Category: Month: October 2020

GM mask donation

GM Financial donates 50,000 masks to Arlington ISD

October 21, 2020
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GM donation will help keep students and staff safe  GM Financial donated 50,000 masks to the Arlington ISD that will be distributed throughout the district. “As a Fort Worth-based company with a large operation in Arlington and nearly 5,000 employees in the Metroplex, GM Financial has a long-standing commitment to supporting the health and welfare…

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Community Resources Available for Dental Services and Food

October 20, 2020
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Free Dental Services, Food distribution Oct. 24 Thanks to our wonderful community partners, we have two great resources to announce: free dental services for students each Friday and free food distribution for families this Saturday. Free dental services Dental Health Arlington SMILES program is unable to go into schools this year because of Covid-19, but…

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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee applications now open

October 20, 2020
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Applications due Oct. 23 Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through Oct. 23, 2020. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized…

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New natatorium open for swim practice

New Arlington ISD natatorium open

October 16, 2020
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Swim coaches share their excitement as new Natatorium Opens in Arlington The coaches might be more excited than the student athletes. The Arlington ISD’s first-ever district pool, housed in the new Arlington ISD Athletics Center, finally opened last week for student swimmers – and their coaches. Now, the huge state-of-the-art pool is filled daily with…

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National Principals Month

Arlington ISD Celebrates National Principals Month

October 16, 2020
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Arlington ISD principals share their thoughts during National Principals Month  October is National Principals Month, and the Arlington ISD is fortunate to have outstanding campus leaders. We wanted to hear their thoughts on being a principal so we’re asking them questions throughout the month. Here’s part two. 〉What’s the most challenging part about being a…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month mole sauce recipes

Culinary classes share recipes for National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 15, 2020
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Mole sauce has many varieties To wrap up National Hispanic Heritage Month, let’s celebrate with food! Since we can’t gather for a party right now, we’ll settle for sharing recipes. And we have three good ones for mole sauce straight from the Arlington ISD’s culinary program at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. National…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Yulliana Sosa

Arlington ISD Spotlights Yulliana Sosa’s Hispanic Heritage

October 14, 2020
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Guatemala has colorful gastronomy During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Arlington ISD is spotlighting several staff members about their Hispanic Heritage. Today we’re talking with Yulliana Sosa, a clerk in our food and nutrition services department. 〉What does your Hispanic heritage mean to you? It means honoring the history, culture and influence of past generations…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Angel Silva

Arlington ISD Spotlights Angel Silva’s Hispanic Heritage

October 13, 2020
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Puerto Ricans “celebrate almost everything”  During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Arlington ISD is spotlighting several staff members about their Hispanic Heritage. Today we’re talking with Angel Silva, a project manager in our facility planning and construction department. 〉What does your Hispanic heritage mean to you? It reflects in our culture, history and our background.…

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