Daily/Weekly Announcements

Daily/Weekly Announcements
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Monday

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE UIL JOURNALISM TEAM FOR COMPETING AT THE DISTRICT MEET ON SATURDAY.
JUNIOR KAYLEE ESPELAND EARNED A 3RD PLACE MEDAL IN HEADLINE WRITING AND WILL REPRESENT THE TEAM AT REGIONALS.
SOPHOMORE ALIANA CONTRERAS ALSO EARNED A 5TH PLACE MEDAL IN FEATURE WRITING!
WAY TO GO LADIES!


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE AUSTIN CURRENT ISSUES TEAM. 
SENIOR HEIDI BEZOLD
SENIOR AUSTIN DAUGHERTY 
SOPHOMORE SAMANTHA COLMENERO
AND SOPHOMORE EMILY MARTINEZ
HAD A COMBINED SCORE THAT EARNED THEM 3RD PLACE IN THE DISTRICT IN CURRENT ISSUES!

ATTENTION PANTHERS THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO PURCHASE A YEARBOOK FOR ONLY $60
BUY YOUR COPY TODAY BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP
BOOKS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE BUSINESS OFFICE OR ONLINE AT YEARBOOK FOREVER DOT COM.

SENIORS WORKING ON THE ROTARY CLUB QUINN SCHOLARSHIP, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED PACKET TO MS. POLLOCK IN ROOM 104 ABSOLUTELY NO LATER THAN THURSDAY, APRIL 6TH.  REPEAT, QUINN SCHOLARS, SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED PACKETS TO ROOM 104 NO LATER THAN THURSDAY, APRIL 6TH.

Congratulations goes out to the Varsity Softball team for their wins over Bowie & El Paso High this weekend. Sabreena Carrillo, Larissa Gomez, and Kelsie White all pitched effectively while Lizbeth Flores, Vivi Witterstauter, and Divia Cangas all contributed offensively. Good job goes out to the JV team as well for their 15-4 victory over El Paso High on Saturday as well. Jessica Luna pitched great, while Jackie Urquidy, Lia Onstine, and Jessica Baray contributed on the offensive side.

Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why and What Light, will be coming to the Austin HS Library for a presentation and Q&A session on April 12.
Would you like to be a part of the party?  Would you like to get a signed book copy?
Stop by the library to sign up!

 Prom is right around the corner.  If you have any formal dresses or mens dress outfit: slacks and button up shirt you would like to donate, please drop them off in the front office, attendance office, or in the junior gym.  Door prize entries will be offered with your donation.

 






Anime Club will meet today 4PM, new members are always welcome, 4PM in Room 158.

Austin's LGBT club will meet today, after school rm 304.  All are welcome to attend.  

Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why and What Light, will be coming to the Austin HS Library for a presentation and Q&A session on April 12.
Would you like to be a part of the party?  Would you like to get a signed book copy?
Stop by the library to sign up!

 Prom is right around the corner.  If you have any formal dresses or mens dress outfit: slacks and button up shirt you would like to donate, please drop them off in the front office, attendance office, or in the junior gym.  Door prize entries will be offered with your donation.


Wednesday

 

The A Club Presents the Alumni Meet and GREET.   come Enjoy fresh lemonade and cookies while hearing all about Austin’s History! Today March 22, 2017 4:15-5:30 pm IN the library

Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why and What Light, will be coming to the Austin HS Library for a presentation and Q&A session on April 12.

Would you like to be a part of the party?  Would you like to get a signed book copy?
Stop by the library to sign up!

 Prom is right around the corner.  If you have any formal dresses or mens dress outfit: slacks and button up shirt you would like to donate, please drop them off in the front office, attendance office, or in the junior gym.  Door prize entries will be offered with your donation. 

There will be a philosophy club meeting in room 110 with Mrs. Chavez at 4 pm today. The speaker will be Alyssa Carr and the topic is 'The Philosophy of Everything'. Please be prompt

 

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The A Club Presents 
the Alumni Meet and GREETcome Enjoy fresh lemonade and cookies while hearing all about Austin’s History! Wednesday March 22, 2017 4:15-5:30 pm IN the library 

 

A Huge congratulations goes out to the Varsity Softball team for their impressive 5-1 victory over Andress. It has been a long, long time since Austin has defeated Andress. Kelsi White pitched brilliantly throwing a complete game & hitting a Home Run while Larissa Gomez, Lizbeth Flores & Vivi Witterstauter each contributed in the key 5th inning. Sabreena Carrillo, Clareece Salguero, & Divia Cangas were stellar on defense to secure the win.

SENIORS, STOP BY ROOM 104 Today during lunch FOR A FREE LUNCH HOSTED BY WESTERN TECH.

Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why and What Light, will be coming to the Austin HS Library for a presentation and Q&A session on April 12.
Would you like to be a part of the party?  Would you like to get a signed book copy?
Stop by the library to sign up!

 Prom is right around the corner.  If you have any formal dresses or mens dress outfit: slacks and button up shirt you would like to donate, please drop them off in the front office, attendance office, or in the junior gym.  Door prize entries will be offered with your donation.  

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"Due to campus closing today at 3:50, Anime Club is canceled for today."

Teachers faculty and staff, please unplug all non essential electronics for the break.  

Students, please clear the building immediately after school.  


Tuesday

Attention juniors and seniors who have not passed STAAR EOC English 1 and 2.  Come by room 255 at 7:45 am and 3:50 pm everyday to practice and prepare to pass.  Again thats room 255 everyday before school at 745 and after school at 3:50.  


Teachers faculty and staff,  this is a friendly reminder that the pep rally will be on Thursday.  We will be on an assembly bell schedule and it will be after the 8th period class.  

There will be a philosophy club meeting on Wednesday at 4pm in Room 110 with Mrs. Chavez. The topic will be "The Existence of God" and the speaker will be George Antuna.

Congratulations goes out to the JV Softball squad for their 20-12 victory over Jefferson on Saturday morning. Key contributors were Catcher Lia Onstine with 2 hits & 3 runs scored & pitcher Jessica Luna getting her first victory of the year. Keep up the good work ladies!

SENIORS WORKING ON THE ROBERT GOLBERG, MT. FRANKLIN KIWANIS, AND THE AL ANDERSON MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS, THEY ARE DUE IN ROOM 104 NO LATER THAN MONDAY, MARCH 20TH, WHICH IS THE DAY WE RETURN FROM SPRING BREAK AND THE DAY MS. POLLOCK MUST HAND-DELIVER THEM TO THE EL PASO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.  PLEASE MAKE EVERY ATTEMPT TO TURN THEM IN THIS FRIDAY.

