News and Announcements

Akins STAAR Testing Information

Click on this link to find out more information about STAAR Testing for your student. STAAR English 1 EOC starts on Tuesday, April 6th.

Registering for 2021-2022 Courses?

The link above provides information about the 2020-2021 Course Selections for each Academy's pathways, including endorsements. Each student must graduate with an endorsement at the end of 4 years. (An endorsement is a series of Career & Technology Education courses.)

The Akins Eagle's Eye wins prestigious award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced the names of publications who are finalists for the 2021 Crown Awards, and for the 2nd year in a row, The Akins Early College High School's 'Eagle’s Eye' was listed as a crown finalist in the Hybrid News category. Other Austin ISD high school campuses who received this same award were Bowie and McCallum high schools.

Senior Yard Signs

Show off your school pride and support the Akins High School by purchasing a mask. The mask is $8 each or 3 for $20! Soon we will be offering Gaiter masks and will advertise when they have arrived!!!!

Contact for purchase: Susanne Ritter at 512-934-3861 or Sam Munoz 512-785-4355, please send a text message with the design and number of masks you are interested in purchasing.

Akins Health Science Program donates PPE in National Emergency

CTE Health Science teacher, Ms. Jennifer Pittaway shares good news!!! Akins Health Science Dept. donated a massive amount of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) on the morning of March 23rd. Responding to the call in the community during a National Emergency.

Austin Disaster Relief workers were stacking supplies on a pallet to take over to the hospital as it was being unloaded. There is no wait time, as the shortage is so significant. They were amazed by the amount donated by Akins!

Akins Law Interns heading to National Competitions

White Team: Teah Eveleth, Joaquin Rivera, Amarye Tovar, Devin Ritter, and Coral Rolon (daughter of Ms. Maribel Ramos). This team earned 37th at state their freshmen year (huge accomplishment), 7th as sophomores (after winning the District Title), and 2nd Place as juniors. They absolutely deserve to represent Texas at Nationals. Mr. Salek is already in contact with some of the top litigators in Austin to make sure our Dream Team is supported by a Dream Team of attorneys. Amazing!!!!

Akins Dual Language Program

Akins is in its second year of its Dual Language Program. Students in the DL Program come from any of the 7 academies at Akins Early College High School. The purpose of this program is to offer non-native & native Spanish speaking students opportunities to learn the course subject in the academic Spanish language. For example, in the DL World Geography course, students would learn vocabulary, continents, countries & cultures all in Spanish. In a DL geometry class, students would learn all the mathematic terms/vocabulary in Spanish. (Click on the right side link in order to learn more information about Austin ISD's DL language program K-12.)

Second year of the Early College High School program

Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, Akins High School will become an Early College High School. Participating students get the opportunity to earned an Associate Degree in General Studies before they graduate from High School. (Click above for more information.)
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