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2017-2018 Course Choice Contracts from all 9th-11th grades are due Friday, January 20.  We need parent & student signature. We invite you to the Annual Academy Information Fair on Wednesday, February 1st from 6pm-8pm in the Akins Gym.

Akins Law Intern Brandon with Superintendent Paul Cruz

2016-2017 Akins High School Cheerleader Squad

Akins Vet Clinic

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

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

Jan. 16- MLK March

Akins Health Science Interns at St. David's hospital

Archer's Wheelchair Challenge

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

Akins Vet Clinic

Akins Law Interns

Veteran's Parade- Downtown Austin

Welcome to our Akins Vet Clinic

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

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

Upcoming Events

Akins Girls' Soccer vs Crockett
Date: 1/18/2017, 4:45 PM 9:15 PM
Location: Burger Annex
Advanced Academic Night
Date: 1/18/2017, 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Akins cafeteria
Akins Wrestling vs Hendrickson, McCallum
Date: 1/18/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: McCallum
Akins Wrestling Hurricane Classic
Date: 1/20/2017, 5 PM 7 PM
Location: Klein Collins
Boys Basketball Vs Manor
Date: 1/20/2017, 5 PM 10 PM
Location: Manor High school 12700 Gregg Manor Rd, Manor, TX 78653

News & Announcements

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.)

Akins updates brand and logo

We have numerous logo marks/mascot images around campus. Part of building school pride is having a common, recognizable logo for all to see and use. For that reason, various stakeholders have been working throughout the summer to update our Akins HS brand/logo. We are happy to announce that it was finalized on August 25th.

This is exciting stuff!

Go, Eagles!

First real bank at Akins High School

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.

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