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Savio Wins TAPPS 5A Academic Competition!

April 26, 2023
By Susan Laielli

Savio won the TAPPS 5A State Academics Competition!  In fact, Savio won the overall Academics/Speech/Debate competition as well even though we had no students competing in the Speech/Debate competitions! Please congratulate our students on all of their awards won at TAPPS Academics. 
Number Sense: Ryan McDonald (8th)
Calculator Applications: Stella Li (5th)
Math: No placements (we did have 2 freshmen who competed very well though!)
Advanced Math: Matthew Synstegard(8th)
                       Michael Synstegard (3rd)
                       Andrew Rosen (1st)
Michael Synstegard (5th) (Highest Overall Chemistry)
Matthew Synstegard (3rd)
Natalia Arellano - Palma (2nd)
Noemi Carrillo - Barajas (1st)
Alfonzie Stepney (3rd)
Theda Wilkens   (1st)
Ready Writing: 
Noemi Carrillo - Barajas (6th)
Theda Wilkens (3rd)
Social Studies: 
We received points for placement(s) but are yet to receive names.
Current Events: 
Alfonzie Stepney (7th)
Literary Criticism:
Theda Wilkins

President Tim Cullen shares the State of the School

April 25, 2023
By Susan Laielli

Save the Date for Graduation!

April 19, 2023
By Susan Laielli

Junior Pinning and Ring Blessing Ceremony Held

April 19, 2023

The annual rite of passage for St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School's Junior Class was held today, following the weekly Mass at St. Vincent de Paul in Austin.

Toward the end of each academic year, rising seniors have their class pin and class rings blessed and distributed by administrators of the school to symbolize the advancement to their senior year. 

Soiree Unites Families at Casa Blanca

April 19, 2023


The St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School Lighting the Way Soiree was held on Saturday, April 15, at Casa Blanca at Brushy Creek. A night for friends of the school to join in the celebration and fundraising for Savio, The Beamers Band performed, live and silent auctions were held, and STEM programs were the beneficiaries of Fund-a-Need.  ******** For more photos click here: 

Thank you to all of our sponsors:

Radiant Sponsors

Joseph and Beth Leary

Savio Board of Advisors

Lustrous Sponsors

Steve and Dot Ammons

Greg and Pam Rabaey

Henna Chevrolet

Brilliant Sponsor

Moya M. Griffin, MD

Buttercup Dental

Texas Breast Specialists

Third Monkey


Students attend Chrism Mass

April 04, 2023
By Susan Laielli

St. Dominic Savio Catholic High Students attended the annual Diocese of Austin Chrism Mass on Tuesday, April 4, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Bishop Joe S. Vásquez invited Catholic School students to the Mass as witnesses to the blessing of the Holy Oils and the renewal of priestly vows. 

The Addams Family Musical Perfection!

April 03, 2023
By Susan Laielli

The spring play at St. Dominic Savio, The Addams Family Musical, was performed by a cast of 18 students from March 30, 31, and April 1, to rave reviews by all! Check out the photo gallery!

Optimus Takes First Place at TAPPS, Prime Runner-up

April 03, 2023
By Susan Laielli