Chess Club ranked in the top 10 in Texas
Garza's Chess club ranked in the top 10 teams in Texas. Individual students received various recognition winning games with toughest competition schedule and recognition for good sportsmanship at select regional tournaments.
Garza's Film Program featured
FM 91.7 features Garza's Award Winning Film Program including interviews with film students and their teacher, Akasha Banks Villalobos. <click for more info>
Garza's Blended Learning featured
Austin ISD website features social studies teacher, Susan Everett, and Garza's Blended Learning. <click for more info>
Dec 12: Last Class Day for
Dec 19: Student Holiday /
Dec 20: Winter Holiday
Jan 5: Student Holiday /
Jan 6: Classes resumes for
Spring Semester /
Jan 19: MLK Holiday
Feb 16: Student Holiday /
Mar 7-22: Spring Break
Apr 3: Holiday
Service Learning Field Trip
Students from Garza High School participated in a service learning project at Lyon's Garden in Austin. Many of the students are members of the Garza Gardens class that study horticulture at the campus.
Imagine a high school where students are in control of their destiny. Imagine a high school that believes that a student's environment and past history does not have to decide their future. Imagine a high school that teaches that a student's family problems, and poor neighborhood do not have to dictate their personal success in school or... [Continue Reading]
Garza Mix It Day
Featured video about Garza's Mix It Day and the culture of Garza's campus community.
Garza Independence High School
featured on KEYE 42
KEYE 42 selects Garza Independence High School for "School of the Week." Fred Cantu of KEYE 42 interviews Dr. Webb on November 2012.
Code of Honor
Demonstrate personal honor
and integrity at all times
Choose peace over conflict
Respect others and ourselves
Link to Austin ISD Student Code of Conduct and Handbook