Announcements

Chamber Awards District with Multiple Honors

AISD was recognized today for districtwide excellence at the Austin Chamber of Commerce’s 6th annual State of Education Luncheon.  

Free Family Symposium

Austin ISD is pleased to partner with Family Life International Fellowship in hosting a Family Symposium on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 6510 Berkman Drive. We invite you to bring the entire family to this free symposium to…

H-E-B Excellence in Education Healthy Campus Grant - Due November 11th

The H-E-B Excellence in Education Healthy Campus grant is designed to assist school campuses with resources and funding to increase health and nutrition education for their students. Grant monies are awarded to develop, implement and improve activities and…

Thirteen AISD High Schools Receive $41,284 for AP/IB Awards

The Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate Incentive Program recognizes and rewards students, teachers, and schools that demonstrate success in achieving the state’s educational goals.

AISD Expands Literacy Campaign and Tutoring Support

The Austin Independent School District (AISD) has undertaken a campaign to address literacy at every level of instruction. The goal is to have all students reading on grade level by grade 2. Among the current initiatives to reach this goal are a Response to…

Carmyn Neely: Success as a Single-Sex School

Moving from elementary school to middle school, or from middle school to high school, was once a simple process. A counselor, principal, or teacher informed the student which school she would attend when summer ended. And the parents got their daughter (or…

3M Foundation Donates 248 Shoot n’ Share Camcorder Projectors to Support Technology in the Classroom

The 3M Foundation has donated 248 Shoot n’ Share Camcorder Projectors to the Austin Independent School District (AISD).This product will be distributed amongst all schools as well as to district departments to support the Technology Department’s vision that…

Lanier Celebrates 50 Years of Greatness - November 12

The Viking gold is shining brighter this year as Lanier High School celebrates its 50th Golden Anniversary (1961-2011). You won’t want to miss all of the fun activities planned for alumni, their families and community members on Saturday, November 12!The…

Sexting, Teens and the Law - a Special Workshop for Families

“Sexting” is the electronic sharing of sexually explicit pictures, videos or text messages primarily between two cell phones. On September 1, 2011, Texas law regarding sexting changed.Sexting, Teens and the Law is a free workshop for parents covering recent…

AISD Earns Highest Award for Financial Transparency

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has awarded the Austin Independent School District the 2011 GOLD Leadership Circle Award for budget transparency for the second year in a row. The Gold Leadership Circle Award is presented to cities, counties and…

Austin Family Support Cooperative Meeting – Support for Families of Students with Special Needs

The Austin Family Support Cooperative will host its next meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Covington Middle School, located at 3700 Convict Hill.The Family Support Cooperative, a partnership between Austin Independent School District…

Disproportionality Town Hall Meeting on November 3

The Austin Disproportionality Advisory Committee will be sponsoring a town hall meeting to discuss the importance of disproportionality awareness on Thursday, November 3, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Carver Library, located at 1161 Angelina Street…