SENIORS WORKING ON THE QUINN SCHOLARSHIP, YOU MUST RETURN THE COMPLETED PACKET TO MS. POLLOCK IN ROOM 104 NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST.

The NHS yearbook photo will be taken after school Today in the quad.  Please show up wearing an Austin shirt.

Cheer tryouts are this week in the Dance room from 4-6:30 Monday -Thursday.  Friday is 4-7:30.  See coach Mendoza after school for more information.  











Congratulations to the Boys and Girls track teams for their successes at the Andress Track Meet this weekend. The Varsity Boys took home the First Place Team trophy in their division.
 

Medalists were:

Varsity Boys: 
Bronze in the 4 x 100 Relay and Gold in the 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 Relays
Anthony Hall: Gold - Triple Jump and Silver – Long Jump
Jesus Monreal: Gold – 800 meter run
Tony Herring: Bronze – 100 meter Dash and Gold – 200 m Dash
Ethan Villa: Gold – 400 meter Run
John McBryde:  Silver 200 Meter Dash
Carlos Rosales: Silver – Shot Put and Discus
Angel Barraza: Bronze - Discus


Varsity Girls: 
4 x 100 Relay Bronze; 4 x 200 Relay Silver
Jordan Dickerson: Bronze 100 meter Dash
Raven Bey: Gold – Triple Jump

JV Girls: 
Gold 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 Relays
Leila Azille: Gold – 100 meter Dash
Jenny Seda: Gold – 200 meter Dash
Diana Martinez: - Silver – Triple Jump
Samantha Sanchez: Bronze – Discus
Angelica Cartwright: Silver Pole Vault


JV Boys: 
Silver 4 x 100 Relay;
Guillermo Cadena: Gold – 400 meter Run
Kameron Walker: Gold – Triple Jump
Andrew Yco: Bronze – 100 meter Dash
Will Olivas: Bronze - 300 meter hurdles
Jorge Arguelles: Bronze – Long Jump
Ruben Fernandez: Bronze – Triple Jump
Leon Jabalera: Silver Discus 


Freshmen Girls:
Natalie Avila:  Silver 3200 meter Run and Gold 1600 meter Run
Lauryn Smalls:  Silver – 300 meter hurdles
Valerie Martinez: - Gold – 200 meter Dash; Silver in Triple and Long Jomp
Francesca Ramirez: - Gold triple Jump

Freshmen Boys:
Steven Montoya: Gold – 400 meter Run
Kevin Usera: Silver – 200 meter Dash and Bronze -  Long Jump
Maximus Valadez-Rios: Bronze – Shot Put

Students who are testing next week. Please check the student locators that are by the front entrance, upstairs, and the cafeteria on where to report. 

Cheer tryouts will begin this week in the Dance room from 4-6:30 Monday -Thursday.  Friday is 4-7:30.  See coach Mendoza after school for more information.  

The NHS yearbook photo will be Tuesday March 7th after school in the quad.  Please show up wearing an Austin shirt.





Austin's LGBT club will meet today in room 305, from 3:50-4:30
. All are welcome to attend!

Students who are testing next week. Please check the student locators that are by the front entrance, upstairs, and the cafeteria on where to report. 

It's Art Awards time and once again, Austin did very well at the EPISD Student Art Awards. Mr Wiggs and Mr. Martinez would like to congratulate the following students for their work and skill:

Jade Zamora won Best in Show for Art 1 Design
Ernie Gonzalez won 1st Place in Advanced Digital Art
John McBryde won both 2nd Place and Honorable Mention in Digital Art
Crystal Mancinas won 1st Place in Advanced Printmaking
Jerry Gonzalez won 2nd Place in Advanced Printmaking
Nestor Leon won 3rd Place in Advanced Photography
Belen Mauricio won Honorable Mention in Advanced Design

Thanks to these winners for representing Austin with their artwork!

A big congratulations goes out to Untamed on doing such an amazing job representing Austin at the EPISD Dance Festival last night. Good job ladies!

Cheer tryouts will begin next week in the Dance room from 4-6:30 Monday -Thursday.  Friday is 4-7:30.  See coach Mendoza after school for more information.   

Fans of Japanese Animation are welcome at Anime Club, today at 4PM in Room 158.

SENIORS WHO NEED TO TAKE THE TSI TEST, YOU HAVE UNTIL Today, MARCH 3RD, TO SUBMIT TO MS. POLLOCK IN ROOM 104 EITHER A SCREEN SHOT OR PRINTED COPY OF THE COMPLETION PAGE OF THE PAM, THE REQUIRED PRE-ASSESSMENT MODULE FOR THE TSI.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.


The NHS yearbook photo will be Tuesday March 7th after school in the quad.  Please show up wearing an Austin shirt.








"Congratulations to the Austin Orchestra who competed at yesterday's UIL Concert and Sight Reading Festival--they brought home a 2 rating in Concert and scored a Superior 1 rating in sight reading. Way to go orchestra!" 


SENIORS WHO NEED TO TAKE THE TSI TEST, YOU HAVE UNTIL THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD, TO SUBMIT TO MS. POLLOCK IN ROOM 104 EITHER A SCREEN SHOT OR PRINTED COPY OF THE COMPLETION PAGE OF THE PAM, THE REQUIRED PRE-ASSESSMENT MODULE FOR THE TSI.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.


The NHS yearbook photo will be Tuesday March 7th after school in the quad.  Please show up wearing an Austin shirt.

Prom theme 

Monday

One Act Announcement!!!!

The A club will be meeting today (Tuesday Feb 28) after school in room 113.  If you are interested in Austin history, need community service hours, want to connect with alumni, or even help improve school spirit come and join us--everyone is welcome.

SENIORS, FAFSA NIGHT IS Tonight!!! FEBRUARY 27TH, FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 IN ROOM 156. BRING YOUR PARENTS, FINISH YOUR APPLICATION, AND SNAG FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S UTEP REP HAS RESCHEDULED HIS CAMPUS VISIT FOR LUNCH TIME OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS' OFFICES THURSDAY, MARCH 2ND.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.


Friday

Anime Club will meet today at 4PM in Room 158.

