Month: April 2020
Makerspace Challenges You To Use Your Design Skills This week’s makerspace activity comes from Shackelford librarian Alicia Vandenbroek. Her “Design it Challenge” encourages you to identify a problem where you live and develop a solution for it. You can use a computer or whatever materials you have at home, but you’ll definitely have to use…Read More about Makerspace Activity of the Week.
Bowie High School Football Players Receive A Doorstep Surprise Bowie High School head football coach Danny DeArman can still remember the day he got his Alvarado High School letterman jacket and how excited and prideful he was to wear it. So, it was a no-brainer for him to make two days’ worth of special deliveries…Read More about Bowie High Football Players Delivered Bittersweet Surprise.
Workout Wednesday is back to get you moving Who said just because you’re not going to school you don’t need a backpack? Certainly not Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick, who is putting the backpack to work in Episode 5 of Workout Wednesday. Whether you’re stuffing your backpack with books or beans, Bostick has…Read More about Workout Wednesday Is Back To Get You Pumped.
The Art Of Mask Making While Arlington ISD schools are closed, there are essential employees still working, and they all have one thing in common. All Arlington ISD employees are wearing masks, which is something the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends when people are in public. With masks now commonplace, we’re offering up…Read More about 5 Mask Tips.
Go From Your Backyard To Space With Books Reading books often takes you to far off places and on adventures you can only imagine. Exploring the World Without Leaving Home can be easy with books – so finish your work through the Arlington ISD At-Home Learning Hub then join us while we Explore: Book edition.…Read More about 5 Ways To Explore The World From Home: Book Edition.
Arlington ISD Police Academy Students Keeping Fit During Shutdown Arlington ISD Police Academy students haven’t let the COVID-19 school closure keep them from staying in shape. “After the closure, I emailed the students asking what optional resources they would like access to during our brief break,” said Officer Fred Kemp of the Arlington Police Department…Read More about Arlington ISD Instructor Offers Online Workouts.
The Future Of Arlington ISD’s Arts And Athletics Complex Is Coming Together Check out this virtual tour of the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex. Great progress is being made on the new construction of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts Center and the Athletics Center. The buildings are now dried in,…Read More about New Construction Progress On The Future Facilities.
Arlington ISD Gives You 5 Ways You Can Help Others During Quarantine Students throughout the district are finding great ways to help from home during the school closure like the AVID and National Junior Honor Society students from Boles Junior High did by sending cards to senior centers and writing positive messages on sidewalks. You…Read More about Arlington ISD Encourages You To Help From Home.
Float Away By Celebrating National Library Week It’s National Library Week and we’re celebrating by giving you makerspace activities you can do at home. Today, and for the next four weeks, Arlington ISD librarians will give you tech-y or crafty project ideas you can do anywhere you are. The theme for National Library Week 2020,…Read More about Celebrate National Library Week With A Makerspace Craft.
Arlington ISD Continues To Push Energy Management on 50th Anniversary Of Earth Day Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a day designed to raise awareness about the negative impact our actions can have on the environment and to promote transformative change that benefits the planet. In the Arlington ISD, pursuing the principles behind…Read More about Earth Day is everyday at Arlington ISD.