AISD is also hosting a 2022 Bond Community Conversation at Austin High School on Monday, Oct. 10 from 6-8 pm. Presentations will begin in English and Spanish at 6 p.m. followed by an opportunity to speak with district staff, ask questions and get more information about your campus.
Some members of Austin High's Ballet Folklorico will be performing on Sunday, October 2nd at the Bullock Texas State History Museum as part of an opening ceremony for the "Hilos de Tradiccion" exhibit. They will perform at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Each performance will be followed by a short dance lesson. It is your chance to learn a little "zapateado".
Link to the exhibition: https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/exhibits/threads-of-tradition
AUSTIN ISD REVIEW CURRENT ELECTIONS
Austin ISD’s Annual Open Enrollment will start on Saturday, October 1st, and will end on Monday, October 31st. Open Enrollment is mandatory for all employees. If your Open Enrollment is not completed, you will not have benefits coverage starting January 1st, 2023. We recommend you log in to your benefits portal at www.austinisdbenefits.com before Open Enrollment begins to review your current elections, our 2023 Benefits Guide, and to resolve any log-on issues. To review your benefits: log in at www.austinisdbenefits.com or by clicking on “Employee Benefits” from your Austin ISD Portal. In the upper right-hand corner of your benefits portal, click on your name then “Benefit Summary”.
Join us for our Open Enrollment Information Sessions:
- English Session – 5:00 PM Thursday, 9/22/2022 - https://austinisd-org.zoom.us/j/88676934843
- Spanish Session – 2:00 PM Friday, 9/23/2022 - https://austinisd-org.zoom.us/j/84440483148
These meetings will be recorded and available on-demand at https://www.austinisd.org/hc/benefits
If you have any questions, please call the Benefits & Leave office at 512-414-2297 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please stop by Ms. Linda's office for a Benefits Booklet.
- When: Tue, October 4, 5pm – 7pm
- Where: Library
Last week, we shared that the ACL preparation started and it would be that there would be significant delays and some closures on Stratford Drive and Barton Springs Road due to the ACL Music Festival in Zilker Park. We know this is a significant inconvenience to families and students that use this area south of Ladybird Lake for school drop off and pick up. Please see the information below that outlines expected delays and closures over the next four weeks. There is also an interactive park access and road closure map that you can access for additional information. Remember that Austin High will have an early release at 3:30pm and a student Holiday on Friday, October 7th.
AISD Austin High Traffic Alert The calendar below is provided as courtesy so plans can be made to avoid delays, congestion and closures during the fall festival season specific to Stratford Drive and the area on the south side of Lady Bird Lake under Mopac. All motorists are encouraged to plan alternative routes in advance. Closures are indicated in red, and items in orange are noted so motorists can expect significant delays. Additional no parking signs will be posted in some areas, and those with specific park purposes near facilities like the Nature Center will be posted for use only by that facility. There are ADDITIONAL lane closures on Barton Springs Road on select days in addition to higher than normal activity in and around the park. Interactive Park Access and Road Closure Map (google) Road & street closure calendar
The district PSAT day is listed as Oct 12th. Due to a conflict with SCAs, we are moving ours to Oct 25th, the backup day. PSAT will be given to 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Seniors will have a specific plan for this day. More information for Seniors will come in October.
Some important information:
- Oct 12th will remain a C-Day. We are not able to change A/B days.
Schedule for Oct 12th
Schedule for Oct 25th
Testing room assignments will be posted and students report to their assigned room
Proctors take roll and begin test administration
Projected conclusion of testing and all materials gathered
- Debate Coach/ Social Studies - In progress
- Sped Science Social Studies - In progress