New anime fans are always welcome, today at 4PM in Room 158

Congratulations goes out to the Var. Softball team on their 18-2 win over Mountain View yesterday. Key contributors were Kelsi White with a leadoff Home Run and three hits, Vivi Witterstauter with 4 Runs Batted In, 2 hits and 3 runs scored, and Larissa Gomez with 2 Innings Pitched in relief.

Panthers, our PBIS Students of the Week are Martin Rios an Isabella Hernandez.  Isabella was nominated by Ms. Favela, who stated Ms. Favela stated Isabella "is a student who reflects all our core values by being respectful in the classroom.  She respectfully handles her cell phone during class so that it reflects my class rules.  She is also an active and patient student and takes initiative for all assignments.  She responsibly asks for make up work and tries to understand Chemistry while always being ready for class."

Martin was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who said Martin is courteous, caring and kind. He has a good work ethic, asks perceptive questions, and has valuable comments during discussions. He improves the mood and atmosphere of the class and is quick to help others.

Panthers,
If you receive any blue Panther Pride tickets from your teachers, please put them in a safe place and keep them until the end of the year.  As a holder of blue tickets, you will be eligible for rewards in June.  You can do it, Panthers!!  Hold on to your tickets!

SENIORS, FAFSA NIGHT IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 IN ROOM 156. BRING YOUR PARENTS, FINISH YOUR APPLICATION, AND SNAG FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S UTEP REP HAS RESCHEDULED HIS CAMPUS VISIT FOR LUNCH TIME OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS' OFFICES THURSDAY, MARCH 2ND.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.


Thursday

Congratulations to Seline Avila for  Placing 5th in Regionals last weekend.  Seline is a State alternate at the 102lbs weight class.. Congratulations to all of the wrestling team for a great season.

Panthers, our PBIS Students of the Week are Martin Rios an Isabella Hernandez.  Isabella was nominated by Ms. Favela, who stated Ms. Favela stated Isabella "is a student who reflects all our core values by being respectful in the classroom.  She respectfully handles her cell phone during class so that it reflects my class rules.  She is also an active and patient student and takes initiative for all assignments.  She responsibly asks for make up work and tries to understand Chemistry while always being ready for class."

Martin was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who said Martin is courteous, caring and kind. He has a good work ethic, asks perceptive questions, and has valuable comments during discussions. He improves the mood and atmosphere of the class and is quick to help others.

This week's students of the week are Isabella Hernandez (ID# 445946, 10th grader) nominated by Ms. Favela and Martin Rios (ID# 472943, 11th grader) nominated by Mr. Wiggs.

Panthers,
If you receive any blue Panther Pride tickets from your teachers, please put them in a safe place and keep them until the end of the year.  As a holder of blue tickets, you will be eligible for rewards in June.  You can do it, Panthers!!  Hold on to your tickets!

National Honor Society will be meeting Thursday after school in room 171.

Mr. And. Ms. Panther Pageant tickets are now on sale in the business office for only $2.  Don't miss your chance to see our seniors compete to be named Mr. Austin or Miss Austin this Friday during 4th period.  

SENIORS, FAFSA NIGHT IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 IN ROOM 156. BRING YOUR PARENTS, FINISH YOUR APPLICATION, AND SNAG FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S UTEP REP HAS RESCHEDULED HIS CAMPUS VISIT FOR LUNCH TIME OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS' OFFICES THURSDAY, MARCH 2ND.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT IS FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.


Wednesday   


Panthers, our PBIS Students of the Week are Martin Rios an Isabella Hernandez.  Isabella was nominated by Ms. Favela, who stated Ms. Favela stated Isabella "is a student who reflects all our core values by being respectful in the classroom.  She respectfully handles her cell phone during class so that it reflects my class rules.  She is also an active and patient student and takes initiative for all assignments.  She responsibly asks for make up work and tries to understand Chemistry while always being ready for class."

Martin was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who said Martin is courteous, caring and kind. He has a good work ethic, asks perceptive questions, and has valuable comments during discussions. He improves the mood and atmosphere of the class and is quick to help others.

This week's students of the week are Isabella Hernandez (ID# 445946, 10th grader) nominated by Ms. Favela and Martin Rios (ID# 472943, 11th grader) nominated by Mr. Wiggs.

Panthers,
If you receive any blue Panther Pride tickets from your teachers, please put them in a safe place and keep them until the end of the year.  As a holder of blue tickets, you will be eligible for rewards in June.  You can do it, Panthers!!  Hold on to your tickets!

There will be no philosophy club meeting today after school. Philosophy CLub will resume next wednesday.

National Honor Society will be meeting Thursday after school in room 171.

Mr. And. Ms. Panther Pageant tickets are now on sale in the business office for only $2.  Don't miss your chance to see our seniors compete to be named Mr. Austin or Miss Austin this Friday during 4th period.  

SENIORS, FAFSA NIGHT IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 IN ROOM 156. BRING YOUR PARENTS, FINISH YOUR APPLICATION, AND SNAG FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

UTEP BOUND SENIORS, AUSTIN'S UTEP REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON CAMPUS THURSDAY DURING LUNCH OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS' OFFICES.  TALK TO HIM ABOUT FINALIZING YOUR ADMISSION.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT ISFRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.

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Congratulations to our Sandra Day O'Connor Academy  students who received awards this past Saturday after competing in the SkillsUSA Regional District I competition the previous week: 
Criminal Justice (4 in 1)
  • Francisco Ortiz - 1st Place (Qualified for State - Corpus Christi, TX in April)
  • Rene De La Cruz - 2nd Place
Felony Traffic Stop
  • Team - Eva Martinez and Ashley Arroyos - 2nd Place
Building Search
  • Team - Ruby Cazares, Diana Martinez, Jenny Seda, and Christian Renteria - 3rd Place

The winner for Firefighting and First Aid/CPR is as follows at the SkillsUSA Texas District 1 Leadership and Skills Conference:

Firefighting:

David Catalan - 1st - Gold (advancing to state competition)
Nicholus Jacobs - 2nd - Silver 
Juan Lopez - 3rd - Bronze

First Aid/CPR: 
Melissa Ibarra - 1st -Gold (advancing to state competition)
Jimmalyz Oyola - 3rd -  Bronze 

Attention freshmen, sophomores, and Juniors!  Are you wanting to be part of a group that attends all home football games and other sporting events next school year? Come to the meeting tomorrow at the beginning of lunch in the Junior gym.   

