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The Orchestra & Guitar program will be hosting a 5K race on February 20, 2016. Join us.  For more info., see below.

Jan. 30th- Akins Chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) at the State TAFE Competition

Feb. 1st- Akins PALS changing lives at the National Conference

Class of 2016! College Bound!!!

                                            Jan. 15th- Diamond Dazzlers perform at a Basketball Game

Ms. Hosack, Principal during the 2015-2016 Wheelchair Challenge

2015-2016 Akins Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Kenyatta Williams

Akins Law Interns

Feb. 8th- Akins 911 Intern Students

Akins Costume Design students at the Ren Fest

Jan. 27th- 2015-2016 Akins Teacher of Promise- Ms. Catherine Ballard (1st-year teacher)

                                       Akins Health Science Interns at St. David's hospital

State District Judge Eric Shepperd, President of the Austin Bar Assoc. and our Akins community partner adviser

Akins Corrections Student Interns (CSI)

                                                                                                            Akins Law & Corrections Interns

Akins Corrections Student Interns (CSI)

Jan. 20th- Akins Science Fair in the Main Lobby

2015-2016 Cheerleading Team

 Jan. 27th- Many seniors completing their financial aide and college applications in the College & Career Center

                                        Jan. 18th- Dr. Akins and students at the MLK March- Downtown Austin

Akins student wins Art Award.  Art placed on 10 large billboards across Austin.

Planting more than 40 new trees on the Akins grounds

                  Our awesome 2015-2016 Akins Diamond Dazzlers!!!  This year we have more than 60 Dazzlers.

            Nov. 17th-  Akins CANstruction Team wins Best Meal Award and the Best High School Award 

Nov. 14th- Akins students as State Qualifiers at the TAFE Region 13 Conference 

                     2015-2016- Diamond Dazzlers under the direction of Ms. Ally Gates & Ms. Morgan Eddy

Upcoming Events

Homework Haven
Date: 2/10/2016, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: Akins Library
Homework Haven
Date: 2/11/2016, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: Akins Library
DC Eagles Information Night (9th grade ONLY)
Date: 2/11/2016, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: library
Girls Soccer Vs Austin High
Date: 2/12/2016, 4:30 PM 9 PM
Location: Burger Stadium
Boys Basketball Vs Del Valle (Senior Night)
Date: 2/12/2016, 5:15 PM 9 PM
Location: Akins High School

News & Announcements

See the 2014-2015 Akins HS Report Card

On this link, you will find the State of Texas 2014–15 School Report Card for Akins High School. This is a report required by the Texas Legislature and prepared by the Texas Education Agency. It is to be sent to the parent or guardian of every child enrolled in a Texas public school. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures.

40 Trees planted on the Akins grounds

40 Trees planted on the Akins grounds

The City of Austin gave Akins High School 40 trees. The JROTC had a great time assisting with the planning of the trees, along with the "TreeFolks", City of Austin, community volunteers, and Fulbright Scholars from Denmark, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Ghana, Germany, Turkey, India, Iraq, USA and others. (Fulbright Scholars are in the blue shirts in the attached photo.). This was a great opportunity!

Akins PTSA Holiday Potluck

Akins PTSA Holiday Potluck

The Akins PTSA hosted a holiday potluck meal on Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Even Santa made a quick stop to take pictures.

Great Saturday for the Akins choir program!!!

Great Saturday for the Akins choir program!!!

On Saturday, Oct. 17th, the choir program had 8 students audition for All State today, and 3 of them made Region Choir.

One of our students was successful enough to continue on to audition at the next level (Pre-Area)!!!

This has been a great year for the program with Ms. Catherine Ballard as the Choir Director. Kudos!

Akins welcomes Israelis & Palestinian educators

Akins welcomes Israelis & Palestinian educators

On Sept. 30th, the Akins T-STEM Academy hosted Israelis & Palestinian educators as an educational exchange opportunity and visit. The guests learned about the six academy structure, the PLTW engineering program and other academic programs. The guests visited several Austin ISD campuses.

Coffee with the Princpal is well-attended

Coffee with the Princpal is well-attended

More than 50 parents showed up for the 1st Meeting- Coffee with the Principal. Parents got an opportunity to learn about Restorative Justice, a new program at Akins that teaches students and staff to build community.

Parking Passes!

Parking Passes!

Applications are found in a shelf located in the hallway next to the attendance office.

The Akins Eagles beat the Anderson Trojans (28-13)

The Akins Eagles beat the Anderson Trojans (28-13)

On Thursday, Sept. 24th, the Akins Eagles had a great victory against the Anderson Trojans at House Park Stadium. The final score was 28 to 13. This was a great moment for the Akins High School football program! Congratulations!!!

BIG DAY on SEPT. 4th- "Focus On Your Future!"

BIG DAY on SEPT. 4th- "Focus On Your Future!"

On Sept. 4th, Akins High School had major event that allowed students to "focus on their future." It was well attended by many university representatives, career professionals, inspirational speakers, U.T. Austin cheerleaders, etc.

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