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National Book Challenge Finalists

Congratulations! Ms. Wahlers and her 2nd grade class have been announced as finalists in the 2019-2020 National Book Challenge for their book, "Silly, Dilly December Days." View the winning place on the National Book Challenge Website

Capital Metro Display

Capital Metro hosted an artwork contest with for 2-5 grade scholars. Each grade level received assignments prompting them to create art about what a healthier planet means to them. A panel of judges from arts-based organizations in the community chose 23 Campbell scholars from as their winners!  View story: Fox 7 Austin media coverage. 

Claudette Robinson

"First Lady of Motown" Claudette Robinson visits Lee Lewis Campbell Elementary Media and Performing Arts Institute to share her book, "Claudette's Miraculous Motown Adventure."  

2019 MLK Oratorical Contest

The MLK Oratory Competition is an annual contest where students are to prepare a 5-minute speech based on the prompt established each year. In 2019, we had two fourth-grade scholars compete, Bradon Owens and Nolan Mills. Bradon Owens won first place! 

AISD in 3

On March 4, 2019, Lee Lewis Campbell Elementary School Media and Performing Arts Institute was featured on AISD in 3, AISD.TV’s award-winning flagship program. Tune in to AISD in 3 each week for happenings throughout the district, on campus and in your community.

The Villager

View The Villager's media coverage of the 80th Year Anniversary of Lee Lewis Campbell Elementary Media and Performing Arts Institute! The Villager is a free weekly newspaper published in Austin, Texas, serving the African-American community. Read the full story (PDF).

Garden to Café

AISD is taking an important leadership role in the school garden movement by partnering with students, community members, teachers and administrators to develop a Garden to Café program that extends the lessons learned in the garden to the school café. Garden to Café is about serving healthy, fresh, garden-grown foods to students through school meal programs.

Read more about AISD's nutrition initiatives.

En Español

Ofrecemos clases de baile, música, teatro, actuación, artes plásticas y medios de comunicación, en las que los niños se familiarizan con las cámaras. Todas estas clases son combinadas con el aprendizaje social y emocional. Se puede leer màs información en el artículo del periódico "El Mundo." Haga clic en el ícono para leer el articulo completo

Cool at School

"Countdowns, a camera crew, a full production team, two anchors, a weather forecaster, this is the morning newscast at Campbell Elementary School, Austin ISD's only media and performing arts elementary in the district." Watch CBS Austin's media coverage.

Blue Dragon News at Campbell Elementary