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Will AISD Magnetize Eastside Sixth-Graders?
Kealing Junior High may add a sixth grade -- at the expense of its three Eastside elementary feeder schools.
"...sixth grade at three of Kealing's feeder schools -- Campbell, Oak Springs, and Blackshear, which serve the low-income Eastside..."

Nov. 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

Naked City
Turnover Turmoil
"...this time last year, national Blue Ribbon Award winner Campbell Elementary, located in central East Austin, has lost more..."

Sept. 17, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Austin at Large: The Oldest Story in Town
Will Austin ISD's "School Changes" be our last chance to learn our lesson?
"...first Austin ISD back to school night, at Pease Elementary. (I remember it vividly, because I spent much of..."

Sept. 20, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

AISD Releases Plans for School Closures and Consolidations
12 campuses impacted as district grapples with declining enrollment
"...of them approaching rates of 90% or higher. Pease Elementary, which consists mostly of transfer students from parents who..."

Sept. 5, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Overenrolled and Underenrolled
AISD's Elementary Schools
"...capacity; 13 of them are over 120% full.Most Underenrolled Elementary SchoolsAllan: 47%..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Cherrywood Art Fair
Maplewood Elementary School, Saturday, December 13, 2008
"...That's a good description of what's happening at Maplewood Elementary this weekend at the Cherrywood Art Fair, the annual..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Reading Is Fundamental Hits Town
Literacy nonprofit brings Curious George to LBJ
"...Book Spring to distribute free books to students at Campbell Elementary (11am, 2613 Rogers)...."

April 9, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Luv Doc Recommends: Cherrywood Art Fair 10th Anniversary
Maplewood Elementary School, Saturday, December 10, 2011
"...trucks and live music. This year's lineup includes Troy Campbell, the Boxcar Preachers, Colin Gilmore, Jeremy Steding, the Coffee..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...that determine the paths that Austin students follow from elementary to middle to high school...."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Music Yearbook: Can You Name These Musicians?
"...few photos of notable Austin musicians pulled from their elementary, middle, and high school yearbooks? In the monthlong process..."

Aug. 29, 2019 Photo Gallery

A New Plan for Austin ISD?
School board elections tee up calls for change – and rebuilding broken trust
"...2017, and then the wildly unpopular closure of four elementary schools last year – has shaped the contours of..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Shrinking Schools
While the suburbs sprawl, central city schools count their children – and their blessings
"...were followed by the very best readers at Zavala Elementary: sixth-graders in tiaras, fourth-graders blowing kisses, a jeep full..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

ACL Music Fest Preview
"...darker and less swaggering. – Melanie Haupt The Palm Elementary School Choir4pm, Austin Kiddie Limits stage..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature

Here Comes the Neighborhood
Capital Metro, City Hall, and Eastside neighbors come together to share their hopes -- and fears -- for the Saltillo corridor.
"...city's East Seventh Street Corridor streetscape improvements, UT's new elementary charter school (opening this fall), and the Lance Armstrong..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...recently voted to not move sixth grade from Austin elementary schools into middle schools...."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...teachers (the current budget includes none); reinstatement of 60 elementary school art, music, and PE positions cut two years..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Sun Also Sets
Activist / artist / teacher / political candidate Susan Lee Solar is remembered by friends.
"...Born Susan Lee Campbell on Dec. 30, 1941, the Houston native changed her..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Guide to Austin Greenbelt Entrances
Reroute no more! Here's a list of Greenbelt access points.
"...Access 2010 Homedale Found just north of Barton Hills Elementary School, you can access the east entrance of the..."

March 30, 2018 Chron Events Post by Tinu Thomas

A Structural Problem
Family fights eviction from Georgian Acres apartment
"...where they want to live. Being close by the elementary school where Yeyn teaches first grade, and the church..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

News Ticker: August 30
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• A 4 year-old Pickle Elementary student was found wandering the streets yesterday. Although sources..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Creating a 'Corridor'
"...Street, between the current campus and the State Cemetery.UT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLDeveloper: University of Texas System..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature

AISD: Who is Under the Axe?
Breaking down the 1,017 proposed cuts
"...Elementary Schools..."

Feb. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...to the Stars," the latest filmstrip over at Brentwood Elementary School, please change the masthead. I reference my above..."

March 8, 2002 Column

Cult Film Hero Don Coscarelli Turns a Page
Phantasm director discusses his new memoir
"...taught me to write by writing my reports in elementary school...."

Oct. 2, 2018 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Education Session
The Lege takes another run at patching school finance
"...crowd of educators, administrators, trustees, parents, and kids, "As elementary students we are taught to shoot for the moon..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...to dozens of campuses, some classroom additions, five new elementary schools and one middle school, safety and security technology,..."

March 12, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Lord of the Rings, to what mythologist extraordinaire Joseph Campbell described as the human need to retell the common..."

March 15, 2002 Column

Small Wonders
They just nabbed two festival awards, next up is HBO, and Ed Wood is their greatest influence. Meet Austin's most successful 12-year-old filmmakers.
"...of their NCFF triumph, the pair nabbed First Prize, Elementary Category, at the Austin Children's Museum's Youth Film Festival,..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

AISD Bond Construction Projects
"...MS $1,723,516 $1,719,739 ($3,777) -0% A A A D Elementary Schools Allan $2,042,091 $1,987,074 ($55,017) -3% Allison $569,023 $644,244..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature

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