On May 23rd, the Austin ISD school board approved A+ Credit Union to build a bank at Akins High School, which will be the first Austin high school with a real bank. This is great opportunity for Akins HS students to learn about financial literacy. The new bank will fit right in with the majors in the ABLE (business) Academy.
Akins is having selected dates for online registration for all returning students this the summer. Click on the link above for exact information.
Akins High School will have New Student Registration throughout this summer for students who are enrolling for 2016-2017 school year. Click on the link above for more information.
Students who owe money to the school for library fees and other obligations can now pay them online. Read more to learn the process.
On Mon., Feb. 15, the Akins PTSA received the 2015 President's List Award from Texas PTA President Leslie Boggs. Read the link.
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.
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!
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.
Three Akins students score big at the TFA qualifying tournament at Bowie High School.
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!
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.
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.
Applications are found in a shelf located in the hallway next to the attendance office.
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!!!