Category: Month: September 2017

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AISD home to eight National Merit semifinalists

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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AISD September Teachers and Department Employee of the Month

September 25, 2017
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Congratulations to the Arlington ISD Teachers and Department Employee of the Month for September! 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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Starting Cheer Early

September 14, 2017
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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 sidelines with megaphones,…

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The Art of Parking Spaces

September 14, 2017
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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 them, watching documentaries on television or videos online, or…

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Showing P-R-I-D-E

September 14, 2017
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Cougar PRIDE 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 while this event is…

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Bowie’s Super Saturday

September 13, 2017
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When Bowie High School counselors organized 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 students return…

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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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PSAT Testing

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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