Schools

Feb. 13, 2016

Keep Austin Weird Homes Partners with MakerSpace at Gorzycki Middle School


Gorzycki Middle School will be opening a MakerSpace where students will be able to use their creativity to make things related to technology and arts/crafts. This program provides students with the opportunity to use their critical thinking skills and natural curiosity.  MakerSpaces have been shown to develop student ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

East Austin Home for Lease in Rosewood

East Austin Home for Lease in Rosewood

 

512-740-6486 – http://KeepAustinWeirdHomes.com – Austin, TX Real Estate and Investment Specialists

 

Welcome to 917 Nile St. – an opportunity to lease an extremely well-maintained home that has previously only had one owner.

 917 Nile St

 With 3 bedrooms and 2 ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

Keep Austin Weird Homes Sells a Home in Scenic Brook, a Southwest Austin Neighborhood

Keep Austin Weird Homes Sells a Home in Scenic Brook, a Southwest Austin Neighborhood

 

Keep Austin Weird Homes just sold another home in Scenic Brook, a Southwest Austin Neighborhood.  Keep Austin Weird Homes is excited to get another home sold in Scenic Brook.

 Austin May 29, 2014 - Keep Austin Weird ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

Keep Austin Weird Homes Sells a Home in Olympic Heights, a South Austin Neighborhood

Keep Austin Weird Homes Sells a Home in Olympic Heights, a South Austin Neighborhood

 

Keep Austin Weird Homes just sold another home in Olympic Heights, a South Austin Neighborhood.  Keep Austin Weird Homes is excited to get another home sold in Olympic Heights.

 Austin May 29, 2014 - Keep Austin Weird ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

Cyber Bullying - It's Not Just for Middle Schoolers

Something interesting happened recently in a Facebook group I belong to. Someone posted a photo of a homework assignment with disbelief that it was assigned to a 6th grader. The lesson on inference required the student to read a short passage about a woman who found a hairclip in ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

Principal Profile Meeting – Gorzycki Middle School

Principal Profile Meeting – Gorzycki Middle School

Yesterday I attended a meeting at Gorzycki Middle School in Southwest Austin. AISD hosted the meeting so parents could give input to the type of principal Gorzycki should be looking for, since our beloved Mrs.Bauerle is retiring this year.

Although there are ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

New South Austin High School - Where Is It?

New South Austin High School - Where Is It?

It’s a hot topic for South Austin, and it has been for years. Bowie High School in Southwest Austin is over capacity. Akins High School in Southeast Austin is over capacity. We see more and more new homes and apartment buildings being ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

What If We Don't Really Need A New South Austin High School?

SoHoly Grail New High School South Austinme may say it sounds almost sacrilegious to say this, given that the issue has been under discussion for at least a decade and the bond money to buy the land for a school has already been approved by voters...but...what if we don't really need a ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

School Funding in Texas – Can Austin ISD Get A Break?

School Funding in Texas – Can Austin ISD Get A Break?

Recently I attended an Austin Council of PTAs meeting where Edna Butts, Director of Intergovernmental Relations and Policy Oversight, was a featured speaker. The primary focus of her talk was school finance, primarily helping us understand the negative impacts ...

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Feb. 7, 2016

Austin, TX Preschools

Austin, TX Preschools

Although it is almost universally agreed on that early childhood education sets the foundation for a child’s entire educational experience, it can be hard to locate a comprehensive list of independent preschool programs that are well-respected. And it can be really hard to decide which Austin neighborhood ...

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