Austin High School

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Houstoric Project, Volume 7: The East End

    For our 7th installment of the HoustoricProject we bring you the East End. The East End covers a vast area that starts at the eastern edge of downtown to the Port of Houston and South to Hobby Airport. The Eastwood Subdivision, one of Houston's first master-planned communities, turned 100 this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    FBISD Says Don't Worry, We Took Care of That Austin High Mold

    A spritz here, a spritz there.​One of the lesser joys of getting ready for a new school year comes when teachers return to the classroom and flip on a switch. At Austin High School in the Fort Bend ISD, last week a few teachers were greeted with the unwelcome discovery of what one person des ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 9, 2010

    Bohemeo's Baja Vibe

    Fish and shrimp tacos rock.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Teen Country Queen Katie Armiger

    Traci GoudieWhat did you do your senior year? Studying? Prom? So did Sugar Land native and eventual Austin High School graduate Katie Armiger, but she also spent it writing, recording and promoting her second album, 2008's Believe. Armiger, who co-wrote ten of Believe's 11 songs and wrote "Gone" and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Tommy Tune Award Nominees Announced; St. Agnes Kicks Ass

    Logo courtesy TUTSTUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become a big deal -- they're the Tonys for high-school musicals.Which may sound lame, but the ceremony is actually pretty nice and the productions some of these schools put on are impressive.As always, they're not to be confused with these high-school T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    The Schools Of Houston Are (Allegedly) Filled With Ghosts

    If you're looking for a little Hump Day time waster, we suggest, which lists haunted locales across the country. Houston has a bunch of them.Many on the site are ones we've heard before - the Spaghetti Warehouse, La Carafe, the old Jeff Davis Hospital, various cemeteries - which are a ... More >>

  • Music

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    High School Musical, Houston Style

    While they may not be as hilarious as The Onion's High School Tony Awards, TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become an annual highlight for high school theater geeks. Students from across the area compete for the nominations, and perform highlights at the Hobby Center before an audience of beaming paren ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Homeless in Suburbia

    Michael Lyddon slept on this bench at night because he had nowhere else to go. According to elected officials in Fort Bend, though, he doesn't exist

  • News

    June 30, 2005
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    June 16, 2005

    Out of the Park

    Second Ward slugger Aaron Treviņo scores a scholarship and prepares to leave the barrio behind

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    What Price Glory?

    In an era when booster dollars give high school football teams a high-tech edge, scratching out a winning season gets tougher and tougher

  • News

    June 10, 2004
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    May 27, 2004


    What does it take not to be left behind?

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Telling Secrets

    Child victims of sex abuse put their pain on T-shirts for all the world to see. Do not avert your eyes.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Gentleman's Agreement

    Fine words and policies are wonderful. Unless there's a secret subtext, with a different set of dos and don'ts.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Class Cops

    After Columbine, has HISD gone overboard trying to make schools safer?

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Bum Deal?

    Politics plays an uncertain backup to this "Gimme Shelter"

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    East End Transit

    Why have bus lines to Mexico bloomed all across the East End? Maybe because it's a family affair.

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    A Question of Competence

    State Comptroller John Sharp has suggested that HISD needs to fire more incompetent teachers. But as the case of Beverly Goodie shows, it's not that simple. Just how do you tell who's incompetent? And what happens when you try?