First time announcements are in italics.
Happy birthday to Justin LaVergne in the Theater department!
Congratulations to the Anderson Lady Trojans Golf team who placed 5th in the State Tournament out of 12 teams. Leading the Trojans was Caroline Dasch 77-71-tied for 10th place, Darrelyn Webster-74-75 in 12th place, & Farah O'Keefe-75-76 in 16th place out of 71 golfers! Sloane Panter & Karime Nichols played well for AHS. Very Proud of these young ladies & as they all return next year, we are counting on bringing a State Championship back to Anderson! Thanks to all administration, faculty, & staff for their support throughout the year.
Return to the Falcon Nest! Calling all 2020 Lively Falcons: You can see classmates, explore the campus, meet Lively staff, and celebrate. Please see the attached flyer, sign up, and return to the Falcon Nest to celebrate. Covid safety protocols will be followed. Please contact Ms. RoLanda Hood Williams at Anderson or Ms. Leigh Benson-Northcut at Lively Middle School for more information.
Please join the Athletics department in congratulating these student athletes who are signing to play their sport at the college level! We will hold a signing ceremony for them on Calhoon Field at 12:30 PM Thursday.
Joey Baran – Baseball @ Incarnate Word Cherryn Cha – Track @ Southwestern University
Jasper Davis – Swimming @ Indiana University Derek Fuhr – Tennis @ UT-Dallas
Elizabeth Cortez – Beach Volleyball @ Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Grose Kiel – Football @ Univ. of Mary Hardin Baylor
Mia Lealani Paez – Cheerleading @ Colorado State
Tomas Berrera Petter – Tennis @ Univ. of Mary Hardin Baylor
Aidan Thompson – Football @ Univ of Mary Hardin Baylor
Anderson High School’s Trustee Awards and Recognition Scholar ceremony is Monday, May 17th from 6:00-8:00 pm. This will be a drive through event located in the front circle drive of the school near the flagpoles. Participation is by invitation only. Invitations were emailed on May 3rd.
Kendra Scott and Anderson's Project Graduation are Teaming Up for Part Two of Kendra Gives Back!
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, May 15th from 2 - 4PM at the Kendra Scott store in the Domain. Kendra Scott will donate 20% of all purchases made in the store during that time if you identify yourself as supporting AHS's Project Graduation. Come spend the afternoon at the Domain as graduation is just around the corner and you will be in the perfect spot to select beautiful grad gifts! Your Kendra Scott purchases on-site on the 15th will benefit the amazing event we have planned for our graduating seniors. Remember to please identify yourself as an AHS Project Graduation supporter so that we receive credit!
SENIORS "Project Prom: Keep Anderson Weird" REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON
The Project Graduation Committee is thrilled to announce that in conjunction with the Student Council, our Project Graduation Committee will host a free, in-person hybrid Prom-Project Graduation event on Thursday, June 3, from 8-midnight for all graduating Anderson HS Seniors. The event is being held in a large indoor/outdoor space in east Austin and will include dancing (DJ), light refreshments, yard games, selfie stations, prize raffles and the famous PG hypnotist. REGISTRATION FOR ALL GRADUATING SENIORS CLOSES MAY 30TH! Detailed event information and registration forms can be found on the Project Graduation Page at andersononline.org.
Students - don't forget about the JOB LISTINGS as well as STUDENT ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES posted on the Counseling Center's website! There are lots of companies looking to hire this summer...make some extra money and get some great experience for your resume!
FROM COACH NAVARRO: Trojan Track Banquet is this Thursday, May 13th from 6:00-7:30. Details with address are in SportsYou so please check it. We need an RSVP TODAY! End of Season Awards & any medals not picked up will be available at the banquet. If you have any questions, please call or email Coach Navarro or Coach Thompson.
FROM COACH THOMPSON: Track Equipment Turn-in Schedule for Friday, May 14th:
Before school: 7am - 8am During Lunch: 12:35pm - 1:30pm After School: 4:45pm - 6pm
If you cannot make one of these time slots, please reach out to Coach Navarro (email@example.com) for the girls and Coach Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the boys. If you will be coming up on Wednesday, May 12 for physicals, you can bring your track equipment with you and turn it in at that time as well. If you are coming up for XC/Track 0-Hour workouts, you can turn your equipment in during that time. If you are on campus for another sport/athletic period, let us know and we can arrange to pick it up during that time as well.
AHS Theater Department Presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, on Stage via Livestream
May 18th & 19th @ 7:00 p.m. Livestream link at www.andersontheater.org
The AHS Theater Department is excited to make available the livestream of our spring play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The highly enjoyable tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard is a surrealist and existential look at Hamlet from the perspective of two inconsequential characters. And while we cannot seat the audience in the AHS Theater, a link to the livestream of the play is being made available free of charge at www.andersontheater.org. Donations are always appreciated and can be made at www.andersontheater.org. Thank you for supporting our theater students during this challenging year!
The Anderson High School tennis tryouts for the 2021-2022 school year will be taking place on May 12th and 13th at the Anderson courts from 4:45-6:00pm. These tryouts are for all who wish to tryout for next year's team, incoming freshman included. Please fill in this google form to tryout - https://forms.gle/3PYoaMoc8USdLh7bA.
Masks will be worn at all times, a COVID waiver must be signed and brought to the tryout in order to participate https://drive.google.com/file/d/1acH038g25SayvT735-Rb72352MpB2LPl/view?usp=sharing and a valid physical must be on file or brought to the tryout - https://www.austinisd.org/athletics/forms.
ON THE CALENDAR FOR TODAY:
12:00 Athletics Physicals – Large gym & Cafeteria
4:30 Tennis Tryouts @ Tennis courts
4:45 Girls Who Code – ATC
4:45 Science Olympiad Meets via Zoom
4:45 Key Club meets via Zoom
5:00 VEX & FIRST Robotics meets in the ATC
The after-school tutorial center will be offering virtual tutoring every Tuesday & Thursday for the remainder of the Spring semester. This opportunity is designed for students who need a little extra help, an accountable study space, or a place to get work done with their fellow students (group projects, anyone?).
Sessions will be held on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00p-6:30p
Link to tutorial center Zoom session: https://austinisd-org.zoom.us/j/98625510158 (Links to an external site.)
Meeting ID: 986 2551 0158
Tutoring will be provided by AHS teachers as well as National Honor Society students. Feel free to reach out to Elizabeth.Close@austinisd.org with any questions.