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Best of the fest: Students advance in UIL film competition

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The curtains are drawn, the lights go out and the 2018 UIL Young Filmmakers Festival commences at the historic Paramount Theater in downtown Austin on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. People in attendance included Media Technology teacher Mr. Roger Soden and a group of Ann Richards Media Technology students along with hundreds of other advisors and…

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Competing for fair competition: Staff Editorial on 2018-2020 athletic UIL placing

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Every two years on February 1, sports, arts, and academic UIL (University Interscholastic League) districts are evaluated and redistricted by the UIL board of directors. Every two years, The Ann Richards School is moved up to 6A based on the board’s interpretation of school type. Every two years, Ann Richards Coach, Meg Brown, appeals this…

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Dream team: Teacher sponsors of multiple political science programs join forces

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The very first meeting for Youth and Government (YAG) this year was in Ms. Jill DiCuffa’s classroom, suited for a maximum of 30 students and filled with upwards of 50. This is the largest number of students to participate in the program since it began at Ann Richards nine years ago. During this meeting, the…

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Winning by spinning: ARS colorguard take first in competition

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On Saturday, February 25, the Ann Richards color guard took home first place in district, their first award of the year. The team had practiced every Monday after school and the first B day of the week during class and after school. Some team members have a different approach of preparing for performances, where the…

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Learning outside the classroom: Students participate in academic competitions

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Diana Ramirez-Lopez, Devi Puckett, Asha Mani,  and Emily Weaver stand with their debate sponsor Ms. Devi Puckett. Photo by Maddy Schell (11). Academic UIL is an event in which students compete in district, regional, and state competitions against others in different scholastic categories, such as news writing, science, and mathematics. This year, an estimated ten students…

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Pulling it Off: High school theater prepares for upcoming UIL One Act Play

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