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AISD Hosts State of the District Showcase Tuesday

Celebration Features Superintendent's Address, More Than 4,300 Student Performers

AUSTIN, TX—The Austin Independent School District invites families and community members to its State of the District Showcase, which will feature Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's annual address and more than 4,300 students from the district's diverse programs in academics, athletics and the arts.

Who: The superintendent and all AISD high school and middle school bands, color guards, dance teams and cheerleaders, as well as the All-city Choir, the district's percussion group, ROTC cadets, representatives from student organizations

What: AISD's State of the District Showcase

When: From 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13

Where: Toney Burger Stadium, 3200 Jones Road

Background: During the State of the District address, Carstarphen will highlight the district's achievements and goals as the district brings together its communities to strengthen support for AISD's students, staff members and schools.

The event also marks the first time all AISD high school and middle school bands will play in unison as part of a district-wide musical performance.

After the superintendent's address, district team members will come together for a community flash mob. To join this gathering, please review the "Thriller" dance instructions, practice video and guidance for participating in the festivities on the field at www.austinisd.org/sod.