Category Archives: Schools

The Schools Committee is responsible to communicate with and support the schools within the SRCC boundaries. The Committee is concerned primarily with the health and vitality of the three public schools, Travis Heights Elementary, Fulmore Middle/Magnet, and Travis High. Our schools are challenged continuously by very large issues such as state and local funding, SRCC’s very diverse socio-economic makeup, and demographic trends. These trends have been for 60 years to move to the suburbs when children reach school age. SRCC wants to support and celebrate our schools, and is an available partner; we welcome ideas from parents and other school activists on how we can help.

Schools Committee Chair: Gretchen Otto 512-227- 1507

The three public schools within the SRCC area are:

Travis Heights Elementary School
2010 Alameda Drive
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 414-4495

Fulmore Middle School
201 E Mary St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 414-3207

William B. Travis Early College High School
1211 E. Oltorf St.
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 414-2527

Safe Routes to Schools

If your child walks or rides their bike to school at THES or Fulmore, you might want to attend this meeting, being held at Fulmore on May 3rd between 4:00-7:00.  The City of Austin is taking input on infrastructure needs … Continue reading

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Ms. Roberston’s Retirement Party

Lisa Robertson, the principal at Travis Heights Elementary, is retiring at the end of this school year.  We’ll have a community celebration, Friday, April 27th from 4-6pm.  Please spread the word.  She has touched many lives in our neighborhood.

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Outdoor Bill of Rights

As part of Austin’s Cities Connecting Children to Nature Initiative, the Parks and Recreation Department along with dozens of partner organizations, created the Austin Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights. This resolution will be brought to City Council for their vote … Continue reading

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Calling all Local Young Musicians!

SRCC is looking for one of our residents to help us secure music for our annual potluck on Tuesday, March 3. We need someone to contact one of our neighborhood schools (Fulmore Middle School, Travis Heights Elementary School or William … Continue reading

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Speedy Stop waiver request WITHDRAWN

Richard Suttle, representing Speedy Stop located at 1320 East Oltorf Street (Case #: SPC-2012-0068AW), has WITHDRAWN  their request for a waiver of  ordinance prohibiting sale alcoholic beverages within 300 ft of schools and daycares.  Residents who have been working against the … Continue reading

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