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#HourOfCode Dance Party Friday!

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AHS Code Ambassadors will visit each classroom to assist on a programming activity. Check your school email later this week for more information. The 'Hour of Codeā„¢' is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week [] and [] to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.

Waffle House Food Truck Visits Austin!

Food Truck Visits
Austin High won a recent contest at the Beltline Waffle House among AHS, DHS, and Priceville High. As a result, Waffle House presented Austin High with a $500 check and provided breakfast for the entire staff and student body. Thank you!!!!

AP CSP- Black and White Image Encryptions

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AHS AP CSP students explored methods for encoding digital images in binary which requires representing metadata such as width and height as well as pixel data. Students used the Pixelation widget on to encode black and white raster images. Please click to view student work.

AP CSP Students Create Color Images

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AHS AP CSP students learned about the RGB color encoding scheme and used an updated version of the pixelation widget on to encode color images. Students had the option of working with binary or hexadecimal notation to facilitate the representation of larger groupings of binary digits. Please click on the title above to see some student work.

AHOP Information

No AHOP change until Jan.
Are you wondering if you will go to a different AHOP section before the end of the semester? All of the information you need to know is found here.

Exciting News!

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Great educational moments have been accomplished in AHOP!

New Information Page

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The Guidance page is the place to turn for the latest information for important dates for seniors, college and scholarship information/links.

Tutoring Help

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Don't wait if you need extra help with classes! Please come to the Guidance Office for paperwork. (Continue to read for information)

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