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Bebensee Elementary opens new playgrounds Students participate in ribbon cutting

New playgrounds at Bebensee Elementary

Playgrounds funded by 2019 Bond The dark ominous clouds and gusty winds couldn’t dampen the students’ enthusiasm Wednesday morning as they filed outside. Their face masks failed to hide the anticipation in their eyes or their excited chatter. A teacher rolled out a speaker blaring music that did match the mood … “I’m walking on…

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New scholarships expands access to free pre-K Applications due May 14

Scholarships now offered for pre-K students

Full scholarships for pre-K 4 students There are already several ways for students to qualify for free pre-K in the Arlington ISD.  That list is growing for the 2021-22 school year as the Arlington ISD will offer scholarships to families who don’t otherwise qualify for free 4-year-old pre-K.  “This is a big initiative for us,” said Arlington ISD superintendent Dr.…

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Purposeful play sparks learning in Arlington ISD Pre-K Pre-K teachers describe the value of play in school

Play in pre-K fosters learning

Play fosters curiosity and exploration Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s pre-K students, purposeful play is…

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Dunn Elementary teacher tosses first pitch Throws a strike at Rangers opening day

Dunn Elementary teacher throws first pitch at Texas Rangers opening day

‘It was surreal’ Dunn Elementary fifth-grade teacher Audrey Simmons had a great story to tell her students when classes resumed at Dunn Tuesday morning. Simmons was supposed to be on…

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Full-day Pre-K enhances learning experience for youngest students Pre-K teachers share advantages of full-day pre-K

Pre-K students run at Kooken

Pre-K registration open now Arlington ISD’s pre-K teachers are excited about next school year! There are lots of reasons for their excitement, but one of them is that pre-K for…

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Arlington ISD to Host Virtual Teacher Job Fair Lacy Gregory shares why Arlington ISD is best district for teachers

Teacher Job Fair

Hale Elementary teacher comes home to teach Lacy Gregory wasn’t even sure she wanted to be a teacher when she was deciding on a career. Now she can’t imagine doing…

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