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Lee Elementary Still Lee Elementary
Campus renaming debate still rumbles on the AISD board
"...Time to update your address book: Robert E. Lee Elementary is now Russell Lee Elementary, ending the campus' artificial..."

May 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Allan Elementary Public Meetings Begin
Public meeting at Eastside Memorial tonight
"...of the Allan Campus in East Austin becoming an elementary looking slim to none, this evening staff from Austin..."

Oct. 16, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Elementary, My Dear Dramatist
Third graders' tales come alive on the Paramount stage
"...– but not so the budding bards in Austin's elementary schools. Several of them will have their tales performed..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

What's Next for Allan Elementary?
IDEA was sent packing – now AISD and the neighborhood face the school's 'repurposed' future
"...Allan Elementary School is gone, and will not reopen as a..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Elementary Rights
Clearing the Red Tape
"...unit first moved to the neighborhood, right while Galindo Elementary was being built. Nanyes points to a photo of..."

May 7, 1999 News Feature by Melissa Sattley

Lee Elementary No Longer Lee Elementary
Renaming process has begun
"...to take public suggestions to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary in Hyde Park. The window for suggestions for new..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Elementary School Shuffle
"...Monday to reduce overcrowding at Linder and Walnut Creek elementary schools. The plan will shrink the attendance boundary for..."

Feb. 14, 2008 News Post by Michael May

Elementary School Limbo Continues
Decisive vote on whether to close two AISD elementary schools comes down to indecisive 4-4 tie at Monday's board of trustees meeting
"...the decisive vote on whether to close two AISD elementary schools came down to a profoundly indecisive 4-4 tie..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

I Love Brentwood Elementary
"...["Shrinking Schools," News, May 20]. My children attend Brentwood Elementary, which is the only school to make both the..."

May 23, 2005 Postmarks

Renaming for Lee Elementary Begins
Starting March 29, community members can submit nominations
"...board voted to begin the process to rename Lee Elementary, which is currently named in honor of Confederate General..."

March 28, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

Waves of Pages (and a Giant Dog) at Blazier Elementary
"...Over 150 first graders at Blazier Elementary in South Austin kicked off the Waves of Pages..."

Feb. 25, 2015 Photo Gallery

Zilker Elementary Additions
"...staff "warned" that replacement of portable classrooms at Zilker Elementary could be blocked by "city regulations on impervious cover"..."

Jan. 28, 2013 Postmarks

Finally, Black Does Well at Elementary-School Math
"...the way you show your work, to use an elementary-school-math metaphor, but there's almost too much potential work to..."

March 6, 2006 Postmarks

Elementary, My Dear Hickey
Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes

Jan. 19, 2016 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Hello Zilker Elementary School!
Learning from Copenhagen

Oct. 8, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School

Sept. 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Allan Rising
The Allan Early Childhood Center is home to a flourishing collection of nonprofits
"...Independent School District handed the beloved but under-enrolled Allan Elementary over to a charter school group in 2012, the..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Struggling With Capacity
Redrawing all school boundaries inevitable, but not imminent
"...transfers and continued the process of opening their next elementary. However, these are Band Aids compared to the major..."

Dec. 20, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Closeted Curriculum
It's Elementary Brings Gay Issues to the Classroom
"...early in children's development? Can we teach kids in elementary and middle school about famous gay and lesbian people,..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Screens Feature by Roseana Auten

Changing Places
The new Pickle Elementary School is a crucible of the changing St. Johns neighborhood
"...From above, the recently inaugurated Pickle Elementary appears more like a small airport than a school,..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

A Declaration of Independence
Zavala Elementary and Principal Sean Fox are succeeding at going their own way
"...student stole a book from the library at Zavala Elementary. "It was a big deal," he said. "Normally, it's..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Loving and Fighting
A history of struggle at Blackshear Elementary
"...Blackshear Elementary had already bred generations of East Austin youth when..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Ciao, Professore!
"...collection of essays written by children for their favorite elementary school teacher, Ciao, Professore! at first glance may seem..."

Sept. 2, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

UPDATED: AISD Reassigns Principal After "MAGA" Controversy
Andrews Elementary principal Gabriela Soto said the school's new PTA looks forward to "making Andrews Great Again!"
"...principal accused of discriminating against immigrant parents at Andrews Elementary will not return to the campus, according to a..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

T.A. Brown and Menchaca: From the Ground Up
New beginnings for two elementary schools
"...steps this week toward modernizing T.A. Brown and Menchaca elementary schools, two campuses targeted as early projects of the..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Compassion, grace, and humor distinguish the Oscar hopefuls
"...the Kenyan/Somali border. In the even more nerve-racking "DeKalb Elementary," inspired by an actual 911 call, a grade school..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Sour Duck Market Previews Pastries at Benefit Bake Sale
Proceeds support Jabo's Garden at Zilker Elementary
"...until sold out – benefits Jabo’s Garden at Zilker Elementary and the sneak peek event hints at pastries inspired..."

Sept. 27, 2017 Food Post by Reanna Zuniga

Gifted
A child prodigy gets caught up in a custody battle
"...own age and promptly enrolls her in the local elementary school under the tutelage of kindly schoolmarm Bonnie (Slate)...."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Vessel
Faith-based art film is simple and eloquent
"...tragedy 10 years ago: An unanticipated tsunami devastated an elementary schoolhouse in broad daylight, leaving the town childless in..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Cooties
A horror-comedy about kids turning to zombies and the teachers they hope to feast on
"...relocated from a drab Montreal metropolitan locale to an elementary school in small town USA, add a bucket or..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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