Here at The Girls' School of Austin, we make significant use of the cultural, artistic, and educational resources across Austin.
Auditions for the TMEA region 18 All-Region Middle School Orchestras were held on October 15. The All-Region Orchestras are organized by the Texas Music Educators Association. Students from all over Austin compete for spaces in the Symphony (top orchestra) or Philharmonic Orchestra. With many talented young musicians in Austin competition is fierce and an intensive preparation is required.More About Success for The Girls’ School of Austin at All-Region Orchestra Competition
The Girls’ School of Austin has raised $531,000 to seed a scholarship fund, called the Community Scholars Fund, which will provide need-based financial aid and staff education beginning in the summer of 2016.More About GSA Announces Community Scholars Fund
Families, faculty and friends of The Girls’ School of Austin rocked out on Sat., April 9 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. Co-chairs Nicola Davies and Shannon Cunningham master-minded the annual gala’s music themed party, inspiring guests to pay homage to the legends of Rock ‘n Roll. From the ‘name that song’ game show entertainment to a rollicking live auction that helped the event raise a record breaking $140,000, “GSA Rocks!” was a party that would make even Rock ‘n Roll Hall of famers proud.More About GSA Rocks! Annual Girls’ School Gala Smashes Records.
On April 13 students from The Girls’ School of Austin and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired took part in the second annual Dynamic Duo Dash. This 1K paired blind or visually impaired students from TSBVI with a guide from The Girls’ School of Austin to complete the run/walk. There were about 200 participants in the 1K and many more volunteers and cheerleaders. GSA’s 4th grade class and TSBVI students have weekly PE classes together.More About Dynamic Duo Dash with TSBVI
Third, fourth and fifth grade students from GSA participated in the regional Math Pentathlon competition this spring. The Mathematics Pentathlon is a program of math games that are designed to strengthen math concepts and problem solving skills. Thirty-five students participated many received awards including: five hall of fame awards, six gold medals, thee silver medals, five bronze medal, four honorable mentions and nine pentathlete awards. Congratulations to all who participated, their math teachers, Shanna Prewitt, Rachel, Lee, Anne Seekatz and math coordinator, Dana Burke.More About GSA Students Receive Honors at Math Pentathlon Competitions