Announcements

Overton's David Edwards One of 12 Semi-Finalists for "Live! with Kelly" Top Teacher Search

Overton's David Edwards One of 12 Semi-Finalists for "Live! with Kelly" Top Teacher SearchOnline Voting for "Live with Kelly" Contest Ends Monday at 2 p.m.After reviewing thousands of entries, the "Live! with Kelly" television show has selected David Edwards…

Celebrate AISD Administrative Professionals April 22-28

April 22-28 is Administrative Professionals Appreciation Week, a time for the district to honor and recognize the important contributions of AISD's assistants, secretaries, registrars, clerical support staff and other office professionals. 

Celebrate: Honoring Volunteers in Our Schools - May 3

Austin Partners in Education, in partnership with Austin ISD, is proud to present Celebrate, an evening dedicated to honoring AISD volunteers.The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3 at the Delco Center, 4601 Pecan Brook Dr. Please join…

AISD Celebrates School Library Month

AISD and communities throughout the U.S. will celebrate School Library Month throughout April, to recognize the essential role that strong school library programs play in a student's educational career. This year’s theme is “You belong @ your library,"® and…

Bedichek Junior Marines Win National Championship

Hard work and a drive for excellence earned the Bedichek Junior Marines (right) three titles at the National Middle School Drill Championships in Dallas.Students received awards in: Armed Drill Team Exhibition, Unarmed Color Guard Performance and Unarmed…

AISD Students Win Honors at ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair

Five AISD students were recognized as brilliant scientists at this year's ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. The state competition, hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Sciences, drew more than 1,000 young Texans.…

O. Henry Students Chat Live with NASA Astronauts

Last week, more than 125 sixth- through eighth-graders at O. Henry Middle School learned about life in orbit, by speaking with three astronauts who are flying above Earth in the International Space Station. Through their science classes, the students…

76 AISD Students Garner Recognition as National Scholars

Seventy-six AISD high school students have earned national recognition for qualifying as National Merit Finalists, Semi-Finalists, National Hispanic Scholars or National Achievement Scholars in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.  

Broad Foundation Ranks AISD Among Nation’s Top Districts in Key Areas

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen announced today the results of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation’s diagnostic audit, which ranks AISD among the nation’s top performing districts in several key areas, including strategic planning and financial resource…

AISD Offers Tuition-Free Korean After School Program - Register Today!

Introduction to Korea is an After school enrichment program offered from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays at Travis High School, 1211 E. Oltorf. The program provides AISD students with rich opportunities to explore a new language, culture and learn basic…

AISD Celebrates Youth Art Month - March 23 to April 16

AISD will celebrate Youth Art Month from March 23 to April 16, by displaying more than 1,500 works of art by students from 111 elementary, middle and high schools at One Congress Plaza, 111 Congress Ave. The gallery will be on display from 7 a.m. to 7 p.…

AISD Educators Named Finalists for H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

Three AISD educators have been named finalists for the 2012 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, the largest monetary awards program for educators in Texas. Blaine Helwig of Graham Elementary was honored as a principal finalist and received a $1,000 check…