Category: Month: October 2020

National Principals Month

Principals Month celebrated at Arlington ISD

October 30, 2020
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Principals learn from working during a pandemic 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 four. 〉What has working through the COVID-19 pandemic taught you? “It has…

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Thirty Arlington ISD schools serving as polling locations

October 30, 2020
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Expect more traffic at Arlington ISD schools serving as polling locations Tuesday, Nov. 3, is election day, and that means some Arlington ISD campuses will be a little busier than normal. Thirty district schools are serving as polling locations in Arlington and Grand Prairie (list below), so if you are a parent dropping off or…

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Red Ribbon Week Underway in Arlington ISD

October 27, 2020
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If you’ve noticed some interesting fashion choices throughout the Arlington ISD this week, it’s okay. That’s because the district, like many across the United States, is celebrating Red Ribbon Week. The week is designed to build awareness for heathy, drug free youth. The national theme for 2020 is Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.…

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Bailey Junior High’s new roof and windows improve energy efficiency

October 23, 2020
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Bond 2014 Funds Replaced Bailey Junior High Windows from 1968 The Arlington ISD’s new natatorium isn’t the only recent Bond 2014 project making waves. A major project to replace the roof and windows at Bailey Junior High wrapped up at the end of the summer and will have a long-term impact on the school. The…

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National Principals Month

National Principals Month 2020 Recap

October 23, 2020
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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 National Principals Month 2020. Here’s part three. 〉What’s the funniest thing that’s happened to you as a principal this National Principals Month 2020?…

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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

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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Arlington ISD earns Meritorious Budget Award

October 20, 2020
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Arlington ISD “holds budget process to a very high standard” The Arlington ISD has been honored with a Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for its excellence in budget presentation for the 2020-21 school year. The award was given by the Association of School Business Officials International. Participants submit applications and budget documents to a panel of…

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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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