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Safety Information and Resources / Información y Recursos de Seguridad dlvr.it/QHZp1j
@AustinISD Anderson HS 9th grader Claire Lupul was among the more than 300at the high school to protest & participate in the #studentwalkout https://t.co/SzPo6nklia
@AustinISD hears community input ahead of a decision on renaming Confederate schools: kutne.ws/2olAhFn
Ahead of an @AustinISD vote on changing Confederate school names, alumni, teachers and students tell the district to keep the names: kutne.ws/2olAhFn via @ClaireMcInerny
Happening Now: Interim @AISDPoliceChief Chris Evoy addresses the parents & students about the days events & timeline (as the investigation allows) concerning today's events at @AkinsAISD. Thanks to the staff working late so we can be transparent & have this meeting tonight. https://t.co/uryr5Lw9TY
For anyone interested in the incident that occurred earlier today at @AkinsAISD, please see the letter that was sent to families by Principal Brandi Hosack. https://t.co/neC8xW4P0w
RT @JBontkeCBS: Dr. Paul Cruz, @AustinISD superintendent: “a student saw something and said something.” A 17YO “non-student” reportedly th…
LIVE: @AustinISD is providing info about the lockdown today at Akins High School. bit.ly/2EMCK1T Read more: atxne.ws/2EMd1Xa https://t.co/lVJ6dkVKc2
For media at Akins High School awaiting our briefing. District leadership will be providing a media availability at our staging area near the Akins sign/marquee in approximately 30 minutes. Thanks for your cooperation.
To clarify, @AkinsAISD students who stay on campus will go to their regular seventh-period classes this afternoon.
Cuando se termine el proceso de reunificación, se permitirá que los estudiantes vayan a la cafetería a comer. Permanecerán en la cafetería hasta que su autobús llegue o un padre de familia recoja al estudiante al final del día escolar. (2 de 2)
El cierre de emergencia de @AikinsAISD ha terminado. Los estudiantes y el personal están a salvo. Actualmente, estamos en proceso de salida controlada para estudiantes cuyos padres o tutores estén en el plantel y reuniéndose con sus hijos. (1 de 2)
When the process reunification process is completed, we will release all students still on campus to the cafeteria to eat.   Students will remain at the campus until their bus or parent arrives at the end of the school day.   Thank you for your patience & cooperation. 2 of 2.
The lockdown @AkinsAISD has been lifted. All students and staff are safe. We are currently in the process of a controlled release to parents who are on campus to reunifiy w/their students. 1 of 2.
MORE INFO: Suspicious person found after Akins High lockdown; parents retrieving students atxne.ws/2EW0eEW
El padre o tutor deberá presentar identificación y debe tener permiso para recoger al alumno. Favor de NO VENIR a la oficina principal. El personal de la oficina ayudará. Las reunificaciones comenzarán a mediodía. 2/2
@AkinsAISD Familias: Las reunificaciones serán en el lado norte de la escuela, cerca al edificio de bellas artes. 10 a la vez solamente. 1/2
Antes de se cancele el cierre de emergencia en @AkinsAISD, policía desea buscar el interior/exterior del edificio. No hay reportes de lesiones y los estudiantes y el personal están seguros. Estén al pendiente de información nueva y por favor manténganse alejados del área. (11 am)
Families of @AkinsAISD students: reunification will be on the north end of campus, near the fine arts bldg. 10 at a time only. Parent/guardian must have ID and permission to pick up. Please DO NOT come to the main office. Office staff will assist. Reunification will begin at noon
Before the lock down at @AkinsAISD is lifted, police would like to conduct a full search of the exterior & interior of the building. Again, there are no reports of injuries and students/staff are safe at this time. Standby for updates & please continue to stay clear of the area.
RT @ClaireMcInerny: Lockdown at @AkinsAISD is lifted. @AustinISD says the suspicious person was found off campus. No details yet on what th…
The suspected suspicious person @AkinsAISD has been located off campus. Students and staff are safe and there are no reports of any injuries. The lock down is being lifted.
