Category Archives: Literacy to Life

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day

Thank you teachers for all that you do.“Teacher’s see things. They see when you run down the hall. They see when your passing notes. But they also see the person that we could all become someday.”

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The Rundown

By: Chad Dike, Education and Outreach Program Manager Hey All! We have been super busy here at the Paramount Academy for the Arts!  Here is a quick rundown of what we have been up to:

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Banning Books

by Mitch Harris, Literacy To Life Associate There is, and always has been, a heated debate concerning what is “appropriate” in a classroom for students at various age levels.  Because of this, school boards and educational institutions are allowed to … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Had as Child or Why I Do What I Do

By Chrissy Shackelford, Education & Outreach Associate I am a princess in a tiny village that is about to revolt against the monarch due to poverty and unbearable working conditions. Until one day, I drink out of an enchanted cup … Continue reading

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First Days

By Mitch Harris, Education and Outreach Associate This week, more than 86,000 AISD students packed their backpacks with clean blank notebooks, pristine cartons of crayons and impeccably sharp pencils for their first week of classes. First day of school outfits … Continue reading

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Camp Story Wranglers Video

Howdy All! Camp Story Wranglers was a huge success!  Below is a link to the video.  If you would like to buy a copy of the DVD please go to http://www.austintheatre.org/campstore and add it to your cart! Camp Story Wranglers … Continue reading

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Pride, Accomplishment and Empowerment

By Mitch Harris, Education and Outreach Associate When I was in 3rd grade, I had my first speaking role in my small town church’s musical production of “Sermon on the Mound”–the touching tale of how a major league baseball pitcher gave … Continue reading

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