Announcements

Clifton Career Development Center to Host Disability Mentoring Day - October 19th

Renee Borders, a Hospitality Practicum II teacher at Clifton Career Development School and a transition specialist, will host the annual Disabilities Mentoring Day (DMD) on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. DMD is a program that allows students with disabilities…

Advanced Academic Services to Host "Growing Up Gifted in a Global Society" Event for AISD Families

The Department of Advanced Academic Services will host “Growing Up Gifted in a Global Society,” a parent education and Gifted and Talented elementary student enrichment event, on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Akins High School. The event will be from 9:00 a.m…

Hispanic Futures Conference - AISD Students Becoming Global Citizens

The Austin School District will partner with the City of Austin and Austin Energy to host the next Hispanic Futures event beginning at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, October 22, at Crockett High School, 5601 Manchaca Road. The theme is " Becoming Global Citizens:…

Austin Students Invited to Men and Boys Conference

Austin ISD’s LBJ High School will host the first African American Men and Boys Conference on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the high school campus, located at 7309 Lazy Creek Drive.Motivational speaker, Ahmad J. Bell, will present the…

National School Bus Safety Week is October 17-21

Austin ISD will say thank you to its transportation employees during National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21. This year’s theme is, “Be Aware – Know the Danger Zone!”Transportation employees will be recognized on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 a.m. at the…

The Facts About Single-Sex Schools

The Austin Independent School District (AISD) currently operates The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, an all-girls middle and high school. Contrary to recent news stories and research that suggests that single-sex education is ineffective, Austin…

LASA Hosts Open House Sessions

This evening, the Austin Independent School District's Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) is hosting the first of several information sessions for eighth-grade students.During the LASA Roadshow, administrators, teachers, students and parents will answer…

Help Name the New Early Childhood Center

What should the Austin School District name its newest facility, an early childhood center? The Austin ISD Board of Trustees invites you to submit your nominations for the name of a new early childhood center in East Austin. The center is part of the 2008…

Walnut Creek Kicks Off Attendance Campaign

The Walnut Creek Elementary School Prep Academy in North Austin kicked off a major attendance campaign on its campus last Friday. As parents dropped their scholars off on campus, volunteers thanked parents for getting their children to school on time by…

Five Austin ISD Teachers Receive Surprise Visit and Classroom Supplies

Five deserving Austin Independent School District teachers received a surprise visit on October 4 from OfficeMax and their school principals where they were awarded $1,000 worth of much-needed classroom supplies as part of the retailer’s A Day Made Better…

AISD's Whole Child/Every Child: a Multicultural Districtwide Focus - Partners with No Place for Hate

Mix it Up at Lunch day is an activity AISD schools can hold and submit toward earning a No Place for Hate® designation.Mix It Up SchoolsNational Mix It Up at Lunch Day will be held Oct. 18, 2011Teaching Tolerance's Mix It Up program helps K-12 teachers…

Board of Trustees Adopts Redistricting Plan

The Board of Trustees of the Austin Independent School District met in its Regular Board Meeting on Monday, September 26, 2011 and adopted its redistricting plan, establishing the boundaries for its single-member districts for the next ten years. The Board…