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PTSA Officer Election Results

April 14th, 2016 · PTSA

The 2016/2017 School year PTSA Officers were elected on April 12th, 2016 at our General meeting. A BIG thank you and welcome to all of our PTSA volunteer leaders.

President – Arlette Lopez
VP Membership – Charlie Foreman
VP School Events – Melissa Saucedo
VP of Recruitment – Leticia Marquez
Treasurer – Sara Parhikteh
Secretary – Jane Maclean
Parliamentarian – Jessica McMillen

Ass’t to VP Membership – Lori McClure
Hospitality Committee Chair – OPEN
Dads Club/Campus Improvement – Mark Penniman, Leadership position OPEN
Historian – Kimberly Kendrick
Fundraising Committee Chair – Susan Slattery

If you are interested in joining our PTSA in a leadership position please contact our President at

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ARS Mom’s Club Meeting

April 8th, 2016 · Mom's Club

Are you interested in meeting other ARS moms at a venue outside of ARS?
Are you interested in partnering with other ARS moms and working on projects to give back to ARS?
Then come to our very first Mom’s Club event on:
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 pm
The Park on South Lamar Brodie Oaks Shopping Center

Questions? Contact Leticia Marquez at

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PTSA General Meeting – Tuesday April 12th

April 6th, 2016 · PTSA President

Our next PTSA General meeting is on Tuesday, April 12th from 6 to 7 PM in the cafeteria.
Come enjoy a talk by our fabulous Principal Jeanne Goka and help to elect a new slate of Officers for the 2016-2017 school year.
Interested in joining the PTSA Officer positions that are open? Please come to the meeting and contact our PTSA President at

Light refreshments will be served and Spanish translation will be available.

Slate of Officers 2016/2017
President > 2 candidates > Susan Slattery & Arlette Lopez
VP Membership > Charlie Foreman
VP School Events > Melissa Saucedo
VP of Recruitment > Leticia Marquez
Treasurer > Sara Parhikteh
Secretary > Jane Maclean

Appointed Officers 2016/2017
Assistant to VP Membership > Lori McClure
Hospitality Committee Chair > OPEN
Dads Club/Campus Improvement > Mark Penniman (2nd leadership position is OPEN)
Historian > Kimberly Kendrick
Parliamentarian > Jessica McMillen
Fundraising Committee Chair > OPEN

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Campus Workday > February 20th

February 12th, 2016 · Dad's Club

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders
Campus Workday
Saturday, February 20th >> 9am – Noon
(Hosted and funded by the ARS PTSA and Dad’s Club)

Join us on the 20th as we work to paint and refurbish courtyard picnic tables, clean up and
beautify campus areas and tend to our trees and bushes.

ARS students receive service learning hours, all are welcome. Tools, snacks and drinks provided. Wear
your work clothes and meet in the courtyard. If there is bad weather the workday will be canceled.

Can’t make it on Saturday the 20th? Join us on March 19th, from 9 to noon, for our next workday.

Questions? Please contact Mark >>

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PTSA General Meeting – Tuesday Feb. 9th – 9AM

February 3rd, 2016 · Administrator

Morning PTSA General meeting from 9-10AM, College information will be presented, all are welcome. Please check in at the front office.

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Ann Richards PTSA Executive Board Positions for 2016-2017

February 2nd, 2016 · PTSA

WE need your help, come join the PTSA Executive Board.

No experience necessary!

2016-2017 openings include President, Treasurer, VP’s of Membership, Events and Recruitment.

Please contact a PTSA executive member if you are interested in any of the PTSA Board openings. A list of our current PTSA members is available at About the PTSA . For more information about the Executive Board openings please click on the flyer below.

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October 17th, 2015 · Dad's Club, Students

The school year has begun and Dad’s Club has scheduled the first Courtyard Workday for the 2015-16 school year.

  • Love to Garden?
  • Like being outside?
  • Need to start earning those Service Hours?

Come show your Star Pride and help keep our grounds beautiful.

Mark your calendar for September 19th, 9 AM to 12 PM.

Snacks and beverages will be supplied courtesy of Dad’s Club.

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Courtyard Workday 2013



October 14th, 2015 · Administrator, Parent Social, Parents, PTSA


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Ninja Librarian, Shawn Mauser presented her talk “CyberSafety” at tonight’s PTSA Parent Social. Parents spent the evening socializing and nibbling on refreshments. Here are a few tidbits to enjoy.

Click on the link below to enjoy the PowerPoint and the educational links!

“Technology is their paper and pencil. To ban technology because someone wrote a mean message is like banning paper and pencil because someone wrote a dirty note.”

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October 3rd, 2015 · Fundraising

PTSA’s Fall Fundraiser is here!
PTSA is selling Business banners at varying levels to be displayed on the fencing surrounding the athletic fields and Family banners indoors for all to see.
All proceeds will go to funding Campus Projects that allows PTSA to enhance and improve the ARS campus for our students, staff and faculty.
Levels are:
Business – $250
Super Nova Level – $50 
Nova – $25
To purchase a banner for your business or add your name to one, download and complete the forms at the link below.
Return forms to out Fundraising Committee at:
2206 Prather Ln.
Austin, Tx, 78704
Click on the links below for the forms:


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Have you paid your PTSA Student Enrichment Fund fees?

January 22nd, 2015 · PTSA Committee

It’s not too late to pay your PTSA Student Enrichment Fund fees, or complete your partial payments for the year.
Click on the flyer below for more information about the enrichment fund fees, in English and Spanish.
Click Here to view and print the enrichment fund form.

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