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College checklist helps rising high school seniors prepare now Start the journey to college this summer

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Going into your senior year of high school can be one of the most exciting yet frightening times of your life. The biggest question most students ask themselves entering their senior year is, “What’s next?” What am I going to do?”   Arlington ISD’s guidance and counseling department has made answering these questions a lot simpler. They have created a summer college plan checklist that helps students better prepare themselves for their post-secondary career. A senior checklist can help students find scholarships, prompt registration for the SAT/ACT, book college visits and much more!    Telisa Brown, the director of the guidance and counseling department, believes utilizing partners like InspirED…

Marine surprises sister at her graduation Martin High School graduation turns into a family reunion

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Allie Shaffer, a new graduate of Martin High School, understands the hardships that deployment of a loved one can bring. Her older brother, Triston Shaffer, has served as a U.S. Marine for the past three years. Becoming a Marine had always been his dream since he was a kid.  Allie and her family hadn’t seen Triston, currently a lance corporal stationed in California, since Christmas of 2020. On Allie’s graduation day earlier this month, she called and texted Triston about how she…

School administrators celebrated for a job well done District Leadership Team thanks administrators for efforts during COVID-19

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If there is any group of people that knows how rough the last year has been, it’s campus administrators. Principals, assistant principals and deans of instruction were integral in the…

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Ellis Elementary makes summer school fun Staff created Hawaiian theme with décor, music and games

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When you think of summer school, thoughts of boredom, monotony and maybe even punishment may come to the top of your head. Luckily for students in Arlington ISD, teachers and…

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