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Austin School Board Votes To Change Lanier High School's Name To Juan Navarro High School  KUT

The Austin Independent School District's board of trustees voted to rename Sidney Lanier High School Monday night. The school will now be called Juan.



Austin ISD leaders split on renaming Lanier High School  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Independent School District leaders are split on whether Lanier High School in North Austin needs a new name. The district is ...



Incident at Lanier High School involving a person with an airsoft gun prompts lockdown  FOX 7 Austin

Lanier High School is on lockdown, according to Austin ISD.



Trustees name fix: Remove Sidney from Lanier High School  Austin American-Statesman

Austin district Trustee Ann Teich will propose removing Sidney from the name of Lanier High School when trustees meet March 25 to decide whether to rename ...



Herman: The risk with putting peoples names on things  Austin American-Statesman

The problem with naming things for people is it can become a problem, sometimes involving rats and Confederates.We know the pitfalls, including generational ...



Lanier High School student saves child with CPR  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — When Sophia Adan learned CPR as part of a criminal justice program at her high school, she never thought she would use it. Little did she ...



4 Confederate-named Austin schools could be renamed Monday night  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board Monday night could decide whether to rename four schools with Confederate monikers.It is unclear whether the board will move ...



Alumni continue efforts to change name of Lanier High School  Spectrum News

Efforts to change the name of campuses across the Austin Independent School District continue. Most of the campuses in question were named after military ...



Austin Diaper Bank now supplying feminine hygiene products at two Austin schools  austin360

Austin Diaper Bank launched a new initiative Friday to supply feminine hygiene products to any girl who needs them at Lanier High School and Burnet Middle ...



Potential AISD school name changes released  Spectrum News

AUSTIN, Texas — Three Austin schools named for Confederate figures are being renamed, and a list of possible changes is available. Zachary Fulmore Taylor ...



Lanier teacher says name change is ‘frivolous'  FOX 7 Austin

Austin ISD is moving forward renaming Eastside Memorial at Johnston, John. H Reagan High, Sidney Lanier High, Zachary T. Fulmore Middle School and, the ...



Austin school board set to rename Reagan High on Monday night  Austin American-Statesman

One year after Austin school trustees pledged to rename five schools with Confederate monikers, they are expected Monday night to rename Reagan High ...



Austin ISD Nears Vote on Schools With Confederacy Names  Spectrum News

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Austin ISD board may finally vote on the new names for five schools with names tied to the confederacy, a long process that began about ...



How IBM will push Austin high schoolers into computer science careers  Austin Business Journal

Participating students get a guaranteed interview with Big Blue — and the program may grow across Texas.



Herman: Picking new names for schools can be trickier than getting rid of old ones  Austin American-Statesman

Agreeing on new names to put on some Austin schools is proving just as tricky (maybe trickier?) than agreeing on taking the old names off those schools.



Here Are The New Names Proposed For Austin ISD Buildings Tied To Confederate Figures  KUT

The Austin Independent School District's Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote Oct. 22 on the proposed new names for four AISD buildings named for.



Austin will take year to replace Confederate school names  Spectrum News

Five schools in Austin named for Confederate heroes likely won't get new names for another school year.



Reagan High School Renamed As Austin ISD Abandons Confederate Namesakes  KUT

A Northeast Austin school named after the postmaster general of the Confederacy has been renamed Northeast Early College High School.



Principal of Murchison Middle School steps down  FOX 7 Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The principal of Murchison Middle School has announced his resignation. Brad Clark cited "recent challenges with which we ...



Austin high schoolers build own pit after touring Franklin Barbecue  KXAN.com

A group of Lanier High School students met Aaron Franklin and toured his barbecue restaurant, then decided to build their own pit modeled after his to compete ...



Austin ISD Delays Decision To Rename Schools Named For Confederate Figures  KUT

The Austin Independent School District's board of trustees is slowing down its timeline for a vote on whether to change the names of five schools named.



