Category: Month: February 2020

Jones Academy addition

Jones Academy addition open

February 26, 2020
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The new addition at Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language did more than just add space. It also added more opportunities, better experiences and improved safety. The 16,840 square-foot addition, which opened at the end of 2019, includes 10 classrooms and a new gymnasium. The project also added a fire lane around the…

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Doris Miller World War II Superhero ARlington ISD

Doris Miller is a Superhero to five Arlington ISD Students

February 26, 2020
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The five Stansberry students in the Arlington ISD are related to a superhero. Not the comic-book type either, but a real-life superhero. Their great-great-great uncle is Doris Miller. Who is Doris Miller? Just Google his name, and you’ll understand why the Stansberrys are proud relatives of someone they’ve never met but heard stories about. “He…

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Students work on their phlebotomy skills as instructor watches on

Phlebotomy instructor teaches students to draw blood, change lives

February 25, 2020
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The legacy of African American Dr. Charles Drew is flourishing in the phlebotomy program at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center thanks to teacher Mark Ingram. Drew, known as the “father of blood banks,” was a pioneer in blood and transfusion research and developed methods for collecting, preserving and processing blood plasma.…

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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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