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Austin High Traffic

Austin High Traffic

Elizabeth Kent and Zayna Chouman

October 11, 2016

Traffic at Austin High is a problem for both students and staff. Complaints are heard on a daily basis, leaving many feeling hopeless.   “I rode the bus freshman year and for the first semester of sophomore year,” senior Ian Smith said. “But when I started driving, it took 4 minutes to get...

School Share

School Share

Natalie Bennett, Life & Arts Editor

May 25, 2016

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, every school in AISD will be implementing the School Sharing Program.

AISD Brings Taco Tuesday to Austin High

A new menu comes to Austin High thanks to AISD and the Student Council.

Alexandra Currie-Buckner, News Editor

February 17, 2016

The school has been working toward the implementation of new resources for students at lunchtime. This week marks the first “Taco Tuesday”, a new lunch option for students looking for a different and healthier lunch.

Changes Coming to the SAT in 2016

Changes Coming to the SAT in 2016

Violet Frohlich, Copy Editor

November 13, 2015

The SAT, a familiar staple of upperclassmen development and academic readiness, will be changing in the 2016 spring.

Students Travel to Australia and New Zealand

Attra during one of her many trips around the world.

Alexandra Currie-Buckner, News Editor

October 27, 2015

Next summer students will have the opportunity to travel to Australia and New Zealand through a trip led by freshman geography teacher, Jordan Attra.

The Real Cost of Austin City Limits

The Real Cost of Austin City Limits

Brianna Tovar and Logan Robichaud

October 2, 2015

With Austin City Limits fast approaching, students dread the day they have to get their make-up work from scowling teachers.

Gender Neutral Bathroom Promotes Equality

Gender Neutral Bathroom Promotes Equality

Natalie Bennett, Victoria Diaz, and Ellie Felts

September 10, 2015

This year marks the beginning of the availability of a gender neutral bathroom to any student who does not wish to use the bathroom they are assigned.

Welcoming Our Newest Maroon

Principal Amy Taylor gives an inspiring speech about what it means to be a Maroon to prospective freshmen during Link Crew's summer Maroon Round-Up.

Natalie Bennett, Life & Arts Editor

September 9, 2015

After months of screening and interviewing, the Austin Independent School District has appointed Amy Taylor as Austin High School’s new principal.

Austin High City Limits Homecoming Fesitval

Austin High City Limits Homecoming Fesitval

Daiga Barton, Staffer

September 9, 2015

Our Homecoming celebration will be Thursday, Sept. 24 after school. Win prize giveaways or the grand prize of 2 ACL wristbands. You must be present to win!

Gaining Perspective by Studying Abroad

Freshman Eleanor Estrada working on page design in the newspaper room.

Violet Frohlich, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

This upcoming summer brings a new journey for soon-to-be sophomore Eleanor Estrada. Estrada signed up for the Academy of Global Studies with the hopes of expanding her worldview, but now, with the help of the program of AFS (American Field Service) she plans to go even further in exploring the world; Estrada will spend the 2015-16 school year studying abroad in Brazil.

Tibetan Monks Hold Q&A Event

Students take a selfie with one of the monks.

Violet Frohlich, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015

A group of Tibetan monks visited on Wednesday. The monks, who came from Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monaster, are visiting Austin-- on a tour that includes various events-- until April 18. They came to look at the school and answer students questions about where they come from and what it’s like to be a monk.

The Maroon News @SXSWedu Photo Essay

Editor in Chief Rowan Pruitt and Managing Editor Ellie Breed interview Angela Gatto Buckingham about teaching literacy.

March 13, 2015

Maroon News Editors covered three days of educators and panel speakers at SXSWedu in partnership with Compass Learning. Take a look at some photos from their time as student journalists.

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