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Youth & Government District Competition

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Schools as far as Corpus Christi gather in Stephen F. Austin High School for the Youth & Government. Teenagers who appear to be as old as 30 click-clack their way to their designated rooms. There is Model U.N, Legislature, Judicial, and Media. In large round-table discussions, Model U.N examines global issues and how the United…

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Graduated Seniors Come Back for Alumni Panel

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On Thursday, January 9th, a group of last year’s graduated Class of 2013 came back to visit the school and share their experiences in the first semester of college. Each grade level had a different group of graduates, as well as a proctor who asked prompting questions to the panel, and then the floor was…

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Warriors Club

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For those of you out there who love, or have once loved Erin Hunter’s famous books about Warrior Cats, there is a club, lead by Briahna DeAnda and Karen Cramer, who are the main leaders of Warrior Club. “I plan events, come up with new ideas, organize events, and I help my Vice Presidents Karen…

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Rock It Like A Sprockette

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Scoring goals isn’t just for humans. In fact, the ARS FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Robotics team or the “Sprockettes” aim to have their robot raise a flag, go up a bridge, swing from a bar, and put blocks into a goal all within a 3 minute time period to gain points. This can be a…

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ARS Sophomore Class Takes Louisiana By Storm

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It’s nearly 10 at night, and the Ann Richards sophomore class has been on the same charter bus for coming on 10 hours. Over the three days of the trip, the girls visited four college campuses, stopped in five cities, crossed the state line twice, stayed in two hotels, watched eight films, sang with two…

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Talkington comes to Ann Richards

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On Friday, November 8th, the Ann Richards School hosted the 2nd Annual FEYW Lock-In. The FEYW lock-in is an event open to all of the schools that are part of the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) in Texas. Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School San…

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The HOWL-oween Bash

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On Friday, November 1st, NHS and HOSA sponsored the first-ever annual HOWL-oween bash! Complete with a costume contest, relay races, eating contests, fear factor, and cute dogs, the event left all of the attendees in the Halloween spirit. Admission was one donation to Austin Pets Alive. Photo Credit: Shireen Dadmehr          

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NHS and NJHS Induction: Honoring Bright Stars

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“Noblesse Oblige,” these are the words spoken by NHS President and junior, Eliza Martin. “Nobility Obligates. This is the motto of National Honor Society.” Martin stands on stage. Beside her are other NHS and NJHS Officers. In front of her are parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, siblings, faculty, staff, and fellow students. Below her are National…

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Ann Richards Birthday Bash 2013

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On this typical Tuesday September evening, most high school students would be at home working away at homework and recovering from the taxing school day. However, this is no ordinary Tuesday evening for the Ann Richards School. The Fifth Annual Birthday Bash was held on September 24th at the Umlauf Sculpture Gardens to celebrate and…

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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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ARS Girls Meet Senator Wendy Davis

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On September 29, 2013, hundreds of people gathered in the AT&T Conference Center to hear Senator Wendy Davis speak at the Texas Tribune Festival. Among those hundreds, twenty ARS girls could be found in the crowd meeting with Senator Davis. “Wow, not everyone gets to do this!” said sophomore Maya Nunez. The event kicked off…

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