Category: Year: 2020

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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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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polling locations

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 in arlington isd

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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