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Akins Journey Theatre presents  "Rock of Ages" on Dec. 8th & 9th at 7pm and Sat., Dec. 10th at 2pm.  Visit our website for more information.

Archer's Wheelchair Challenge

Veteran's Parade- Downtown Austin

Akins Law Interns

Akins Journey Theater invites you!!!!

2016-2017 Akins High School Cheerleader Squad

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.

Akins Health Science Interns at St. David's hospital


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

Akins Diamonds' amazing half-time show

Upcoming Events

Akins Boys' Basketball Austin Tournament
Date: 12/3/2016
Location: Austin
Akins Girls' Invitational Wrestling
Date: 12/3/2016, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: Burger
Akins Wrestling vs Georgetown Duals
Date: 12/3/2016, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: Georgetown
SAT Testing Day
Date: 12/3/2016, 8 AM 1 PM
Location: Akins High School
Saturday School
Date: 12/3/2016, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Akins Library

News & Announcements

Akins Journey Theatre presents "Rock of Ages"

Tickets are now on sale through the theatre students. They will be going on sale on our website at www.akinshstheatre.org very soon! We will also be doing a 1980's Rock 'n' Roll Spirit Day on Thursday, Dec. 8th, best costume will win 2 free tickets to the show! Please post costume pics on Twitter to @ajttheatre that day and use the hashtag #RockofAkins. Please help us get students excited and involved.

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 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.

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.

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

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

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.

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