National Honor Society will be meeting Thursday after school in room 171.

Mr. And. Ms. Panther Pageant tickets are now on sale in the business office for only $2.  Don't miss your chance to see our seniors compete to be named Mr. Austin or Miss Austin Friday during 4th period. 



SENIORS, FAFSA NIGHT IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 IN ROOM 156. BRING YOUR PARENTS, FINISH YOUR APPLICATION, AND SNAG FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

UTEP BOUND SENIORS, AUSTIN'S UTEP REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON CAMPUS THURSDAY DURING LUNCH OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS' OFFICES.  TALK TO HIM ABOUT FINALIZING YOUR ADMISSION.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS, THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 8TH ACT ISFRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.  STOP BY 104 TO QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER AND TAKE THE TEST FREE OF CHARGE.





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If you donated blood on Valentines Day, your absence will be excused soon.  The attendance ladies are working on the list of students.  


he Austin Dance Team will be having tryouts for the 2017-2018 dance team on Tuesday, Feb. 21st- Friday, Feb. 24. @ the Junior Gym from 4:00-6:00.  Please bring dance-wear, water, hair ties, and a positive attitude. For more information please contact Ms. Aguayo in the Junior Gym


SENIORS, AUSTIN WILL BE HOSTING FAFSA NIGHT MONDAY,FEBRUARY 27TH, IN ROOM 259 FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 PM.  BRING YOUR PARENTS AND THEIR 2015 TAX INFORMATION TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND SCORE YOUR FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.


This week's Students of the Week are Juan Gurrola and Heidi Bezold.  Juan was nominated by Ms. Arias, who says he has always been polite, respectful, and responsible. He is motivated to succeed at anything he puts his mind to, including athletics.  Heidi was nominated by Mrs. Chavez, who noted Heidi for always being willing to help with a good cause, full of Panther pride, and kind and respectful to everyone -- staff, faculty and students. 



Wednesday

Happy Valentines day!


Attention all TATU members, there will be a mandatory meeting 
today after school from 4 to 4:30.  We will be discussing the middle school presentations and which groups will be going to each school.  The meeting is in room 178, please be prompt.

This week's Students of the Week are Juan Gurrola and Heidi Bezold.  Juan was nominated by Ms. Arias, who says he has always been polite, respectful, and responsible. He is motivated to succeed at anything he puts his mind to, including athletics.  Heidi was nominated by Mrs. Chavez, who noted Heidi for always being willing to help with a good cause, full of Panther pride, and kind and respectful to everyone -- staff, faculty and students. 

Students, voting for the March Teacher of the Month will be on Thursday at lunch.  You will be able to submit your nominations to Ms. Salas on Thursday at lunch.

Faculty, PBIS will be meeting on Wednesday from 3:50-4:30 if you would like to join us.  We will be meeting in the A room.

Good Luck to both the Varsity and JV Softball teams as they begin their season today against Riverside. JV will be at the Ross Field starting at 4pm while the Varsity will travel to Riverside and play under the lights at 6pm. Panther Pride Ladies.

The Austin Dance Team will be having tryouts for the 2017-2018 dance team on Tuesday, Feb. 21st- Friday, Feb. 24. @ the Junior Gym from 4:00-6:00.  Please bring dance-wear, water, hair ties, and a positive attitude. For more information please contact Ms. Aguayo in the Junior Gym

SENIORS, AUSTIN WILL BE HOSTING FAFSA NIGHT MONDAY,FEBRUARY 27TH, IN ROOM 259 FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 PM.  BRING YOUR PARENTS AND THEIR 2015 TAX INFORMATION TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND SCORE YOUR FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN WESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE PROVIDING FREE LUNCH ON TUESDAY,FEBRUARY 21ST, IN ROOM 104.

Congratulations to the Boys and Girls Wrestling Teams 

Girls Place Winners

Seline Avila 1st Place
Erica Torres 1st Place
Dezarey Ochoa 1st Place
Esther Cardenas 3rd Place

Boys Place Winners

Jessie Frausto  2nd Place
Brandon  Garces  3rd Place
Adam Flores  4th Place
Andrew Yco   4th Place

Regional Wrestling Tournament this Friday and Saturday at Del Valle, come support your wrestler




Thursday

Congratulations to our Girls soccer teams on their victorie over Bowie.  JV's ending score was 1-0 and the varsity was 5-1.  Keep up the good work Ladies!

Congratulations to the girls freshmen basketball team on their victory over the Irvin rockets by a score of 44 to 30.  The leading scores for the game were Valerie Aten with 21 points and Karla Lopez with 8 points.  Great job ladies.

Congratulations to the boys freshman basketball team for their win over the Irvin Rockets on Wednesday night.  Diego Rodriguez, Jorge Solis, Chris Cisneros and Adrian Toney were the outstanding players of the game.  

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Surprise your loved one this Valentine's Day by purchasing a Serenata from Austin's Mariachi Las Panteras! Weekend orders cost $15 each and will be delivered on Saturday
February 11th, and school orders are $7 each and will be delivered on Tuesday February 14th. Each serenade includes a rose and gift message. Purchase your serenata from any Mariachi Panteras member or from Ms. Hernandez in room 180."

The Austin Dance Team will be having tryouts for the 2017-2018 dance team on Tuesday, Feb. 21st- Friday, Feb. 24. @ the Junior Gym from 4:00-6:00.  Please bring dance-wear, water, hair ties, and a positive attitude. For more information please contact Ms. Aguayo in the Junior Gym

Don’t know what to get your special someone for Valentine ’s Day? You don’t have to look far, Academic Decathlon is selling Valentine’s Day cake-pop grams for $5 dollars each. These include 2 cake-pops, a variety of candy, and some sparkly accessories all wrapped up and delivered to your sweetie during 7th period. Don’t wait, the last day to take advantage of this special offer is Friday, February 10th. If you want some sweets for your sweetie, go to your nearest participating AcaDec member today!   or go by room 113

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S NEW MEXICO STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE IN ROOM 104 DURING LUNCH THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.  PLEASE STOP BY TO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION'S STATUS.

On Sunday, Feb. 12th, Untamed will be performing at Flashdance in the UTEP Magoffin Auditorium @ 6:00 pm.  Dance teams from all over El Paso will be performing in this prestigious annual show. Tickets will be sold at the door for for $10. Please come out and support your dance team!


