Recent News

Physics Students Build Electric Houses
Ms. Lucero’s 9th grade Physics class spent a few weeks building out light houses. They designed, wired up, soldered and created a really great project. This year’s project put ohms law to the test by learning about voltage and amperes.
Senior Receives Full Ride to UT McCombs School of Business
The UT Office of Admissions and the McCombs School Business surprised senior Truc L. with her acceptance to UT and a full scholarship to the McCombs School of Business. Hook’em joined in on the surprise in front of the whole school during morning assembly. Congrats Truc!
Ann Richards School 6th Grader Featured on KVUE News
Be sure to check out some sound financial advice from Olivia, a 6th grader, who offered her tips to KVUE last week about saving money and managing credit card debt after a camp she took this past summer about keeping track of personal finances.
Cecile Richards Visits the Ann Richards School
On Friday, November 9 our Stars welcomed Cecile Richards for a special visit with the student body and a tour of the school. Ms. Richards encouraged our Stars by saying, “you are tougher, stronger, and more resilient than you think, and you have Ann Richards looking over you, encouraging you on. The future is yours.”
Local Author Sarah Bird Visits the Ann Richards School
Our junior and senior Stars were treated to a special visit from local author Sarah Bird. Ms. Bird shared about her research path to writing her recent novel Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen, based on the real historical figure, Cathy Williams, a formerly enslaved person and the only woman to ever serve with... Read more »
Ann Richards Senior Featured in TRIBEZA
Be sure to pick up a copy of the November issue of TRIBEZA magazine. Inside you will find a great feature on Ann Richards School Senior Ashwara P., and hear about her passion for creating art.
Las Estrellas participate in the Viva La Vida Parade
Señora Schweke’s Spanish III class created alebrijes for the Mexic-Arte Museum and City of Austin’s Viva La Vida Parade for Day of the Dead. Alebrijes are Mexican folk art sculptures and our sophomore Stars have been in the MakerSpace carefully fabricating them as puppets to use during the parade. This past Saturday our Stars were... Read more »
Foundation Highlight: Andrew J. & Lillian A. Posey Foundation
Andrew J. & Lillian A. Posey Foundation Supports College Bound Programming The Ann Richards School Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Andrew J. & Lillian A. Posey Foundation in support of the College To and Through Program at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. The College To and Through Program involves:... Read more »
Ann Richards Senior Featured in Nissan Commercial
Ann Richards School senior, Olga H., was featured in the Nissan Mentor Lift project where she met CyberSecurity Engineer, Soledad Antelada. Olga will be the first in her family to attend college and wants to study engineering in college.
Foundation Receives Silicon Labs Grant
Silicon Labs Supports STEM enhancement to Create Future Leaders The Ann Richards School Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from Silicon Labs in support of STEM enhancement at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. The Ann Richards School offers a challenging academic curriculum that focuses on: • STEM – science, technology, engineering and... Read more »
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