Year: 2019

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Give the Gift of Learning

December 18, 2019
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When I was a kid, I didn’t like to read. It wasn’t that I couldn’t read, I just didn’t enjoy it. I distinctly remember being assigned a book to read and feeling the tedious and emotional angst as I slowly went page by page just trying to finish the task. I was a deliberate and…

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Choice Builds Satisfaction

November 13, 2019
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John Spencer and A.J. Juliani, authors of Empower, say, “Students continue to fall into the same trap year after year with traditional schooling. They rarely have the chance to choose their learning path in school and routinely treat school like a ‘job’ instead of the most valuable learning experience they will ever have. By the…

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Empower Your Students

September 1, 2019
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I love to read. Recently, I saw a post on social media that shared how you can spot a person who loves books. It made me chuckle to myself as I read the cited “evidence”. Reads several books at one time… While also having a stack of books to read next and…  Keeps a running…

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Focus on Finding Purpose

August 1, 2019
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Recently, I had the opportunity to listen to a keynote address where the audience was filled with men and women from different walks of life, all there to learn and grow. As I sat there looking around the room, I realized how each person uniquely brought their own individual and varied experiences, perspectives, opinions  and…

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Title image from the YouTube broadcast of the AISD Board meeting on June 25, 2019

CNSC makes bond recommendation to the Board of Trustees

June 27, 2019
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June 27, 2019 – A new bond program was proposed to the AISD Board of Trustees by AISD administration and the Capital Needs Steering Committee at the Board of Trustees meeting June 25. See the PowerPoint presentation and watch the meeting. The Board of Trustees appointed 37 individuals to serve on a Capital Needs Steering…

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Capital Needs Steering Committee meets for the final time

June 12, 2019
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June 12, 2019 – The Capital Needs Steering Committee met for the final time Monday evening before it presents to the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees on June 25. The committee has been meeting since January to help the AISD develop a new bond program. AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos opened the evening by thanking…

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Capital Needs Steering Committee moves closer to recommending a new bond program

May 15, 2019
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May 15, 2019 – The Capital Needs Steering Committee (CNSC) met last night as it moves closer to making a recommendation for a new bond program. One more meeting is planned before the committee makes its final report to the AISD Board of Trustees in June. In this meeting, subcommittee recommendations for the future bond…

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