 15, 2018

To ensure the safety of all our students and staff, all Austin ISD classes and activities are canceled tomorrow, Jan. 16.We will continue to monitor the weather and receive updates from the National Weather Service.For the most up-to-date...

January 12, 2018

Work that began as a class project in Austin recently led two LASA students to the village of Gundawoojha in Ethiopia.Jack Kappelmann and Ruth Mewhinney traveled to Africa over Winter Break to begin a partnership with Tumet General Primary School....

January 8, 2018

The Austin ISD 2017–18 Parent & Family Survey is now available and is accepting responses online through March 2.Paper copies of the survey are available at each campus and online at the links below.Families are encouraged to participate so they...

January 4, 2018

Austin High School senior and basketball captain Lucas Renfroe is not just assisting his teammates on the court this season, he’s lending a helping hand to those in need.Renfroe and his father, Mark, founded Shoes for Two, a nonprofit group that...