Category: Month: September 2017

National Merit Semifinalists

National Merit semifinalists call Arlington ISD home!

September 28, 2017
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Congratulations to eight Arlington ISD seniors who were named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Isaac James from Arlington High School, Wei-Chen Huang and Karen Yang from Lamar High School, and Calvin Birchall-Roman, Nicholas Chin, Brock Moore, Abram Qui and Brandon Swinney from Martin High School are among the AISD honorees. The National…

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2017 September Employees of the Month

2017 September Employees of the Month

September 25, 2017
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Congratulations to the Arlington ISD Teachers and Department 2017 September Employees of the Month! Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos honored Andrea Trowbridge from Burgin Elementary, Patrick Haubold from Bailey Junior High, Billy Skinner from Lamar High School and Lakisha Rogers from the warehouse department on Monday, Sept. 25. We appreciate how you work everyday to empower…

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Destination Success

Destination Success/Parent University

September 22, 2017
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  Save the date for Destination Success/Parent University – a free college planning event for Arlington ISD junior high and high school students and all AISD parents! The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at Sam Houston High School. For more information about Destination Success/Parent University, visit the Parent University website.

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Martin’s High Cheer Clinic Starts Girls Early

September 14, 2017
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Cheerleading, the sport The sport of cheerleading has changed over the last couple of decades, moving away from its origins as a support system for basketball and football to competition so athletically challenging that some teams exist as competition-only squads. AISD schools compete nationally against other squads but primary duties are still to stalk the…

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The Art of Painting Parking Spaces

September 14, 2017
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Lets Paint! Who doesn’t like to paint? Of course, there are dog people and cat people. Lamar High School’s Kayla L. is an elephant person. She’s loved them since sixth or seventh grade. If she wasn’t dragging her parents to the Fort Worth Zoo to see them up close and personal, she was reading about…

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Cougar Pride

Cougar Pride at Crow Elementary

September 14, 2017
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Cougar Pride The Cougar PRIDE show at Crow Elementary is always showing, from the teachers who welcome students each morning to parents dropping them off. But that pride is in overdrive during the school’s annual kick-off pep rally. It’s a pep rally for the entire school and everyone in it, said Principal Jamie MacDougall, and…

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Bowie High's Super Saturday

Bowie High’s Super Saturday

September 13, 2017
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When Bowie High School counselors organized Bowie High’s Super Saturday, a morning jam packed with information for college-minded juniors and seniors, they made sure certain basics were covered: how to prepare for entrance exams like the ACT, the importance of essay writing for scholarships and how to apply for financial aid. They even had former…

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Carson B.

Carson B. is the 2017 September Student of the Month

September 8, 2017
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Congratulations to the September 2017 High School Student of the Month Carson B. from Arlington High School! Carson is an amazing student and an even better humanitarian and example for other students at Arlington. Carson is currently ranked No. 21 in his class and he is taking six IB classes. He is on the Arlington…

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National Merit Semifinalists

PSAT Testing will be conducted Oct. 11, 2017

September 1, 2017
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The Arlington ISD will conduct its PSAT testing from 7:35 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. All sophomores and juniors enrolled in the AISD will take the PSAT, and these students are automatically enrolled. The assessment is free for all 10th and 11th grade AISD students and home-schooled students living within the…

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