Advanced Academic Services is part of the Austin Independent School District. This blog provides information, activities, and events regarding advanced academics and high ability children and teens. Smart without compromise. Potential without limits.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Destination: College - Free Online Presentations

May 14, 2013
5–8 p.m. EDT

Make college a reality! Join us for the fourth part of our online series designed to help students and parents with planning and paying for college. Presented in both English and Spanish, these free, informative sessions are a great opportunity for families to realize that college is within reach.

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5 p.m. EDT: Don't Waste Your Summer: Beginning the Application Process
Students will learn how to best leverage opportunities during the summer to begin applying to college in the fall. Experts will provide guidance and answer questions about how to write a winning personal statement and find resources to get a head start.

6 p.m. EDT: It's Not Too Late to Go to College: Community College as an Option

This workshop is specifically for students who are considering community colleges. Learn about the process of enrollment and transfer options. An expert will help you learn what to do to have a successful community college experience and transfer.

7 p.m. EDT: Continue Your Education: Veterans and Those Returning to School
This workshop will focus on how veterans and those that have been in the workforce can explore options for returning to school. An expert will share information from credit options to placement exams to what to do once you are enrolled and how to make your experience count.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

AISD Presents Mariachi Festival

Austin Independent School District invites you to attend the
7th Annual
Mariachi Festival

David Crockett High School
Performing Arts Center
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Free Admission

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Carver Museum Hosts Art Exhibition

You're Invited to attend an exhibition of 100 artistic participants representing all walks of Austin life.
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, Texas 78702
Opening Reception tomorrow night
May 2, 2013 - 6:00-8:00 pm
(Please RSVP, 512-974-4926)
Exhibit runs through June 15th.
All artwork will be included in silent auction with proceeds directed to the Carver Arts In Education programs.