Announcements

Reminder: Families Invited to Review Human Sexuality & Responsibility Lessons, Resources

Two days remain for Austin ISD families to review proposed new Human Sexuality & Responsibility lessons and resources, and to offer feedback.  After completing the RFP (Request for Proposals) process to solicit vendors, AISD has proposed using the Get…

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Murchison Middle School Groundbreaking

On May 21, the Murchison Matadors Community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Murchison Middle School as the modernization moves into the construction phase. Murchison MS is one of the campuses receiving a full modernization as part of the…

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Austin ISD's Anneliese Tanner Named Austin Under 40: Youth and Education Winner

Austin Under 40 held its 21st Annual Awards Gala at JW Marriot Downtown, on May 18 to honor fifteen Austin professionals under the age of 40 across a variety of industries, including, Legal, Technology, Medicine and healthcare, Real Estate, Youth and…

Facility Master Plan 2019 Update Survey Results

We would like to thank everyone who took time to complete and support the sharing of the survey regarding the update of the Austin ISD Facility Master Plan.  More than 4,400 people took the survey, with representatives from every family of schools. This…

Join Austin ISD for a Budget Discussion on Facebook Live

Tune in tonight as the district hosts a Facebook Live conversation to discuss the AISD 2019–20 preliminary budget on Wednesday, May 15, at 5:30 p.m. Some of the discussed topics will include:

Take the Survey for a Revised Dress Code Policy

Austin ISD has formed a Dress Code working group to review the dress code policies.   The administration has been reviewing other districts' dress code policies, as well as current research on best practices.   To help initiate this process the district has…

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Anderson High School Robotics Team Celebrates Success in Robotics World Competition

Anderson High School robotics team, the ausTIN CANs, is wrapping up a successful year of competition in the world of competitive robotics. The competition season culminated in back-to-back weeks of participation in two different World tournaments.

Austin ISD 2019–20 District of Innovation Dates Set

Since becoming a District of Innovation, most AISD campuses have approved DOI plans allowing them to have additional days of professional development, which result in more holidays for students.  See the 2019–20 dates for each campus at austinisd.org/doi or…

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Austin ISD Will Serve Up Good Nutrition for Local Children This Summer

Bringing healthy summer meals to the Austin community ensures kids have a healthy vacation and return to school ready to learn.  This summer, Austin ISD will serve anyone 18 years old and younger healthy meals at more than 50 campuses at no cost through the…

Congratulations! Twenty-Six Austinites graduate from UpClose Program

On May 8 twenty-six Austinites graduated from Austin ISD’s UpClose program. A program which offers families and community members a unique opportunity to learn about the district’s infrastructure, programs and services, as well as the challenges and…

Senior Danielle Serna Leads the Austin High Lady Maroons on a Run for the District 25-6A Championship

When it comes to being a winner, Austin High senior Danielle “Nelly” Serna personifies the qualities it takes to be one. Head softball coach Kristen Lozano said the team's pitcher embodies a relentless work ethic, mental toughness, physical power and, most…

Austin ISD becomes the First School District in Texas to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Program

 Providing healthy, fair, and sustainable food The Austin Independent School District has adopted the Good Food Purchasing Program, and is the first school district in the state to commit to purchasing food to promote the production and consumption of…