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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.



AISD Board Finally Renames Lanier High: School board renames campus for former student, fallen veteran Juan Navarro - News  Austin Chronicle

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday night to change the name of Sidney Lanier Early College High School to Juan Navarro ECHS, after a former ...



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 ...



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.



Man struck Lanier High student with wrench, police say  Austin American-Statesman

A man last month used a wrench to strike a special needs student in the head while he was walking to Lanier High School, Austin police said.Cody Meserole, 29 ...



Lanier students push back against AISD decision to rename school Juan Navarro  Austin American-Statesman

Lanier High School students were dazed, and many were upset, as the news spread on campus Tuesday that the school will be renamed for one of their own.



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 ...



Commentary: Dropping Lanier name detracts from our school community  Austin American-Statesman

From the beginning of the renaming process, the overwhelming majority of those directly involved with Sidney Lanier High School supported dropping “Sidney” ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



5 Austin ISD Schools Get New Names - Austin Monthly - August 2019 - Austin, TX  Austin Monthly

In 2016, Austin renamed Robert E. Lee Elementary as Russell Lee Elementary. The decision, made in reaction to the 2015 racially fueled shooting at a church in ...



Austin district ready to restyle school dress code  Austin American-Statesman

Austin district leaders could revamp the dress code policy in time for next school year to remove language that some say unfairly targets female students and ...



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.



Principal of Murchison Middle School steps down  FOX 7 Austin

The principal of Murchison Middle School has announced his resignation. Brad Clark cited "recent challenges with which we have been faced as a learning ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



To Better Market Its Schools, Austin ISD Turns To Realtors  KUT

Two dozen realtors sit in the bleachers of the Burger Athletic Center, eating pastries and sipping on coffee. They're listening to administration from the Austin ...



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.



'Pure, unadulterated evil' | Exploring the 1991 Austin yogurt shop murders  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — It's been said that Austin lost its innocence on the night of December 6, 1991 when four teenage girls were murdered at a yogurt shop in the ...



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.



New charter operator targets Austin district  Austin American-Statesman

The founder of Harmony Public Schools, one of the largest charter school networks in Texas, wants to open a slate of new charter schools, called Royal Public ...



Overcrowding in schools could split a South Austin community  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Overcrowding is a big problem in some South Austin's elementary schools, but some of Austin ISD's solutions may require splitting a ...



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 ...



When It Comes To The Achievement Gap In Austin's Schools, There's More To Say.  KUT

Last week, we published a story called Held Back , a look at the achievement gap in Austin ISD and how we educate students, especially those of color or.



Activists Demand Action After Andrews Principal Is Accused Of Bias Against Immigrant Parents  KUT

A dozen community activists assembled outside Andrews Elementary School in East Austin on Monday to demand the school district do more about Andrews'



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 ...



Austin-area high school students walk out of class to protest ICE  KVUE.com

Between 50 to 60 Austin-area students walked out of class Monday to protest the ongoing Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations.



Where can your kids eat for free this summer?  austin360

Summertime can be a hard time for families because kids are home more and access to food can be tougher without the school cafeteria Monday through Friday ...



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.



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 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 ...



New data show lead in drinking water at five more Austin schools  Austin Monitor

Lead has been found in the drinking water of five Austin public schools, new data obtained by Environment Texas from the Austin Independent School District ...



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 ...



These S.A. schools had the highest number of fights during the 2017-18 academic year  mySA

San Antonio-area schools reported more than 2,800 incidents of fighting between students during the 2017-18 academic year, according to Texas Education ...



End of the line: longtime customers say goodbye to El Patio  austin360

The crowds have crashed through the front door in continuous waves since late July, after the announcement that family-owned El Patio on Guadalupe Street ...



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 ...



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.



Austin's Tara Bordeaux is named Texas Teacher of the Year finalist  Austin American-Statesman

Superintendent Paul Cruz made a surprise visit Monday morning to Lanier High School to announce Tara Bordeaux, the school's audio-video production ...



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.



Austin Animal Center seeking volunteers to help walk dogs  Austin American-Statesman

EAST AUSTIN. Animal Center seeking. enrichment volunteers. The Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop, Building A, is seeking volunteers for an event to ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Austin teacher Tara Bordeaux named Texas Teacher of the Year  Austin American-Statesman

Tara Bordeaux had given up on school.She was bullied and her home life was hard. She had just turned 16, and dropped out of school.But one of her teachers, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bills would require public's 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 ...



Help rename 5 Austin schools as district sweeps out the Confederates  Austin American-Statesman

... © Copyright 2006-2019 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original *content* available for non-commercial use under a Creative ...



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 ...



Should Austin ISD change Confederate school names? Give your input  Austin American-Statesman

As Austin district trustees near a vote on whether to change school names with ties to the Confederacy, community members this week will get a chance to give ...



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...



AVID teacher shows Cove Class of 2022 how to dress for success  The Killeen Daily Herald

COPPERAS COVE – Former Louisiana State University football player Orlando Gunn celebrated Corporate America Day with Copperas Cove High School's ...



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 ...



Austin Ed Fund Awards $120K-Plus In Teacher Grants  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Ed Fund Awards $120K-Plus In Teacher Grants - Downtown Austin, TX - Funding meant to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward innovative and ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting ...



WATCH LIVE: KSAT fight night in Floresville  KSAT San Antonio

Rick Morones Jr's TMB & PRB Entertainment will be holding "Young-Guns" fight night tomorrow at the Floresville Event Center, featuring many local boxers ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



In Austin's Poorest High Schools, Student Athletes Are Now Served Dinner  KUT

In the Travis High School locker room, there is a basket of apples for students to grab a snack after practice. That basket is usually empty by 5:30 p.m.,



Texas School Police Accused of Mishandling Sex-Assault Reports  Courthouse News Service

AUSTIN, Texas (CN) — The parents of a 4-year-old Texas girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a teacher claim the Austin Independent School District ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



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, ...



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.



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 boardroom these ...



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.



Fight Night coming to Scottish Rite  KSAT San Antonio

While the eyes of the boxing world focus on the rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez in two weeks in Las Vegas, many other boxers are ...



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.



These San Antonio area public schools had the most drug, alcohol busts  KSAT San Antonio

Approximately 1500 drug and alcohol busts were carried out at public schools in the San Antonio area during the 2016-2017 school year, discipline reports ...



National Signing Day: Texas recruiting updates  Spectrum News

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



$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.



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.



It's Election Day. Here's What You Need To Know To Vote Today.  KUT

Turnout was strong during early voting in Texas — more than 47 percent of registered voters in Travis County have already cast ballots.



How do you continue improving a neighborhood after $1 million in grant money runs out?  Austin Chronicle

It's a warm Saturday afternoon in May along Little Walnut Creek in North Austin, and a bunch of Austin ISD school kids are painting. It doesn't look like much: a ...



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.



Constance “Crickett” Boyea Iley  Gonzales Inquirer

Constance “Crickett” Boyea Iley, lover of family, friends, and all things of goodness, died on Sept. 19, 2014. Born in Hanford, Calif. on Sept. 21, 1952 to Dr. Lyle ...



Missing 95-Year-Old North Austin Man Who Went Missing Found Safe [UPDATED]  Patch.com

Man, 95, is missing. - North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Howard Slataper had gone missing from his home, wearing his pajamas, just past midnight on Saturday.



Timmons-Teeples  The Herald Journal

Tyson Teeples and Helen Timmons were married on September 4, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.



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