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.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

ExploreUT - 3/04/2017

This event invites Texans of all ages to experience robust research experiences, hands-on demonstrations and experiments, and participate in the richness of the university's scholarship and knowledge. Explore UT seeks to broaden the horizons of students, and help parents and teachers encourage the excitement of learning and discovery.

Friday, February 3, 2017

U.S. Institute of Peace HS Essay Contest - Due 3/15/17

U.S. Institute of Peace HS Essay Contest - Due 3/15/17

According to the United Nations, 65 million people worldwide have left their homes to seek safety elsewhere due to violence, conflict, persecution, or human rights violations. The majority of these people are refugees or internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Imagine you are a member of the U.S. Foreign Service —– a diplomat working to promote peace, support prosperity, and protect American citizens while advancing the interests of the U.S. abroad —– and are now assigned to a post in one of these four countries: Turkey, Kenya, Afghanistan, Iraq.