Announcements

Austin ISD Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

AISD Board of Trustees elected new officers at its work session last night. Geronimo M. Rodriguez will continue as board president. Rodriguez has served District 6 since June 2017 and as board president since May 2018. Cindy Anderson was named vice…

2018–19 Parent & Families Survey Now Available

The Austin ISD 2018–19 Parent & Families Survey is now available and is accepting responses online through March 8. Families are encouraged to participate so they can share input on district and campus performance. The survey includes questions about how…

Austin ISD Closed for Winter Break

All Austin ISD office and campuses are closed Dec. 21–Jan. 1.  Staff return Jan. 2 and all students except those at the Ann Richards School return Jan. 7. Jan. 3–4 are student holidays/additional professional development days for all campuses except the Ann…

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2017 Bond Newsletter Issue 4

As part of Austin ISD's continued commitment to communicate the progress of the 2017 Bond to the community, we are sharing the latest issue of our AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter.

Board Approves Renaming of Fulmore to Lively Middle School

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees at its Dec. 17 regular meeting approved the renaming of Zachary Taylor Fulmore Middle School to Sarah Beth Lively Middle School. The renaming will go into effect for the 2019–20 school year. Lively served as a teacher at…

Austin ISD Remembers Gus Garcia for Dedication, Leadership

Today, the Austin ISD family mourns the loss of one of its greatest community leaders and public servants, Gustavo L. "Gus" Garcia. Garcia passed away Dec. 16, surrounded by family and friends. In 2007, AISD named Gus Garcia Middle School after him for his…

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Travis ECHS Hosts Annual Tamale-making Party

Family and community members, trustees and staff joined students this week at Travis Early College High School’s annual tamalada, or tamale-making party.  While the group worked together to assemble 1,500 to 2,000 tamales, many reflected on memories with…

Austin High School head tennis coach Leslie Oduwole and her students celebrating her award.

Austin High Coach Earns No-Cut Coach Award

Austin High School head tennis coach Leslie Oduwole recently earned the 2018 No-Cut Coach Award from the United States Tennis Association. The award recognizes coaches who adopt a “no-cut” approach, allowing athletes of all talents the opportunity to…

Free Capital Metro Bus Rides for K–12 Students Now Permanent

Starting today, all K–12 students can ride Capital Metro services for free, as a permanent part of the agency's fare structure.  In June, Capital Metro began a summer pilot program offering free fares for K–12 students in Central Texas, and received…

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AISD Alumni Spotlight: Brenda Salazar

Creating functional chairs out of cardboard for an engineering class is one of Brenda Salazar’s most vivid memories as a student at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders.  For weeks, Salazar and her classmates attempted to design and build…

AISD Board Welcomes Two New Trustees

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees last night held swearing-in ceremonies for two new board members and two returning members, and thanked two outgoing trustees for their service.  New trustees LaTisha Anderson and Kristin Ashy took their seats on the dais for…

Board Approves Renaming of Allan Facility to Anita Ferrales Coy Facility

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees at its Nov. 26 regular meeting approved the renaming of the John T. Allan Facility to the Anita Ferrales Coy Facility. The renaming will go into effect for the 2019-20 school year.  Anita Ferrales Coy served as principal of…