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75 Austin Seniors Are National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

75 Seniors Vie For National Merit Scholarship - Downtown Austin, TX - List released Wednesday names 16000 high school seniors vying for scholarships to be ...



Lockdown lifted at Round Rock ISD's Westwood High School  KVUE.com

School leaders said law enforcement is addressing a concern and that all students are safe and secure in the building.



Exclusive: Westwood High School Covers Up Shooting Incident  71 Republic

Administrators at Westwood High School in Austin, Texas, may have engaged in a cover-up attempt of a shooting incident on school grounds on Wednesday, ...



Season for Caring: Westwood High School, neighbors help groundskeeper Keith Desilets  Austin American-Statesman

The story began to spread throughout the Westwood High School community and its surrounding neighbors on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 25. They posted on ...



3 Westwood High School students arrested in connection to armed robbery at Texas State  KVUE.com

SAN MARCOS, Texas — The Texas State University Police Department said they have arrested three suspects in connection to an armed robbery that occurred ...



Affidavit: Westwood football players charged in robbery were stealing THC vape pens  Austin American-Statesman

Friday update: An armed robbery that occurred at Texas State University that landed three Westwood High School football players in jail was the result of a drug ...



Round Rock ISD to launch mental health centers at 2 schools, plans expansion  KXAN.com

RRISD's superintendent Steve Flores explained that over the last couple of years, better supporting mental health has become one of the district's main focuses.



Round Rock ISD’s Westwood High to make nonranking program permanent  Austin American-Statesman

Most Westwood High School students will continue unranked in the 2018-19 school year, a move that district staff said has created less stress and an equitable ...



Round Rock parents angry with Westwood High class rank program  Austin American-Statesman

A group of angry Westwood parents voiced concerns over the Round Rock school board's recent decision to remove class rankings from Westwood High School ...



Westwood High School student competed on Jeopardy for $100,000 prize  KXAN.com

A Westwood High School student from Round Rock will be competing in the Jeopardy teen tournament this week.



Ford, Round Rock boys basketball team drive past Westwood  Austin American-Statesman

Neeow!”In the dying minutes of a 55-46 Round Rock win over Westwood on Dec. 11, Dragons senior Carter Ford zoomed by the scorers table at Westwood High ...



Round Rock ISD’s Westwood High opts out of class rankings  Austin American-Statesman

Ranking Westwood High School students who do not reach the top 10 percent of their class is now a thing of the past, and other district high schools could follow ...



Photos: Congratulations to the Austin area's 2019 valedictorians & salutatorians  Austin American-Statesman

Amrita Mayavaram, McNeil High School valedictorian: I will be attending Caltech to study chemical engineering. [Contributed photo]. [2/55]. Adithya Sreenivasan ...



Austin-area student aces all 3 college entrance exams  Austin American-Statesman

Westwood High School senior Pooja Enagala always has been an achiever.Her kindergarten teacher at Laurel Mountain Elementary in Northwest Austin ...



Thrice as nice: Texas high-schooler aces PSAT, SAT and ACT  The Providence Journal

Westwood High School senior Pooja Enagala always has been an achiever.Her kindergarten teacher at Laurel Mountain Elementary in Austin suggested Pooja ...



Williamson sheriff: Westwood High student charged with making threat  Austin American-Statesman

The Williamson County sheriff's office has arrested a 17-year-old student at Westwood High School for making a terroristic threat toward another student, Sheriff ...



Westwood High adds new security measures following Florida shooting  KXAN.com

Community members shared their concerns in a security forum at Westwood High School Wednesday night to learn about the changes.



Some in Round Rock ISD divided over Westwood High School pilot program to end class rankings  Community Impact Newspaper

Feb 8, 2018: Parents, stakeholders and students flooded Round Rock High School's lecture hall in September and October for discussions about Westwood ...



Eight Westwood High students ace the ACT  Austin American-Statesman

Most people need months of preparation before taking the ACT. Eight Westwood High School students who aced the test said they barely studied for it.



U.S. News ranks Austin area's best public high schools  Austin Business Journal

A total of 11 schools in the Austin area ranked among the top 100 in Texas, according to U.S. News & World Report.



