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AISD Tells Parents, Teachers: Keep Calm and Omicr-On
Amidst classroom outbreaks, in-person learning continues
"...started getting emails from the principals of their kids' schools, confirming the fears of parents who'd hesitated to send..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts
"...there are fliers advertising Joslin as "The Coolest Ele­men­tary School in South Austin," information sheets about the area's middle..."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Austin Schools Get COVID-19 Vaccines Into Arms
Schools help promote vaccination while addressing community hesitancy
"...Villarreal, a counselor at Austin ISD's Guerrero Thompson Elementary School, for advice. Moreno's son, José, an artistic and shy..."

June 4, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

AISD Students Can Learn From Home. Teachers Have Fewer Options.
Big mess on campus
"...be mandatory – not a notice from the Austin school district – and got to work...."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Austin ISD Begins to Move Eastside High Schools
New Eastside Memorial campus breaks ground, and more school shuffling
"...home for students at Eastside Memorial Early College High School. Beginning in August 2021, after $80.6 million in upgrades,..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Best Walking Dictionary
Pranathi Jammula
"...last May in Washington, D.C., the seventh grader from Kealing Middle School made history by winning Austin’s first regional..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Best of Austin Feature

Reinvest in Hancock Center
"...and Harris Park are all in need of a middle school that does not require parents to bus their..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Postmarks

East Austin Studio Tour Made Easy
Whether you're a veteran or a rookie, get the most out of East.
"...for up and coming artists, look no further than Kealing Middle School. The Kealing Fine Arts program is presenting..."

Nov. 10, 2016 Events Post by Thomas Danh

Building a Path to Literacy
Educators and nonprofits work to close the achievement gap in Dove Springs
"...facing the neighborhood is literacy. Dove Springs' Consuelo Mendez Middle School is on the Texas Education Agency's 2015 list..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Playback: Spotify Gifts Kealing Middle School
After the SXSW carnival leaves town, Kealing Middle School will have something to show for it – thanks to Spotify
"...E. Sixth, to build a recording studio at nearby Kealing Middle School...."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

African American Book Festival
Ninth edition of the Austin fest insists "Black Lives Matter"
"...Overflow parking will be available at Carver Library and Kealing Middle School...."

June 26, 2015 Arts Post by Alexa Harrington

Public Notice: Get Your Meeting On
A roundup of civic events to start the year off right
"...for superintendent. Cruz will share his vision for the school district at each forum and then will address questions..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Who Follows Barksdale?
AISD at-large seat draws five contenders
"...The group includes Pace; founder of the Enlightened Warriors afterschool program and mixed martial-arts coach Nael Chavez; PR consultant..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

On Leaving Dove Springs
A meditation on neighborhood, fear, family, and change
"...to scare me when I walked home from Mendez Middle School, hooting and laughing as she is mangled by..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

HOPE Rolls Out Bike-Powered Farm Stand
Farmers market takes its act on the road
"...from its market vendors and then take it to schools, libraries, and community centers, where people already go on..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

AISD Struggling With Capacity
Redrawing all school boundaries inevitable, but not imminent
"...the next few years: A complete redrawing of every school's attendance zone...."

Dec. 20, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Then There's This: Tuning In to Austin
Before revising land code, city performs field work with 'Code Next'
"...The first session kicked off Monday at Bowie High School in Southwest Austin, an area of town that can..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Recycle Your Electronics Tomorrow
Drop e-waste at Kealing in time for Earth Day
"...and Trading is hosting an e-waste pick-up spot at Kealing Middle School in an early celebration of Earth Day...."

April 19, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Board Discord on Single-Sex Schools
Little consensus leading up to Jan. 29 vote
"...or none: Those are the options for new single-sex schools facing Austin ISD. But with a board vote on..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Stories From Deep in the Heart'
Austin teens use radio to preserve traditions, thanks to Texas Folklife
"...that command and open your ears at the LBJ School of Public Affairs this Friday evening, because a handful..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

AISD: Shakeup on West Sixth
Superintendent shuffles cabinet after retirements
"...The new school year will see a new cabinet for Austin ISD..."

June 21, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Smartest Kids in the Room
Hint: It may not be the AISD board of trustees
"...for skills like rhetoric and public speaking for Texas school kids any more. So two Austin ISD students –..."

April 29, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Quote of the Week
"...– Kealing Middle School student Callier Creedle (pictured center) on high-stakes..."

April 27, 2012 News Column

Enrollment Stalling, IDEA Gets Magnetic
IDEA begins recruiting districtwide, magnet-style
"...Last fall, when the Austin Independent School District first proposed handing campuses over to IDEA Public..."

April 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Designed To Fail
As Pearce may face another repurposing, AISD gets excited about single-sex schools
"...her off at 6:30 in the morning, but the school is telling him that she is tardy when the..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Nov. 10-17
"...annual crafts fair today and Sunday. 10am-6pm. The Old School, 1604 E. 11th...."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Column

We're a Happy Family
Speak no evil
"...9, 2004), who steered Troupe into Natural Ear Music School, but tellingly, his first recordings at the age of..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

City Hall Hustle: Choose Your Battleground
From zoning to parking to water, the new council's got its contentious hands full
"...Wellness Clinic and Kindness Give-away, scheduled Aug. 6 at Kealing Middle School. (What, they couldn't wedge puppies and kittens..."

July 29, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

AISD: Who is Under the Axe?
Breaking down the 1,017 proposed cuts
"...pick apart the presentation, and it's clearer now which schools, offices, and individual jobs are under the lay-off axe...."

Feb. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...a block farther east, directly across the street from Kealing Middle School. Tenant turnover is low at this large,..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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