Local Schools Compete at State Level

Local Schools Compete at State Level

Competing against the best in Texas, Round Rock ISD’s Cedar Ridge High School marching band earned seventh place in the 6A division during the University Interscholastic League State Marching Band Contest. The competition was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The...

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New Pool Facility Coming

New Pool Facility Coming

Nitro swimming, which provides swim lessons and competitive swim lessons, is expanding south of Austin near Kyle and Buda. Work begins this year on a 40,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility. The plan is to have swimmers in the water by September. The new Nitro...

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Texas Bar Association Supports Youth Program

Texas Bar Association Supports Youth Program

Youth and Government is a nationwide YMCA program held each fall. It culminates with a conference that brings students of diverse backgrounds and a variety of opinions together to give them a platform to raise their voices,collaborate and build skills to shape our...

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School Groundbreaking

School Groundbreaking

  St. Austin Catholic Parish broke ground on a redevelopment project of the entire church campus. The project will include new buildings for St. Austin’s award-winning school with state-of-the-art classrooms and a greater emphasis on STEM education through the...

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Pen Pal Project

Pen Pal Project

The U.S. Postal Service is teaming up with We Are Teachers to introduce the USPS Pen Pal Project, a free educational program for third to fifth grade students.   The project will provide 25,000 classrooms across the country the opportunity to partner with matched...

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Local High Schools Rank High in the Nation

Local High Schools Rank High in the Nation

According to the U.S. News & World Report, of 17,857 high schools in all 50 states, three area schools ranked in the top 100 best public high schools in Texas and in the top 500 in the nation.   Two schools in Austin ISD made the top 100 list. Liberal Arts...

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Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America

The nonprofit organization Wreaths Across America was founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. The organization’s mission is to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and teach our children the value of...

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Top-Ranking Elementary Schools

Top-Ranking Elementary Schools

Both Canyon Creek and Cactus Ranch elementary schools in Round Rock ISD earned top honors in the state by ranking in the top 10 list of Texas elementary schools by U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever ranking of elementary campuses. Canyon Creek ranked seven and...

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Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot

Registration is now open for the 31st Annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, benefiting Caritas of Austin. The event features a five-mile run, one-mile walk and Stepping Stone School Kids K as well as a kids activity tent, live music, vendor booths, raffle prizes and...

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Scholarship Announced

Scholarship Announced

  St. David’s Foundation honors the legacy of Dr. W. Neal Kocurek with a scholarship program in his name to support Central Texas students pursuing health-related studies at Texas colleges and universities. A civic and corporate leader, Dr. Kocurek was known for...

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Art Installation Honors Austinites

Art Installation Honors Austinites

  Austin Public Library and Library Foundation presented the permanent art installation “Legends Mosaics: Austin’s Courageous Female Leaders of Color” outside the Austin Central Public Library. Six commemorative mosaic portraits honor important women in the...

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Children’s Album Release Party

Children’s Album Release Party

Austin singer-songwriter Jenn Hartmann Luck will release her new album “Raise Your Voices” on November 12. The album is a collection of songs that celebrate kids who are changing the world. Luck’s new record features eight children from the Austin area. The official...

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