AISD board delays vote to rename Confederate schools  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board again will postpone a decision on renaming four schools whose namesakes had ties to the Confederacy, until after the Nov. 6 election.



Lanier student was sitting alone before shooting, students say  Austin American-Statesman

A student at Lanier High School in North Austin fatally shot himself at school Tuesday, officials said.The student's name has not been released. Officials said the ...



Finalists for new AISD schools with Confederate names released  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin ISD has narrowed down a list of names that could replace those for three schools and a facility named after Confederate leaders.



Student arrested after allegedly making threat to McCallum High School  FOX 7 Austin

A student at McCallum High School was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly making a verbal terroristic threat toward the school, according to school officials.



Schools named after Confederate leaders to get new names Monday night  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Austin ISD board members are voting Monday night on names for several schools named after Confederate leaders. The board decided to ...



Austin family fears their son's killer may have fled the state  KXAN.com

His family in Austin is now asking everyone in Texas and Mexico if they recognize the suspect because they fear the killer may be on the run.



AISD releases short list for renaming schools with Confederate names  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board is slated to take a vote on the new names next month and the name changes could go into effect next school year.



AISD moves to rename remaining schools with Confederate ties by August  Austin American-Statesman

Five Austin district campuses with names tied to the Confederacy will get new names by August, under a proposal by district administrators.The school board ...



Barack H. Obama, Moon Tower among possible names for Austin schools with ties to Confederacy  KVUE.com

Austin ISD in February voted to rename five Austin schools with names that linked back to the Confederacy.



Lead Found In 5 Austin ISD Schools Drinking Water  Patch.com

Lead Found In 5 Austin ISD Schools' Drinking Water - South Austin, TX - Boone and Patton elementary schools, Bailey and Covington middle schools and ...



Austin school facility with Confederate ties to get a name-change  KVUE.com

The board discussed changing the names of four Austin schools with Confederate ties. The school board decided to change the name of one facility, but they are ...



Shortlist of new names for AISD Confederate name-sake schools released  Austin American-Statesman

Barack H. Obama High School? SoCo Middle School?These are among the 10 names that made the final cut for possible monikers for four Austin school sites ...



Police: Dad goes into Austin middle school to ‘beat up’ two students  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — A father has been charged with terroristic threat after he allegedly went into an Austin middle school to fight two young students. According to ...



Austin school district responds to new report on lead levels in drinking water  KVUE.com

'For any readings that have been found to be above the lowest level of 0.001—a higher standard than municipal drinking water—we are in the process of ...



Fulmore Middle School renamed after teacher Sarah Lively  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board on Monday night renamed Fulmore Middle School after longtime educator Sarah Lively. It's the third school facility the district has ...



Austin ISD says it will cost at least $50K to rename facility with Confederate ties  KVUE.com

AUSTIN — The John T. Allan Facility is getting a new name -- and the change won't be cheap. The Austin Independent School District estimates renaming the ...



Adrian Alvaresz Identified as Dead Lanier High School Student  The Epoch Times

Students at Lanier High School in Austin, Texas have identified the student who killed himself today, Oct. 15, as Adrian Alvaresz. A photo circulating on social ...



Austin school board poised to rename Fulmore, Allan  Austin American-Statesman

Austin school trustees are coalescing around new names for two Austin schools with Confederate namesakes: Fulmore Middle School and Allan Elementary.



Fulmore Middle School expected to be renamed Monday  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board on Monday night is scheduled to rename a third campus, Fulmore Middle School, because of namesake ties to the Confederacy.



Lanier High School students receive culinary training  San Antonio Express-News

Before Robert Gil started his sophomore year at Lanier High School, he was already considering a higher education at The Culinary Institute of America and a ...



Texas teen who committed suicide at school posted Facebook warning  New York Daily News

Friends and family of a Texas teen are grieving after he committed suicide at school, warning hours earlier on Facebook that he was planning to take his own life ...



