Advanced Academic Services is part of the Austin Independent School District. This blog provides information, activities, and events regarding advanced academics and high ability children and teens. Smart without compromise. Potential without limits.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Career Exploration Resources for Teens

Estimate how much money you need for housing, utilities, transportation, clothes, health care, entertainment and other expenses, and see which careers will pay for these needs.

Explore opportunities based on your interests and work values, and find specific information such as the fastest growing jobs, levels of education and training requirements, and average salaries.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Davidson Young Scholars

The Davidson Young Scholars program provides free services designed to nurture and support profoundly gifted young people. Students and their parents receive assistance in the following areas: free consulting services, an online community, annual get-togethers, ambassador program, Davidson Summer STARS, free guidebooks. The Young Scholars application deadline is the 1st of each month. More information at

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Summer Maker Camp

Save the Date!

July 6–August 14, 2015

FREE summer camp from Make: for building, tinkering and exploring. Participate any where you can connect to the Internet!

Monday, June 8, 2015

Juneteenth Memorial Monument Dedication - Saturday, June 27

Juneteenth Memorial Monument Dedication

Saturday, June 27, 2015
11:00 am
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702