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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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Mobile Loaves and Fishes Street Retreat

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On January 3, 2014, a group of about twenty Austinites traded in warm beds and cozy homes for a “storm drain that was nice and flat” (Quote from Ellen Witt-Ortiz, one of the Austinites on the immersion experience).  Instead of a filling meal, they ate only a handful of rice for dinner. Why? It was…

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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 Tragedy in The Phillipines: Typhoon Haiyan

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The Phillipines is a country that is not stranger to typhoons, but the Haiyan typhoon is one of the worst in the country’s history. In the wake of the typhoon that hit on Friday, November 8th, the Red Cross estimated approximately 10,000 people have been killed and thousands have been injured. The biggest problem, as of…

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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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