Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy


We had a great morning welcoming our new brothers to Garcia YMLA on Tuesday August 22!

Gus Garcia community! 

We currently have vacancies on our PTSA for a Parliamentarian and a Vice President of Programs.

We're getting ready for another great year at Gus Garcia YMLA - welcome back for 2017/18! 

For the 2016-17 academic year, every student will need the following items:

(4) composition notebooks - college rule

(3) 1-subject spiral notebooks - college rule

(2) 3-prong folders with pockets

(1) 3-subject spiral notebook - college rule

A special congratulations to Garcia YMLA principal, Sterlin McGruder, for being honored with the Whitney Young Award by Boys Scouts of America. The award was given to Mr. McGruder for his work within the community.

We want to congratulate the Garcia YMLA's PTA for earning the President's List Award from the Texas Parent Teacher Association! Thanks to our PTA president, Tihira House and all the PTA board for helping to recruit and engage our YMLA parents and supporting our young men.

Congratulations to Brittany Rosado, 7th grade Math, being named as Teacher of the Month, and James Brewster, 8th grade Social Studies, named as Teacher of the Year!



Gus Garcia YMLA would like to thank everyone who participated in our February 8 book fair. Our school raised more than $1,900 during the evening!

Gus Garcia YMLA welcomes the Honorable Rev. Jeffrey Richard, on Friday, February 26, to speak to our young men during our month-long Black History Celebration. Serving on the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees, the Rev.