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Bazaarvoice Begins Partnership With Crockett and Vertical Team
On December 17, 2014 Bazaarvoice's Foundation Board met at Crockett to discuss a long term partnership with Crockett to develop a new entrepreneurship endorsement program for Crockett and its vertical team. Crockett will be working with High Schools That Work to develop a plan that will be presented to the community in April All funding for the planning and training will be provided by the Bazaarvoice Foundation In addition, Covington Middle School and Cunningham Elementary School will also be awarded funds to develop programming. The goal of the program is to have students open a for profit business or start a non-profit organization by the end of their Junior Year and spend the Senior Year operating the business. Students will learn how to develop a business plan, reach out for funding and run a startup as a part of the endorsement plan. The program will also offer dual credit opportunities and would be a part of Crockett's Einstein Program
Crockett Boys Wrestling Take 1st Place
The Varsity Boys Wrestling Team captured 1st place at the 2nd Annual Crockett Cougar Duals at Burger Gym. Crockett defeated Cedar Park in the Championship Round.
Crockett AVID Named Highly Certified
Congratulations to Crockett for being recognized as an AVID Highly Certified Site for the 2014-15 school year. This status is awarded to AVID sites that have demonstrated exceptional implementation fidelity of the AVID Program Essentials and Data Collection documentation that supports program effectiveness and student progress.
Final Examination Schedule Posted
Crockett Wins Grant To Teach Coding To Female Students
Crockett High School was chosen as the first ever partner with the GirlConnect Codes Program!
Crockett Theater Takes First Place
Crockett theater competed at the Texas Thespian Conference and took first place in the group acting category. The group moves on to nationals in Lincoln, Nebraska in June!
Ethan Price Wins Best In Show

Ethan Price Wins Best In Show Ethan Price earned beginners Best of Show for his entry in the Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest! 81 Schools competed and out of 6,706 entries and 616 winners only one earns Best of Show for beginners and one for advanced.
Congratulations to Crockett Teacher Lupe Rodriguez
Mr. Lupe Rodriguez, Crockett Spanish Teacher, completed the rigorous requirements and is now a National Board Certified Teacher!
Austin Chamber of Commerce Honors Crockett for 5th Year In-A-Row
Crockett seniors have lead Central Texas in the percent of students who have completed the college application process for the past 5 years. For the past 4 years, 100% of Crockett seniors have completed the Apply Texas system.
Crockett Students Present AVID to High School Principals

Crockett Students Present AVID to High School Principals Lia Steinhedt-Keely, Jasmine Blue and Ariel Fitzgerald represented Crockett at the High School Principals' Meeting on November 12, 2014. They shared the successes and challenges to implementing AVID Schoolwide from the student point of view.
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Upcoming Events

Doc Hess Wrestling Invitational
Date: 12/20/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Bryan, TX
Winter Break
Date: 12/22/2014
Girls Basketball @ Rockdale
Date: 12/22/2014, 5:15 PM 10 PM
Location: Rockdale
Winter Break
Date: 12/23/2014
Boys Basketball vs. Cedar Creek
Date: 12/23/2014, 12 PM 5 PM
Location: Gym

Student Cougar Spotlight

Ethan Price Wins Best In Show

Ethan Price Wins Best In Show Ethan Price earned beginners Best of Show for his entry in the Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest! 81 Schools competed and out of 6,706 entries and 616 winners only one earns Best of Show for beginners and one for advanced.
David Pena Receives Award from The South Austin Civic Club
Teacher-selected student representatives, chosen from social studies, government, economics, speech and debate classes at Akins, Austin, Bowie, and Crocket High Schools will serve as panelists for this review of the City of Austin Council Races in Districts 2, 3, 5, & 8. The student panelists, many of whom have registered to vote for the first time, were asked to research current issues from which they developed questions to ask the candidates.
Crockett’s Miller sets AISD rushing mark
Crockett senior Justin Miller set the Austin school district’s career rushing record during a 189-yard performance against Bastrop on Thursday night. Miller trailed Anderson’s Paul Mosley by 140 yards at the beginning of the evening, but he eclipsed Mosley’s career mark of 4,054 yards during the third quarter of the Cougars’ 51-28 loss. The Crockett coaching staff will need to verify Miller’s stats from the game, but the third-year letterman had 3,914 rushing yards on his resume prior to the battle with the Bears.
Hanna McGuinness earned 2nd Place (Excellence in reporting) in the Review Writing category at the statewide Texas Association of Journalism Educators convention/competition this weekend!
To put this accomplishment in perspective:

​This is a statewide competition including schools from Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Waco, Austin (including Bowie, McCallum, Westlake, LASA, Akins, Ann Richards and Anderson) as well as dozens of rural and private schools.
There are no 1A,2A,3A,4A,5A,6A classifications. Competitors are not grouped by grade or skill level. It is a straight-up writing competition and submissions are anonymous until awards are distributed.
Students receive a one hour lecture, interview or presentation then they have two hours to write, edit and submit their entry.
Roughly 100 students competed in this particular writing competition.
Hanna McGuinness earned 2nd Place (Excellence in reporting) in the Review Writing category at the statewide Texas Association of Journalism Educators convention/competition this weekend!
To put this accomplishment in perspective:

​This is a statewide competition including schools from Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Waco, Austin (including Bowie, McCallum, Westlake, LASA, Akins, Ann Richards and Anderson) as well as dozens of rural and private schools.
There are no 1A,2A,3A,4A,5A,6A classifications. Competitors are not grouped by grade or skill level. It is a straight-up writing competition and submissions are anonymous until awards are distributed.
Students receive a one hour lecture, interview or presentation then they have two hours to write, edit and submit their entry.
Roughly 100 students competed in this particular writing competition.