Month: November 2020
Students do better when they eat breakfast Breakfast in the classroom may not sound like a good idea at first. Food means messes and distractions – not exactly what teachers want in their classrooms. But when David Lewis, Arlington ISD director of food and nutrition services, proposed the idea to Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez,…Read More about Short Elementary principal inducted into School Breakfast Hall of Fame.
Teachers offer light in midst of pandemic Our Arlington ISD teachers have done an amazing job in 2020 of showing grit in what’s been the most unpredictable of years. How have they done it? Like their students, they’ve persevered and been able to adapt as the year has gone on. Want to know more? You…Read More about Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for our Teachers.
Food and nutrition services team has served despite pandemic It’s Thanksgiving, so it couldn’t be more appropriate to express our gratitude to the Arlington ISD food and nutrition services team. Their grit has been revealed by COVID as they have kept thousands of Arlington kids fed throughout the pandemic. When COVID-19 caused widespread shutdowns back…Read More about Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Food and Nutrition Services.
Students persevere and grow through pandemic Arlington ISD students have learned a lot inside and outside the classroom in 2020. And they’re stronger from it. They’ve learned in class, virtually and via hybrid models, and have found out lots about themselves through the pandemic. Want to know more about how our students are doing? You…Read More about Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for our Students.
Volunteers and partners met Covid’s Challenges Imagine what 2020 would have been like for the Arlington ISD without great community partners and volunteer support. The district would rather not. In a year like no other, the district’s partners and volunteers have supported the district in ways no one could have imagined before 2020. Whether it…Read More about Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Volunteers and Community Partners.
Parents have done it all during COVID-19 There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging one for the Arlington ISD community. Students and teachers have found new ways to learn and teach. Staff members have found new ways to schedule. Food and nutrition service workers have found new ways to feed students. Now imagine what…Read More about Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Thanks Parents for their Partnership.
Elementary academies included in transfer opportunity Every year the Arlington ISD offers a Transfer Window for students who want to join us in the Arlington ISD or make a change within the district. This year’s Transfer Window, which runs until Tuesday, Dec. 1, takes your future to another level. You can transfer now to set…Read More about Transfer Window open until Dec. 1.
Students take PSAT at home campus The preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) measures student knowledge and skills in reading, writing and math and what they need to succeed in college. It also provides students with: Valuable feedback on strengths and the skills necessary for college study Insight on how a performance on an…Read More about Register for free PSAT/NMSQT by Dec. 3.
Donate to Toys for Tots and help local kids – even some of our own Arlington ISD students Arlington ISD has partnered again this year with the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots 2020 program and there are two ways you can donate. Every Arlington ISD school now has a Toys for Tots donation box, and…Read More about Arlington ISD partners with Toys for Tots 2020!.
New partnership starts in 2021-2022 Arlington ISD students who graduate in the top 25 percent of the senior class will have a new college opportunity at Tarleton State beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. The district and Tarleton State finalized an agreement offering guaranteed admission to the top 25 percent of Arlington ISD grads. As…Read More about Tarleton State to give automatic admission to Arlington ISD seniors in top 25 percent.