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Another Side of Travis Heights
In a South Austin apartment complex, residents organize for change
"...By more than one account, the Travis Park Apartments, just inside I-35 on East Oltorf, are..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Community-Backed Charter in Travis Heights Goes to the Board
As AISD considers dumping one charter, a new one is floated
"...Allan neighborhood, the plan for a new charter at Travis Heights Elementary has been formulated and presented by the..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: IDEA Down, Travis Heights Up
AISD board cancels IDEA at Allan, but IDEA promises to stay in town
"...right after approving a new community-led charter school at Travis Heights Elementary. In doing so, trustees argued that their..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Billboard Plant: Newest Travis Heights Resident?
Neighborhood questions what will go on in Reagan National Advertising's planned warehouse
" What concerned the South River City Citizens and Travis Heights neighborhood associations was the original plan for a..."

June 13, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Tree Dies in Travis Heights
"...and uprooted a lovely, old live oak tree in Travis Heights, the neighbors looked on in anguish. One woman..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Heights on Congress Residents Start Organizing
City, developer discussing relocation plan
"...Contrary to this trend, residents of the Heights on Congress apartments began relaying concerns about their complex's..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Moldering Heights
More mold at AISD schools.
"...Independent School District officials announced that more than 100 Travis Heights Elementary students will have to begin the school..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Do the Travis Three-Way
"...conference, both were Good Maps -- ones that left Travis County basically alone, Lloyd Doggett's Austin-based District 10 intact,..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Cutting Up Travis County
"...Travis Co. is split three ways, and the five-county Austin..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature

Hard Luck in Heritage Heights
Renters in Eastside housing project feel misled, misused by the city.
"...Deborah Thompson moved into East Austin's Heritage Heights subdivision in March 1994 with a vision of home..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Jessica Chapman

Our Little Town
Travis Heights Arrives
"...of three neighborhoods that compose what we now call "Travis Heights." Their stories are instructive. The first, the Swisher..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Propositioning the City
Vote! Then go climb a tree
"...issues for me. I live next to Stacy Park. Travis Heights Elementary is attached to Stacy Park. I'd like..."

Nov. 6, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

PARD Considers the Future of Historic Home on Lady Bird Lake
Travis Heights citizens have fought to get it rehabbed for 40 years
"...Travis Heights resident Charlotte Bell told us the Norwood House..."

Feb. 9, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

AISD Cancels IDEA Contract
Trustees split 5-4 but Allan heads back to community
"...for the 2013-14 school year: Responsive Education Solutions at Travis and Lanier, and IDEA Allan. Now they still have..."

Dec. 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: While Elephants Sleep
The breakdown of the Travis Co. primary vote suggests interesting possibilities come November
"...are pretty stubborn. A few short years ago, when Travis Co. gaily followed the rest of the state in..."

March 19, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Running to the Middle
Part II of the Chronicle's preview of the Nov. 5 general election
"...races. See p.22 for more on the races for Travis County's two State Board of Education districts...."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

Here Today, There Tomorrow
Austin ISD Schools grapple with high student turnover – and all its consequences
"...repairs," said Vielka Ridley, the parent support specialist at Travis Heights Elementary, which has a 26% mobility rate. (Despite..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

AISD to Consider Charters and Communities Tonight
Agenda a complex dance between trustees, neighborhoods and employees
"...program – Responsive Education Solutions Continued at Lanier and Travis High Schools, – Approving the campus-initiated in-district charter at..."

Dec. 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Tamaladas y Posadas
Mexican Christmas Traditions Alive and Well in Austin
" ALLGO-Informe Sida, Outreach in the Barrio, and the Travis Heights Elementary PTA are gathering to make tamales to..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Unfair Firing at AISD?
In few-month span, Travis Heights Elementary custodian placed on administrative leave, fired, restored, placed on leave again, and finally terminated – stories behind ordeal vary
"...Travis Heights Elementary student Matthew Berron would often hang out..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Naked City
"...with the 2005 murder of Jennifer Cave, began in Travis Co. district court on Tuesday. See "Was Laura Hall..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature

Shrinking Schools
While the suburbs sprawl, central city schools count their children – and their blessings
"...In the late Nineties, Travis Heights Elementary had nearly 700 students. Although it's located..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Family Flight
Will AISD abandon its shrinking schools?
"...kindergarten. Becker's kindergarteners through fifth-graders would move to nearby Travis Heights and Dawson elementaries, which are themselves three-fourths full...."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

SXSWedu: Weingarten and Ravitch on Schools
Highlights from the education conference
"...she visited Webb Middle School in North Austin and Travis Heights Ele­men­tary in South Austin. Both campuses have been..."

March 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Our readers talk back.
"...cite in fact reported an indictment announced by the Travis Co. district attorney on March 15; the story is..."

March 31, 2006 Column

Oak Creek Village Strikes a New Deal
Developers, tenants, and city pleased with agreement
"...federal contracts expiring, the owners of the land, 2007 Travis Heights, LP, were looking to redevelop. In March, developers..."

July 5, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Doesn't Mind Large Houses; What About Social Issues?
"...long enough to see a bigger issue than "McMansions.” Travis Heights has not been a "quaint South Austin neighborhood"..."

March 27, 2006 Postmarks

Cryptic Messages Yield Treasure, Community
Austin Found sends contestants on a carless race about town
"...Developed by neighbors in Travis Heights, Saturday is Austin Found's inaugural challenge. They created..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...17 different buildings, stretching from the corner of the Travis Heights neighborhood to South Congress...."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Austin Stories
"...Although longtime Travis Co. Jail psychiatrists Larry Hauser and Jefferson Nelson recently..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

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