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, August 26, 2013

MACC Hosts Preview, Panel Discussion on "Latino Americans"

Tuesday, September 10th at 7:00 pm
Excerpts from the upcoming PBS series will be presented.
The series traces more than 500 years of history to chronicle the stories of Latino Americans.
Panel discussion and reception immediately following.

MODERATOR: Dr. Cinthia S. Salinas
Panel: John J. Valadez, producer of LATINO AMERICANS
Dr. Emilio Zamora, Department of History, University of Texas
Marta Cotera, author and historian
Admission is free!


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Science Under the Stars - Save the Dates

Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Events start at 7:30 p.m. outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Arrive early for refreshments and fun activities for kids of all ages!
  • September 12: Kelsey Jiang (stickleback)
  • October 10: Alejandro Berrio (coffee)
  • November 14: Ian Wright (spiders)
  • December 12 : Amanda Lea (Panama)
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Friday, August 9, 2013

Back To School Bash, August 24th

Save the Date! AISD Back to School Bash is Aug. 24

The Austin Independent School District invites its students and families to attend the annual Back-to-School Bash. The event takes place Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon in Exhibit Hall 4 of the Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. During the celebration, families can learn about the many district programs and services that help students have a great school year. Additionally, families will have access to free immunizations from Seton and more.

Free shuttle transportation will be available every 30 minutes beginning at 8 a.m. from the following locations:
  • One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd.
  • Blazier Elementary, 8601 Vertex Blvd.
  • Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell
  • Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square
  • Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman Drive
This event is a partnership between AISD and The City of Austin.