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.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Web Mix of Austin Activities

Our city offers numerous opportunities for children and their families to explore the arts, culture, nature, history, and fun ideas. The Web Mix below has convenient links to several activities in the Austin community that may be of interest.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Volunteering in the Local Community

Volunteering in the local community with your child is a great way to connect with the needs of the community, teach compassion and empathy, and make a difference. Volunteer Match lets you search opportunities and organizations.

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Financial IQ Matters for Your Child

Are you a money-savvy adult? Do you keep your financial house in order? Do you spend reasonably, save, invest, and prepare financially for the future?
Or do you feel you live paycheck to paycheck and carry too much credit-card debt? Are you worried about paying for college or saving enough for a comfortable retirement?
The answers to these questions are important ones for your child’s financial welfare. Research repeatedly reports this fact: children say they learn all they know about money from their parents.
This resource offers a thoughtful plan for modeling and teaching about finances.

Monday, July 6, 2015

AP Exam Scores 2015 for Texas Available 7/09/2015 @ 7 am

AP exam scores from the May 2015 exam administration will be available to Texas students on July 9, 2015 at 7 a.m. Don't forget to sign up for a College Board account. It's required to get your scores.
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  1. Sign up for a College Board account.
    • Make sure to provide the same information on your account as you did on your AP answer sheet.
    • If you already have an account from taking previous AP or SAT exams, try signing in to confirm.
  2. Remember the following information to access your scores: