Announcements

Lanier's Tara Bordeaux Named Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year

The Texas Association of School Administrators announced today that Lanier Early College High School Teacher Tara Bordeaux has been chosen as the 2018 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.Ms. B, as she's known to her students, will represent the state as Texas…

Why Austin ISD’s $1.05 Billion Bond Would Not Raise Property Tax Rates

When Austin ISD trustees called a $1.05 billion bond proposal in June, they said it would come with no tax rate increase, leaving some to wonder how that would be possible.AISD Chief Financial Officer Nicole Conley Johnson said that is partly because the…

AISD Closed for Labor Day, Sept. 4

Austin families are reminded that Monday, Sept. 4, is Labor Day. All schools in Austin ISD will be closed Monday and students and staff should not report to schools and offices. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Sept.

Austin Ed Fund Creates Harvey Relief Fund for Evacuee Students in Austin

Austin ISD welcomes all students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. At the community’s request, Austin ISD has created a way for community members to donate to support the needs of evacuees enrolling in Austin ISD through Austin Ed Fund. Funds will provide school…

Austin ISD Hosts 2017 Bond Open Houses

Austin ISD is hosting a series of informational open houses to learn more about the 2017 Bond and how it could affect each campus. Meetings are 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and are designed in a come-and-go format, with presentations at 5:45 p.m. and…

AISD is Aiding Harvey Evacuees; Here's How You Can Help

Austin ISD is an integral part of emergency relief for Hurricane Harvey. We currently have evacuees in several locations and will respond to further needs for shelters as we are able.For those concerned about the safety of loved ones affected by the storm,…

Superintendent Paul Cruz: Hurricane Harvey Update

Dear Austin ISD Family,The safety of our greater Austin ISD family is always our top priority. We continue to monitor Hurricane Harvey and developing weather conditions to determine how it could affect our campuses.

AISD Field Trips and Athletics Activities Canceled Today, Aug. 25

The safety and security of students and staff are our No. 1 priority. With that in mind, all AISD field trips and athletics canceled today, Aug. 25. In addition, the Austin Pride Parade scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Sept. 16.

AISD Expands Health Care Services, Implements Virtual Visits

Austin ISD has expanded health care services across the district and implemented an innovative virtual visit service at three high schools in partnership with Seton Healthcare.Using secure audio and visual technology, certified health assistants at campuses…

Lanier ECHS Teacher Named One of Six Finalists for 2018 Texas Teacher of the Year

Lanier Early College High School teacher Tara Bordeaux has been named one of six finalists for 2018 Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association of School Administrators.“Today we recognize six Texas educators who show true dedication to their students,” said…

Do’s and Don’ts: Communicating about the 2017 November Bond

This article was written specifically for Austin ISD employees.The Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a November 7, 2017 bond election for $1,050,984,000, which would bring 21st century learning spaces to students…

Austin High Students Prepared with Chromebooks for First Day of School

By: Auston Abrego, Ausitn High School studentEvery student at Austin High is able to check out one of over 2,000 Chromebooks this year through the Everyone:1 initiative. Originally piloted at Garza, it is now being implemented  for the first time on a large…