Category Archives: Middle School Matters

Austin Broadway Bank Volunteers

07.20.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Volunteer Spotlight: Jackie Oliver, Broadway Bank

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With the start of school less than a month out, UWATX’s volunteer arm, Hands On Central Texas, is already planning the Back to ... Read More >

 
MSM Summer Program Field Trip

06.20.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Summer Camp Kicks Off

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This summer, United Way For Greater Austin is funding a six-week blended enrichment program for middle school students in Manor. ... Read More >

 
YLS Volunteers at Webb Middle School Prom

06.08.2016 | GIVING SOCIETIES, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

YLS Members Volunteer at Webb Middle School Prom

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On the eve before the last day of school, a group of dedicated UWATX Young Leaders Society members volunteered at Webb Middle ... Read More >

 
Summer learning loss low-income

05.24.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

The Effects of Summer Learning Loss on Low-Income Students

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Students and parents alike usually view summer as a time for well-deserved relaxation and a break from learning. However, this ... Read More >

 
VPL Graduates at Kerbey Lane Cafe

05.19.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

VPL Graduates Celebrate at Kerbey Lane Cafe

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The UWATX Volunteer Project Leader (VPL) middle school program aims to transform youth into active community leaders by teaching ... Read More >

 
Caroline Trang, VPL Volunteer an Frances Jordan, YLS Executive Member

04.13.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Volunteer Spotlight: Caroline Trang and Frances Jordan

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Our middle school VPL program is full of outstanding volunteers! You may have read earlier this week about Cristian Dominguez from ... Read More >

 
Cristian Dominguez, Volunteer Project Leader

04.11.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Volunteer Spotlight: Christian Dominguez

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are honoring UWATX's supportive volunteers, employee campaign leaders, giving society ... Read More >

 
Ronald McDonald House Austin

03.29.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House

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While some of their classmates laid on a beach or drove cross-country, some students from Webb Middle School chose to spend part ... Read More >

 
PelotonU students

03.03.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Webb Students Visit Alternative College

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Webb Middle School VPL students took a field trip across the street from their campus to Peloton University inside the For the ... Read More >

 
Decker Middle School Literacy Night

02.16.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Decker Students Lead Literacy Night Project

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Decker Middle School students in our VPL program volunteered at Decker Literacy Night on February 11th. The students in the UWATX ... Read More >

 
 
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