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Swingin’ Back into the School Year: Starlettes Receive a New Dance Coach

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It’s been over three months since Ms.Washington parted ways with our school, and a couple months since the school’s new dance teacher, Ms. Schmidt arrived to teach the girls. On the first day of school, the dance team danced to “Soul Bossa Nova”, otherwise known as the Austin Powers theme song, and the difference was…

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The Color Run

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The ARS Marching Band hosted their first annual Color Run 5k Fundraiser last Friday and a good time was had by all.  

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Seniors perform their last first choir performance

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  The Fall Concert, last Monday October 20th, launched the choir program for the 2014-2015 school year. For a majority of the senior choir students, this is their fifth or sixth year performing for the choir. “I started in sixth grade,” said senior Toni Akunebu. “[Now], I am definitely more confident.” Experience and the support from peers help students overcome their…

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Disney Cabaret begins rehearsals for student-led production

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The first annual Ann Richards Cabaret will begin rehearsals this Monday in preparation for a student written, student directed, and student produced show to be performed on January 13th. “Cabaret is our attempt to get closer to having a musical on campus,” said choir teacher Millicent Jardine. “And so with our limited resources I decided that Cabaret would…

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The Ghost Tree

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Straight in the heart of Austin on Lady Bird Lake stands a massive tree suspended above the water. Dead, ghostly white, and 35-feet tall, a humongous Cedar Elm tree serves as a memorial to all of the trees that have died in the recent drought. Surrounding the tree and hike and bike trail are thousands…

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A Fine Night to Remember: ARS Fine Arts Social

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The Ann Richards Chorale program extended an invitation to the other Fine Arts to their social, that became a Fine night to remember.   Since 2010 Millicent Jardine, the Choral Director here, started the event: the Choir Social, “When I was in school, we had a choir social and I always thought it was really nice…

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The Band Jamboree

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Bright lights, a green football field, and hundreds of cheering people filled the Toney Burger Center for the 41st annual AISD Band Jamboree. The annual AISD Band Jamboree is a showcase of Marching Shows from each AISD marching band, much like a gathering where all of us proud band nerds awe over each other’s marching…

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