Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 15 to Sunday, October 15, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize, honor and celebrate Hispanic Americans’ contributions to our history and culture. At Austin ISD, we’re taking time to embrace the vibrant and rich Hispanic culture. 

Weekly themes:

  • Friday, Sept. 15 - Kickoff: Prosperidad, Poder, Progresso - Prosperity, Power, Progress
  • Week of Sept. 18: Lenguaje sin Limite Limitless Language - Untold Stories of Language   
  • Week of Sept. 25: Heroes de tu Comunidad - Austin ISD Hometown Heroes
  • Week of Oct. 2: Unidad y Diversidad - Unity and Diversity
  • Week of Oct. 9: Comida, Familia, y Fiesta! - Food, Family, and Fiesta! 
  • Saturday, Oct. 14: Join the Fiesta Talent Show & Community Event, Noon, Austin ISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd. 

Another way to join the fun is to submit an entry into the 2023 “Join the Fiesta!” Virtual Talent Show. This districtwide contest is open to all students and staff, and includes art, dancing, singing and music. Deadline for submissions is Sat., Oct. 5, at 5 pm.