Category: Month: March 2020

Arlington ISD hands out technology to support online learning

2014 Bond Makes Devices Available for Arlington ISD Students

March 28, 2020
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When voters approved the Arlington ISD’s 2014 Bond more than five years ago, no one could have predicted the vital role it would play during the coronavirus pandemic. As the district moves to online learning while schools are closed for COVID-19, it is imperative that students have a device that connects to the internet. Thanks…

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Arlington ISD Libraries Open Virtually

Libraries Are Still Open, Virtually

March 26, 2020
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Arlington ISD Still Open And Serving Students Despite school closures due to COVID-19, Arlington ISD’s school libraries and Arlington’s city libraries are still serving students. “Libraries aren’t closed,” said Julie Moore, Arlington ISD library media services coordinator. “We are virtual.” Arlington ISD libraries include an array of online resources, including access to many e-books. “We…

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Two-way videos bring normalcy in Arlington ISD

March 25, 2020
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Cool instead of crazy. That’s the way Crow Leadership Academy principal Jamie MacDougall described the feelings students have when they get online for video calls with their teachers. It makes sense. With schools in the Arlington ISD closed for now, social distancing the norm and Tarrant County under a Stay Home, Work Safe order, some…

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5 ways to explore the world from home

5 Ways To Explore The World Without Leaving Home

March 23, 2020
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Arlington ISD Encourages You To Explore The World Virtually Being stuck at home and practicing safe social distancing doesn’t mean students aren’t able to continue to explore the world or experience field trips – only now it’s done virtually! Once you’re done with your daily work via the Arlington ISD’s At-Home Learning Hub, log in…

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Arlington ISD Partners Helping with Food Distribution

March 20, 2020
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Arlington ISD Partnering With Community Leaders For Food Distribution  As Arlington ISD has taken a leadership role in providing students free breakfast and lunch on weekdays throughout school closures due to the Coronavirus, the district also recognizes that its families may need additional assistance with food and nutrition. The Tarrant County area has many organizations…

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Arlington ISD Teachers

Staff Members Get Social To Connect With Students

March 20, 2020
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Teachers and Staff At Arlington ISD Taking Advantage Of Long Distance Learning There’s nothing normal about what’s going on in the Arlington ISD in the wake of the district closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. But throughout the district, teachers and schools are doing what they can to bring a little normalcy to the 60,000…

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Arlington ISD Not Slowing Down Because of Coronavirus

March 19, 2020
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Construction On Pace Despite Coronavirus Though Arlington ISD schools are closed for COVID-19, bond-funded construction projects – including those in construction and those in design – are continuing. The Arlington ISD’s facilities planning and construction department, which directs and oversees all district construction projects, is operating normal workdays in an effort to keep projects on…

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At-Home Learning

Arlington ISD Launches At-Home Learning Hub

March 17, 2020
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Arlington ISD Launches The At-Home Learning Hub To help students’ minds stay actively engaged during the district’s closure due to COVID-19, the Arlington ISD is launching an At-Home Learning Hub for all prekindergarten through 12th-grade students. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, students will have materials and resources available online that are age, grade-level, and content-area appropriate.…

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Arlington ISD Student Meal Plan

Arlington ISD Continuing To Feed Students

March 17, 2020
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Arlington ISD Providing Meals For Students The Arlington ISD has essential employees working during the school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Few teams are more essential than the 600 members of the food and nutrition services department who are making sure students are fed at 23 locations daily. “Our entire department truly understands what…

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Arlington ISD launches free meal plan for COVID-19

Arlington ISD to Launch Student Meal Plan on Monday, March 16

March 15, 2020
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The health and welfare of Arlington ISD students is a primary concern, and the district has taken measures to make sure all students will be fed during the school closure due to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 16, the Arlington ISD will operate 23 distribution locations to accommodate students who need meals. Each weekday during the…

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