Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Middle and high school Texas students may submit original fiction, no more than 2,000 words in length. The submissions are judged by Texas Book Festival authors, local educators, and leaders in the publishing industry. Each year the Texas Book Festival provides a unique theme, this year that theme is Note to Self. Three divisions: grades 7-8; 9-10; and 11-12. http://www.texasbookfestival.org/2016-youth-fiction-writing-contest/
Monday, March 28, 2016
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Elementary gifted students, bring your favorite board game or card game and join other GT students in having some fun!
Parents, spend time networking with other GT parents.
Saturday, April 9
Baker Center Cafeteria
3908 Avenue B
Austin TX 78751
Open to the first 75 students who are registered at: http://tinyurl.com/GamesDayApril
Print your EventBrite ticket and bring to the event to be eligible for door prizes.
Call 512-414-0155 for more information.
Monday, March 21, 2016
Do you have a child in the age range of 8-12? Help him or her submit a recipe that supports the MyPlate nutrition guidelines for a chance to attend a Kids' "State Dinner" with Michelle Obama in Washington, D.C. More information at PBS Parents. Recipes are encouraged to include foods grown, produced, or representative of your state, territory, or community. Click to see MyPlate, MyState for Texas.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Sure, succeeding on an AP Exam is mostly about working hard in your AP class, but it also involves knowing what to expect on exam day. Learn everything you need to know about taking the exams, from signing up to showing up.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Friday, March 11, 2016
All Austin ISD seniors are eligible to win a chance to see Michelle Obama by completing FAFSA by 5 pm March 14. To be eligible to win, students must:
1. File FAFSA no later than 5 PM Central Time on Monday, March 14th.
2. Register for contest at: https://www.financialaidsaturdays.org/flotus.html
3. Paste the Tweet below to their personal Twitter account:
o I filed my FAFSA, have you? File by 3/14 to meet @FLOTUS during #SXSW! @austinchamber @ReachHigherATX contest here: http://bit.ly/24Elcge
If selected, student winners must scan and submit their FAFSA confirmation page to Andrew Feller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligible school districts include: Austin ISD, Del Valle ISD, Elgin ISD, Hays CISD, Hutto ISD, Leander ISD, Lockhart ISD, Manor ISD, Pflugerville ISD, Round Rock ISD, KIPP Austin Public Schools, Harmony Public Schools, and NYOS