This message is to let the @AkinsAISD community know the school is currently in lockdown as AISDPD & APD search for a suspicious person. We will continue to update here & ask all to stay clear of the area. @AISDPoliceChief
RT @AustinISDLibs: Save the date: The 5 Book Dive presents the 2018 Summer Reading Splash featuring Newbery Medalist Kate Dicamillo! May 19…
Our @AISDTV team is bringing home the gold from @tspra! #AISDProud https://t.co/DSIV4ZE2Oj
Austin ISD Message Regarding School Safety dlvr.it/QHK7X4
More than 500 Centex students from @DSISD, @AustinISD (@CSMSCougars1415), @LeanderISD (@VistaRidgeHS), @GeorgetownISD (@EastViewHS) participated in the national #StudentWalkout today #txed #ParklandSchoolShooting twitter.com/statesman/stat…
The #AISDProud team sharing best practices with school communications teams from across #Texas at #TSPRA2018 @tspra #TeamTSPRA https://t.co/zhJe0zVMBJ
RT @RalphBarrera: Small MS students in @AustinISD stage walkout for gun safety in support of recent mass shooting. https://t.co/iYfKly4eDj
RT @windhamsworld49: Some examples of Mission Maps! Students created a vision for their lives and a detailed mission towards attainment #SE…
RT @BeasleysBunch: Today we used the green screens to film the Inferred Theme plays we wrote a couple weeks ago. Final videos to follow. #A…
RT @SloanMcLain: Congratulations #AISDProud @Govalle_Roadies @ArtsRichEdu_ATX Creative Learning Ambassadors Karla De La Cruz & Vanessa Hart…
RT @AustinISDLibs: Check out the new Powered Libraries: 7 Success Stories documentary highlighting innovative library programs in Texas. Sp…
Tomorrow is our second community conversation about school names. Join @AustinISD at 6 p.m. in the gym at Gethsemane Lutheran Church for dinner and discussion. Child care and interpretation into Spanish provided. https://t.co/YnMvHwBP9g
RT @ClaireMcInerny: Do you think @AustinISD should rename 5 buildings named after people tied to the Confederate army/government? You can w…
Here's how you can weigh in on renaming @AustinISD's schools named for Confederate figures. kutne.ws/2CA2RHn #txed
Follow @melissataboada as she reports from an @AustinISD meeting where board members and community members are discussing a proposal to change schools named for Confederates. Read more: atxne.ws/2GvRaUz twitter.com/melissataboada…
Groups continue their discussions on possibility of @AustinISD changing names of schools with ties to Confederacy. Some against change cite erasing history, school pride. Those for cite boards named schools as stance against integration laws, students feeling unwelcomed by names https://t.co/NtXWxIyQla
To enable participants to talk without interruption, each member holds a stone when it’s his/her turn to speak (using a timer, if necessary). More than a dozen community members are in attendance to discuss @AustinISD proposal to change school named for Confederates https://t.co/7j0H1lMwyk
Great community conversations going on tonight about possible renaming of AISD campuses! https://t.co/qeprlhIuL9
@AustinISD staff asks attendees to discuss renaming schools with #AISD core values (in photo) in mind. Among discussion guidelines, staff asks participants to “suspend judgment” & give others chance to participate https://t.co/J7AnDBmZxG
More than a dozen residents attend @AustinISD mtg regarding possibility of changing school names with ties to the Confederacy. #AISD has set mtg in group format to dialogue. Board on Monday slated to vote on issue https://t.co/2cgoFfrN1H
RT @melanietorre: Happening now: @AustinISD hosting community meeting about potentially renaming five campuses named for individuals with t…
RT @AISD_BDB: Health and Wellness is important AISD and the residents of Austin/ Travis County. On Sat, March, 24th, 2018, meet your commu…
Carrot-Themed Art Contest Provides a Feast for the Eyes dlvr.it/QH8DS4 https://t.co/8FMTvt0rfl
Early voting starts today! Find your polling place: vote411.org #AISDVotes #MarchMatters
AISD’s @BrianPaulHill joined @LaurenOnFOX7 about our school naming meetings tonight & Thursday-join us! austinisd.org/event/2-20-201… https://t.co/79ikh4q7w4
