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We invite you to attend an Austin ISD Facilities Master Plan Community Meeting at Akins on Wednesday, March 1st, 6pm-8pm.

Welcome to our Akins Vet Clinic

Akins Business Professionals of America win at the BPA Regionals at College Station!

Akins Floral Design students provide the beautiful flowers for School Board Appreciation Month

Akins Law Interns won 1st Place in Mock Trial Competitions in the District 

Akins Law Interns

Akins High School Austin Corps Government Interns having a great time with our City Mayor, Steve Adler.

Akins law intern, Brandon with Texas Senator Kirk Watson and Dr. Paul Cruz

Akins Vet Clinic

Veteran's Parade- Downtown Austin

Akins Law Intern Brandon with Superintendent Paul Cruz

Akins Health Science Interns at St. David's Hospital

Akins Vet Clinic

Welcome to our Akins Vet Clinic

Archer's Wheelchair Challenge

Jan. 16- MLK March

National Go Red for Women's Day


Akins students win 2nd place for our youth homelessness civic project at the Capitol and $200 for the Student Resource Room

Upcoming Events

Advanced Guitar Pre UIL Concert
Date: 2/27/2017, 11 AM 2 PM
Location: Austin ISD Performing Arts Center
Jump Start Credit Recovery Program
Date: 2/27/2017, 4:35 PM 6:35 PM
Location: Rm. 228
Full Orchestra UIL Concert Contest
Date: 2/28/2017, 11:30 AM 3:30 PM
Location: Austin ISD Performing Arts Center
Jump Start Credit Recovery Program
Date: 2/28/2017, 4:35 PM 6:35 PM
Location: Rm. 228
Akins Girls' Soccer vs Del Valle
Date: 2/28/2017, 4:45 PM 9:15 PM
Location: Del Valle

News & Announcements

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

AP Seminar - A New Course for Juniors

AP Seminar is the first in a sequence of two courses for the AP Capstone Program. Students could potentially earn the AP Capstone Diploma. This program offers a unique opportunity to distinguish oneself to colleges and universities.

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.

2017 AP Exam Registration Begins January 17

2017 AP Exam Registration is online beginning January 17 through March 17. Register early to avoid late fees. To receive Remind updates about AP exams, enter 81010 and text this message: @2017apexa

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!

We thank our community business sponsors

Every year Akins High School area community business partners contribute to the Faculty & Staff Christmas Dinner. Thank you for your generous contributions! Cllick on the link above to see list.

Akins Students get an awesome award!

Akins Students win 2nd place for our youth homelessness civic project at the Capitol and $200 for the Student Resource Room. Students have worked so hard in creating the SRR for peers. Donations have already started to be given at school.

Akins Eagles Sideline Store

Let's have Eagle Pride! Visit our Akins Eagle Sideline Store to get clothing with the new Akins logo. (Click on the above link.)

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