Recent News

Recap: Junior Internship Week
Our junior Stars closed out the month of February with internship week. These juniors put in some long hours at the office gaining real-world experiences all around Austin. Thank you to all of the businesses involved who helped our Stars learn some great skills!
Special Thanks to The Rachael and Ben Vaughan Foundation
The Ann Richards School Foundation would like to recognize The Rachael and Ben Vaughan Foundation for their contributions to help enhance the curriculum at the Ann Richards School. The Rachael and Ben Vaughan has supported the Ann Richards School since it opened and the Foundation is very thankful for their support of our Stars!
Annual Alumnae Day Visit
The Ann Richards School welcomed back 78 of our alumnae Stars for Alumnae Day. It was a great day with a special lunch for our seniors, and panel discussions during advisory. Always great to have our alumnae back on campus to share their wisdom with their younger Star sisters.
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.