Lake Travis High teacher honored at Texas Teacher of the Year ceremony  Austin American-Statesman

Megan Holden, a Lake Travis High School English and art history teacher, was among the six state finalists for 2019 Texas Teacher of the Year.Holden was ...



Austin trustees approve plan that closes campuses in 2020  Austin American-Statesman

On Monday night, Austin school trustees approved a consolidation plan that includes campus closures starting in August 2020.On Tuesday, concerned parent ...



Austin school district changes water fountains at some schools after lead concerns  KVUE.com

AUSTIN -- Concern over lead levels has the Austin school district changing out water fountains in some schools this week. The elevated levels were discovered ...



In split vote, Austin ISD approves removing Confederate school names  Austin American-Statesman

In a split vote, the Austin school board Monday night approved stripping Confederate names from five of its schools.Seven trustees voted for changing the school ...



Lead detected in drinking water at five Austin schools, new data show  Austin American-Statesman

Lead has been detected in the drinking water of five Austin schools, new data released this week show.Boone and Patton elementaries, Bailey and Covington ...



Harken: The Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards are on the way  austin360

The awards show that changed the fortunes of the Long Center for the Performing Arts returns to April 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Greater Austin High School Musical ...



Austin school board strips Confederate namesake from one campus  Austin American-Statesman

The Austin school board Monday night renamed one campus with a Confederate moniker but again delayed a decision to change the names of three other ...



Austin district parents weigh in on proposed sex ed changes  Austin American-Statesman

Grandparent Margaret Edwards welcomed updating the Austin school district's sex education curriculum, which is being overhauled for the first time in more than ...



You Can Weigh In On Renaming Austin ISD Schools Named After Confederate Figures  KUT

The Austin Independent School District's Board of Trustees is seeking community feedback on whether to rename five district facilities named after people.



Charging stations at schools to power electric vehicles, student minds  Austin American-Statesman

Austin Energy on Wednesday unveiled new electric vehicle charging stations at four Austin school district campuses as part of a new program that will educate ...



Effort Launched To Ease Austin Kids Back-To-School Stress  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Effort Eases Austin Kids' Back-To-School Stress - Downtown Austin, TX - 'Life's Good: Experience Happiness' effort equips 4000 students in Austin ISD schools ...



Holiday decorations stolen from North Austin homes  KEYE TV CBS Austin

Multiple families in or around the North Austin neighborhood of Gracy Woods have reported their Christmas decorations were stolen over the weekend.



Moms Demand Action fights for 'Red Flag' law and against 'Constitutional Carry' at Capitol  FOX 7 Austin

Hundreds of Moms Demand Action advocates from all over Texas marched to the capitol steps Wednesday morning for a group photo before taking their fight for ...



Remembering 'Nemo' on Bear Day at Bowie | Local Features  El Paso Inc.

With Bear Day coming up at Bowie High School, where some of its greatest champions will be honored Oct. 13, it's a good time to remember one of its greatest.



Bills would require publics vote to remove Confederate statues, names  Austin American-Statesman

In the latest effort to prevent local government officials from erasing references in their communities to the Confederacy and slave owners, state lawmakers have ...



Find your early voting and Election Day polling locations in Northwest Austin  Community Impact Newspaper

Registered voters in Travis and Williamson counties can cast their ballots at any polling location in their respective county during early voting and on Election ...



High School Counselors Help Students Find a Path to College or Careers Reporting Texas  Reporting Texas

College adviser Lauren Discher is working on her computer while awaiting students at Lanier High School in Austin. Christian Benavides/Reporting Texas.



Austin ISD statistics: Teacher salary, student demographics and more  Community Impact Newspaper

Student achievement Y Student progress Y Closing the gaps Y Postsecondary readiness Y. Statistics • 2016-17. 53% of student body economically ...



Austin ISD surprises its Teachers of the Year  KVUE.com

AUSTIN — AUSTIN -- Four special Austin teachers, all visited by one very important person. Austin ISD superintendent Paul Cruz's first stop Tuesday was ...



