Category: Month: November 2020

Arlington ISD opens specialized programs for new school year

P-TECH New Health Sciences Program Set to Open

November 13, 2020
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One of a kind.  That’s the kind of opportunity the Arlington ISD students receive at every one of its campuses.  It’s the kind of opportunity students will have in the fall of 2021 if they go to P-TECH at Bowie High School, which opens for freshmen for its first class. New Offering in Health Sciences …

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Schematic design of Glaspie Field, the future athletic field at Martin High School, a Bond 2019 project

Arlington ISD Board approves schematic design for future Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex

November 13, 2020
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Martin and Seguin high schools will play home games at Glaspie Field The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for the future Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex at last week’s board meeting. This Bond 2019 project will renovate the existing practice field at Martin High School and convert it into the Arlington…

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Arlington High School girls basketball team plays in first game at the new Arlington ISD arena

Arlington ISD’s new arena opens with a Win

November 11, 2020
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Arena part of Arlington ISD’s new Athletics Complex Arlington ISD’s competition arena in the new Athletics Complex got the opening it deserved Tuesday evening as Arlington High School’s girls’ basketball team christened the court with a convincing win over Fort Worth’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy. “It’s exciting to be able compete in an arena that…

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National School Psychology Week 2020 The Power of Possibility

Arlington ISD Recognized National School Psychology Week

November 11, 2020
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School psychologists support each other, too This is National School Psychology Week, and we want to highlight a group of employees who have gone above and beyond to serve students during COVID-19. They are selfless in their devotion to those in need even when times are normal, but the pandemic has required even more of…

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Food and Nutrition Services building getting an addition with a new freezer

Food and Nutrition headquarters getting much-needed upgrades

November 9, 2020
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Feeding tens of thousands every day, Arlington ISD’s food and nutrition services department has a momentous task that requires a team of dedicated employees and a host of complicated logistics. It also requires the right facilities, from warehouses and freezer space to offices and kitchens. Thanks to the 2019 Bond, the Arlington ISD’s food and…

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Juliann Warner in the Arlington ISD's new natatorium

Arlington ISD’s first swim coach welcomes new natatorium

November 5, 2020
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Coach started swim program in 1974 During the late 1950s, under the bright sun over the islands of the Philippines, Juliann Warner spent many hours swimming in a pool on a military base. There, her dad, Angelo Fortuna, was stationed in the Southeast Asian country for rescue missions as a navigator for the United States…

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Student shows rabbits

Arlington High junior pulls rabbit out of hat with idea

November 2, 2020
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COVID can’t stop student’s passion for rabbits When the coronavirus pandemic hit in mid-March, school activities came to a screeching halt. No sports, no band, no Key Club. And no rabbit showings. “That nearly killed me,” Ryan Smith said. Not the sports. Or band. Or Key Club. It was the rabbits. For Smith, an Arlington…

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Virtual Pre-K is fun and educational

Virtual Pre-K offers fun, educational experience

November 2, 2020
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Dedicated teachers engage youngest learners online There is never a dull moment in virtual Pre-K. Just ask Kristen Medeiros, a Pre-K teacher at Pearcy STEM Academy. “You still have to be fast paced and engaging,” Medeiros said about teaching Pre-K online. “You still build those connections with your students. It’s important to know them so…

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password reset

Password Reset and How-to Videos

November 1, 2020
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HOW-TO VIDEOS   Lista de reproducción de videos instructivos en español Danh sách video hướng dẫn tiếng Việt قائمة تشغيل فيديو إرشادية باللغة العربية STUDENT PASSWORD RESET INSTRUCTIONS In an effort to make the password resetting procedure more secure for all student accounts, we devised a new method for generating a password that is used…

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