The University of Texas Elementary School (UTES) honored its volunteers and mentors at a special lunch on May 17, complete with the entertainment from UTES Strings program and Ms. Garcia and Ms. Tanco’s Pre-K classes. UTES students love spending time with volunteers and mentors, who provide extra help and advice… read more
Carrying bottles filled with water from Lady Bird Lake, UT Elementary’s fifth-grade class walked 6 kilometers (nearly 4 miles) around the Hike-and-Bike Trail at the seventh-annual Walk4Water event on Saturday, April 2. The event was hosted by H20 for Life, a nonprofit that promotes social awareness through service-learning projects. As… read more
A collection of photos from events on campus and around the Austin community during the 2015-16 school year. UT Elementary students help celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Day March and Rally. Chembridge Instructor Dr. Kate Biberdorf wows Neighborhood Longhorns with her Chemistry Circus at the… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
The DDCE joins in on the city-wide effort to address Austin’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, highlighting accomplishments that were made within the past year at the annual SXSWedu community dialogue.
It’s never too early to start thinking about college. We sat down with two alums who found their path to college through UT Outreach and the Neighborhood Longhorns Program.
At Laurel Ridge, Thomas Delgado is helping special-needs children (grades 4 through 12) discover their interest in the world around them.
Although Tonya King has just recently taken on her new role as Executive Principal at UT Elementary, she has been a part of the “Little Longhorn” family since the school’s very beginning.
Lucy Alejos puts low-income high school students on the path to college at Advise TX, a statewide program within the College Advising Corps that helps underserved high school students tackle the college application process and find a school that suits their needs.