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ARS College Week 2013

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ARS Girls Head Off to College for this year’s college week. September 23-27 was the Ann Richards school’s annual College Week, featuring a college fair, college t-shirt day, and plenty of college visits. The week is a way for ARS students to make college more of a reality, rather than just a faraway idea. Each…

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New Debate Team Heads to Pflugerville

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Even Friday’s pouring rain couldn’t dampen the competitive spirits of the Ann Richards debate team as they put their skills to the test, some for the very first time, at a region-wide tournament. Two members of the debate team traveled to Pflugerville over the weekend for the second tournament of the season to discuss the…

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Updated: Day of Service 2013

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Wet, muddy, and dreary. Normally not the words to describe a day in Austin during the month of September, but last Friday, water poured over Ann Richards girls as they participated in the Day of Service. On September 20 the Ann Richards School dedicated it’s day to helping out the city of Austin. The young…

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Meeting the New Sisters

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Every year since 2009, the school has had a yearly event of having our incoming high schoolers pair up with one of our incoming middle schoolers so they can support each other until they graduate. We call it the Big Sister/Little Sister tradition. This mentor program was created to assist the 6th graders’ transition into…

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Ally Carter Author of The Gallagher Girls Series Visits

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On Monday, September 16th, ARS was honored to welcome New York Times Bestselling Author, Ally Carter, author of both the Gallagher Girls  and The Heist Society series. Ann Richards was the first stop on Ally’s tour for her most recent book, United We Spy, the conclusion to beloved Gallagher Girls series. The Gallagher Girls series follows…

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ARS Gets its Own Newspaper

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ARS is yet again taking another step to further improve itself this year. The girls have established a newspaper! Things are on the up and up, and are shooting for the stars. You can come to this page to find just about anything you need. From what’s going on at school, around the world or…

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Back to School: Whether You Like it or Not

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Summer has come to a close, and school has started once again. It’s time to turn in your summer reading, and turn on your alarm clocks. Sure we may dread those first few weeks waking up before 12 o’clock, but think about what’s good. You can see a lot of your friends again, catch up…

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