Category: Month: January 2018

Congratulations Area 7 and Area 8 Spelling Bee winners!

January 31, 2018
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Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the 2018 Area 7 and Area 8 Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Area 7 winner was Jolene N. from Duff Elementary and runner-up was Priyanka P. from Swift Elementary. Jolene spelled “competitive” correctly in the 29th round. Area 8 winner was Haley W. from Shackelford Junior High…

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Safety Tips

January 31, 2018

Riding the School Bus transportation is safe. In fact, buses are safer than cars! Last year, approximately 26 students were killed and another 9,000 student were injured in incidents involving school buses. But more often than not, these deaths and injuries did not occur in a school bus crash, but rather when students were entering…

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Special Education

January 31, 2018

Special Education Needs Our special children in the Arlington Independent School District are provided with the optimum of care and attention. The buses are equipped with lifts and attendants to make a handicapped child secure, not only while riding on the bus, but while getting on and off of a bus as well. Once on…

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Paid Busing

January 31, 2018

Paid Busing Information The goal of the Department of Transportation is to upgrade our services each year to provide the best service possible. The AISD can provide free bus transportation to students living more than two miles from their home school. Application Process Paid transportation is offered on a first come, first serve, space available…

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Staff

January 31, 2018

Department Contact: Tim Collins Director (682) 867-7850 tcollin1@aisd.net Meredith Torres Secretary (682) 867-7848 mtorre11@aisd.net Questions? We’re here to help. Guy Jones Fleet Manager (682) 867-7859 gjones4@aisd.net Kacy Davis Transportation Manager (682) 867-7855 kdavis10@aisd.net Cassandra White Specialist (682) 867-7871 cwhite8@aisd.net Debbie Swenson Systems and Technical Analyst (682) 867-7255 dswenson@aisd.net Liliana Gonzalez Paid Busing Coordinator (682) 867-7851…

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Registration open for 2018 Advanced Placement exams

January 26, 2018
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The 2018 Advanced Placement exams will be administered May 7-18, 2018, and registration will be held through Feb. 23, 2018, at each high school campus. The cost is $13 per exam. Home-schooled students who reside in the Arlington ISD attendance zone and wish to register for an AP exam should contact the counseling office of…

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Congratulations January 2018 Student of the Month

January 19, 2018
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Abram Q., a senior, is a very involved member of the student body at Martin High School and also a high-achieving student. As a member of HOSA, Abram has assisted in organizing healthcare career fairs and educational outreach opportunities, and he was recognized in the Texas HOSA Bowl Team competition. He volunteers at the Open…

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Information meetings for CTE application programs Jan. 23

January 19, 2018
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There will be information meetings for parents and students interested in career and technical education (CTE) application programs beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center at 2101 Browning Drive in Arlington. This includes the AISD Fire and Police Academies, all senior-level practicums such as health…

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AISD January Teachers and Department Employee of the Month

January 16, 2018
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Congratulations to Beatrice Davis from Remynse Elementary, Casey Cagle from Young Junior High, Michelle Heath from Seguin High School and Erika Alvarez from operations and Gunn Junior High on being named the AISD teachers and department employee of the month for January 2018. You work daily to make sure our students succeed, and we appreciate…

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