Buy a crush for your crush tomorrow during lunch for only $1.  They will be delivered to your crush on valentines day.  

Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today.

The Only announcements allowed to be read have to be emailed by an AHS faculty or staff member.  This is a friendly reminder to all Coaches and sponsors, please remember to email Ms. Julie Gonzalez if you would like an announcement read about your team or club.

Wednesday

Please remember to submitt your all austin girl and all austin boy nominations by this afternoon.  Thank you.  

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Surprise your loved one this Valentine's Day by purchasing a Serenata from Austin's Mariachi Las Panteras! Weekend orders cost $15 each and will be delivered on SaturdayFebruary 11th, and school orders are $7 each and will be delivered on Tuesday February 14th. Each serenade includes a rose and gift message. Purchase your serenata from any Mariachi Panteras member or from Ms. Hernandez in room 180."

There will be a philosophy club meeting at 4 pm in room 110 with MRs. Chavez. The topic is 'Abusive Relationships' and the student speaker is Abraham Ramirez

The Austin Dance Team will be having tryouts for the 2017-2018 dance team on Tuesday, Feb. 21st- Friday, Feb. 24. @ the Junior Gym from 4:00-6:00.  Please bring dance-wear, water, hair ties, and a positive attitude. For more information please contact Ms. Aguayo in the Junior Gym

Don’t know what to get your special someone for Valentine ’s Day? You don’t have to look far, Academic Decathlon is selling Valentine’s Day cake-pop grams for $5 dollars each. These include 2 cake-pops, a variety of candy, and some sparkly accessories all wrapped up and delivered to your sweetie during 7th period. Don’t wait, the last day to take advantage of this special offer is Friday, February 10th. If you want some sweets for your sweetie, go to your nearest participating AcaDec member today!   or go by room 113

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S NEW MEXICO STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE IN ROOM 104 DURING LUNCH THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.  PLEASE STOP BY TO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION'S STATUS.

On Sunday, Feb. 12th, Untamed will be performing at Flashdance in the UTEP Magoffin Auditorium @ 6:00 pm.  Dance teams from all over El Paso will be performing in this prestigious annual show. Tickets will be sold at the door for for $10. Please come out and support your dance team!

Our Panther PBIS Students of the Week are 
Senior Cesar Marquez and Sophomore Destiny Reyes

Destiny was nominated by Ms. Peticolas, who says that Destiny exemplifies the core values of responsibility and readiness.  Destiny is always punctual in getting to class, and she exhibits incredible responsibility by coming after school to get makeup work when her extracurricular activities take her away from school.  Destiny maintains high standards, and has high expectations of herself.

Cesar is dilligent, talented, punctual and respectful. He was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who states that his work is always of high quality and usually finished early.  He also maintains high standards, and is meticulous in applying advice, new knowledge and improved technique to his artwork.  Cesar exhibits the value of readiness every day.

Teachers, please submit all nominations to Ms Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon, and include a little information about why you are nominating your student.


Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today.

The Only announcements allowed to be read have to be emailed by an AHS faculty or staff member.  This is a friendly reminder to all Coaches and sponsors, please remember to email Ms. Julie Gonzalez if you would like an announcement read about your team or club.  



Tuesday

Congratulations to Rebecca Rusek our PBIS teacher of the month!

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S NEW MEXICO STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE IN ROOM 104 DURING LUNCH THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.  PLEASE STOP BY TO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION'S STATUS.

We wanna wish a very Happy Birthday to Ms. Genao!!! 

On Sunday, Feb. 12th, Untamed will be performing at Flashdance in the UTEP Magoffin Auditorium @ 6:00 pm.  Dance teams from all over El Paso will be performing in this prestigious annual show. Tickets will be sold at the door for for $10. Please come out and support your dance team!

Our Panther PBIS Students of the Week are 
Senior Cesar Marquez and Sophomore Destiny Reyes

Destiny was nominated by Ms. Peticolas, who says that Destiny exemplifies the core values of responsibility and readiness.  Destiny is always punctual in getting to class, and she exhibits incredible responsibility by coming after school to get makeup work when her extracurricular activities take her away from school.  Destiny maintains high standards, and has high expectations of herself.

Cesar is dilligent, talented, punctual and respectful. He was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who states that his work is always of high quality and usually finished early.  He also maintains high standards, and is meticulous in applying advice, new knowledge and improved technique to his artwork.  Cesar exhibits the value of readiness every day.

Teachers, please submit all nominations to Ms Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon, and include a little information about why you are nominating your student.


Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today.

Come out and support our Senior lady panther basketball team as they play their last game at Austin tonight in the PAC.    



Monday

Congratulations goes out to all the Mathletes that competed in Saturdays meet at Canutillo.  The team earned its 5th straight 1st place ranking in general math.  As this was the last  regular meet of the year the traveling trophy was finally given to a school to find a permanent home, and for the first time in Austin history that first place trophy belongs to Austin High School.  Along with this great achievement individual medalist were: Jose Longoria, Seiry Torres, Paola Torres, Gabriel Gonzalez, Alan Luna, Damaris Ramirez, Derek Olivas, Armando Heredia, Carlos Perez, and Miguel Navarrete.  Congratulations Mathletes and keep up the good work

On Sunday, Feb. 12th, Untamed will be performing at Flashdance in the UTEP Magoffin Auditorium @ 6:00 pm.  Dance teams from all over El Paso will be performing in this prestigious annual show. Tickets will be sold at the door for for $10. Please come out and support your dance team!

congratulate the choir students and all the other Austin music students who participated in the Solo & Ensemble Music contest this past weekend.  Mr. Blanco is proud of all of you.

Our Panther PBIS Students of the Week are 
Senior Cesar Marquez and Sophomore Destiny Reyes

Destiny was nominated by Ms. Peticolas, who says that Destiny exemplifies the core values of responsibility and readiness.  Destiny is always punctual in getting to class, and she exhibits incredible responsibility by coming after school to get makeup work when her extracurricular activities take her away from school.  Destiny maintains high standards, and has high expectations of herself.

Cesar is dilligent, talented, punctual and respectful. He was nominated by Mr. Wiggs, who states that his work is always of high quality and usually finished early.  He also maintains high standards, and is meticulous in applying advice, new knowledge and improved technique to his artwork.  Cesar exhibits the value of readiness every day.

Teachers, please submit all nominations to Ms Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon, and include a little information about why you are nominating your student.


Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today.  

Congratulations to   
Chritian Daniel Hernandez for earning a 1st Division on his multipercussion solo at UIL this past Saturday.  This will be the second year in a row that he goes to State representing the band.  Way to go Chris!

Congratulations to Christian Hernandez, Lesly Monreal, Justin Del la Cruz, and Jesus Gomez all received "ones" this Saturday at the UIL solo/ ensemble at Hanks. They qualify to go play at the state level in Austin, TX. Great job!

We would like to congratulate our Austin JROTC Unarmed Drill Team For placing 1st in regulation and Armed Drill Team for placing 2nd in regulation and inspection.

 

We would like to congratulate Austin’s JROTC Rifle and Unarmed Drill Teams for making it to state competition in Houston, Texas. They will be leaving March 2nd, lets wish them luck panthers!

SENIORS, AUSTIN'S NEW MEXICO STATE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE IN ROOM 104 DURING LUNCH THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.  PLEASE STOP BY TO CHECK YOUR ADMISSION'S STATUS.

Friday

Austin's LGBT club will meet today after school in room 304.  All are welcome to attend.  

Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.


STUDENTS ATTENDING SATURDAY'S ORANGE AND BLUE DAY AT UTEP, IF YOU'RE RIDING THE BUS, BRING YOUR PERMISSION SLIP AND BE IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL BEFORE 8:15; IF YOU'RE DRIVING YOURSELVES, YOU MAY PARK ANYWHERE ON CAMPUS. EVERYONE, MAKE SURE TO HAVE A HARD COPY OF YOUR TICKET OR THE IMAGE ON YOUR PHONE.

Teachers faculty and staff remember to submit your nominations for All Austin Girl and All Austin Boy

Our PBIS Student of the Week is Megan Phillip, senior, nominated by Ms. Pollock. 
Ms. Pollock stated Megan is always ready -- punctual to class and submitting her thoughtfully completed course work on time. 
“She is responsible-- working side by side with her mother to complete her FAFSA, and respectful--entering the classroom daily 
with a hearty salutation and listening intently to both instructor and peers."

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Salas by Wednesday afternoon each week.  Please include a sentence or two about the student.  Thank you

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities

Austin Faculty and staff,  please remember Monday is Cookies with the Coach in the A room during lunch.  Stop by to meet our new football coach.


Thursday

Attention Juniors:

Are you interested in having a summer job at El Paso Electric, GECU credit union or the County?  Are you interested in having outs to go to a paid or unpaid internship next school year? Did you already sign up for the Practicum in Business Management class.  If so, then go see Ms. Marquez in room 170 today. 

Students remember to buy your throw back thursday tickets for only $2 from any wrestler or the business agent.  You will be released from your 8th period class to the PIT if you have a ticket.  

congratulations to then freshmen lady panther basketball team in their victory over bowie last night in triple overtime. High scorers were Valerie Aten with 24 points and Andrea Orduno with 11 points. It was a great team effort. Keep up the good work ladies

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.


STUDENTS ATTENDING SATURDAY'S ORANGE AND BLUE DAY AT UTEP, IF YOU'RE RIDING THE BUS, BRING YOUR PERMISSION SLIP AND BE IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL BEFORE 8:15; IF YOU'RE DRIVING YOURSELVES, YOU MAY PARK ANYWHERE ON CAMPUS. EVERYONE, MAKE SURE TO HAVE A HARD COPY OF YOUR TICKET OR THE IMAGE ON YOUR PHONE.

Teachers faculty and staff remember to submit your nominations for All Austin Girl and All Austin Boy

Our PBIS Student of the Week is Megan Phillip, senior, nominated by Ms. Pollock. 
Ms. Pollock stated Megan is always ready -- punctual to class and submitting her thoughtfully completed course work on time. 
“She is responsible-- working side by side with her mother to complete her FAFSA, and respectful--entering the classroom daily 
with a hearty salutation and listening intently to both instructor and peers."

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Salas by Wednesday afternoon each week.  Please include a sentence or two about the student.  Thank you

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities.

Wednesday

There will be a philosophy club meeting 
today @4 pm in room 110 with Mrs. Chavez. The topic is "Human Nature." The student speaker is Luz Trevino. Everyone is welcome.


The all city cross country runners came out, on the 
Sunday El Paso Times newspaper.  Austin high had 2 runners honored on the list.

Congratulations goes out to the following runners. Jesus Monreal and Eric Hunt on making the honorable mention All-City team.

And now for our PBIS Student of the Week.  

Our PBIS Student of the Week is Megan Phillip, senior, nominated by Ms. Pollock.
 
Ms. Pollock stated Megan is always ready -- punctual to class and submitting her thoughtfully completed course work on time. 
“She is responsible-- working side by side with her mother to complete her FAFSA, and respectful--entering the classroom daily 
with a hearty salutation and listening intently to both instructor and peers."

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Salas by Wednesday afternoon each week.  Please include a sentence or two about the student.  Thank you


JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Herff jones will be coming to school on Friday February 3rd from 11:30 am to 2 pm to take orders for class rings, senior cap and gown, and invitations.  Also any student who has not picked up their class ring you can do so at this time.  Deposit required for class ring is $80 and $80 for senior orders.   Don't miss out and order now!

Get your tickets for Austin wrestling Throw back Thursday on Thursday February 2nd during 8th period in the PIT.  A limited number of tickets are available.  See any wrestler to get your ticket for only $2. 

Caught you caring
Submitted by Ms. Pollock,

I catch Ms. Chavez caring every morning. As she makes her way to her classroom, she stops to greet me and include me in any upcoming celebrations the social studies department has scheduled, which is merely one small way in which she fosters a warm sense of community here at AHS.

Ms. Jessie

Ms. Jessie is always very helpful.  Thank you for checking the A room this morning to ensure everything was ok!! 



Friday

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Herff jones will be coming to school on Friday February 3rd from 11:30 am to 2 pm to take orders for class rings, senior cap and gown, and invitations.  Also any student who has not picked up their class ring you can do so at this time.  Deposit required for class ring is $80 and $80 for senior orders.   Don't miss out and order now!

Get your tickets for Austin wrestling Throw back Thursday on Thursday February 2nd during 8th period in the PIT.  A limited number of tickets are available.  See any wrestler to get your ticket for only $2.  