These Austin-area high schools rank among best in Texas  Austin American-Statesman

The Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School is the highest performing Austin-area public high school and ranks among the best in Texas, according to a ...



Westwood boys soccer team beats Leander, strengthens playoff hopes  Austin American-Statesman

In the jumbled District 13-6A playoff picture, five boys soccer teams will be left out when the dust settles.The way it played Friday at home, Westwood doesn't ...



Round Rock High School Lauded For Safe, Collaborative Setting  Round Rock, TX Patch

Round Rock High School Gets Kudos For Culture - Round Rock, TX - Westwood High School achieves level one certification in the Marzano High Reliability ...



2019 American-Statesmans Top 50 high school athletes  Austin American-Statesman

8. Jordyn Carter, senior, Crockett: The girls basketball player, a four-year starter for the South Austin school, averaged 18.4 points on 54% shooting and added ...



Looking at the consequences of what we post on social media  KVUE.com

Do students struggle to understand the weight of what they post on social media?



District 13-6A summer tour: Westwood must replace bevy of weapons  Austin American-Statesman

In February's biennial realignment, longtime district competitor Pflugerville dropped down to Class 5A and the three largest Leander school district programs ...



"We're all afraid to go to school": After Santa Fe, Texas seeks to make students safer  The Texas Tribune

Almost a year after the massacre at Santa Fe High School, state lawmakers are considering ways to make students and teachers feel safe in the classroom ...



6 Austin-area schools rank among top public high schools in the country  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Six Austin-area high schools are ranked in the top public high schools in the country, according to a new ranking by US News and World ...



Lake Travis Megha Dania, Westwoods Jessica Lu to vie for 6A girls tennis title  Austin American-Statesman

COLLEGE STATION — It's an all-Central Texas final for the Class 6A girls state tennis singles title.Lake Travis junior Megha Dania and Westwood sophomore ...



Rally lifts Westwood volleyball team past Vista Ridge, into playoffs  Austin American-Statesman

With nothing less than the season on the line, Westwood delivered a clutch performance against Vista Ridge to claim the fourth and final playoff spot in District ...



Lake Travis Dania wins 6A girls tennis  Austin American-Statesman

COLLEGE STATION — As the ball landed out of bounds, Megha Dania let out one final yell.After nearly three hours on the court trading shot after shot with ...



Harken: The Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards are on the way  austin360

The awards show that changed the fortunes of the Long Center for the Performing Arts returns to April 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Greater Austin High School Musical ...



Two dead after southeast Austin crash  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Two people are dead after a crash in southeast Austin on Tuesday night. The crash happened at around 10 p.m. at 517 E. Slaughter Ln.



Westwood graduate Colin Markes helps UT win mens NCAA tennis title  Austin American-Statesman

Texas senior Colin Markes, a 2015 graduate of Westwood High School, helped the Longhorns men's tennis team authored one of the most dramatic stories in ...



Teen accused of hit-and-run of boy who then crawled home  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) - A driver who is accused of hitting a boy walking home from his northwest Austin school in February and leaving him to crawl a quarter of a mile ...



Top 10 percent admission rule drives competition at Austin schools  Community Impact Newspaper

Texas' top 10 percent automatic college admission rule has worked for and against one Austin-area family. The law—approved 20 years ago this May to ...



Texas' No. 1 public high school is right here in Austin, list says  Austin American-Statesman

One of Austin's top high schools racked up another honor: Best public high school in Texas.Liberal Arts & Science Academy, a public magnet school located on ...



Westwood student heading to Washington, D.C., after winning national contest  Austin American-Statesman

Westwood High School has a new exemplary student to celebrate this month.A Westwood student, Kyungmin (Kate) Lee, Lee was recognized at an award ...



Westwood football coach Anthony Wood still tackling teaching  Austin American-Statesman

Westwood High School football has seen its ups and downs during Coach Anthony Wood's 11-year tenure, but two themes remain the same: Wood's love for ...



Round Rock ISD bond includes video intercom systems  Austin American-Statesman

A portion of the Round Rock school district's $508 million bond election provides funding to install video camera intercom systems at every school campus to ...



