Recent News

Intersession Kicks Off Spring Semester
Our Stars started the spring semester pursuing their passions or learning a new hobby during #Intersession2019. Thanks to the generous support of Andy and Karen Esparza, all grade levels participated in activities all around town or on the Ann Richards campus.
Moody Foundation Grant Supports Ann Richards School Programming
The Ann Richards School Foundation would like to recognize Moody Foundation for their contributions to help enhance the curriculum at the Ann Richards School. Moody Foundation has supported the Ann Richards School since 2011 and the Foundation is very thankful for their support of our Stars!
Wells Fargo Donates to Support STEM Curriculum at ARS
The Ann Richards School Foundation would like to recognize the support of Wells Fargo for their contributions to help enhance the STEM curriculum at the Ann Richards School. A special thank you to Foundation Board Chair, Theresa Alvarez, for her support and advocacy of the school. Ms. Alvarez recently hosted our Stars basketball team at... Read more »
Texas Wall Street Women Hosts Benefit for ARS
The Texas Wall Street Women hosted their annual Boots and Blackjack: A Casino Night for a Cause to benefit the Ann Richards School and Young Women’s Preparatory Network. Texas Wall Street Women have supported our Stars since 2011, thank you!
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.