SENIORS INTERESTED IN TAKING A BUS FROM AUSTIN TO UTEP'S ORANGE AND BLUE DAY SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, FROM 9:00 TO 2:00, STOP BY ROOM 104 TO REGISTER AND PICK UP A PERMISSION SLIP.  FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

Congratulations to the PBIS Students of the Week!

India Jones and Ruben Reyes.  India is hard working, always ready to do her best, and eagerly collaborates with her peers.  Her perseverance is to be admired.
Ruben is respectful, his friendly personality is what we all aspire to be like, and he has an overall positive demeanor.  Both were nominated by Ms. Julie Arias.

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon.  Please include a short explanation of the reasons you selected the student.

Faculty:  Are you bored and looking for something to do after school onWednesday afternoons?
Why don't you join us at our PBIS meeting from 3:55 to 4:30pm in the A Room?
We need some extra assistance, and we'd love to have you -- for one meeting or for every meeting.
PBIS team, we WILL be meeting this week on Wednesday.



Thursday

Congratulations to the boys freshman basketball team on their win Wednesday night against the El Paso High Tigers by a score of 59 to 39. Chris Cisneros was the Most Valuable Player. Way to "Tame" those tigers panthers! Good Job.

There will be a short NHS meeting after school Thursday Jan 26th in Room 171.


SENIORS INTERESTED IN TAKING A BUS FROM AUSTIN TO UTEP'S ORANGE AND BLUE DAY SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, FROM 9:00 TO 2:00, STOP BY ROOM 104 TO REGISTER AND PICK UP A PERMISSION SLIP.  FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

Congratulations to the PBIS Students of the Week!

India Jones and Ruben Reyes.  India is hard working, always ready to do her best, and eagerly collaborates with her peers.  Her perseverance is to be admired.
Ruben is respectful, his friendly personality is what we all aspire to be like, and he has an overall positive demeanor.  Both were nominated by Ms. Julie Arias.

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon.  Please include a short explanation of the reasons you selected the student.

Faculty:  Are you bored and looking for something to do after school onWednesday afternoons?
Why don't you join us at our PBIS meeting from 3:55 to 4:30pm in the A Room?
We need some extra assistance, and we'd love to have you -- for one meeting or for every meeting.
PBIS team, we WILL be meeting this week on Wednesday.

The first LGBT meeting  will be tomorrow after school in room 304 at 4:10.  All are welcome to attend.  

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.


Wednesday

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CCTE HOSA STUDENTS WHO QUALIFIED FOR STATE.  TIANA KING PLACED 1ST IN MRC PARTNERSHIP
AND KEEGAN HASELTON PLACED 3RD IN EMT.  CONGRATULATION PANTHERS

There will be a philosophy club meeting with Mrs. Chavez in room 110 today
@4 pm. The topic is 'To live or not to live.'The presenter is Marissa Triolo. Everyone is welcome.

Congratulations to the PBIS Students of the Week!

India Jones and Ruben Reyes.  India is hard working, always ready to do her best, and eagerly collaborates with her peers.  Her perseverance is to be admired.
Ruben is respectful, his friendly personality is what we all aspire to be like, and he has an overall positive demeanor.  Both were nominated by Ms. Julie Arias.

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Linda Salas by Wednesday 
afternoon.  Please include a short explanation of the reasons you selected the student.

Faculty:  Are you bored and looking for something to do after school onWednesday afternoons?
Why don't you join us at our PBIS meeting from 3:55 to 4:30pm in the A Room?
We need some extra assistance, and we'd love to have you -- for one meeting or for every meeting.
PBIS team, we WILL be meeting this week on Wednesday.

The first LGBT meeting  will be today after school in room 304 at 4:10.  All are welcome to attend.  


Congratulations to the PBIS Students of the Week!

India Jones and Ruben Reyes.  India is hard working, always ready to do her best, and eagerly collaborates with her peers.  Her perseverance is to be admired.
Ruben is respectful, his friendly personality is what we all aspire to be like, and he has an overall positive demeanor.  Both were nominated by Ms. Julie Arias.

Teachers, please submit your nominations for Student of the Week to Ms. Linda Salas by Wednesday afternoon.  Please include a short explanation of the reasons you selected the student.

Faculty:  Are you bored and looking for something to do after school onWednesday afternoons?
Why don't you join us at our PBIS meeting from 3:55 to 4:30pm in the A Room?
We need some extra assistance, and we'd love to have you -- for one meeting or for every meeting.
PBIS team, we WILL be meeting this week on Wednesday.

The first LGBT meeting  will be tomorrow after school in room 304 at 4:10.  All are welcome to attend.  

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.


Tuesday

Attention all TATU members there will be a mandatory meeting after schoolTuesday in room 178, we will start promptly at 4 so please be there on time.  If you cannot attend this meeting you must speak to Mr. Martinez or Mr. Jaeger before the meeting starts.

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities.

There will be a short NHS meeting after school Thursday Jan 26th in Room 171.

Seniors, we will have a senior meeting in the jr gym tomorrow at the beginning of lunch.  Come by to find out the events planned for February



Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Basketball team for the quadruple overtime victory over the Jefferson Foxes on Friday.  It was truly a team effort as almost everyone fouled out and we were down to our last 5 players.  Great job working as a team for the victory.

Attention all TATU members there will be a mandatory meeting after schoolTuesday in room 178, we will start promptly at 4 so please be there on time.  If you cannot attend this meeting you must speak to Mr. Martinez or Mr. Jaeger before the meeting starts.

Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon: Sam Acevedo, Adam Flores, Ariel Hernandez, Kaylee Espeland, Dana Wojculewicz, Alexis Hernandez, Heidi Bezold, Abraham Ramirez for another great year at Regionals.

Everyone did an awesome job  Austin team took 3rd in Superquiz 

Heidi Bezold -- Silver in Economics & Bronze in Science       
Adam Flores – Gold in Speech
Kaylee Espeland – Gold in Language and Literature & Silver -- overall Scholastic division.

Ms Chavez and Ms Tipton are so proud of the entire team’s hardwork and dedication.

Congratulations to the boys freshman basketball team for the win over the Jefferson Silver Foxes on Saturday morning.  The Panther defeated the Silver Foxes by a score of 52 to 43. Adrian Toney and Chris Cisneros were the leading scorers

JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities. 


Friday

We want to extend a BIG congratulations to our fabulous attendance clerk Lupe Lucero.  She is this years Educational Support Personnel of the year!! Congratulations Lupe!!!