Round Rock boasts best public high school in Texas and No. 6 in nation, U.S. News says  Austin Business Journal

Meridian School in Round Rock took top honors for Texas in the latest U.S. News list comparing thousands of high schools nationwide.



Round Rock ISD Superintendent Outlines Bond-Funded Projects  Round Rock, TX Patch

Round Rock ISD Outlines Bond-Funded Projects - Round Rock, TX - In a summer bond update to parents, Superintendent Steve Flores outlines myriad ...



Several Austin-area schools ranked best in Texas, 1 best in nation  KVUE.com

Austin-area schools are being recognized in a new report for their academic excellence.



Pflugerville schools impress in opening volleyball tournaments  Austin American-Statesman

It was a winning weekend for the four Pflugerville school district volleyball programs. Pflugerville, Hendrickson, Connally and Weiss combined for a 22-13 match ...



KVUE's 2019 Five Who Care award winners announced  KVUE.com

On April 23, five kids and five adults who make a huge difference in our community were honored in KVUE's annual award ceremony.



Williamson County Schools Get A+ and F Performance Grades  Round Rock, TX Patch

WilCo Schools Get A+, F Performance Grades - Round Rock, TX - Children at Risk releases annual report on state performance results in yielding snapshot into ...



Westwood sophomore ranks in world science fair  Hillcountrynews

Seven Central Texas students who excelled in February at the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival have won a total of five awards in global competition.



Westwood principals off to a roaring start | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Scott Nettles, the new Westwood High School principal, plans to keep an open door to students, teachers, and parents. Accessibility and leading by example, ...



Stony Point uses big plays to down Westwood, keep playoff hopes alive  Hillcountrynews

When Stony Point head coach Craig Chessher sees Daelan Loyden streaking down the sideline, he can't help but be confident.



High schooler helps seniors with music therapy  Austin American-Statesman

Hide caption. Westwood High School junior Vikas Burugu adjusts an MP3 player for Carol Werner at the Windsor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Through a ...



Disc dreams come true with Austins first womens professional Ultimate team  austin360

Austin might be known as a hub for disc golf, but this weekend, the city's first women's professional Ultimate team will make its official debut.The Austin Torch is ...



Guo never set out to become highly ranked student.  Austin American-Statesman

Editor's note: The following is among student profiles on top students at Round Rock ISD schools this year, provided by the school district. Call 512-255-5827 for ...



Round Rock school beats out LASA in U.S. News' national ranking  Austin American-Statesman

There's a new top school in Central Texas. Meridian School, a public charter school in Round Rock, has been named the top high school in Texas by U.S. News ...



FYI: Round Rock-area students receive Pedernales Coop scholarships  Austin American-Statesman

3 students awarded Pedernales Cooperative scholarshipsThree Round Rock school district students received a total of $9000 in scholarships through the ...



Round Rock ISD $508M bond proposition passes  Austin American-Statesman

Midnight update: The Round Rock school bond proposition is now on a victory lap as all Williamson County ballots are being counted.With all Williamson ...



Round Rock student succeeds in international science fair  Austin American-Statesman

A Round Rock student claimed big prizes at an international science fair in Pittsburgh.Sindhuja Uppuluri, a sophomore at Westwood High School, placed fourth ...



Villalpando: Parents involved in college admission scandal robbed kids of life lessons  austin360

We all want our kids to get into their first choice of college, right? We might have even said, "We would do anything to get our kid into that school!"Anything ...



Suspect cuts hole in roof of Kyle Target, arrested in 'Mission Impossible' style burglary  KVUE.com

Police said the man was equipped with a rope, harness and grappling hook. He was found in a "poor attempt to hide behind a rack in the shoe department."



Harris assumes dual role at Westwood: Volleyball and girls basketball  Palestine Herald Press

Sporting a Westwood volleyball tee-shirt and a knee brace, Westwood High School's new coach Daylyn Harris could pass for one of the student athletes.



A girl for all seasons: Avery Kalsu earns state recognition twice at Dripping Springs  Austin American-Statesman

DRIPPING SPRINGS — Avery Kalsu discovered her competitive streak when she climbed a rope in gymnastics class, touched the ceiling and descended to the ...



