Category: Month: February 2020

Arlington ISD Students celebrate national FFA Week

National FFA Week Celebrated by Arlington ISD Students

February 21, 2020
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The spotlight is on FFA as National FFA Week kicks off Saturday and runs through Feb. 29. But if you ask any of the 215 Arlington ISD students who are active members of the FFA, they would tell you there’s a lot more to FFA than a week. For many of them their commitment to…

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AISD hosting GC/subcontractor matching event

February 21, 2020
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The Arlington Independent School District invites general contractors and subcontractors to participate in a matchmaking and networking opportunity. This “speed-meeting” event will give subcontractors an opportunity to sit down with general contracting firms to present their capabilities and discuss partnering opportunities. February 27, 2020 AISD Professional Development Center, Room 301 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. Arlington,…

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globe life field uses Arlington ISD students to flush out issues at new ballpark

Arlington ISD Students Help Globe Life Field Flush out Issues

February 19, 2020
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When Globe Life Field opens next month you can flush knowing there will be no issues. More than 300 students from Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career & Technical Center saw to that Tuesday. The students participated in the Super Flush, one of the final tests for the new facility that is now 94 percent complete.…

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Students at Beckham Elementary select the playground equipment options they like best

Student ‘experts’ help design new playgrounds

February 14, 2020
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The Arlington ISD brought in the experts to help design new playgrounds for all district elementary schools. The future playgrounds’ users, the elementary students themselves, gave their feedback and input last week, and let AISD staff know what kinds of equipment they want on their playgrounds. The student experts included many special education students from…

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High School Entrepreneurship Contest Underway for Arlington ISD Students

February 12, 2020
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Arlington ISD high school students: it’s your time to shine! The “What’s Your Big Idea?” Entrepreneurship Contest is expanding to the high-school level, and we want to know your innovative and viable solutions for one of three provided challenges the City of Arlington is currently facing. Those challenges are: Parks and Recreation Challenge: How can…

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George P. Bush visits Martin High School in the Arlington ISD

George P. Bush Pays Visit to Martin High School

February 11, 2020
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Students in Martin High School teacher Trey Benedict’s AP macroeconomics class came into Monday expecting to take a quiz but instead, they got a lecture from an unlikely teacher. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush lectured and talked to them about Texas energy resources and answered questions about everything from the viability of offshore oil…

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Apply now for the 9th nationally certified STEM elementary school in Texas

Apply for Nationally Certified Elementary STEM School

February 9, 2020
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Spots are open now for kids with a passion for the STEM experience at Arlington ISD’s Pearcy STEM Academy – the 9th certified elementary STEM school in Texas. Applications for limited openings are being accepted from Feb. 7-21 for the 2020-21 school year. This school is ideal for students with a love of science, technology,…

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Wood Elementary's new library

New Wood Elementary library opens

February 9, 2020
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The new library at Wood Elementary is officially open. After many months of construction, the 5,750-square-foot addition, funded by the 2014 Bond program, welcomed students for the first time in January. “This is an exciting time for our students because the new library, along with the STEM labs and enhanced security features, are helping to…

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