The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders

Author

Ahna Merryman-Stewart

Ahna Merryman-Stewart has 9 articles published.

Ahna Stewart is an artist, music fanatic, and avid runner. As Social Media editor for the Polaris Press she can be spotted around school taking photos, conducting interviews, and creating visual content on the computer. Ahna loves vegetarian food, going on adventures, NBC sit-coms, and stalking famous dogs on instagram. She aspires to make the world a more educated place through honest journalism.

About Ahna Merryman-Stewart

Ahna Stewart is an artist, music fanatic, and avid runner. As Social Media editor for the Polaris Press she can be spotted around school taking photos, conducting interviews, and creating visual content on the computer. Ahna loves vegetarian food, going on adventures, NBC sit-coms, and stalking famous dogs on instagram. She aspires to make the world a more educated place through honest journalism.

Find more about me on:

Her most recent posts:

Where There’s a Weld There’s a Way: The Start of the Welding Club

in ARS News/Showcase by

In high school, classes can feel creatively limiting to students. With curriculum benchmarks,AP and STAAR tests to prepare students for, there’s little time to learn anything else. This creates a learning environment where students have little opportunity to explore their identity and passions, or learn practical, real-world skills. . In some cases, students decide to…

Keep Reading

Representation in Animation: What Frozen means to the sister of a kid with disabilities

in Our Voices by

I didn’t realize just how special my life was until I saw it on the big screen. When the Disney movie Frozen came out I felt famous. The main character, Anna, (supplement the first “n” for an “h” if you will), not only shared my name but shared nearly every other element of me. Our…

Keep Reading

Fire, Fury, and the Faculty of Donald Trump: What the latest White House exposé reveals about the attitude of the Trump presidency

in Beyond Our Walls/News by

Filled with the personal accounts of White House aides, staff and sometimes Trump himself, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” provides an all-access pass to what Wolff calls “The most extraordinary political storm since Watergate.” Despite being referred to as the “Trump tell-all book,” Wolff exposes something much larger and more disturbing than Donald J. Trump…

Keep Reading

The family that plays together: Sister soccer legacy takes place at Ann Richards

in ARS News/Features/Showcase/Sports by

Balancing athletics and academics is an obstacle faced by countless high school students, but the Hruby sisters have got it down to an art form. Collectively, Sofia (class of 2015), Lucia (class of 2017), and Olivia (9) have been involved in almost every sport offered at Ann Richards. Olivia and her sisters have been playing…

Keep Reading

Growing Pains: The class of 2024 completes their first month of 6th grade

in ARS News/Showcase by

Transitioning from elementary to middle school is difficult for anyone. The end of elementary school can feel like the end of a childhood. You go from spending all day in the same classrooms with the same kids you’ve known for up to five years to being in an unfamiliar building with 800+ strangers and eight…

Keep Reading

Austin in transit: How Austin’s rapid growth may be at the expense of long term residents

in Beyond Our Walls/Gentrification in Austin/Investigative/News by

In 2016, Austin is a mere 40,000 people below the 1 million population mark, and it’s starting to show. From traffic, to schools, to businesses, Austin is changing. Over the next school year our investigative team will show where, when, and how Austin has developed over the past ten years, and predicted developments of the…

Keep Reading

Go to Top