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Medical Missions

Medical Missions

Alexandra Currie-Buckner, News Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Life & Arts, Student Profiles

A spreading upper-respiratory virus ravaged the halls around him. He stood surrounded by a crowd of forty-seven sick patients, crammed in a hallway as a cacophony of coughs, sneezes, and wheezes sounded.

Flipping Out

Flipping Out

Audrey Ashburn, Photo Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Life & Arts, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Student Profiles

Much of Austin High’s uniqueness is attributable to its talented students. Junior Leo Noblitt-Atkins has caught the eye of many in Austin High as he performs flips and tricks on seemingly dangerous platforms.

A Bird’s-Eye View

A Bird’s-Eye View

Tyler Scott, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase, Student Profiles

Senior Max Symonds has always had an admiration for all things aviation. Even as a young boy, he was fascinated by the sky, and it has stayed with him all throughout his life.

Students Donate Blood for a Good Cause

Students Donate Blood for a Good Cause

Django Fox, Commentary Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase

Many students participated in the blood drive, and donated their blood to the community. The goal for this year created by the National Honor Society was 32 units of blood donated, and the school surpassed this goal, with 39.

Theater Department Welcomes New Co-Director

Theater Department Welcomes New Co-Director

Logan Robichaud, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts, Photo Gallery, Showcase

The theater department welcomes new co-director in order to expand department and increase involvement.

GSA at the Pride Parade 2015

GSA at the Pride Parade 2015

Violet Frohlich, Copy Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts, Photo Gallery

The Maroon's Copy Editor, Violet Frohlich, attended the 2015 Pride Parade in downtown Austin, along with the Gay-Straight Alliance Club. Check out the photo gallery of the parade.

Gay Straight Alliance Vision Grows

Gay Straight Alliance Vision Grows

Violet Frohlich, Copy Editor

September 10, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is a club that has been around for years, but recent societal developments have led to the issues they are working to address and explore becoming more and more prevalent in the media.

Sophomore Shoots Short Film Over Spring Break

Sophomore Shoots Short Film Over Spring Break

Victoria Diaz, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts

Amateur filmmaker Quinn Holmes, a sophomore, spent the week directing a short film that he wrote and developed himself called "15-Love".

AISD: The Pride and Promise of Austin Film Premiere

AISD: The Pride and Promise of Austin Film Premiere

Sonny Stephens, Media Manager

March 13, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts

Austin ISD premiered its student-made film, AISD: The Pride and Promise of Austin, at the Performing Arts Center on Thursday night. The film featured clips made by students from every high school in the school district. Many important faces were at the event, including Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz.

Students Travel to United Kingdom

Students Travel to United Kingdom

Alexandra Currie-Buckner, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015


Filed under Life & Arts

Students are currently gearing up for a trip to the United Kingdom over spring break led by geography teacher Jordan Attra.

Featured Blog Post: The Impact Too Much Work Has On Students

Matthew Craft, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under Featured Blog Posts

Despite being in the beginning of a new six weeks, students are already being flooded with tests, quizzes, and essays in every class. With teachers cramming in all they can before spring break, it really takes a toll on the student.

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