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…Read More about Arlington ISD Recognized National School Psychology Week.
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…Read More about Food and Nutrition headquarters getting much-needed upgrades.
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…Read More about Arlington ISD’s first swim coach welcomes new natatorium.
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…Read More about Arlington High junior pulls rabbit out of hat with idea.
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…Read More about Virtual Pre-K offers fun, educational experience.
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…Read More about Password Reset and How-to Videos.
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…Read More about Principals Month celebrated at Arlington ISD.
Halloween looks a little different this year Like everything else in 2020, Halloween may look a little different for kids this Saturday than it has in the past. Despite the CDC recommendations, there will still be some people who go door-to-door in their costumes with visions of full-sized candy bars in their heads only to…Read More about Movies, ice cream, parades and candy!.
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.…Read More about Red Ribbon Week Underway in Arlington ISD.
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…Read More about Bailey Junior High’s new roof and windows improve energy efficiency.