Recent News

Interested in Attending the Ann Richards School?
Learn more about becoming a Star – Ann Richards School Showcase Saturday, December 4, 2021 2309 Panther Trail 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Video en Español
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Highlights
The 95th edition of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featured your Marching Stars. The Marching Stars from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders represented the state of Texas and was one of ten marching bands to perform in the 2021 parade. You can check out the Marching Stars performance below and some photo... Read more »
Marching Stars Receive Proclamation from City of Austin
November 25, 2021, will be known in the City of Austin as The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders Marching Stars Day. Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed at Austin City Hall that Thanksgiving 2021 is named in honor of the Marching Stars as they participate in the 2021 Macy’s Parade. The Marching Stars are the... Read more »
Association of Fundraising Professionals to Recognize ARS Senior
When Class of 2022 senior Cielo R. was a tiny little 6th grader at the Ann Richards School, she decided to take action on the school’s mission statement and help her community. Cielo organized a toy drive at school to donate toys to kids at Dell Children’s Medical Center for the holidays. Cielo continued that... Read more »
Austin Chamber Recognizes ARS at State of Education Reception
The Austin Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of Education reception and recognized the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders for multiple honors. Thanks to the hard work from our Stars, faculty, and staff the Austin Chamber of Commerce awarded the Ann Richards School for the Highest ApplyTexas Submission Rate by Enrollment for... Read more »
Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team Visits the Ann Richards School
Formula One will be in Austin this weekend at Circuit of The Americas for the United States Grand Prix, and the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team dropped by the Ann Richards School for a STEM lesson in racing. As part of a developing partnership with the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team, students at... Read more »
College Fair Welcomes Over 100 Colleges to Ann Richards
The Ann Richards Stars kicked off homecoming week welcoming over 100 colleges for the annual Ann Richards School College Fair. All high school students had the chance to connect with college representatives from all over the country. Our Stars asked questions about campus life, housing, majors, financial aid, and internship opportunities.
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 »
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