RT @Govalle_Roadies: Eastside Pride • @FineArtsAISD • Eastside Vertical team at our awesome PD at the PAC #AISDgotTalent #AISDgot💜 #beepbee…
RT @Art_Studio_Lady: Thank you @FineArtsAISD & @artcombobulated for such an amazing morning Art District-Wide Professional Learning today w…
Catch up on @AustinISDtv news in our #AISDProud district for the week of February 12th on AISD In 3: aisdtv.blogspot.com/2018/02/aisd-i… #AISDin3 #AISDgottalent #AISDgotheart #AISDgot❤️ https://t.co/1JzljH96w2
Reminder that tomorrow is our first community conversation about school names. Join @AustinISD at 6 p.m. in the ACC Eastview auditorium for dinner and discussion. Child care and interpretation into Spanish provided. https://t.co/StJW7uqXqW
RT @FineArtsAISD: In @AustinISD, learning doesn’t stop with the student! Our awesome Fine Arts teachers are spending the day doing professi…
Early voting starts tomorrow! Learn more about your national, state and local candidates with this non-partisan voter guide: ow.ly/25vi30iu4Do #AISDVotes #MarchMatters
RT @david_kauffman: Proud of all of the students honored at the @AustinISD African American Heritage Celebration today, but especially the…
RT @Covington_Colts: #AISDAfricanAmericanHeritageCelebration #SoProud of these Colts #AISDGotTalent #AISDGot❤️ @AISDSupt @AustinISD https:/…
RT @BrianPaulHill: At the annual @AustinISD African American Heritage Celebration, @AISDSupt welcomes families & guests as we celebrate our…
RT @AISDSupt: #AISDProud to celebrate our talented students, staff & community partners at the annual @AustinISD African American Heritage…
#AISDProud to support @linksinc and all their good work in our community! #AISDFuture https://t.co/CWOr1d2AUz
Still time to come out and see us at the AISD High School Showcase at Austin High School! #AISDproud https://t.co/M2HnUdE9kq
Did you know that nearly 98% of Texas elections are decided in March primaries? In the 2014 TX primary, only 9.98% of registered voters cast ballots in the Republican primary and only 4.12% in the Democratic primary. #MarchMatters #AISDVotes (Source: ow.ly/lyYD30irKHs)
RT @OdomESLibrary: Our Little Free Library @OdomEagles is restocked and ready for the long weekend! Stop by & pick up a book! #AISDReads 📚📚…
Reminder: the annual High School Showcase is tomorrow morning! Join us to learn about our #AISDProud program offerings at 15 high schools! austinisd.org/announcements/… #AISDgottalent #AISDgotheart https://t.co/mCNmKxbBYo
Join us 3-4:30pm Sunday, 2/18 at the AISD Performing Arts Center for our 35th Annual African-American Heritage Celebration! This year's theme, #AISDGotTalent, celebrates students for their academic success and will include student performances from @EMHSAustinISD #AISDProud https://t.co/JOMKSnPoZx
RT @AISD_CTE: Are these the cutest buttons or what?!?! We are so grateful to our Education dept. at @AkinsAISD for creating these! Everyone…
RT @gtprincipal186: Thank you to the parents of our @GTGrizzlyBears for supporting all of our events this week! It was a great week with Va…
RT @TravisRebels: We're solving real world problems. New filtration system and growing area for our Science outdoor lab and Culinary garden…
RT @csfinkler: GMS Students learning about teamwork as an employability skill for College & Career Readiness. #AISDProud #CTEMonth @AISD_CT…
RT @AndrewsElemECP: Honoring famous African Americans as we celebrate Black History month. #andrewsgatorsgot❤️ @ghicks5 @AustinISD @AISDSup…
RT @AndrewsElemECP: Awesome artists @AndrewsElemECP...so proud of our students & thank you Ms. Wilborn for enriching our students’ creativi…
Happy #LunarNewYear! Did you know that @AISDSummitt Elementary has a Lion&Dragon Dance Team that performs @ events around Austin? Meet the the Summitt Lion and Dragon Dance Team! @SummittEagles @AISDMultilingue @FineArtsAISD #AISDProud #AISDGotHeart #AISDGotTalent #AllAreWelcome https://t.co/wqxKYiJtqM
Este es un recordatorio de que la cuarta sesión de las conversaciones comunitarias sobre el presupuesto se llevará a cabo hoy de 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. en el auditorio de la Mesa directiva del Centro Administrativo Carruth, 1111 W. Sixth St. 78703. ow.ly/G7vR30iryRG #AISDBudget
