Stephen F. Austin High School

Red Dragon Players Advance

The Red Dragon Players advanced to Bi-District tonight winning three individual awards. Liz Kolb was named an Outstanding Technician. Indigo Raetz was named to the All Star Cast, and Henry Wheatley-Rutner was named to the Honorable Mention All-Star Cast. 

 

Austin High will be competing on Friday April 1, at Hendrickson High School with Anderson, Hendrickson, Cedar Ridge,  Bowie, & Rouse High Schools. 

Ballet Folklorico at the Viva Aztlan Festival

After 4.5 hours of dance workshops on Friday, March 11th, our choreographer, Victoria Carr, and two of our officers, Monica Magallanes and Laura "Vicky" Ortega performed in a showcase prior to the first of two mariachi concerts at the Viva Aztlan Festival in Lubbock, TX

On Saturday, March 12th Austin High's Ballet Folklorico presented their "mini-show" in the Ballet Folklorico Competition. Our competition team consisting of:

Chance to Meet the First Lady

The Austin Chamber, in collaboration with the White House and First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher initiative, will offer Central Texas seniors who complete a FAFSA before 5pm onMarch 14 a chance to see the First Lady on March 16 at SXSW Music for her keynote address!  The contest supports FAFSA filing over spring break and in advance of impending March 15th priority deadlines for Texas Grants and other aid.  A total of 80 students will win this opportunity, 2 per high school. 

Class Rank Survey

From November 2014 through October 2015, the Austin High CAC conducted research regarding the benefits of not ranking students below the top 10 percent of the class. In October 2015, the Austin High CAC concluded that not ranking students in the bottom 90 percent of the class would benefit students at Austin High School. The CAC recommended a meeting with students, a series of parent meetings, and a survey. Five parent meetings were held between November 2015 and January 2016.

Austin High at the Regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event

A huge congratulations needs to go out to the AMAZING students who gave up their Saturday and participated in the Regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) on February 20th in San Marcos! VASE is a huge event and is a UIL competition and we are so proud of how well our students at Austin High scored. Out of a total of 1665 total entries from 73 teachers in Region 13 South, 81 Students’ Art Submissions competed from Austin High School this past weekend. Students were interviewed one on one by a judge, engaging in a critical analysis of their process and work results.

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