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Junior Internship Week Recap
In May our junior Stars spent a week interning for companies and organizations all over Austin thanks to a grant from Intel. Each student interviewed with and selected their site based on their pathway. Thank you to all of our internship sites for a great week partnering with our Stars and be sure to check... Read more »
Class of 2018 Graduation Highlights
The Ann Richards School celebrated the largest class of graduates with 93 Stars graduating from the Class of 2018. 100% were accepted to four-year colleges and universities, and they received more than $13.1 million in merit-based scholarships. 70% will be the 1st in their family to graduate from college.
ARS Ranked #117 Nationally and #19 in Texas
The U.S. News and World Report best high schools ranked the Ann Richards School at #117 nationally and #19 in Texas. The rankings are based on college readiness, Advanced Placement tests and scores, and proficiency in math and reading. ARS received a gold medal for placing in the top 500 schools in the country. https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/texas/districts/austin-independent-school-district/richards-school-for-young-women-leaders-92267
Junior Internship Week Interviews
In May, our juniors will spend a week of school getting real-world experience during Junior Internship Week, sponsored by Intel. Special thanks to our community partners: Engineering Pathway Partners Big Red Dog City of Austin – Public Works Dept. City of Austin (Watershed Engineering Division) – Local Flood Risk Reduction City of Austin (Watershed Protection... Read more »
Senior Capstone Presentations
This spring our seniors spent the semester creating a business to help solve a community problem. They met with a client, assigned roles for each other, researched and developed a business plan, built a prototype or platform for the client, and worked with MBA students at UT’s McCombs School Business to help perfect their pitch.... Read more »