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Stanching the Flow of AISD Teachers Straight Out of Town
Education Austin demands higher pay for teachers and support staff
"...leave Austin," said Traci Dunlap, a kindergarten teacher at Maplewood Elementary School. "But what are my choices?"..."

March 17, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin Hip-Hop Pioneer Tee Double Perseveres
Holding the vision through institutional racism, isolation, and a double transplant
" when I was maybe 7 or 8 at Maplewood Elementary. I was one of those kids that couldn't..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Grief, Anger, Activism Follow AISD’s Move to Close Schools
Lingering questions over unreleased equity report fuel frustration
"...of the Austin Independent School District to close four elementary schools and implement a host of districtwide initiatives, community..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Delays Plans to Close Eight Schools
Advocates push to save Pease, Brooke
"...released Friday, Nov. 1: Metz, Sims, Pease, and Brooke elementary schools...."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Delays Its Plans to Close Eight Schools
Four others remain on list as "conversations" continue
"...released Friday, Nov. 1; Metz, Sims, Pease, and Brooke elementary schools. The first two will close as was expected..."

Nov. 3, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Destroying Some to Save Others
City, Austin ISD look for similar changes in similar places
"...hitting like a double whammy – witness the Ridgetop Elementary community, targeted for both school closure and transition area..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Equity, Clarity Sought in School Changes Process
(UPDATED) AISD hears from parents at both East and Westside schools
"...identify their schools for closure – most vocally at Maplewood, Pease, and Ridgetop elementary schools. Others, like Webb Middle..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Study the Maplewood Model
"...Dear Editor, Maplewood Elementary has the diversity profile of a perfect Sesame..."

Sept. 21, 2019 Postmarks

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'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

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

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

AISD Told to Pay More, Make Cuts Hurt Less
School change process seeks to improve academic programming access to all students
"...profession all together. Traci Dunlap, a kindergarten teacher at Maplewood Elementary, said all the raises she's received have been..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

12 Days of Christmas Bazaars
A merry miscellany of local art markets and fairs to visit over a dozen days
"...vendors, and family activities. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 9-10, 10am-5pm. Free. Maplewood Elementary, 3808 Maplewood...."

Dec. 8, 2017 Arts Feature

Happy Holidays!
A Chron Events guide to the holidays
"...Maplewood Elementary Buying local is a staple of the holiday..."

Dec. 1, 2015 Events Post by Tamar Price

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...the "Foodpalooza" at this weekend's Cherrywood Arts Fair at Maplewood Elementary (3808 Maplewood Ave.) will include Pueblo Viejo, Wunder..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Gets Out the Vote, 2014
"...Voters are guided to “Vote Here” at Maplewood Elementary in Austin Council District 9, Precinct 152..."

Nov. 4, 2014 Photo Gallery

Sidewalk Fail!
"...Valerie Paxton walks her son to school at Cowan Elementary, but has to contend with a minimal trail to..."

Aug. 28, 2014 Photo Gallery

"...the artist born Terrany Johnson shouts out Highland Mall, Maplewood Elementary, and Short Stop burgers. The album gets topical..."

April 25, 2014 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

While My Ukulele Gently Weeps
Get ready to see a lot more ukuleles
"...pitch the concept of a ukulele choir to an elementary school music program...."

Feb. 1, 2013 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

Food Events
Dec. 7-13
"...Off the Truck, and more. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 8-9, 10am-5pm. Maplewood Elementary, 3808 Maplewood...."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Luv Doc Recommends: Cherrywood Art Fair 10th Anniversary
Maplewood Elementary School, Saturday, December 10, 2011

Dec. 9, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

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

Feb. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Travis County Needs Election Day Workers
Staff needed for Tuesday run-off
"...149 Reiley Elementary School..."

April 8, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

McMoldy High School?
For one McCallum High student, every day is a sick day
"...millions to mold remediation efforts, most famously at Hill Elementary, which had to be evacuated in 2000 because of..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Power of Boxes
Some precincts can turn an election; others can't
"...PRECINCTBallotsLeffingwellMcCrackenStrayhornRileyCavazos 342 (Barton Hills Elementary, South)1,148680276154683407 256 (Casis Elementary, West)900358270244670178 242 (Crestview Methodist, Central)884526212115589256..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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

Dec. 12, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

First Night Schedule
"...of Flags," Theatre Action Project, and students from Allison Elementary, Brooke Elementary, Brown Elementary, Maplewood Elementary, Pearce Middle School,..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature

Family Flight
Will AISD abandon its shrinking schools?
"...Becker Elementary is a place full of history, obvious in the..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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

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