Counselors

Important Dates for 2015-2016 Middle School-Magnet Program Planning

AISD SCHOOL OF CHOICE (Middle School) FAIR:
Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. at Fulmore Middle School**

• Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders (512) 414-3236 (http://annrichardsschool.org/admissions/application-form)

Showcase: Saturday, January 23, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:00pm
Application Due: Friday, February 5, 2016
Notification Letters Sent Home: Friday, March 11, 2016

• Fulmore Magnet for the Humanities and Law (512) 841-4916
(http://www.fulmoremiddleschool.austinisd.org)

Shadow Applications Due: December 11, 2015. Shadow visits are for ½ day only.
Evening of Wonder Showcase: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 5:30p.m - 7:30p.m
Admissions Testing Session Dates:
January 9, 2016 8:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
January 12, 2016 4:30p.m.-6:30p.m.
January 13, 2016 4:30p.m.-6:30p.m.
January 30, 2016 8:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Application Due: February 5, 2016

• Kealing Magnet for Liberal Arts and Sciences (512) 414-2450
(http://www.kealinghornets.org)

January 22, 2016 by 4:30 Deadline for applicants for students who want to shadow at Kealing
February 5, 2016 by 4:30 Deadline for applications for students who do NOT want to shadow at Kealing
March 11, 2016 Notification letters go to U.S. Post Office
Kealing Admission Test Dates (Registration is not required.)
• Saturday, January 16, 2016 Kealing Middle School Cafeteria
o 8:00 - 10:00 am
o 11:00 - 1:00 pm
• Saturday, February 6, 2016 Kealing Middle School Cafeteria
o 8:00 - 10:00 am
o 11:00 - 1:00 pm (continued on back)
• During Shadowing in February - For more information on shadowing go to the "Shadowing" page of the application.


*Students applying for admission to both the Kealing and Fulmore magnets may attend an admission test session at Fulmore, but will need to write an additional timed essay for Kealing. Applicants who attend a Fulmore session may either complete the timed essay for Kealing during shadowing or, if necessary, by appointment.
**In order to request TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS, applicants must submit 504 or special education documentation indicating accommodations in place for the current school year to the Magnet Director at least FIVE DAYS prior to the test session.**

• Lamar Fine Arts Academy
(lamarmiddleschool.org)

December 5, 2015 - FAA application/audition workshop - 9-10am OR 10:30 - 11:30 am in the Lamar cafeteria. Participants may attend either session.
December 10, 2015 - Lamar open house, 8:30am - 11:00am
December 11, 2015 - deadline for submitting FAA application (including essay, copies of report cards, and standardized test results - 3 teacher recommendations must be turned in by January 16, 2016)
January 5, 2016 - FAA will email qualified applicants their audition time (students may audition for ONE strand only)
January 16, 2016 - Auditions at Lamar (9am - 3pm) in the Lamar cafeteria
January 25 - 29, 2016 - accepted students will be notified via email of admittance and shadowing opportunity
January 25 - March 4 - Shadowing for accepted students only
March 28, 2016 - deadline for students to submit letter of intent to the FAA office

Please note: Students who live in the Small Middle School attendance zone and wish to attend Small Green Tech Academy will only need to attach a simple one page form to their choice sheet in February. Only students living outside of the Small Middle School attendance zone will need to fill out the entire application with test scores, report cards, and essay.