Reminder that the fourth budget community conversation in the series is being held today from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Carruth Administration Center Board Auditorium, 1111 W. Sixth St. 78703. ow.ly/G7vR30iryRG #AISDBudget
Join @AustinISD to learn about historical context of school names. Take part in discussion about those names & their relation to AISD core values. Dinner, child care & interpretation into Spanish provided. 6 p.m. Feb. 20, ACC Eastview & 6 p.m. Feb. 22, Gethsemane Lutheran Church https://t.co/1q95GGrMkh
RT @gtprincipal186: STEM night was a success! #makerspace https://t.co/3lYUQotzqV
#AISD Budget Community Conversations is happening now at Lanier HS in the library. @lanier_vikings https://t.co/P6k9ndH439
RT @AustinISDFood: Last day to submit @AustinISD Food Services Survey is Friday, Feb. 16. This survey is open to AISD students, parents & t…
RT @RudyReyes_AISD: Mrs Requena’s class working on fractions in 2nd grade. Complex thinking and learning starts young! #AISDProud#AISDGotTa…
RT @BrookeRobotics: Our experts are creating PowerPoint presentations and posters to inform our campus about using alternative energies ins…
RT @DobieAcademics: Shout out to our extraordinary principal Mr. De La Huerta for making breakfast for our parents today during Dobie’s Bre…
Este es un recordatorio de que la tercera sesión de las conversaciones comunitarias sobre el presupuesto se llevará a cabo hoy de 6-8 p.m. en la biblioteca de la Escuela Preparatoria de Universidad Temprana Lanier, 1201 Payton Gin Rd. ow.ly/gikJ30iq7Pk #AISDBudget
Reminder that our 3rd budget community conversation will be held today from 6–8 p.m. at Lanier Early College High School Library, 1201 Payton Gin Rd. 78753. For more information, visit ow.ly/gikJ30iq7Pk. #AISDBudget
RT @AISDPoliceChief: Our thoughts are with those impacted by this latest tragic incident in Florida. AISD PD is committed to sustaining a…
Do you have plans Saturday morning? Join AISD at the annual High School Showcase to learn about our #AISDProud program offerings at 15 high schools! austinisd.org/announcements/…
Este es un recordatorio de que la segunda sesión de las conversaciones comunitarias sobre el presupuesto se llevará a cabo hoy de 11:30 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. en la cafetería del Centro Baker, 3908 Avenue B, 78751. Para mas información, visite ow.ly/gikJ30iq7Pk
Reminder that our 2nd budget community conversation will be held today from 11:30 a.m. –1 p.m. at Baker Center Cafeteria, 3908 Avenue B, 78751. For more information, visit ow.ly/gikJ30iq7Pk
RT @aisdparents: Save the Date: Feb 17th High School Showcase-We are looking forward to seeing all our #AISDproud students and their famili…
RT @Art_LangfordES: Students worked hard creating over 220 valentines for @DeptVetAffairs clinic in Austin! #thankyouforyourservice @Austin…
@BowieCulinary CTE students have been working in the kitchen this week on their annual @AISDBowie #ValentinesDay bake sale ❤️🍪. Learn more: youtu.be/DSF1JWl1NU8 #AISDProud #AISDGotTalent #AISDGotHeart #CTEMonth @AISDBowie @bowiechef @AISD_CTE @actecareertech https://t.co/8PG58MGcUc
RT @KLittlefeather: We are loving learning about the Olympics in 2nd grade. I even made them Olympic themed Valentines. @BooneBears #aisdpr…
RT @MaplewoodATX: @MaplewoodATX Green Team students created recycled paper Valentine collages for our custodians & cafeteria staff to send…
Who's on the ballot for the March primaries? Find out here: ow.ly/uFPo30ilwO9 #AISDVote #MarchMatters https://t.co/gCRZuEVVDx
When Students Become Teachers: Austin ISD Future Educators to Compete at State dlvr.it/QGLPmq https://t.co/ik0x8l7DcY
It's a Happy #ValentinesDay when the @bowieculinary students are hand-dipping 1,500 strawberries in chocolate! #yum #AISDProud #AISDGotTalent @AISDBowie @bowiechef #CTEMonth @AISDSupt https://t.co/uL9BZaHVcg
AISD staff explain the crucial differences between our operating budget and bond funds at tonight’s community conversation about the AISD Budget. Still time to join us at @AustinCrockett!