A french horn went missing before the winter break.  If you have found it or know information about its location, please stop by the front office.  Thank you.


JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities. 



A french horn went missing before the winter break.  If you have found it or know information about its location, please stop by the front office.  Thank you.


JUNIORS, APPLY FOR THE COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP, A FULL FOUR YEAR RIDE TO THE COLLEGE OF YOUR CHOICE. APPLY ONLINE AT COOLIDGE SCHOLARS.ORG.

"Congratulations to upright bassist Kaeori Giron who performed as fourth chair in this year's All-Region Orchestra! Great job, we are proud of you!"

Coach Alvarado Would like to congratulate the Varsity Tennis Team for an outstanding performance at the Irvin Tournament last weekend! The Team Finished in 3rd Place. Individual medalists were as follows: Leesly Estaco and Jocelyn Mercado finished 3rd in the Girls Doubles and Ale Sanchez and Martha Castaneda won 1st Place Consolation, Abraham Ramirez and Emily Martinez Won 1st Place Consolation in Mixed Doubles and Michael Grajeda and Carlos Sapien won 1st Place Consolation in the Boys Doubles. Good Job to the entire team as it was a collective effort! Keep up the hard work Panthers!

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities.



Thursday

A french horn went missing before the winter break.  If you have found it or know information about its location, please stop by the front office.  Thank you.  

Has an Austin High School employee gone above and beyond for you?   Has someone gone out of their way to make sure you are ok or have what you needed?  If so let us recognize them by filling out a "Caught your caring" form in the front office, attendance office or from the student Activities.  

JUNIORS. LOG ON TO AUSTIN.EPISD.ORG AND APPLY FOR UT AUSTIN'S SUMMER ACADEMY FOR RISING LEADERS. THE DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31ST, SO PLEASE HURRY.

Juniors who are NOT enrolled in Ms. Rojo's AP or Dual Credit English classes, please stop by room 104 if you'd like to sign up to meet with a Harvard recruiter on Tuesday,January 17th, during sixth period.

Panthers, our Students of the Week are Kaylee Espeland, and Chris Torres.  Ms Chavez nominated Kaylee, stating that she is an exemplary student. She's new to Austin High School, and has already joined ACADEC and Philosophy Club.  She is highly motivated, follows through, is always on time, always respectful, and responsible for her education.  She is a good example. 

Ms. Jessica Favela nominated Chris Torres stating that he is always responsible, respectful and ready!  She says he tries his best to master Chemistry and is always taking initiative in labs.  He is a stand-out, kind and intelligent person who will go far in life.  And she is proud to be his teacher and have him represent Austin High School.

Listen up Panthers,  I've got an important announcement from PBIS.  Starting this month, you will be able to nominate your teachers for Teacher of the month!  Which of your teachers embodies the core values of be respectful, be responsible, be ready?
On Friday, you will be able to vote for this month's teacher at lunch.  Ms. Linda Salas, our campus social worker, will be on hand to take your nominations, so be sure to nominate an educator you feel is respectful, responsible, and ready!


Panthers, This year's outstanding Ex Mr. Bob Burns passed away yesterday afternoon.  It's a great loss to our panther family.  At this moment, we would like to take a moment of silence to honor Mr. Burns.  


Thank you.
 
Wednesday 1/11/17

There will be a philosophy club meeting in room 110 with Mrs. Chavez after school at 4 pm.

Juniors who are NOT enrolled in Ms. Rojo's AP or Dual Credit English classes, please stop by room 104 if you'd like to sign up to meet with a Harvard recruiter on Tuesday,January 17th, during sixth period.

Panthers, our Students of the Week are Kaylee Espeland, and Chris Torres.  Ms Chavez nominated Kaylee, stating that she is an exemplary student. She's new to Austin High School, and has already joined ACADEC and Philosophy Club.  She is highly motivated, follows through, is always on time, always respectful, and responsible for her education.  She is a good example. 

Ms. Jessica Favela nominated Chris Torres stating that he is always responsible, respectful and ready!  She says he tries his best to master Chemistry and is always taking initiative in labs.  He is a stand-out, kind and intelligent person who will go far in life.  And she is proud to be his teacher and have him represent Austin High School.

Listen up Panthers,  I've got an important announcement from PBIS.  Starting this month, you will be able to nominate your teachers for Teacher of the month!  Which of your teachers embodies the core values of be respectful, be responsible, be ready?
On Friday, you will be able to vote for this month's teacher at lunch.  Ms. Linda Salas, our campus social worker, will be on hand to take your nominations, so be sure to nominate an educator you feel is respectful, responsible, and ready!



Tuesday 1/10/16

Juniors who are NOT enrolled in Ms. Rojo's AP or Dual Credit English classes, please stop by room 104 if you'd like to sign up to meet with a Harvard recruiter on Tuesday,
January 17th, during sixth period.

Panthers, our Students of the Week are Kaylee Espeland, and Chris Torres.  Ms Chavez nominated Kaylee, stating that she is an exemplary student. She's new to Austin High School, and has already joined ACADEC and Philosophy Club.  She is highly motivated, follows through, is always on time, always respectful, and responsible for her education.  She is a good example. 


Ms. Jessica Favela nominated Chris Torres stating that he is always responsible, respectful and ready!  She says he tries his best to master Chemistry and is always taking initiative in labs.  He is a stand-out, kind and intelligent person who will go far in life.  And she is proud to be his teacher and have him represent Austin High School.

Listen up Panthers,  I've got an important announcement from PBIS.  Starting this month, you will be able to nominate your teachers for Teacher of the month!  Which of your teachers embodies the core values of be respectful, be responsible, be ready?
On Friday, you will be able to vote for this month's teacher at lunch.  Ms. Linda Salas, our campus social worker, will be on hand to take your nominations, so be sure to nominate an educator you feel is respectful, responsible, and ready!

Boys Freshman basketball team defeated the Bowie Bears on  Saturday Morning by a score  of 50-49. Dylan Mauldin made a 3 pointer with 17 seconds left in regulation to give the Panthers the victory over the Bears.


Congratulations to Ms. Marquez, the first teacher to buy a Special Olympics t-shirt!!!
Congratulations to Ms. Marquez, the first teacher to buy a Special Olympics t-shirt!!!
Congratulations to Ms. Marquez, the first teacher to buy a Special Olympics t-shirt!!!