Category Archives: Middle School Matters

Children with Adult Volunteers

07.22.2015 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Decker Students Learn About Financial Stability with Chase Volunteers

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Getting students thinking about making financial decisions at such a young age can be a challenge, but having knowledgeable and ... Read More >

 
Two middle school boys participating in an academic activity

07.16.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6

Free Educational Summer Activities for Children

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Think about when you take time off of work to go on vacation. It can be hard to get back in the groove of things when you return; ... Read More >

 
Kevin Rogel at HEB training

07.07.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES

Success Story: Kevin Rogel

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What do you think of when you hear the word "philanthropist?" This year's theme for employee campaigns is to "put away your top ... Read More >

 
Summer Learning matters

06.19.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Summer Learning Day 2015

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Many adults still vividly recall their time at summer camp: canoeing, arts & crafts, field day and all of the social aspects that ... Read More >

 
Accenture Women at Decker Middle School

06.16.2015 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Accenture Employees Inspire Future Women Leaders

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Accenture is one of the top consulting firms in the world that brings first-class business and technology strategy to companies ... Read More >

 
YLS chaperones Webb Middle School dance

06.05.2015 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

YLS Chaperones Webb Middle School Dance

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As the school year comes to a close and students have summer tunnel vision, most adults would assume that they are thinking about ... Read More >

 
VPL kids receiving awards at Alamo Drafthouse

05.28.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

UWATX Celebrates VPL Students With Documentary Screening

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Students and staff from Webb, Decker and Mendez Middle Schools joined Young Leaders Society members at the Alamo Drafthouse last ... Read More >

 
Alejandro Gongora, Michael Williams and Rebecca Benz

05.14.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

Principal Alejandro Góngora Wins OST Award

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The end of the school year is a time to stop and celebrate successes, and that’s especially true for Austin’s Out-of-School Time ... Read More >

 
YLS at Mendez Middle School

04.22.2015 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

VPL Students and YLS Build Skate Ramp at Mendez Middle School

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Young Leaders Society members and VPL students from Mendez Middle School, one of three campuses we support through our Target ... Read More >

 
​Principal Góngora of Decker Middle School in Manor

03.19.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Meet Principal Alejandro Góngora

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"On Time, On Task and On a Mission." These are the words that are displayed in the Decker Middle School hallway and echoed through ... Read More >

 
 
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