Category: Month: July 2020
Bilingual Pre-K Delivers English and Spanish Instruction Where can a four-year-old learn to read and write in Spanish while also learning English and having a lot of fun? The Arlington ISD’s bilingual Pre-K program, offered at 25 elementary schools. “In Arlington ISD we embrace and respect other cultures and celebrate diversity,” said Dr. Jackeline Orsini,…Read More about Bilingual Pre-K Teaches Students in English and Spanish Languages.
Arlington ISD hosts Giveaway of Masks from City of Arlington, Texas Rangers Arlington ISD schools may be closed, but you couldn’t tell that Thursday morning if you were on the east side of Arlington for the mask giveaway. There was no place people wanted to be more than the Dan Dipert Career and Technology Center.…Read More about Mask Giveaway a Success for City of Arlington.
The Honorable Greg Abbott, Governor State of Texas 1100 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78701 July 16, 2020 Dear Governor Abbott: On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the Arlington ISD, we thank you for your leadership throughout the global COVID-19 health crisis. The comments you made Tuesday that local districts need flexibility to…Read More about Governor Greg Abbott.
Electrifying Engineering: A Series of Videos for Students and Parents Call it summer slide. Or summer learning loss. Or summer setback. For Elena Chase, mom to a sixth grader at Butler Elementary and eighth grader at Shackelford Junior High, a summer break with intellectual inactivity is referred to in her home as “summer brain drain.”…Read More about GM’s Electrifying Engineering Video Series.
Blanton Elementary Wins Statewide Recognition Arlington ISD’s Blanton Elementary is the biggest loser! And that’s a great thing. Blanton placed first in the 2019 Battle of the Buildings by reducing its energy consumption from one year to the next more than any other school facility in the contest. The statewide contest, sponsored by the Texas…Read More about Blanton Elementary Wins Statewide Energy Conservation Contest.
Beth Anderson knew what she was talking about. Anderson, the namesake of Anderson Elementary School, was born in Blessing, Texas, on Jan. 5, 1925. The quick-witted Anderson told everyone they renamed the town Blessing after she was born there. She passed away Sunday at the age of 95 leaving a lasting legacy on the Arlington…Read More about Arlington ISD Says Goodbye to Beth Anderson.
Final 2014 Bond Project Nears Completion You might feel like you need a hard hat for this tour. Get a close-up, in-depth look at the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex, now the home to the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center. Follow Kelly Horn, Arlington ISD Executive Director of…Read More about Take a Virtual Tour of the Future Arts and Athletics Complex.
Arlington ISD Principals Stress Why Pre-K Is Important Pre-K is not merely an add-on to a child’s K-12 education. It is a key component that kickstarts the youngest learners’ educational journey. Just ask the two Arlington ISD principals who used to teach Pre-K. Dr. Connie Spence, principal at Kooken Education Center, and Beth Anne Woodard,…Read More about Two Arlington ISD Principals Share Importance of Pre-K.
Medical City Healthcare Take Care Initiative a Healthy Guide for Parents Have fun. Safely. That’s the latest rallying cry in our new COVID-19 world where we’re aching to venture outdoors and visit with friends but have to be careful to remain healthy. Now that summer break is here, there’s an added dimension to safe fun…Read More about Medical City Launches Take Care Initiative.
Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce Awards 30 Arlington ISD Students The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce was the place to be Monday morning for the top winners of the What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest. That’s because it was time for the 30 Arlington ISD students who were winners of the contest to come by…Read More about What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest.