Month: December 2020

Holiday Health Heroes - Peach Elementary clinic assistant Rachel Thurmond

Clinic assistant shares challenges of working through pandemic

December 30, 2020
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Clinic assistant believes job is ‘to protect children’ The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several…

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Arlington ISD Holiday Health Hero Christine Morgan, Arlington High School athletic trainer

Arlington High trainer keeps student athletes healthy

December 28, 2020
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Social distancing biggest challenge for athletic trainer The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several of…

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Woman with Superhero shadow

Leading in Uncertain Times

December 25, 2020
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Never could we have imagined that the 2020-2021 school year would start the way it has. If you had asked me about the start of school this time last year, I would have described the great anticipation of students’ return, jumping back into learning, providing new and innovative programs for students, collaborating with colleagues and…

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Arlington ISD Holiday Health Hero Steve Guadalupe, athletic trainer

Athletic trainer helps student athletes navigate COVID-19

December 22, 2020
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Veteran trainer works at new Athletics Center The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several of…

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Playground schematic for future Arlington ISD elementary playgrounds, part of the 2019 Bond.

New playground construction beginning

December 18, 2020
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All elementary schools getting new playgrounds COVID-19 hasn’t slowed progress on the Arlington ISD’s elementary playground project. In fact, construction is starting this month at the first three elementary schools – Ashworth, Bebensee and Pearcy. The future new playgrounds are part of the 2019 Bond program, approved by voters in November 2019. The plan calls for…

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Gift from the CTC culinary department, the recipe for the Chocolate Chip Blondies

Arlington ISD culinary program has a gift for you

December 16, 2020
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Chocolate Chip Blondies. Yes, please.  Arlington ISD’s culinary program at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center (CTC) has a holiday gift for you! It’s the recipe for one of its most popular desserts, the CTC Chocolate Chip Blondies. “This is one of the first recipes that the CTC culinary department perfected, and it is…

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