Max Frost

Max Frost’s new EP “Intoxication” will drop Sept. 18. Courtesy Max Frost Facebook

When the 2015 line up for free summer music series Blues on the Green was announced, many Austinites were excited to see local artist Max Frost on the list.

However, the artist known for hits such as “White Lies” was replaced by Kaleo for the Aug. 5 show after he had to cancel.

“Regrettably there was a miscommunication in terms of Max’s schedule and commitments,” Frost’s management said in an emailed statement. “He is very disappointed that he is unable to play Blues on the Green this year but looks forward to participating in other KGSR events soon.”

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Austin ISD Computer Science Professional Development Pipeline

Austin ISD teachers attend a training session at Bowie High School on July 29 to learn how they can effectively teach computer science to students. Joseph Basco

Austin ISD teachers were the ones learning July 29 as they were being trained how to teach computer science to students.

The training session at Bowie High School was part of the AISD’s new Computer Science Professional Development Pipeline program. The initiative’s goal is to address student misconceptions of computer science and help staff effectively promote and teach computer science, according to a news release by AISD.

Sarah Ramirez, AISD administrative supervisor of mathematics, said computer coding is already being taught at several AISD campuses, and the district wanted to build upon that foundation and extend the education to more campuses, from elementary schools to high schools.

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