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Here at The Girls' School of Austin, we make significant use of the cultural, artistic, and educational resources across Austin.

GSA Gala 2015: Back to the Eighties

Families, faculty and friends of The Girls’ School of Austin went Back in Time on Sat., April 11 at Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the University of Texas. Co-chairs Anissa Allbritton and Amber Meinzer master-minded the successful annual gala by inspiring guests to dig into their closets and their imaginations for their finest 80s themed apparel, celebrating everything from MTV to John Hughes movies. From the Pyramid game show entertainment to a rollicking live auction that helped the event raise $171,000.

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GSA Artists Show Their ‘True Colors’ at Annual Self Portrait Show

The Girls’ School of Austin’s 12th annual self portrait show, ‘True Colors’ took place in April 2015. Opening receptions were held on April 24th and 25th from 1pm to 4 pm. Musical performances by our young artists took place on each day and refreshments were provided by Teo’s . The show ran through May 1st and many came to view the spectacular show. It featured 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 fundraising efforts while maintaining current and cultivating new relationships to ensure the future growth and continued success of the Girls’ School.

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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 others. She decided that she wanted to help children in the local community and dreamed of bringing toys and books to children in Austin who may be in need.

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Third Grade Receives Honors at Math Pentathlon Competition

Third Grade Receives Honors at Math Pentathlon Competition

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