Austin High School

Black Bear News -- Feb. 5, 2023

Principals Message

AHS Parents and Students,

This week our Boys and Girls Basketball teams will be participating in their Area Tournaments. We need huge crowds to support our teams as they begin their playoff journey. I have included ticket information and brackets in this newsletter.

On Thursday, Feb. 9 our State Champion Cheerleaders will be traveling to Orlando, FL for the National Cheerleading Competition. We wish them safe travels and good luck!! Go BEARS!! Win NATIONALS!!

As always, if you have a question or a concern please feel free to email me at #PositivityMatters

Have a great day!


Austin "All Stars"

Congratulations to the Austin "All Stars" on their victory over Decatur on Friday! Great Job!

Auburn First Dual Enrollment

  • Starting this summer...Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch can take a maximum of two (2) dual enrollment courses per semester for FREE!

Getting Started:

  • High school students interested in dual enrollment can apply to Auburn First beginning in the 10th grade with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and a support form from a school counselor.
  • Complete an online application on our website ($50 application fee or fee waiver)
  • Submit a non-refundable $250 enrollment deposit (applied to tuition)
  • Participate in our free online orientation (required to register for classes)

Girls 7A Area 8 Bracket @ Bob Jones High School

All tickets must be purchased with Gofan. Here is the link to purchase a ticket:

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Boys 7A Area 8 Bracket @ Austin High School

All tickets must be purchased with Gofan. Here is the link to purchase tickets:

Only AHSAA Coaching Cards will be accepted.

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Senior Portraits Make-up

  • Seniors - if you are still missing your senior portrait for the yearbook and the Senior Extravaganza, you must make an appointment at the Prestige Photography studio in Huntsville.

  • Spots fill up, so don't wait to schedule. Your portrait must be taken by March 1st. Visit the link in your announcements email to schedule.

Cheer Tryouts

Spring Sports Tickets

  • Decatur City Schools and Austin High School have partnered with S2 Pass, a new innovative digital ticketing provider. In order to attend any home regular season high school or middle school athletic event, you must purchase your ticket from the S2 Pass app or at the gate with debit/credit.
  • All events will be listed under Austin High in S2 Pass. We will no longer be using Gofan for regular season home games. However, please note that GoFan will still be used for any AHSAA sponsored playoff games.
  • You will need to download the S2 Pass from the App Store or Google Play. Once you have downloaded the app, you may purchase your ticket(s), and it will be scanned upon entry from your smartphone. Instructional videos is below. Please be sure to purchase your ticket(s) prior to arrival. Please share this information with other students and fans!
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YLD Registration Link

Click on the link to register and get more information.

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Prom Information Link

Click on the link to view AHS Prom Information.

Senior Prom Slideshow

  • If you have or know someone who has photos of 2023 seniors at school events or participating in school teams/clubs, please email those to
  • Photos must be school appropriate. You may also share a Google Drive with me.

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AHS Academic Booster Club Scholarship Application

2023 Austin Academic Booster Club College Ready Senior Scholarship Application is due by Friday, March 3, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Email your scholarship application with supporting documentation to

AHS Parking Decals

  • Reminder that all students who park on AHS campus must have a parking decal.
  • You may fill out the attached form or see Mrs. Vizcaya in the main office for information.

AHS Tutoring Schedule for 2022-23

Students will need to click on the link to schedule tutoring:
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Weekly Events

  • Feb. 7 - Tennis vs. Bob Jones @ Home @ 3:45
  • Feb. 7 - Boys Soccer @ Buckhorn @ 5:00 p.m.
  • Feb. 10 - Boys Soccer vs. Russellville @ Home @ 5:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 10 & 11 - Wrestling Section Tournament
Senior Scholarship Opportunities

Click on this link to view the DCS Scholarship Page.

AHS Counselors

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AHS/AJHS/AMS Athletic Calendar

Click on this link to view all sporting events for the Austin Feeder Pattern

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