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Calendar of Events

Friday, May 20th- 8th grade Dance--6:00-8:00

All currently enrolled 8th grade students are invited to this special celebration and dance. This is a FREE event sponsored by our PTA. No underclassman or outside guests.

Tuesday, May 24th- NJHS Induction- New and Returning Members- 6:00 -7:30 p.m

Thursday, May 26th- End of the Year Grade Level Field Trip to Schlitterbahn

Student scholarships are still available. Families may contact 8th grade Counselor Rachel Price at 512-414-3229 or rachel.price@austinisd.org

Grade Level Teacher Leads- Megan Aguilar at megan.aguilar@austinisd.org or Crystal Gaffney at crystal.gaffney@austinisd.org

Friday, May 27th- 8th grade Recogntion Ceremony-- 10:00-11:30

8th grade students recognition ceremony, awards, and student slide show. We ask that each student have 2 guests and due to seating limitations.

We will live stream the event as well for those unable to attend in person.

Friday, May 27th-- 8th Grade Student Luncheon 11:30 on Front Lawn

Immediately Following Recogntion Ceremony

Mustang Day games and activitiies to immediately follow

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#ohenryforever ----WE NEED YOUR HELP


O. Henry 8th Grade Dance - O. Henry Forever - Friday, May 20th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wear your favorite RED and WHITE O. Henry colors to the 8th Grade “O. Henry Forever” Dance. Join us and volunteer to dance the night away with DJ House Doctor, capture some beautiful memories with a custom photo booth, and chaperoning your child’s last 8th-grade event.

Click the link below for needed volunteer opportunities for the 8th-grade dance on May 20th.

VOLUNTEER HERE (https://signup.com/go/vGntumQ)

O. Henry 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony Set-Up - May 26th

To our 8th Grade Parents…. We are looking for volunteers to help set up chairs and possible banner in the gym on Thursday, May 26th from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm to make sure the big day runs smoothly.

Click on the link below to sign up!

VOLUNTEER HERE: ( https://signup.com/gowkyKnRx)

O. Henry 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon - Friday, May 27th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

To our 6th & 7th Grade Parent Volunteers… We REALLY need your help on May 27th!

We are looking for volunteers to help with the setup and breakdown of the 8th-Grade Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon on the last day of school, May 27th from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. We would appreciate your support so our 8th-grade families can celebrate together. Thank you in advance for helping us celebrate a milestone for our 2022 Mustangs! Click on the link below to see any needed volunteer spots on May 27th.

VOLUNTEER HERE: (https://signup.com/go/XyYWqBr)


We are in need of bottled water, sodas, and packaged goodies for both the dance and recognition ceremony. We are asking to get donations in by May 19th to the front office labeled “8TH GRADE DONATIONS”. PLEASE


DONATE HERE (https://signup.com/go/CqUoSpc)

We really appreciate all of the volunteers who help make these events such a success! If you have any questions about the 8th-grade festivities feel free to contact Brandy Fons: Brandy@fonspr.com or Jenny Mason:


Thank you!

‘Once a Mustang, Always a Mustang’

National Juniior Honor Society Information

NEW NJHS Applicants--

Applications and Service Hours are due to Ms. Malott in the front office by Monday, May 16th

8th to 9th Grade Austin High Meeting


May 2022 General Meeting Flyer for middle schools.docx

The Stephen F. Austin High School PTSA invites you to our GET CONNECTED General Meeting Friday, May 13th 9:30am Austin High Library 2nd floor We welcome parents of incoming 9th graders and ANY current AHS parents who want to learn more about what to expect and how to get more involved dur...


OTHER AISD NEWS-- Austin High Vertical Team

Austin High Summer Strength and Conditioning Camp

Summer Strength & Conditioning Camp

Who: ALL Current & Future Austin High Athletes – Boys & Girls

When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

7am – 9am (Experienced, HS) & 9am – 11am (New, MS)

Where: Austin High School Athletic Facilities

Cost: $25 per week or $125 for 6 weeks

Session #1 – 4 Weeks

June 6th – June 9th

June 13th – June 16th

June 20th – June 23rd

June 27th – June 30th

Session #2 – 2 Weeks

July 11th – July 14th

July 18th – July 21st