'Joy Prom' brings prom to students with special needs  Katy Times

Cinco Ranch High School Student Council will host a Joy Prom for special needs individuals Saturday, April 27. Anyone in the community can attend.



More than 20 Austin-area high schools make U.S. News’ national ranking  Austin American-Statesman

U.S. News & World Report's annual list of best high schools in America is out, and Austinites are sure to recognize a local school that cracked the top 50.



Photos: PHOTOS: All-Centex Preps awards Monday night  Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman writers Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden speak with Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, center, during The Best of ...



Breaking down Round Rock ISD's $508M bond proposition  Community Impact Newspaper

Aug 21, 2018: The Round Rock ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to call a $508 million Nov. 6 bond election for "critical needs" projects. The district ...



TO-DO LIST: May and June events in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto  Community Impact Newspaper

Bring your clubs to the newly renovated Forest Creek Golf Club for the third annual Team Brock Golf Fore a Cure golf tournament. The event raises funds for ...



Round Rock-area Boy Scouts finish Eagle Scout projects  Austin American-Statesman

One local Boy Scout oversaw the creation of an outdoor learning space for elementary students and another renovated a dog park for a local nonprofit in *service* ...



Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...



Dylan Disu, Hendrickson hold off Westwood boys in district basketball  Austin American-Statesman

Dylan Disu brought calmness to the chaos in a District 13-6A contest, leading Hendrickson to a 67-55 win over Westwood Jan. 2 at Westwood High School.



The best-performing public high schools in Austin, according to new U.S. News ranking  Austin Business Journal

U.S. News relied on students' overall performance on state high school proficiency tests, disadvantaged students' performance on those tests, graduation rate, ...



Best Austin-Area High Schools 2018: U.S. News & World Report  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Best Austin-Area High Schools 2018: U.S. News - Downtown Austin, TX - Check to see which Austin area high schools rank among the nation's best. Did your ...



Round Rock ISD $508M bond package includes 200 items  Austin American-Statesman

A $508 million bond election called by the Round Rock school board Monday includes 200 expenditures with estimated costs ranging from $43000 to $50 ...



Area valedictorians, salutatorians have big plans  Austin American-Statesman

Round Rock High valedictorian plans double major at UTValedictorian Thanvi Thodati will enter the University of Texas at Austin in the fall to pursue a double ...



3 students planned attack with guns, explosives at Austin-area high school, authorities say  Dallas News

Three high-school seniors were arrested Wednesday after authorities say they planned a shooting at their Austin-area school.Several students at...



Georgetown boys, Weiss Herceg lead area swimmers state success  Austin American-Statesman

Weiss' Ana Herceg is the fastest 200-yard freestyle swimmer in Class 5A history, and Georgetown is the best boys team in 5A.And both aren't even close.Herceg ...



Eight Round Rock Schools Ranked Among Best In Central Texas In New Report  Patch.com

Eight Round Rock ISD Schools Among Best In Region - Round Rock, TX - Canyon Creek, Spicewood, Laurel Mountain and Herrington elementary schools ...



High school baseball: Ex-Westwood player guides Forney to state  Palestine Herald Press

ROUND ROCK — Palestine native Jason Farrow said he learned plenty from former Westwood High School athletic director Kevin Hayes.



Waterloo Swimming Sends Off 5 Seniors to Compete in Collegiate Programs  SwimSwam

Waterloo Swimming senior headed to swim in college, from left to right: Jacob Stubbs, Staley Varozza, Alyssa Grunloh, Breanna Harris, Brynn Stokes.



Ellison 7-on-7 bounces back after heartbreaking loss in Abilene SQT  The Killeen Daily Herald

Ellison's Isaiah Grant catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown against Austin Anderson during 7-on-7 league play Tuesday at Westwood High School in ...



Sunshine Guild awards $11,000 in scholarships | Community  Palestine Herald Press

The Sunshine Guild, Palestine Regional Medical Center's volunteer organization, granted $11000 in scholarships Tuesday to 11 students at its annual luncheon ...



Three area tennis players net UIL singles championships  Austin American-Statesman

On Friday, Westwood High School freshman Kiana Graham completed the perfect tennis season.With a 6-1, 6-2 victory over McKinney Boyd's Emma Gener at ...



