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Changes and Challenges: Adjustments Faced by Students and Staff in the New School Year 

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  It’s a new year at Ann Richards, and students and staff are just beginning to settle into the rhythm of school. The year starts with a major shift in schedules, now distinguishing Mondays to be used for personalized schedules which we call “flex days.” This change took a lot of getting used to, for…

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Education Expansion: Khan Academy Furthers Learning Outside of the Classroom

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Since its release in 2007, Khan Academy has become a technological education superpower. Students all over the world use it, and it is just as relevant at the Ann Richards School. Teachers here use Khan Academy to assign lectures and notes outside of class, and students use the site for review, class work or SAT…

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Den of Dems: Breakdown of Presidential Democratic Candidates for 2020

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Most candidates intending to run for 2020 presidential election have declared, with a few outliers such as Joe Biden, Steve Bullock, and Eric Swalwell still waiting to make public decisions. On the Republican side, the only options thus far are President Donald Trump running for reelection and William Weld who has criticised Trump’s actions. On…

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Seven Free SXSW Shows: A List of SXSW Free Concerts

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As you get out of that 4th period, hour-and-thirty-minute class for Spring Break, the first thing you think about is hanging out with your friends and what to do with them. Something that might fill that vacant void could possibly be the week-long South by Southwest festival. This festival has been in Austin for the…

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Advice For Stars: Michelle Morse’s Speech from the Ann Richards Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Last Friday morning, the Ann Richards School was overflowing with supporters, parents, and current and former students and faculty. This large group was gathered to announce the official groundbreaking for our new school as well as to celebrate the successes achieved and the ones to come. And, of course, to thank all of those who…

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