Principal's Message

Principal Shapiro
We are pleased that you have taken the time to visit the Crockett High School website. Our hope is that you find our website to be user-friendly, and after your visit, you will have a good idea of all we have to offer.

Crockett High School is a wonderful place for students from diverse backgrounds to grow educationally, get involved, and have a meaningful high school experience. In every way that schools are measured, whether it is academically, in the fine and performing arts, or athletically, Crockett High School excels.

We strive to create an environment where each and every student is given the attention necessary to achieve his/her individual success.

All of this is made possible by strong partnerships that are developed with our parents. I hope that our website will assist in the endeavor. As always, if you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Go Cougars!
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News and Announcements

Summer STAAR Testing will be at Bedichek July 11- 14

STAAR testing for students who need to retake one or more of the STAAR tests will be at Bedichek July 11-14 due to no air conditioning at Crockett High. Schedule: Monday, July 11 & Wednesday, July 13: English I or II. Tuesday, July 12 or Thursday July 14: Algebra, Biology and/or US History. Bus transportation will be provided to Bedichek leaving Crockett daily at 8:15 a.m. Students may provide their own transportation. Lunch will be provided on Monday and Wednesday. Students must provide their own lunch on Tuesday and Thursday. Students may bring water and snacks to the test center.

Future Construction Trades Classroom Taking Shape

On the south grounds of the Crockett campus, the new Construction Trades classroom is under construction. This facility is scheduled to be open by August 2016 for fall classes. As part of the bond, this site will have equipment and tools for students to learn all aspects of the construction industry. ACC will be partnering with AISD for college credit coursework in construction trades for both Crockett and ACC students.

Varela Awarded First Robbie Gaston Celebration of Life Scholarship

Bubba Varela has been awarded the first Robert "Robbie" Gaston Celebration of Life Scholarship by the Gaston family. The family chose Bubba Varela for his demonstration of the qualities of leadership, patriotism, friendship and humor. Pictured are Servando (Bubba) Varela, Interim Principal Sissy Camacho and proud father Servando Varela III.

School Board Congratulates Art Winners!

Grisela Rivera and Alanis Lee were congratulated for their state art awards by members of the Austin ISD school board on Monday, May 16. Art instructor Jennifer Nowzaradan and Interim Principal Sissy Camacho accompanied the students.

Trustee Awards Presented

171 students were awarded Trustee Awards by School Board members Paul Saldana, District 6 and Yasmine Wagner, District 7 with principal Sissy Camacho. These students were the top 10% of the 1st thru 5th 6 week grading period.

'Potential New South Austin Magnet Program' Meeting, May 24

AISD will hold an information session with a brief presentation and gallery walk. Meeting will be held in the David Crockett High School Library on May 24th from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Community members will have the opportunity to review program proposals and offer input and guidance.

Prom 2016

Prom photos are now available and can be downloaded for free (compliments of Crockett Yearbook). [click the above link]

Four Seniors Receive Mason's Scholarships

Four seniors were awarded special certificates, medallions and each also received a $1,000.00 college scholarship awarded by the Onion Creek Masonic Lodge Thursday, May 5. On hand to congratulate them were their parents, Michelle Snyder, College and Career Counselor and Sissy Camacho, principal.

Latino Academic Achievement Awards

Austin ISD will be honoring Austin's outstanding Latino students and community leaders on Saturday May 7, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Upcoming Events

Volleyball Camp/Clinic
Date: 7/26/2016, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Big gym
Volleyball open gym
Date: 7/26/2016, 12 PM 2 PM
Location: Big gym
Volleyball Camp/Clinic
Date: 7/27/2016, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Big gym
Volleyball Camp/Clinic
Date: 7/28/2016, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Big gym
AISD Volleyball Tournament
Date: 8/11/2016, 8 AM 6 PM
Location: Big gym and cafeteria

Student Cougar Spotlight

Dell Scholarship Winner!

Congratulations to Yasmin Hernandez-Garcia for winning the Dell Scholarship. This scholarship includes $20,000. of funding $5,000.00 for 4 years), a dell computer, and mentorship from a Dell Program Advisor throughout the duration of her college career.

High School All Stars

Students Korin Park Overton and Ryan Mejia have been selected to participate in the Austin Spurs Central Texas Annual High School All-star Games on Friday, March 25, 2015. Congratulations!

Crockett UT Research Students Presenting

Today after school 7 of our best and brightest will be presenting the research they have been working on this semester at UT. Presentations will be at 4:30 in Ms. Paris' room, 141. Many of their mentors and UT faculty members will be in attendance and I am sure they would love to see some friendly faces!

Josiah Guerrero- Stroke Induction in Mice

Solomon White- Alcohol and Depression in Mice

Alma Romero- Fish Courtship and Aggression

Mystee Altes- Effects of Environmental Stimulus on Fish Behavior

Mayte Lara- Analysis of Frog Mating Behavior

DJ Ojeda- Effects of Global Warming and Deforestation on Pollinators and Plant Diversity

Diego Medel- Effects of Climate Change on Coral Reefs

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