Announcements

Fourth and Eighth Grade Students Rank High on Nation’s Report Card

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen announced today that AISD’s fourth and eighth grade students continued to outperform their peers in large cities and other urban school districts on the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as…

Students Named Semi-finalists in Prestigious Siemens Competition

Four AISD students have been named semifinalists in the 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. This competition recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering…

Anderson "Apple at Work" Bond Showcase Dec. 9

Come celebrate Anderson High School's pursuit of excellence at their “Apple at Work” Bond Showcase Friday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m. (seated program begins at 6:30 p.m.). The event includes an open house to view how students are using the facility. What: Anderson…

“High Hopes” for AISD: State of the District

The curtain rose on the 2011 State of the District address at McCallum Arts Center to reveal Superintendent Carstarphen standing in the rain, produced through the wizardry of McCallum theater team members.Holding an umbrella and wearing a rain coat and boots…

Graham Elementary Expands School Garden with Whole Foods

The Office of Innovation and Development has been working in partnership with Whole Foods Market to help Graham Elementary School expand their school garden -- and it's growing. At Whole Foods Market each company team is encouraged to hold an annual team-…

Sunset Valley 40th Anniversary

On Thursday, Dec. 1, Sunset Valley Elementary School celebrated its 40th anniversary. Several former principals attended the ceremony, and Sunset Valley students presented, in English and Spanish, a visual presentation about the history of the school. The…

Pamela Hall Named 2011 Personnel Administrator of the Year

Pamela Hall, the district’s Executive Director of Human Resources, has been named the 2011 Personnel Administrator of the Year by the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators. TASPA, a professional organization that primarily comprises Texas…

Kealing Hosts School of Choice Fair, Saturday, December 3

On Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9 a.m. to noon, Kealing Middle School will host AISD's School of Choice Fair. Students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about other academic programs offered to middle and high school students.

Board of Trustees Supports Administration’s Stance on STAAR

  Since legislation passed requiring districts across the state to adopt the new STAAR testing program, AISD has been working diligently to ensure students’ success on the more rigorous exams.   From providing training and resources for staff, to…

Dr. Carstarphen Invites You to Watch the State of the District Address - Nov. 30

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen invites AISD staff and the community to watch live as she presents the 2011 State of the District Address from the new McCallum Arts Center. A reflection and celebration of the past year's successes and an overview of where…

AISD Schools Honored for Going Green

Each year, the Good Sports Always Recycle review committee honors schools that are going green by recycling and collecting rainwater and composting and maintaining native garden beds.This year, Bryker Woods and Summitt elementary schools were named the…

LASA to Host Talk on Teen Self Esteem and Healthy Eating - Nov. 29

The AISD Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) High School will host "Support Self Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Image at Home,” a presentation by counselor Valerie Savage, C.P.A., M.A., LPC-Intern, Tues., Nov. 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Carver Library, 1161…