Two Austin Bars Nab Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Award Nominations  Eater Austin

Two Austin bars finally made the nomination list for Tales of the Cocktail's awards portion, the Spirited Awards. Downtown cocktail bar Roosevelt Room was ...



Santa Fe is the deadliest school shooting in Texas since UT Tower shooting  Austin American-Statesman

As many as 10 people are dead after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, according to reports. It marks the deadliest school shooting in Texas ...



SAISD On Alert After Lanier Student Forced Into Stranger's Car On Way to School  San Antonio Current

School police at Lanier High School are on high alert after a student walking to school last Thursday morning was forced into a car by...



Search for witnesses after one killed in crash in Liberty Hill  KXAN.com

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A person died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 29 in Liberty Hill, about a mile ...



5 Takeaways from SAISD's Monday Board Meeting/Standoff  San Antonio Current

I've covered SAISD board meetings for five years, at times dozing off during the proceedings. OK, not really – but close. The intensity in the...



SAISD to lay off 132 teachers in all  San Antonio Express-News

The total number of teacher layoffs at the San Antonio Independent School District will reach 132, including teachers on probationary contracts, district officials ...



50 years of coaching  KVUE

Ernie Azios celebrates 50 years of coaching, including time at Lanier High School and Deerpark Middle School. KVUE's Shawn Clynch has the story.



Dr. Roland Wade Kirk | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

SAN ANGELO — Dr. Roland Wade Kirk, beloved husband and father, 81, of San Angelo died Tuesday, February 19, 2019, following a lengthy illness.



San Antonio Schools Are Still Segregated – By Income As Much As Race  San Antonio Current

In 1954, the Supreme Court rocked the segregated South when it ruled that the State Board of Education of Topeka could not prevent third-grader Linda...



Recalling the walkouts of 1968  San Antonio Express-News

In 1968, a wave of unrest hit San Antonio hard, as students at several schools, particularly Lanier and Edgewood high schools, rose against what they described ...



Gary Wayne Watson  Burnet Bulletin

Gary Wayne Watson November 18, 1962 -- May 7, 2018 Gary Wayne Watson was born on Nov. 18, 1962, and passed away unexpectedly on May 7, 2018.



Six educators named finalists for 2018 Texas Teacher of the Year  Palestine Herald Press

The Texas Association of School Administrators announced its regional Teachers of the Year, along with six outstanding educators from across Texas chosen as ...



Group takes aim at Austin schools with names tied to Confederacy  Austin American-Statesman

Days after one Austin district trustee was criticized for publicly calling out his peers for delaying a vote on changing school names with ties to the Confederacy, ...



A Guide to Confederate Monuments in Austin: Where to find them, for as long as they're still standing - News  Austin Chronicle

News writer Michael King addresses historical illiteracy and the problem with celebrating the Confederacy in this week's Point Austin column.



Mentally Ill Austin Woman Whose Arrest Sparked Outcry Released  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Mentally Ill Woman Released From Detention - Downtown Austin, TX - Tania Silva, 21, became agitated during arrest and charged with injury to a public servant, ...



School Walkouts Planned Friday On Columbines 19th Anniversary  Patch.com

School Walkouts 19 years After Columbine - The Woodlands, TX - Dozens of Houston-area schools will stage walkouts on Friday to observe the 19th ...



Worst schools in Texas list includes 11 Austin campuses  CultureMap Austin

The number of the "worst schools in Texas" is growing rapidly, according to the Texas Education Agency. Last Friday, the TEA released its latest Pu.



Hays football coach LaHue decides to step down after five seasons  Austin American-Statesman

Hays football coach Neal LaHue gathered his players Friday to share the news of his impending departure.LaHue, 55, has decided to conclude a 33-year ...



National Signing Day: Texas recruiting updates  Spectrum News

Future college football athletes will make their commitments throughout the day today. Follow along.



