Press Releases Banner

Media Advisory: AISD Partners with ACC for Vision + Voice Celebration Reception

AUSTIN, Texas—The Austin ISD Office of Academics, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Division at Austin Community College, invites the community to the Vision + Voice reception, an event featuring student poem videos and a poster gallery of the winning poems.

Who: Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz

What: In addition, AISD Office of Academics staff will announce the launch of Voiceprint, the digital press of the district to display student and teacher literacy work. See Voiceprint here (goes live Friday, Sept. 19)

When: 6–8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19

Where: ACC Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd.           

Background: The reception follows the successful launch of the Vision + Voice poetry contest, an initiative of the Literacy Action Plan to celebrate student writing.

AISD students submitted more than 800 poems. One winning poem was selected per grade level and was paired with an ACC student art piece.

Please RSVP here. Check out the winning poems and honorable mentions here

For more information, please contact Asha Dane’el at (512) 414-1522 or at asha.daneel@austinisd.org.