Category: Month: December 2019

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National Merit and Hispanic Scholars Recognized

December 23, 2019
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Congratulations to the Arlington ISD’s 2019-2020 National Merit Semifinalists and National Hispanic Scholars! Twenty-one AISD students have been honored with these prestigious accolades. Six out of the seven AISD high schools had students named either National Merit Semifinalists or National Hispanic Scholars or both, and 11 out of the 21 honorees started school in the…

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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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Webb Elementary

Webb Elementary has holiday fun with Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions

December 16, 2019
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Assistant principal Maria Luna has seen the smiles, the spirit and the love for the last 20 years – ever since she’s been at Webb Elementary – as members of the Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions take over the campus one day before the holiday break to spread cheer. These engaged community members were…

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Arlington ISD's Holiday Spirit

Arlington ISD’s Holiday Spirit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

December 16, 2019
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Schools in the Arlington ISD take the holidays seriously. There are sing-alongs, orchestra and choir performances, holiday stores, and parties throughout the district. So it’s safe to say Arlington ISD’s Holiday Spirit is unparalleled.  Students at Arlington High helped kick things off last Tuesday with the fifth annual Santa’s Village. The school’s library was transformed…

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Wood Elementary's new library

New Wood elementary library to open in January

December 13, 2019
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Dec. 13, 2019 – Construction of the new Wood Elementary library is almost finished. The 5,750-square-foot addition, funded by the 2014 Bond program, will open for students when they return from winter break in January. See video of the new library. “Wood Elementary places the highest priority on engaging academics and innovative approaches,” said Elizabeth…

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Superintendent Arlington ISD Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

Superintendent Contract renewed by AISD Board

December 13, 2019
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Last night, the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved a new five-year contract for Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos. Cavazos, recently named “Superintendent of the Year” by the Texas Association of School Boards, has been in the district for 20 years with seven of those being in the superintendent position. “We are fortunate to have a strong and impactful leader…

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