New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting ...



Where to Buy Now: Milwood/Rattan Creek - Austin Monthly - July 2018 - Austin, TX  Austin Monthly

Below a thick canopy of leafy oak trees, a parade of dressed-up dogs, children pedaling decorated bicycles, and pick-ups turned into floats follow a fire truck to ...



JoCo Partners and The ValCap Group Partner on the Acquisition of Two Apartment Communities in Austin, TX  Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On June 28, 2018 private equity real estate firms JoCo Partners and The ValCap Group teamed up to acquire two ...



Neighborhood Profile: Great Hills - Austin Monthly - October 2017 - Austin, TX  Austin Monthly

The hills are alive in Northwest Austin, where Great Hills, originally developed in the 1970s, has become a coveted neighborhood for families and young ...



Boil water notice lifted for Austin Water, West Travis County PUA customers  KVUE.com

AUSTIN — The unprecedented boil water notice for Austin Water customers ended Sunday, and the West Travis County Public Utility Agency lifted their boil ...



College Station High School to host 'Drums Along the Brazos' event on Saturday  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The beat goes on Saturday when the College Station High School Cougar Band and Guard host their sixth annual Drums Along the Brazos in the school's ...



Leander ISD baseball wrap  Hillcountrynews

Rouse Raiders sophomore pitcher Jameson Slayter (22) on the mound during a high school baseball game between Rouse High School and Westwood High ...



Fine arts director stepping down  Austin American-Statesman

Jim Van Zandt, longtime fine arts director for Round Rock ISD, is retiring in June after 48 years as an educator.He first joined Round Rock ISD as the band ...



FYI: SWAT standoff, McNeil track coach arrested, more:  Austin American-Statesman

Two arrested after SWAT standoffRound Rock police arrested two women following a SWAT standoff Monday night.The incident began at about 7 p.m. in the ...



Impressive Georgetown downs Hendrickson in volleyball opener  Austin American-Statesman

If the Aug. 7 season opener is any indication, good things are in store for the Georgetown volleyball team this season.And with a rotation dominated by juniors, ...



JoCo Partners and The ValCap Group Acquire Two Apartment Communities in Austin Totaling 316-Units  MultifamilyBiz.com

AUSTIN, TX - Private equity real estate firms JoCo Partners and The ValCap Group teamed up to acquire two off-market apartment communities in the...



Leander ISD Names College And Career Pathways Executive Director  Patch.com

Cedar Park-Leander, TX - Laurelyn Arterbury joins the district from Round Rock ISD, where she had been serving as principal of Westwood High School.



Looking for summer camps? We have your last-minute guide for Austin  austin360

As school ends or has ended, now is the time parents often do the last-minute scramble to line up summer camps. Maybe the camp you thought would be the ...



Leander ISD names new area superintendent  Hillcountrynews

Starting May 1, Dr. Laurelyn Arterbury, a 17-year veteran educator, will lead as an area superintendent for Leander ISD.Arterbury has served as executive ...



District volleyball off and running  Hillcountrynews

The Vandegrift Vipers won eight of nine matches and grabbed the third place gold division trophy at the Westwood Warrior Showcase, while Rouse place ...



Westlake’s Hyline dance team judged best in state  Austin American-Statesman

It's only March, but Westlake's revered Hyline dance team has already earned two first-place awards in prestigious competitions this year, acknowledging it as ...



High school football recruiting: Morrow joins Pirate ship at Southwestern  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School football player Zach Morrow made it official on Monday afternoon — signing with Southwestern University in Georgetown.



Hit-and-run suspect arrested after young victim crawled 400 yards home  Spectrum News

AUSTIN, Texas – After more than one month of searching, Austin police have tracked down a suspect accused of hitting a young boy with her car and then ...



Boise State roster countdown 2018: Day 89, Cameron Thomas  One Bronco Nation Under God

Just like that, we are out of the 90's and into the 80's. It's like we have a time machine... or we are just counting backward. First up for the 80's is #89 Cameron ...



2018 Summer Camp Guide for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto  Community Impact Newspaper

Students can learn acting and technical theater skills and vocabulary at the camps. Activities include creating costumes, sets and props and learning warm-up ...



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