Things all McCallum parents should know:

  1. This WEBSITE will answer most of your questions about the school. Go to our home page at and mark it as a favorite. It is your link to all information about McCallum High School.
  2. The MACKNIGHTLY weekly email newsletter brings you the most current news in a timely fashion. To subscribe, go to the bottom of any page on this web site and add in your information. Watch for a confirmation email and click the button in the email to confirm your subscription.  Check your spam folder if you don’t start receiving newsletters. If you are having trouble with subscribing, or still aren’t getting newsletters, contact Note that all articles published in the MacKnightly are also posted in our News section.
  3. Follow us on social media! Follow McCallum on Facebook (PTSA) and Twitter (administration).  Follow MacJournalism (student publications) on Instagram and Facebook. Also follow the Fine Arts Academy on Facebook (group) and Instagram.  Follow MACares on Facebook. To be notified of upcoming plays and musicals from MacTheatre, join this email listIf you are a Google Calendar user, you may subscribe to the school calendar.
  4. Join the PTSA!
  5. Watch the MacKnightly Newsletter emails at the beginning of the school year to sign up to be a Secret Pal to a McCallum staff member!
  6. Encourage your child to GET INVOLVED. McCallum is a big school. Joining an organization makes it smaller. Encourage your child to listen to the announcements to hear about different clubs, organizations, and meetings. You can find a list of clubs and organizations here. Clubs and activities are varied. There is something for everyone!
  7. MAKE SURE YOU ARE INVOLVED! Now’s not the time for parents to walk away from their child’s school. Your kids need you more than ever and McCallum High School needs you more than ever. Contact the PTSA, the booster organizations of any activities your child is involved in, and/or watch the MacKnightly for opportunities to volunteer. You’ll be glad you did!


Volunteer Opportunities for Parents: 

MAC Band Wins UIL Area Championship!

MAC Band Wins UIL Area Championship!

The McCallum High School Marching Band are still the reigning UIL Area D Marching Champions! They are headed to the UIL State Competition on Monday, November 1, 2021 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas after winning the Area D Championship on Saturday, October 23,...

McCallum Library Book Drive

McCallum Library Book Drive

Donate new or gently-used books at the McCallum Library entryway during school hours Monday, Oct 4 - Friday Oct. 15. Books of all reading levels and languages welcomed! Questions? Call 512-414-7536. Thanks! -Ms. Orr McCallum Librarian

AISD Long-range Planning Committee accepting applications

Austin ISD is now accepting applications to serve on the Austin ISD Long-range Planning Committees. The LPCs will be made up of parents, community members, students and district staff who will help the district develop long-range plans and a prioritized list of...

Secret Pals: Sign up to be a McCallum Secret Pal Today!

Being a Mac Secret Pal is a great way to show your support of all of our McCallum employees. Adopt a staff member (or two!) by signing up here. Four to six times during the school year, drop off a small gift or note, or send an  e-gift card to show you are thinking of...