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Can’t stay away: Alumnae return with tokens of wisdom

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Ann Richards alumnae returned on January 8th to give words of wisdom to their younger “sisters.” The morning consisted of a college fair for middle school where graduates had a table for their college or university to answer questions, as well as a Q&A panel for the high school students in the small gym, cafeteria and…

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Senior stars certified to save lives

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Biomedical Design and Entrepreneurship students spent several days attending CPR and safety training courses provided by American Red Cross in order to become CPR certified. CPR certification has become tradition, as well as a milestone for biomed pathway senior students, and this year the new combined engineering and biomed pathway class has allowed engineering students to participate…

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Congressman awards Naval Academy nomination to ARS senior

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Congressman Roger Williams visited Ann Richards this morning to award senior Sofia Hruby a Naval Academy nomination. This letter of nomination is the final step in Hruby’s acceptance process, and she will attend the academy in the fall, playing volleyball at the collegiate level. Hruby’s parents and both sets of grandparents attended the nomination. “One…

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Seniors perform their last first choir performance

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  The Fall Concert, last Monday October 20th, launched the choir program for the 2014-2015 school year. For a majority of the senior choir students, this is their fifth or sixth year performing for the choir. “I started in sixth grade,” said senior Toni Akunebu. “[Now], I am definitely more confident.” Experience and the support from peers help students overcome their…

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Senior gives speech about Batman, students respond

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    During last weeks’ morning assembly, a student gave her senior speech about Batman, her inspiration, and the crowd reacted with laughter and interest. “I felt like I wasn’t the right person to give advice to anyone,” said senior Katia Salazar.  “I just didn’t think that I had enough wisdom; that I haven’t gone through a…

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Toastmasters leadership club introduced

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Toastmasters, a club in its first year at the Ann Richards School, met for the second time today in Room 135. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help its members improve public speaking and overall communication skills. The program at Ann Richards is led by Mary Tucker, a volunteer who heard…

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