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Best Place to Be Yourself in School
The Griffin School
" enter the one corridor that makes up Austin's Griffin School, you sense something different. OK, "different" is obvious:..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Faster Than Sound: Bevis M. Griffin Teaches Austin Youth the Evolution of the Blues
School of Rock students play two events this weekend, and Stubb's sells to C3 and Live Nation
"...glam rock innovator of Seventies Austin origins, Bevis M. Griffin still keeps up...."

Feb. 18, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Modern School Lessons: Reading, Writing, and Real Estate
The sale of a historic Central Austin estate puts private schools in jeopardy
"...two of the city's most unusual and innovative private schools – the Sri Atmananda Mem­or­ial School, or SAMS, and..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Back to 'School of Rock'
Get schooled on the film by Mike White, Jack Black, and Richard Linklater in time for its 10th anniversary
"...Jack Black was 34 when The School of Rock was released; it was his first film..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Animation and reality collide in this paean to pubescence
"...Directed by: Steve Carr. Starring: Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Isabela Moner, Thomas Barbusca,..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Magnificent Weekend for Texas High School Track & Field
Our state's championship weekend is one of the most-watched in the high school track & field world.
"...but the very biggest highlights included Copperas Cove's Robert Griffin coming within one-hundredth of a second of the national..."

May 14, 2007 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

Best Eye On Central Austin
Griffin School Eagle Eye Totem Pole
"...the head of an eagle, just like the elegant Griffin for whom the school is named. The body, however,..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Barrientos so he can continue the fight to improve schools, health care, environmental protection, and other causes that affect..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...Rebecca Beall, and I am an ex-student of the Griffin School. The Chronicle, other papers, and periodicals have printed..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Column

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"...Fortunately challenger John Courage -- a San Antonio middle school teacher -- has a long history of working in..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Column

Back to Cool
The Griffin School kids take us back to high school in style
"...and Iana Witham. Brynn and Iana both attend the Griffin School here in Austin (see "The Griffin School" below)...."

Aug. 2, 2002 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

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"...parents of children who miss too many days from school will be forced to pay $565 in fines, thus..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

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"...the formal response of the student members of the Griffin School Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is made up..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Column

Back 2 Cool Reunion + Ready 4 Class
August 22, 2013. 31 photos.
"...As an homage to a 2002 Back to School feature we did 11 years ago, we went "Back..."

Aug. 22, 2013 Photo Gallery

"...Andrew Dice Clay, Amy Peterson, Master P and Eddie Griffin. Faint praise up front: Rapper-screenwriter Master P may be..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Back 2 Cool Reunion
We return to the Griffin School, 11 years later to see what the new school year will bring
"...friends. Back in 2002, we featured students attending the Griffin School as models in our DIY fashion spread "Back..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Hyde Park Shuffle
Griffin School moves into a church, which moves into another church, and so on
"...all change in Hyde Park, as neighborhood institutions the Griffin School and Trinity United Methodist Church plan big moves...."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...St. Elmo on his way to class at the Griffin School in Hyde Park. A preliminary APD statement says..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature

The New Guy
"...Jerod Mixon, Lyle Lovett, Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku, Eddie Griffin and DJ Qualls. Among the touted highlights of this..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sharpening More Than Just Pencils
Sometimes 'Back to School' means way more than Trapper Keepers and book bags
"...blur of memories from 12 years in the public school system. With age came the knowledge of where those..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Features Feature by Jordan Gass-Pooré

The Spa at Hancock and 41st?
Developer has eye on historic Central Austin property
"...The mansion since has housed a series of private schools, including St. Mary's Academy for Girls (1948), Holy Cross..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Perry Estate Looks to Next Chapter
Two structures on grounds up for demolition
"...former convent and the other the site of several schools over the years, including most recently the Griffin School..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

'The NFL Beat': Brees, Tannehill, and More
The latest NFL news
"...know that I played alongside Drew Brees in high school at Austin-Westlake. We were state champions and I was..."

March 31, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Our readers talk back.
"...I don't use the libraries, parks, schools, and haven't called for emergency services. Yet I pay..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column

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"...I spent my high school days (1979-83) in the pristine waters of Barton Springs..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column

The Inevitability of Dawes
“There was never a point I said, ‘What am I going to do with my life?’”
"...Los Angeles’ Goldsmith brothers, Taylor and Griffin, lead indie folk-pop quartet Dawes, performing tonight at Stubb’s...."

June 25, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Best Neighborhood Activist
Teresa Griffin, Friends of Hyde Park
"...What kind of message does a school named after Robert E. Lee send to incoming residents?..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Best of Austin Feature

What You Know About Them Texas Boys?
Former Texas high school football players shine in NFL Draft
"...time. These are the Top 5 former Texas High School players who were taken in this weekend’s NFL Draft...."

April 30, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Wish List
We've made your list, now check it twice and give to do good!

Dec. 16, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Not Your Average Child's Play
CinemaTexas unveils CinemaKids, a two-part program of movies created by kids and inspired by them.
"...make it happen. Rene Alejandro Hernandez Miranda, a high school student in El Salvador, has produced more than 40..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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