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Youth and Government: 15 Going On 30

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Being put in the shoes of lawyers, regional representatives, politicians, interviewers, journalists, and other prestige positions- the participants in Youth and Government (YG) are given endless opportunities as well as responsibility. Through this program, teenagers dress, act, and develop the character on the way. At the Texas State Competition, Ann Richards makes a mark. For…

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Will Win Gold for Tacos: ARS Students Take Sochi 2014

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The camera pans, and the United States Flag comes into view, proudly held by true American athletes, decked out in the colors of their country, prepared to face the battles before them. At the Ann Richards School, the Winter Olympics have a bit of a different twist. “Pick a number” says World Geography teacher, Mr.…

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Hope, Dream, Succeed: Episode 1- One Step Closer

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I will be brave I will not let anything Take away What’s standing in front of me Every breath, Every hour has come to this One step closer Scary, passionate, hurting, hopeful, lightning, and fun are all words that Adelyne “Addie” Towne used to describe her talent. What is that talent you may ask? Singing,…

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The Snowpocalypse 2014 Strikes Again

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Austin, Bastrop, Pflugerville, Round Rock, and several other Central Texas Independent School Districts and universities closed down Friday, February 7th due to possible ice on roads. After school closures due to inclement weather on January 24th and 28th, Austin ISD has reached the limit of its bad weather makeup days. There is a possibility that…

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Public Forums, Debates, and Extemporary Speaking Oh My

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Business suits and boys, Ann Richards debate team was not in Kansas anymore. On Saturday January 11 the Ann Richards debate team traveled to Bowie High School to compete in a tournament with about 400 other students around the district. Debate has been a brand new experience for the Salazar sisters, Bethany (sophomore) and Zabdi…

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