Free Physicals available for Austin ISD students participating in sports and band

In partnership with Travis County Medical Society, Austin ISD will offer free physicals for Middle and High School students who want to participate in athletics, cheerleading or high school marching band in 2019-2020 school year.  These clinics are available…

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Bowie Journalism Teacher, Michael Reeves, Awarded National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year

Every year the Columbia Scholastic Press Association recognizes Journalism teachers across the country with the Special Recognition Adviser Award. The 2019 National High School Journalism Teacher Awards competition was cosponsored by the Dow Jones News Fund…

Austin ISD Proud: Three High School Students bring home top awards in Texas Science and Engineering Fair

On March 29-30 more than 4,000 participants, teachers, family members, friends judges, and sponsors gathered on the Texas A&M University campus to attend the state Texas Science and Engineering Fair.  

Austin ISD's 2019 Volunteers of the Year

Whether they are tutoring students, helping out in the cafeteria, decorating a bulletin board or serving as field trip chaperones, volunteers make an important difference in Austin ISD schools. April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and campuses have…

Prom Rack Sat., April 6 from 1:30-6 p.m., Lanier Early College High School

Prom Rack Event Gives Away Dresses To Central Texas Teens

While finding the perfect prom dress can be the stuff of teenage dreams, this treasured tradition can also be the source of stress because of expenses that quickly add up.

AISD Proud: 2019 Teachers of the Year Surprised by Superintendent

Superintendent Paul Cruz surprised four teachers in their classrooms today to announce their selection as Austin ISD's 2019 Teachers of the Year for elementary and secondary schools. Being selected as a Teacher of the Year is one of the highest honors the…

HEB excellence in education awards

Austin ISD Teachers Named Finalists for 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

Eight Central Texas area educators have been named finalists for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, spotlighting them as some of the best educators in Texas. Six teachers were presented with a $1,000 check for themselves and a $1,000 check for…

Williams Elementary School

AISD Board of Trustees Approve Williams Elementary School Principal Appointment

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees has appointed Natalie Cardona-Villanueva to serve as principal of Williams Elementary School. The board approved the decision at its March 25 regular board meeting.  Cardona-Villanueva most recently served as interim…

Lanier Early College High School

Board Approves Renaming of Lanier to Juan Navarro Early College High School 

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved the renaming of Sidney Lanier Early College High School to Juan Navarro Early College High School at their March 25 regular meeting. The motion was contingent upon the name clearing criteria identified in Austin ISD…

Austin ISD Offices and Schools Closed March 18-22 for Spring Break

Austin ISD will be closed for spring break March 18-22.    All AISD offices and schools will be closed during this period. The district will resume regular business hours Monday, March 25.  For information about upcoming AISD holidays and events, please…

2017 Bond Newsletter, Volume 2 Issue 1

As part of Austin ISD's continued commitment to communicate the progress of the 2017 Bond to the community, we are sharing the latest issue of our AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter. Download the Austin ISD 2017 Bond Newsletter: Vol 2 Issue 1 

Budget Brief: Budget Town Hall Update

A series of Budget Town Hall listening sessions concluded on Feb. 23. A new format was introduced, creating space for more authentic, organic conversations. To ensure the dialogue was guided by the values and interests of participants, meetings were…