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Annual Tie Ceremony

Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy held their annual Tie Ceremony where students learn how to properly wear their school uniform. Staff, seventh- and eighth-graders worked with sixth-graders to ensure students feel successful walking into school each day with a perfectly tied tie.

Mentoring Program Started To Honor Legacy of UT Football Star Cedric Benson

Jackqueline Benson, mother of the late University of Texas and NFL football player Cedric Benson, told her son to 'strive to achieve.' 

K–6 virtual learning option (Application deadline Aug. 5)

Thank you for your interest in Austin ISD and our virtual learning option We are excited to welcome your child back to school this fall.

Back-to-School BASH canceled, Back-to-School Shots to be offered at PAC

Due to the rise in COVID stages and the size of the event, we have decided to cancel the 2021 AISD Back-to-School BASH scheduled for Aug. 7 at the Palmer Events Center.

AISD Hosts July Enrollment Clinics for Current and Future Families

Through July 22, current and future families can come to Austin ISD enrollment clinics to get help registering for the 2021-22 school year.

Operation Reconnect: Austin ISD Hosts Districtwide Enrollment Clinics

Enrollment support teams available for hands-on help at 50+ events 

Austin ISD Technology will be hosting 3 curbside locations for summer 2021!

Austin ISD Technology will be hosting 3 curbside locations for the 2021 summer! Students and staff will be able to return or exchange AISD student/staff devices and peripherals such as Chromebooks, iPads, laptops, hotspots, or chargers! 

Students Can Now Participate in AISD Vaccine Clinics

Austin ISD is ready to get 12 to 15-year-old students access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

AISD to Provide Free Meals During Holiday Break

AISD will partner with the Central Texas Food Bank to provide access to healthy food while campuses are closed for the winter break.

Free Flu Vaccines at Austin ISD Campuses

Because #AttendanceMatters you are invited to join Austin ISD in knocking out the flu! Nurses from Health Heroes will be on the following campuses administering free influenza vaccines to students. Complete your child’s consent form today and help us #KnockOutFlu.

Parent Survey- Instructional Model Preference (CLOSES SEPT 25)

Your voice is always valuable to us, and especially now as the district continues working through reopening campuses for the 2020–21 school year. Below is a link to the final, short survey that asks your instructional model preference for your student(s) starting on October 6.