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Mathews 100th Event @ Austin History Center


Please join us for the first of many receptions to celebrate our school’s 100th birthday! This special commemoration will take a look back at the histories of Mathews and Metz elementary schools (both turning 100 this year). There will be community speakers, music and some light refreshments. 

When: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Where: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library 810 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78701

Who: YOU and people from our Mathews and Austin Community. This a free event and open to the public. 

*If anyone has any question, would like to help out or wants more info on the Mathews 100th Anniversary, please email:

More details here about the event from the Austin History Center:

The Austin History Center and the 100th Birthday Celebration Committees for Mathews Elementary School and Metz Elementary School invite you to a reception in honor of the schools’ one hundredth birthdays. Dr. Benjamin Kramer, Director of Education at KLRU, will emcee a program that will look back at the histories of these schools and the future of education in Austin. Speakers include former AISD Superintendent Pat Forgione, UTeach Institute Director Kimberly Hughes, Professor and Mathews alum Robert Bode, and Metz alum Danny Camacho. The program is held in conjunction with the Austin History Center’s exhibit Making the Grade: Austin’s First Public Schools and there will be time to view the exhibit during the reception. The event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.