School Bonds in Action

School Bonds in Action

A groundbreaking ceremony at Norman Elementary School celebrated Austin ISD’s 2017 Bond funds in creating a single, modernized campus for students currently attending school at nearby Sims Elementary.   Part of the celebration included a walk by students from...
Summer Camp for the Hospitalized

Summer Camp for the Hospitalized

Camp for All, a special needs summer camp in Brenham, brought the camp experience to patients at Dell Children’s Medical Center this week. The program, called Camp for All 2U, included activities such as canoeing, archery, relay races, tea parties, scavenger...
Community Grants

Community Grants

Con Mi MADRE has been named a 2019 Impact Austin Community Partner and recipient of a $100,000 grant. The organization empowers young Latinas and their mothers through education and support services that begin in the 6th grade and keep students engaged in school. The...
Education Grants

Education Grants

Austin Ed Fund, a champion of Austin ISD, has announced more than $120,000 in Innovation Grants to local teachers to support their most creative projects. Twenty-three AISD schools all over the city received grants for projects ranging from literacy programs to arts...
Water Park Anniversary

Water Park Anniversary

Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts is celebrating 40 years of delivering water-themed fun with a celebration on the first day of summer, June 21. On that day, there will be a little something extra for everyone at Schlitterbahn’s New Braunfels location. Among the...
Summer Reading

Summer Reading

This summer, Austin ISD will host its annual Buford the Book Bus tour, providing free books to children of all ages, from infants to teens, in English and Spanish. The programs are held in June and July at schools across the city. Summer slide is the phrase used to...
Top Schools

Top Schools

Children at Risk has announced its 2019 rankings for public schools in Texas. The organization researched and ranked 483 schools from seven area counties in the Austin area. The top high school is LASA High School in Austin ISD; the top middle school is Walsh Middle...
Local Reads

Local Reads

A couple of Austin-based authors debuted new books in May. Trevor Romain’s Connecting with Kids in a Disconnected World contains practical strategies, effective tools and inspiring stories designed to help adults shape and improve connections with kids. Romain is a...
Baseball Complex

Baseball Complex

A state-of-the-art baseball complex will be arriving in Hutto. Perfect Game has announced plans to develop a sports and events center with seating for 13,000 people and a convention hotel. The complex will feature office, commercial, residential, medical and physical...
School Boards

School Boards

Round Rock ISD is one of eight school systems selected by the Texas Education Agency to take part in a new governance initiative. The Lone Star Governance (LSG) Exemplar Cohort II will help school board members and superintendents leverage a continuous improvement...
Solving World Problems

Solving World Problems

In May, 60 girls and 30 parents gathered at Oracle’s Austin headquarters to attend Latinitas’ Future Chica conference. Employees from companies such as Applied Materials, Dell and Silicon Labs presented workshops and demos using the latest technology, and participants...
Cleaner Eating

Cleaner Eating

A pair of Austin-based companies are making national news with nutritious offerings. Serenity Kids baby food is now available through retailers across the U.S., including Whole Foods Markets. The high-fat, low-sugar baby food pouches contain ethical meat and organic...
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