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Current News & Information

Congratulations to the Akins Colorguards!

This weekend the Akins Varsity and Junior Varsity Winter Guards competed at the Texas Color Guard Circuit’s West Championships at Hendrickson High School.

  • Akins Varisty Winter Guard - 3rd Place in Scholastic A Red
  • Akins Junior Varsity Winter Guard - 3rd Place in Novice Red

Congratulations to all cast members and to their fantastic directors, Mr. Jesse Arbolay and Mr. Joseph LeBron!

Akins Indoor Percussion Theatre - TECA Scholastic Marching AAA State Champions!

Congratulations to the Akins High School Indoor Percussion Theatre - the 2015 Texas Educational Colorguard Association Scholastic Marching AAA State Champions!

This is the first year that this performance group has existed, and they are off to a magnificent start.

Congrats to all performers and staff who worked so hard to start this new endeavor out so successfully!

Indoor Percussion Theatre Performance on 3/21

Good luck to the Akins Indoor Percussion Theatre as they compete at the TECA Championships this Saturday, March 21st.

They perform at 2:40 at South San High School in San Antonio at 2:40pm.

Pre-UIL Concert at Akins HS on Tuesday 3/24/15

The Akins Bands will be presenting a Pre-UIL Concert on Tuesday, March 24th.  The format of this concert will be slightly different than our normal concerts.  There will be three judges in attendance who will be providing recorded commentary for all groups.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

  • 6:20pm - Report time for all band students.  (Concert Band to warm up on stage)
  • 7:00pm - Akins Concert Band
  • 8:00pm - Akins Symphonic Band
  • 9:00pm - Akins Wind Symphony

These concerts are open to the public and we encourage everyone to stay to hear all groups.

All Akins Band Students will be required to stay for the duration of the concerts.

Watch the Varsity Guard’s First Place Performance!


Congratulations Akins Colorguard!

The Akins Colorguard Program had a fantastic weekend at the Texas Color Guard Circuit Bowie HS Show!

  • Akins Varsity Guard - 1st Place in Scholastic Regional A Class
  • Akins Junior Varsity Guard - 2nd Place in Novice Blue Class
  • Paredes Cadet Guard - 3rd Place in Cadet Class

Congrats to all performers and staff on their success!

Wind Symphony Sectionals on Friday, March 6th

Due to weather cancellations, Full Orchestra UIL, and other schedule challenges this week, there will be two sectionals on Friday, March 6th for Wind Symphony:

7:30am to 8:30am - All Brass

4:30pm to 5:30pm - All Woodwinds

Congratulations to the Akins Full Orchestra

On Wednesday, March 4th the Akins High School Full Orchestra received its second consecutive First Division Sweepstakes Award at the UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest!

The Akins High School Full Orchestra is under the direction of Mrs. Cathy Bennett and Tate Fincher with assistance from Paul Crockett and John McClain.

Full Orchestra UIL on Wednesday, Feburay 3/4

Good luck to all students participating in the Full Orchestra UIL Concert & Sightreading this week!

Performance time is 1:45pm at the new Austin ISD Performing Arts Center.

Parents and supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend.

A detailed schedule for all participants will be distributed Monday.

Check Calendar For Updated Sectional Schedules

Please check the Calendar page often for updated sectional schedules.

Wind Symphony Flutes - Please note that you now have a sectional on Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.


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