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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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The Girls’ School of Austin Makes National, Regional Headlines

The Girls’ School of Austin has recently been highlighted in two national magazines, Scholastic Art and Independent School, and the latest issue of Texas Architect. The December/January issue of Scholastic Art focuses on Matisse and features the GSA’s ‘color scheme composition’ assignment designed and submitted by art teacher Nancy Hoover.  This hands-on project encouraged the girls to paint a student model using bold brush strokes, pattern, and…

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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…

GSA welcomes Ivette Hawthorne as New Director of Development

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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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