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Founded in 2002, The Girls’ School of Austin provides an intellectually challenging education for girls in a supportive and creative environment. Our mission is to inspire girls to achieve personal excellence and go on to lead distinguished and fulfilling lives.

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True Colors: 12th Annual Self Portrait Show

The Girls’ School of Austin proudly presents our 12th annual self portrait show, True Colors. Opening receptions will be held on April 24th and 25th from 1pm to 4 pm. Musical performances by our young artists will take place on each day. The show will run through May 1st. It features more than 200 original paintings and mixed media on canvas from our students, including a spectacular retrospective by the graduating 8th grade class. 

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GSA welcomes Ivette Hawthorne as New Director of Development

The Girls’ School of Austin recently announced Ivette K. Hawthorne as its new director of development. She joins more than 20 faculty and staff at GSA, bringing more than a decade of experience in marketing, public relations, fundraising and event planning. As director of development, Ivette will expand…

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Girls’ School of Austin Students Fill U-Haul with Books, Toys for Area Nonprofits

Charlotte Milam, a second grade student at The Girls’ School of Austin (GSA), was inspired by her Sunday school teacher to serve…

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Literary Characters Theme Parade Slideshows

View photos from our 2014 theme parade. This year’s theme parade celebrated literary characters from Harry Potter to the Mad…

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A Student’s Perspective: The Eighth Grade Trip to Heifer International

On September 28, the eighth grade began its class trip to Heifer International.  Heifer International is a nonprofit organization…

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