The youth-led fresh market at 423 N. Laramie Ave. recently hosted a fall family festival. They hope to have a permanent structure after raising over $660,000 with the help of former Bears linebacker Sam Acho. Visit the market Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 6 p.m.
Michele Clark Principal Charles Anderson Jr. said many students who attend elementary school in Austin leave the community for high schools that offer an IB program, especially if they were already enrolled in the program. The hope is that having a high school program in Austin would keep some of those students in Austin.