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Eastside Memorial Community: Accentuate the Positive
Supporters hope Education Commissioner sees gains
"...The next few days will be make-or-break for Eastside Memorial High School, as Commissioner of Education Michael Williams..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial Celebrates
High school meets state standards, first time since 2002
"...Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus didn't just..."

Aug. 21, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial It Is
"...Johnston High is no longer Johnston High. As the Texas Education..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial: The Future of Panther Pride
High schools boss explains path forward with Johns Hopkins
"...Two weeks ago, staff and students at Eastside Memorial got the good news from Education Commissioner Michael..."

June 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial Partner Search Narrows
Potential partners present Saturday on campus
"...ISD: Have an acceptable external partner to help run Eastside Memorial selected by the end of the school year,..."

April 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

High School Stakes
Austin ISD election could shape a new direction for the district
"...On Nov. 6, voters in the Austin Inde­pen­dent School District won't just be selecting new trustees. They will..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eastside and Johns Hopkins Gets the TEA OK
Ed commissioner Williams approves new deal for campus
"...have been more apt. As the graduating class of Eastside Memorial High School were crossing the stage at the..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Community and Committee Back Johns Hopkins as Eastside Partner
AISD Trustees to vote tonight, but deal still needs TEA approval
"...Johns Hopkins Talent Development Secondary program to help turn Eastside Memorial High School around...."

May 6, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Community Hears National Partner Proposals
Major ed groups pitch plans to work with, not take over, high school
"...from two nation educational groups on Saturday to the Eastside Memorial High School Community as Austin ISD pushes on..."

April 22, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Principal Out
Coburn quits on eve of charter recommendation
"...never rains but it pours for the families of Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus: Not only..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Begins to Move Eastside High Schools
New Eastside Memorial campus breaks ground, and more school shuffling
"...The "Eastside Shuffle" is officially underway at Austin ISD, after a..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Next Round of School Reform
AISD focuses again on Eastside schools
"...There's a consensus in the Austin Inde­pendent School District: The schools in East Austin should get the..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Trustees: Bond, Eastside Headline Agenda
Bond target creeps up to $892 million
"...include approving a $892 million bond election, planning for Eastside Memorial High School, and a new fight over historic..."

Feb. 25, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Statesman Advertising Supplement Cheers Eastside Gentrification
Update: Statesman removes article, reiterates apology
"...you in your rightful place, as saviors of the Eastside, nudging all those black and brown residents and business..."

July 2, 2017 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Three Plans for Four Eastside Schools
Four schools, three very different plans
"...Eastside Memorial High School..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Board Picks Johns Hopkins as Eastside Partner
Unanimous vote has community support
"...in Austin ISD are rare. When it comes to Eastside Memorial High School, they are even rarer. But on..."

May 10, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Partner Search Narrows To Two Contenders
Johns Hopkins and American Institutes for Research are top candidates
"...The search for a partner to strengthen Eastside Memorial High School and exorcise the specter of closure..."

April 26, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Whopping Bond and a New Eastside Plan ... at High Speed
AISD board just misses a billion dollar bond, races to fix Eastside High
"...Sell a bond election and save a school...."

March 1, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Parents Want Bus Routes Back
Reduced service in Montopolis, Johnston Terrace bad for students, activists claim
"...Eastside parents are calling on Capital Metro to restore routes..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD's Speed Search for Eastside Suitor
District is under the gun to draw a road map for troubled high school
"...The clock is counting down yet again for Eastside Memorial High School, as the Austin Independent School District..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hanging TEA Fire at Eastside High
After the IDEA deal cancellation, AISD has until this summer to come up with a new plan for Eastside Memorial
"...After years of feeling alienated by AISD, Eastside Mem­orial High School community members are praising the administration..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Fighting For, Not Against' Eastside
Now the turnaround work begins on troubled campus
"...That was the simple message from Pride of the Eastside spokesman Vincent Tovar, after Education Com­mis­sion­er Michael Williams announced..."

June 14, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD to Consider Ridding School Names of Confederate Legacy
AISD Board in the process of crafting a mechanism that allows for renaming schools upon public request
"...Austin Independent School District trustees could adopt a new policy for renaming..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Sued Over Eastside Planning Transparency
Suit by former campus committee member alleges open records law broken
"...secretive. Now the administration is being sued by an Eastside Memorial community member and campus volunteer, who alleges they..."

March 27, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Southwest Key to Eastside's Future?
Education non-profit makes long-awaited pitch for Johnston campus
"...will formally submit its plan to take over AISD's Eastside Memorial on the old Johnston campus...."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Hogwarts at Austin High?
Some Austin High parents say the Academy of Global Studies should be its own school
"...Out of the roughly 2,100 students at Austin High School, about one in seven attend its Academy of..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mark Your (School Planning) Calendars
Superintendent lays out new proposal
"...Austin Independent School District Superintendent Meria Carstarphen has laid out her timetable..."

Oct. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Board Finally Renames Lanier High
School board renames campus for former student, fallen veteran Juan Navarro
"...to change the name of Sidney Lanier Early College High School to Juan Navarro ECHS, after a former student..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD High Schools Hit Target
TEA results for Austin improved from last year
"...become the bane of education policy: vouchers, charters, single-sex schools. As the Austin Independent School District receives some of..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Name That School!
Cesar Chavez and East Side are among the top name choices
"...As part of the repurposing, the new Eastside high gets a new name. To help ensure community..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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