January 22 Snow Day will be Made Up on May 22

Since the district was closed on Thursday, January 22, Amarillo ISD has used one of the provisional snow days in the school calendar. AISD schools will now have class on May 22. 


good jobAwesome Austin Bears:
Congratulations 7th-8th band on your 1 Rating at band contest!
Congratulations 6th, 7th, 8th grade orchestras on your Sweepstakes Ratings at UIL Contest!

Recently Austin MS had:
9 students received Excellent or Outstanding in the Band Solo and Ensemble competition.

7 students received Superior or Excellent for UIL Solo Choir
12 students qualify for All-Region orchestra,
4 students win awards in the UIL One Act play, and
6 students whose artwork was selected to be featured on the AISD Christmas card.
These are only a few of the great things happening with some of our best and brightest.                                                           

2014-2015 Austin Middle School Teacher of the Year:
Congratulations Mrs. Leann Shelley, 8th grade ELA

Applauding excellent customer service and recognizing those who go the extra mile to provide support to fellow employees, students, parents and community members, the Applause Award is a revamping of the A+ Award for Exemplary Customer Service which has been part of the district for nearly a decade. For more information, click here.
Mrs. Julie Diaz -- applause award for March!

Students, what’s your plan? Are you on track to graduate? What about after graduation? Have you thought about what career will let you do what you love? New graduation plans mean more options for students. Parents, to help your child map his or her plan for the future, visit the AISD website at

No Excuses University ACE






Yearbooks are on sale.  Take money to room 107 or go to www.jostens.com


Quotes from Kids

“I think that the teachers really care about their students.  They really want them to do well and want to help them succeed.”  Keegan Franklin

“I like this school because every kid is really nice.”  Jason Chambers

“The staff are nice & have good respect and the coaches are the best in Amarillo.”  Jose Alvarado

“There is never a day where I have ever felt scared or unsafe at Austin.” Ericca Carter

2013-2014 Secondary School Supply List

Secondary School Supply List 13-14.docx

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