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.
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!!!
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 Sept. 4th, Akins High School had major event that allowed students to "focus on their future." It was well attended by many university representatives, career professionals, inspirational speakers, U.T. Austin cheerleaders, etc.
Under the dark light, eight administrators perform to the Jackson Five. This was part of the opening day celebration welcoming back all teachers from a restful summer.
Eagle Camp was held on Thursday, Aug. 13th from 9:30am-11am. It was huge success.
Football Camp has started and the Akins Eagles are gearing up for a great football season!!!
Xeon Gutierrez places 5th out of 50 in the nation!
On the weekend of April 25th, five students from the Akins High School Ceramics program traveled to Port Aransas to compete in the amateur teen division of Texas Sand Fest. Professionals and amateurs from all over the country travel to Port Aransas every year for the event and compete in a variety of divisions.
The ART Department attended the UIL VASE competion on Saturday the 14th at Manor High School.
The Akins High School CSI Cadets completed their Fire Safety Training on April 23, 2015 at the Travis County Jail. While the CSI students were there, they were asked to assist next year at the Corrections Jailers National Convention which will be held in Austin in 2016.
CTE students from around the district lined up at the Palmer Events Center on Wednesday, April 7th for the 2nd annual Career Fest. This was a large scale event where students were able to highlight their attributes and make connections with many major Austin area employers. Many people were involved in making this event a success, with the main focus being on connecting pathways and securing contacts for the up and coming students.
The Akins High School Full Orchestra received the "Sweepstakes" Award at UIL on March 4, 2015. Congratulations to Ms. Bennett & her orchestra students for an awesome job!!!