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Middle School

Interested in Options for Middle School?

Austin ISD has many options for our students who are moving on to Middle School.  You can find out more about those schools and any application processes that may be required by following these links.  If you have information about another AISD Middle School we should add to this list, please email and we’ll […]

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DOI Days

AISD is a District of Innovation (DOI) which gives all AISD schools some of the benefits that charter schools enjoy, such as setting aside days for additional teacher training, what we call DOI PD Days (you can read more about it here: THES teachers will spend the day adding to their skills with professional […]

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Holiday Cookie at Mañana Benefiting THES

Now through the end of December, South Congress Hotel will donate $1 from every purchase of a holiday sugar cookie created uniquely for Travis Heights Elementary by the pastry chefs at Mañana. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a holiday treat while benefiting your favorite school. Be sure to let the staff know you came for […]

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An Fun Annual Tradition at THES

TAMALADA (December 4) & CULTURAL FESTIVAL (December 7) Plans are underway for Tamalada and Cultural Festival! These fun annual traditions celebrate the diversity in our school with tamale making, performances, cultural tables, and a Mercado with items for sale. We really need volunteers to help with planning this year’s events. Would you enjoy doing any […]

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Gifted & Talented Window

The Nomination Window for Gifted & Talented Testing for grades K-2nd is November 11th-November 22nd! If you believe your student is ready to test and complete a home project, please fill out a form and turn it in to Mrs. Underwood ASAP! Forms in English, Spanish, or Arabic are available!  

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Library Volunteers

Do you enjoy scanning things? Like to make things go *beep*? Does the smell of books make your pulse race? Love libraries in general? Have we got a volunteering opportunity for you!!! Library inventory began on Monday this week, and our goal is to finish before the Thanksgiving holiday! Please stop by our Thunderbird Library […]

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