3 San Antonio high school mascots top list of the best in Texas  mySanAntonio.com

Texas is home to close to 4,000 high schools, student bodies and mascots to rev them up at games. A new list that has ranked the mascots who do it best in ...



Austin ISD police reviewing 2 sex assault cases after Boone Elementary incident  KVUE

Austin ISD Police are reopening two reported sex crime cases at two separate campuses to ensure they weren't mishandled, KVUE and Austin ...



AISD committee to review report, consider closing 11 schools  KVUE.com

As Austin Independent School District is in the process of creating a Facility Master Plan, the consultant hired by the district to asses the suitability of all campus ...



Classmates reunite to celebrate the '60s  Montgomery Advertiser

Five decades ago, they were among the 750 graduating seniors of the Class of 1966, who had participated in over 40 clubs and organizations as a jump-start to ...



Saving Austin's Schools: Nobody gets everything they want, but AISD's bond may give everybody something they really need - News  Austin Chronicle

Austin ISD is about its neighborhood schools. With a $1 billion bond package coming before voters in November, the district's emphasis now falls on preparing ...



Austin Parks and Recreation bringing playtime to children in Red Cros  Community Impact Newspaper

Beginning Tuesday, the city of Austin's Parks and Recreation department began sending staff to American Red Cross shelters around the area.



Bexar County on track for half a million casting votes  San Antonio Express-News

Unprecedented turnout during early voting won't necessarily translate to strong numbers on Election Day.



Woman recovering after reported abduction, assault  KVUE.com

An Austin woman is recovering in the hospital after she says she was abducted, assaulted and left for dead along a rural Travis County road.



List of the worst schools in Texas includes 15 Austin campuses  CultureMap Austin

New information from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) shows that the number of "worst schools in Texas" has increased significantly since last year.



Sitting Down with Queta Rodriguez, A Formidable Woman Running for Bexar County Commissioner  San Antonio Current

Editor's Note: Jade Esteban Estrada is the writer of Glitter Political, a series of articles detailing San Antonio's elections. Entering Sabinas Coffee House, located ...



Pfriendly Pfaces: Veterinarian Daryl Neans  Austin American-Statesman

Welcome to our Pfriendly Pfaces segment, where readers get a chance to know a little more about their neighbors. Know someone who should participate, ...



$450 Million Bond Could Pay To Renovate 13 Schools; Upgrade Technology  Texas Public Radio

In November, voters in the San Antonio Independent School District will decide on two measures that would raise money to renovate aging schools; provide.



School Board Approves Renaming Schools With Confederate References  Patch.com

Downtown Austin, TX - Before the vote any schools named with "special historical or geographical significance," could not be renamed.



In Austin Public Schools, Vaccine Exemption Rates Drawn Along Socioeconomic Lines  KUT

When she was pregnant, Austin resident Katy Ludlow remembers, many parents were concerned about vaccinating their children. Actor Jenny McCarthy was.



Four Austin ISD teachers surprised with Teacher of the Year nominations  KXAN.com

Four AISD teachers were selected as the district's 2017 Teachers of the Year.



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Historic Or Horrific: 178 Confederate Monuments Are Found In Texas  Patch.com

Erasing History, Or Removing Injustice? - Houston, TX - Metropolitan cities move toward removing monuments that many believe glorified the practice of slavery.



Teachers and drug testing  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO -- For the second time in less than a week, a local teacher has been arrested on drug charges.A teacher at Lanier High School resigned from her ...



San Antonio Police officer dies after injured in shootout  FOX 29

UPDATE 8:07pm:SA Police Officers Association establishes Miguel Moreno Memorial AccountThe San Antonio Police Officers Association established the ...



Your 2018 primary election guide for the Northwest Austin area  Community Impact Newspaper

Feb 23, 2018: Here is what Northwest Austin residents need to know for the March 6 primary election and early voting, which runs Feb. 20 through March 2.



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