Recent News

Interested in Attending the Ann Richards School?
Learn more about becoming a Star at the Ann Richards School Showcase. Saturday, December 4, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Video en Español
FAFSA Parent Night Helps Families Prepare for College
Finding the right college fit is a key component to the success of our Stars attending and graduating from college. Part of this process to find the right fit involves determining money for college. The College Center team welcomed hundreds of Stars and their families to FAFSA Parent Night at Ann Richards to help them... Read more »
KVUE Recognizes Three Foundation Board Members for Hispanic Heritage Month
KVUE News Austin is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting local leaders in the community. The Ann Richards School Foundation is proud to see three current and former Board members listed among the featured Latino leaders.
New Community Support Wall in the Library
The Ann Richards School Foundation proudly unveiled the community support wall in September, prominently located at the heart of the school in the library. The community support wall is made from the old school’s gym floor and is a way for supporters to leave their legacy or honor someone to help sustain the academic programming... Read more »
Ann Richards School Junior is Named EngineerGirl Ambassador
Class of 2023 junior Josie B. was one of 24 students from across the country to be named an EngineerGirl Ambassador for the 2021-22 school year. Josie wants to study aerospace engineering and hopes to take what she learned during her time from middle school with the Cities in Space Competition, and share her passion... Read more »
Ann Richards School Foundation Recognizes Donors
Our supporters help Ann Richards School students achieve their dreams, regardless of socioeconomic barriers. Thank you! School Year 2020-21 *List updated 8.31.21
Lights Out Texas, 7th Grader Helps Migratory Birds
Ann Richards School 7th grader Lily R. spent her Thursday after school providing public comment at City Hall to speak in favor of a resolution for the City of Austin to turn off all non-essential lights from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Lily shared, “light pollution is a problem we have come to live with,... Read more »
Learning to Code with Virtual Reality
Learning to code a virtual reality game sounds fun, right? It is! But it can be a challenge for sure. Last year, All Points North Foundation helped fund the Hello World computer science curriculum for Ms. Vargas’ 6th grade STEM class. Students connected weekly with Hello World engineers to learn coding languages like HTML, CSS,... Read more »
Seniors Start the College Application Process During College Days
Before the start of the school year, all 115 seniors from the Class of 2022 spent the last week of their summer on campus to work on their college applications during Senior College Days. Senior College Days involves three days of working on building college lists, learning about the pieces of a college application, creating... Read more »
First Day Back Welcomes Over 900 Stars
The first day of the 2021-2022 school year welcomed back over 900 students for the 15th year at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. Our Stars kicked off the day with a marching band drumline performance and a modified Star Walk for the 6th graders with the Class of 2022 seniors cheering them... Read more »
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