Your input is important! Join us tonight at 6 p.m., Crockett Early College High School Library, 5601 Manchaca Road 78745 to weigh in on budget conversations. For more information, visit ow.ly/vkuv30im5il #AISDBudget https://t.co/ylLk9LGeiS
#AISDBoard adjourns. The next regular meeting will be Feb. 26. Join us in person or watch live on AISD.TV. @AustinISDtv
@yasminwagneratx brings up financial concerns related to changing the name of a school or facility #AISDBoard
#AISDBoard in detailed review of proposed updates to policy for changing facility and school names. Trustees requesting clarifications/specificity on certain words and phrases included in proposed policy change.
@KendallGPace asks #AISDBoard: Do we have enough interest (at least five trustees) in voting on name changes for schools named after Confed. this month or next? Which school? and What would next steps be?
#AISDBoard thanks Principal de la Rosa, Assoc. Supt. @eaton_terrence for drafting a positive, strengths-based turnaround plan for @BurnetMS. Discussion turns to policy related to changing school names.
#AISDBoard hears more details about students at @BurnetMS: 967 children from six feeder elementary schools, about 90 percent economically disadvantaged, high mobility.
Turnaround plan proposed for @BurnetMS includes focuses on literacy transition from elementary to middle school, professional development and support for teachers, and campus climate and culture. #AISDBoard
Austin High School Hosts District's 2018 High School Showcase dlvr.it/QG5vmC https://t.co/g3KloZ09ts
Remember: If you can't be here in person for tonight's #AISDBoard work session, you can always watch online at AISD.TV! @AustinISDtv
Tonight's #AISDBoard work session is about to start! On the agenda for discussion: turnaround plan for Burnet Middle School and policy related to changing school names.
¿Sabía usted que en 2018 el distrito escolar enviará un estimado de 534 millones de dólares al estado por la llamada "recuperación" (recapture)? Para mas información, visite ow.ly/qblS30im74k #AISDBudget https://t.co/vHBla1QVNB
Did you know that, in 2018, the district will send an estimated $534 million dollars back to the state in recapture? Learn more @AustinISD community conversations: ow.ly/yL2P30ily1e #AISDBudget https://t.co/jPPNeYy3BO
Your input is important! Join us tonight at 6 p.m., Crockett Early College High School Cafeteria, 5601 Manchaca Road 78745 to weigh in on budget conversations. For more information, visit ow.ly/vkuv30im5il #AISDBudget https://t.co/hFrYpfzMfg
If education matters to you, March matters. Early voting for primary elections begins Feb. 20. #AISDVote #MarchMatters https://t.co/NtyOuPx8Ru
RT @Covington_Colts: #THISJustHappened #CampusBeautification #CaringColtCommunity and #TheVineChurch partners make it happen #ColtsGot❤️ @A…
Find out which district you're in and who represents you: ow.ly/znZO30iiQzT #MarchMatters #AISDVote https://t.co/byC7qvDue9
RT @RodriguezElem: 5th grade beach party @RodriguezElem to celebrate World Read Aloud Day! @wkrrreaders @austintrinity #WorldReadAloudDay #…
RT @AnaDwiggins: @BrookeLions ❤️’s Ms. Niehus, best counselor in @AustinISD #counselorappreciationweek @AustinISDSEL @aisdparents https://t…
#MarchMatters! In March, voters from both parties select their candidates. These candidates will drive the issues for the Nov. election and the state's priorities for the next 4 years. Voting in November is too late. Who's running: ow.ly/VQtu30iiQk5 #AISDProud #AISDVote https://t.co/uMD3QxOVpT
 
 
 
 
 
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