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Happy Holidays!!!!   Akins High School students return on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Akins High School Health Science Students

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Akins Eagles beat the Manor Mustangs-   Now to the Play-Offs!!!

 Akins Criminal Justice Students visit the Round Rock Police Dept.

Business Professionals of America at UT Austin

District 14-6A Cross Country 'DISTRICT CHAMPIONS'

Akins Business Professionals Of America

Health Science Student Interns!  Great job!!!

We appreciate our Housekeeping Staff! (Admin & Housekeeping staff)

District 14-6A Cross Country Meet

Akins Pet Clinic

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Upcoming Events

Final Exams 5th & 6th periods (Early Release B Day)
Date: 12/14/2017, 9 AM 1:10 PM
Location: Akins High School
Winter Band Concert
Date: 12/14/2017, 7 PM 10 PM
Location: Akins High School Theater
Akins High School Yearbook Sale!!
Date: 12/15/2017, 9 AM 4 PM
Location: Students can purchase in Rm 221
Final Exams 1st & 2nd periods (Early Release A Day)
Date: 12/15/2017, 9 AM 1:10 PM
Location: Akins High School
Movie Under the Stars
Date: 12/15/2017, 2 PM 5:30 PM
Location: Akins High School Cafeteria
Akins Boys Basketball Vs. SA MacArthur (away game)
Date: 12/15/2017, 5 PM 9 PM
Location: SA MacArthur
Choir Madrigal Dinner/Performance
Date: 12/15/2017, 6 PM 10 PM
Location: St John's Presbyterian Church 12420 Hewitt Ln Austin TX 78748
Akins High School Choir Madrigal Dinner (Concert, Dinner, and a Show all in One!)
Date: 12/15/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: St. John's Presbyterian (12420 Hewitt Lane, Austin TX 78748, about a 5 minute drive from Akins)

News & Announcements

Akins Eagles win BIG against the Manor Mustangs!!!

Final Score- Eagles 24; Manor 17. It was a big win for the Akins Eagles on Fri., Nov. 10. After this great win, the Akins Eagles are going to the Play-Offs against Cedar Ridge High School. The game at Mustang Stadium was awesome! Congratulations!

So with this win, the Akins Eagles are in 3rd place. We will face Round Rock Cedar Ridge Thursday the 16th at 7:30 pm @ Kelly Reeves Stadium. Cedar Ridge was the District champ in their district so they get choice of date and location of game.

State of Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visits Akins High School business class

The Texas State Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, visited Akins High School business class on Thursday, Oct. 26 to talk to Mr. Andrew Hebenstreit's business students about financial literacy. The lesson included playing "Financial Football" as a class.

Mr. Hebenstreit's class had a great time, asked great questions, learned financial literacy, and were very grateful that Mr. Hegar took the time to visit.

More to come - they brought a whole film crew along!

Go Eagles!

The Akins Band Shines at AT&T Stadium!

At the USBands Southwestern Championship this past Saturday, October 21st the Akins Eagle Band performed twice at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, home of the Dallas Cowboys!

AEB was the Runner-up Class Champion for Class IV and earned a spot in the finals competition that evening. The Akins Band finished the night with a strong 10th place overall finish! Enjoy the finals performance!

Every Akins HS student received an Austin ISD Laptop

On Tuesday, August 29, every Akins High School student was assigned their own computer. The EVERYONE to One initiative extends that opportunity and allows students to take a computer home. The current state of the art for these computers is a laptop that converts to a tablet with a touchscreen. This is known as a “two-in-one” Chromebook. In addition, every student will receive a durable chromebook sleeve.
Click on the above link for more information, including PARENT OPT-IN LAPTOP USE FORM for home use.

AEB Celebration! Students set new AEB records at UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest!

The Akins Band students represented Akins High School with excellence!
31 Students Advancing to the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest
53 First Division "Superior" Ratings on Solos
5 First Division "Superior" Ratings on Ensembles
29 Second Division "Excellent" Ratings on Solos
4 Second Division "Excellent" Ratings on Ensembles

Academy Information Night was a huge success!!!

Akins High School had its annual Academy Information Fair on Feb. 1, 2017. There was a large turnout of potential students and parents. There were more than 25 programs being showcased at this event. The Counseling Dept. also provided 2 mini sessions on graduation plans and endorsements. More than 300 8th graders from Paredes Middle School attended our event.

Akins High School wins $10K from McDonald's

Akins High School received $10,000 from local McDonald’s owners.

The school took part in the franchise’s “lovin’ school spirit” hashtag contest during the fall and came out on top. All McDonald’s operators in the Austin-area are locally owned, which is why they decided to give back to the community where they live and work.

Akins special education class transforms coursework into a business

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Monday through Friday, five students make their way into Room 334 at Akins High School. They are greeted by their teacher Mr. Jeff Schafer and two aides.

“Even if two students have the same disability, the way it expresses itself is really different,” said Schafer.

Akins Alumni student gets recognition at the White House by First Lady Michelle Obama

Kassey Rocha is a 2016 Akins graduate and current St. Ed's student. She was in Choir and Art, as well as in Film Studies. Through Film Studies, she had the opportunity to intern with Mexic-Arte's Screen It! program. Mexic-Arte was selected from programs across the country due to their dedication to promoting literacy and cultural awareness. Kassey will be recognized on Tuesday, Nov. 15th when she accepts this award at the White House, presented by Michelle Obama.

PTSA's Loteria Night was a huge hit!!!

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the PTA hosted their first "Loteria" fundraiser which was a great fundraiser. More than $400 was raised for the PTSA!
Thanks to all the PTSA members that made food and brought drinks and prizes.
The event did not cost PTSA any money. Thanks everyone for your generous donations!

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