Announcements

#AISDCares During Austin Boil Water Notice

#AISDCares, and it is more evident than ever! We're sharing our stories of people going above and beyond, and we invite you to do the same on social media with the hashtag #AISDCares. Throughout the past week, our AISD families have helped immensely by…

Human Sexuality and Responsibility Curricula Revision Meetings

Austin ISD Office of Academics and Social and Emotional Learning will host three meetings for families, staff and the community to address the revision of the Human Sexuality and Responsibility Curricula for elementary and middle schools. The meetings will…

Budget Briefs: Task Force Continues Subcommittee Work, Prepares Recommendations

The Budget Stabilization Task Force continued to work in subcommittees refining its recommendations at its Oct. 10 meeting. The eighth meeting of the task force was the final meeting dedicated to subcommittee work before each group reports to the whole task…

LASA Grad’s Donation Supports Elementary School Scientists

LASA graduate Alex Mancevski donated $2,000 of his Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes winnings to the Austin Science Education Foundation. With Mancevski attending Harvard, his mother, Maria Teresa Graziani, presented the check on his behalf to Austin…

Healthy Partnership Increases Access to Services for Northeast Austin Families

Austin ISD has partnered with Central Health, the city of Austin Public Health and Travis County Health & Human Services to provide a new location for families to receive non-clinical services. AISD students and families recently celebrated the…

Budget Briefs: Task Force Breaks Into Subcommittee Work, Receives Staff Information

The entire Budget Stabilization Task Force broke into subcommittees for the first time and received information from district staff at its seventh meeting Sept. 26. The group is now its third month of meeting bi-weekly to develop strategies to close the…

AISD Student-Athletes Encourage Others to Stand Up for Healthy Relationships

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Austin ISD Athletics is doing its part to promote safe and healthy relationships. In partnership with the Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas Advocacy Project and SAFE, student athletes will be…

Govalle Roadrunners Break Ground on Their $32.5 Million School Site

Govalle Elementary School celebrated the beginning of its journey toward a modernized building with a groundbreaking Tuesday, September 25. A few of the Govalle Junior Counselors expressed their opinions of the new school, among them fifth-grader Anthony…

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Budget Briefs: Task Force Refocuses, Reviews Guiding Principles

The Budget Stabilization Task Force used its Aug. 29 meeting as a time to refocus on its charge and review guiding principles prior to moving forward with developing its recommendations. The group has reviewed district spending and is beginning to identify…

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Budget Briefs: Task Force Discusses Potential Budgeting Actions, Began Establishing Subcommittees

The Budget Stabilization Task Force worked in small groups to discuss potential budget investments and began establishing subcommittees at its fifth meeting Sept. 12. The group continues its work finding strategies to close the budget deficit, following the…

Setting the Pace: Bowie Student Newspaper Nominated for National Award

(Story written by Ellie Coulston, Bowie High School journalism student).   For the first time in nearly 20 years, The James Bowie Dispatch has been nominated for the National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker award.  The NSPA recognized The Dispatch…

AISD Celebrates Doss Elementary School Groundbreaking

Austin ISD celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Doss Elementary School on Sept. 6 with families, staff, students and the community, including the Doss Owl.  Superintendent Paul Cruz spoke 21-century learning spaces for students—collaborative and outdoor…