Category: Month: October 2017

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AISD October Teachers and Department Employee of the Month

October 12, 2017
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Congratulations to Leslie Powell from Wimbish Elementary, Tyler Smith from Nichols Junior High, Maria Mondragon from Bowie High School and Ian Powell from the transportation department on being named the AISD’s teachers and department employee of the month for October 2017. You work daily to make sure potential gets real, and the students, staff, administration…

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Congratulations October 2017 Student of the Month!

October 6, 2017
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Samantha V., a sophomore, is similar to many Arlington Collegiate High School students in that she applied to ACHS because she wanted to have a better educational opportunity than her parents did and she also wanted to set a good example for her two younger siblings. Samantha is now the most advanced sophomore in ACHS…

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Young’s Football Female

October 3, 2017
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Surely Courtney B. could have found other things to do when her older brothers headed out to play a game of sandlot football. Courtney could already hang with bigger boys in basketball and soccer. Why not football? Her brothers quickly learned something: their little sister could catch, run and hit – and take a hit,…

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Big Welcome Back

October 3, 2017
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At Remynse Elementary, they don’t welcome students to a new school year with merely a hearty and warm embrace at the front door. They throw a parade. Instead of heading for their morning classes on the first Friday of the new academic year, students are asked to line up around the school to watch this…

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Fathers, Sons and Frisbees

October 3, 2017
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What started as a father-son putt-putt outing has turned into a full-fledged adventure of disc golf where nearly every inch of grass at Butler Elementary is taken up by a father, a son or a flying Frisbee. The annual Butler Father & Son Disc Golf Classic has been around for 25 years, and judging from…

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Bebensee’s Book Swap

October 3, 2017
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Zoe D. is one of those readers who can’t get enough of books. That’s just fine by her mother who knows that reading is the cornerstone of knowledge. Same for Zoe’s teachers at Bebensee Elementary who tell her to read away since it impacts everything from communication skills and language mastery to logical thinking skills…

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