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Akins High School Graduation is on Saturday, June 3rd, 9am at the Frank Erwin Center!!!

Akins teachers and students at the Cap10K 

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Releasing balloons in memory of Dr. W. Charles Akins

National Red Women's Day

TX Senator Kirk Watson, Akins Law Intern Brandon, & Dr. Paul Cruz

Akins Pet Clinic

Dr. Akins's Memorial Service on campus

Akins Business Professionals Of America

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Akins Pet Clinic

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Upcoming Events

Final Exams for SENIORS ONLY (3rd and 4th periods)
Date: 5/24/2017, 1:20 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Akins H.S
7th & 8th period final exams (whole school including seniors)
Date: 5/25/2017, 9 AM 1:10 PM
Location: Akins H.S.
Choir Spring Concert
Date: 5/25/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Akins HS Theatre
Student Holiday/Staff PD Day
Date: 5/26/2017
Location: Austin ISD
Memorial Day (No School)
Date: 5/29/2017
Location: Austin ISD
Final Exams for 5th and 6th periods
Date: 5/30/2017, 9 AM 1:10 PM
Location: Akins H.S
Final Exams for 1st and 2nd periods
Date: 5/31/2017, 9 AM 1:10 PM
Location: Akins H.S
Last Day of School
Date: 6/1/2017
Location: Austin ISD

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

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!

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.

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