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May 2018

Rosedale School graduate cheers after receiving his diploma
May 25, 2018

Austin ISD’s 2018 graduation season began with an emotional ceremony this afternoon, when eight Rosedale School students earned their diplomas.Friends and families with balloons filled the room, and Principal Elizabeth Dickey addressed the graduates...

May 25, 2018

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 24, 2018

Two graduating seniors at Eastside Memorial Early College High School recently passed the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician exams and were awarded national registry diplomas.Jose Guerrero and Ahmed Baban Newzad completed the yearlong...

May 24, 2018

Five students from International High School have been selected as participants in the Texas Advanced Computer Center program for summer 2018.Gabriela Galindo, Ahmed Muslim, Abraham Debasu, Yohany Cordova and Thierry Murwanashyaka applied for the...

May 22, 2018

Michelle Chae has been approved by the Austin ISD Board of Trustees as the district's new chief officer for school leadership. In this role, Chae will oversee three major areas: student achievement, campus leadership and access to high-quality...

May 22, 2018

At its regular meeting Monday night, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees honored the winners of this year's Salute event. Co-hosted by Austin ISD and Austin Partners in Education, Salute annually recognizes outstanding staff members throughout the...

May 15, 2018

AISD.TV has earned a pair of distinguished national awards from the Alliance for Community Media organization.Austin ISD’s television station is the winner of the Hometown Media Awards Overall Excellence in Educational Access.The award specifically...

May 11, 2018

In response to the district’s growing budget deficit, Austin ISD is forming a Budget Stabilization Task Force.The ad hoc advisory body will meet on Wednesdays this summer to explore a broad range of actions the district could take to balance the...

May 9, 2018

Austin builders have raised $10,000 to help pay off the lunch debts of Austin ISD students. This effort by the Austin Infill Coalition was spearheaded by Ed Ishmael—a local lawyer and developer who builds houses on Austin’s east side.“While our...

May 7, 2018

Student athletes from Murchison and Gorzycki middle schools competed in the inaugural Austin ISD Middle School Golf Tournament, held at the historic Hancock Golf Course.The tournament, held April 30, joined the two campuses’ newly created golf clubs...

May 3, 2018

Senior student-athlete William Norwood has faced many hardships in his 18 years.Orphaned at age 12, the Eastside Memorial Early College High School football player was taken in by his grandmother, who raised him along with a sister and nieces.“She...

May 2, 2018

Tune in live on Facebook tonight, May 2, from 6–7 p.m. for Austin ISD’s second round of 2018–19 Budget Community Conversations.Tonight's meeting is in the library at Ann Richards Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Learn how community feedback has...