Highland Park 2018 Youth Stories

Series produced by Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife

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Texas Folklife partnered with the 4th grade teachers and students at Highland Park Elementary School to produce these series of stories on community traditions and folklore of Austin.

Texas Folklife partnered with the 4th grade teachers and students at Highland Park Elementary School to produce these series of stories on community traditions and folklore of Austin.

This program is made in possible in part by the board and members of Texas Folklife, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art, Texas Commission on the Arts, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, and generous support from the Austin Independent School District (AISD), AISD's Creative Learning Initiative (CLI), and Martin Middle School.

Learn more at:
http://texasfolklife.org/storiesfromdeepintheheart.html


19 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Ms. Dean shares her magical memories with her students.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:59
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Students in Austin, Texas explore the significance of hobbies.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:33
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Coach Deline uses creative activities, games, and sports to help his elementary students learn.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
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What's it like trying to hold a whole elementary school together?

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:56
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Students at Highland Park Elementary School in Austin, Texas talk to their PE teacher about his life.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:40
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Senor Jorge has lived a multicultural life. Hear how he came to be a Spanish teacher in Austin, Texas.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
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Students and teachers at Highland Park in Austin discuss their hopes, dreams, and the impact of reality.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
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A teacher in Austin has a very special relationship with her numerous pets.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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Elementary school students in Austin discuss with their teacher what it's like to move to a new school.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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4th graders in Austin explore the relationship of art and sports through their own hobbies.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 08:25
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Jake's been playing baseball since age 4, but his family has been playing for generations.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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Do you remember what your dream job was? Austin elementary school students explore what it's like to see your dreams change.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
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4th graders in Austin, Texas discuss what their hopes and dreams mean to them.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:49
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You don't have to keep your traditions. You can always change them to make them better.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:50

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:35
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Students in Austin talk to Mr. Absher, a man with a devout love of fishing. We learn why people come from all over the world to catch the fish of c...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
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4th grade students in Austin interview their favorite math teacher.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
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Nico, a 4th grade student in Austin, brings some of her Romanian heritage through her grandmother's charms.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58
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Learn about the Hoot, Highland Park's very own fall festival.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01