Category Archives: Middle School Matters

Volunteer as a mentor in Austin

01.12.2016 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Become a Mentor For a Local Student

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January is National Mentoring Month. Middle School Matters recognizes that each student is different and therefore has individual ... Read More >

 
Webb Middle School holiday tree lighting

12.07.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

UWATX Hosts 2nd Annual Community Tree Lighting

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We held our 2nd Annual Community Tree Lighting event for the St. John's community on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Webb Middle ... Read More >

 
Mendez Thanksgiving community meal

11.30.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Mendez Students Give Thanks By Sharing a Meal with Their Community

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Mendez Middle School students held their second annual Thanksgiving Family Night on November 20th. Mendez's free afterschool ... Read More >

 
Middle school art at Kerbey Lane Cafe

11.23.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Kerbey Lane Cafe Features Middle School Community Art Projects

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It started with "community," and the web grew to include "pride," "diversity," "friendship," and "health." Students at Decker ... Read More >

 
UWATX Volunteers in Costumes

10.30.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, UNCATEGORIZED, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Volunteers Scaring for a Good Cause!

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In celebration of the spookiest time of the year, UWATX's Young Leaders Society (YLS) members volunteered at Decker Middle ... Read More >

 
Decker MS afterschool

10.22.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Lights On Afterschool 2015

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Today is Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide event to bring awareness to the importance and positive impact that afterschool and ... Read More >

 
STEM learning at Decker

08.18.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Free or Low-Cost Afterschool Programs

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Afterschool programs not only provide a safe and supervised space for adolescents, which can prevent them from engaging in risky ... Read More >

 
School supplies

08.06.2015 | AUSTIN TRENDS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS BY 6

Back to School Savings Tips

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School is right around the corner, and every year it seems like back to school shopping gets more expensive. From pencils to ... Read More >

 
Mendez Middle School summer camp

08.03.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Mendez Summer Program Served 60 Students

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This summer, students from Mendez Middle School pitched tents, made films, dissected frogs and went on service field trips to ... Read More >

 
Decker Camp Family Night

07.27.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Texas Mutual Donates Bikes to Middle School Students

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As students and their families filled the Decker Middle School cafeteria last Thursday for an end-of-camp celebratory dinner, the ... Read More >

 
 
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