Category: Year: 2020

Bailey Junior High getting new windows

Bailey Junior High’s new roof and windows improve energy efficiency

October 23, 2020
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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…

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National Principals Month

National Principals Month 2020 Recap

October 23, 2020
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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 National Principals Month 2020. Here’s part three. 〉What’s the funniest thing that’s happened to you as a principal this National Principals Month 2020?…

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GM mask donation

GM Financial donates 50,000 masks to Arlington ISD

October 21, 2020
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GM donation will help keep students and staff safe  GM Financial donated 50,000 masks to the Arlington ISD that will be distributed throughout the district. “As a Fort Worth-based company with a large operation in Arlington and nearly 5,000 employees in the Metroplex, GM Financial has a long-standing commitment to supporting the health and welfare…

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Community Resources Available

October 20, 2020
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Free Dental Services, Food distribution Oct. 24 Thanks to our wonderful community partners, we have two great resources to announce: free dental services for students each Friday and free food distribution for families this Saturday. Free dental services Dental Health Arlington SMILES program is unable to go into schools this year because of Covid-19, but…

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Arlington ISD earns Meritorious Budget Award

October 20, 2020
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Arlington ISD “holds budget process to a very high standard” The Arlington ISD has been honored with a Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for its excellence in budget presentation for the 2020-21 school year. The award was given by the Association of School Business Officials International. Participants submit applications and budget documents to a panel of…

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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee applications now open

October 20, 2020
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Applications due Oct. 23 Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through Oct. 23, 2020. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized…

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New natatorium open for swim practice

New Arlington ISD natatorium open

October 16, 2020
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Swim coaches share their excitement as new Natatorium Opens in Arlington The coaches might be more excited than the student athletes. The Arlington ISD’s first-ever district pool, housed in the new Arlington ISD Athletics Center, finally opened last week for student swimmers – and their coaches. Now, the huge state-of-the-art pool is filled daily with…

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National Principals Month

Arlington ISD Celebrates National Principals Month

October 16, 2020
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Arlington ISD principals share their thoughts during National Principals Month  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 two. 〉What’s the most challenging part about being a…

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Sam Houston football player on Monday Night Football halftime

Sam Houston football player to be featured on Monday Night Football

October 16, 2020
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Sam Houston High Player to be Featured at Halftime on NLF’s Monday Night Football  It’s been a big couple of months for Sam Houston High School senior football player Javione Carr. Last month Carr committed to play college football at Arizona, where he plans to major in medicine. Last Friday he had 22 tackles in…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month mole sauce recipes

Culinary classes share recipes for National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 15, 2020
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Mole sauce has many varieties To wrap up National Hispanic Heritage Month, let’s celebrate with food! Since we can’t gather for a party right now, we’ll settle for sharing recipes. And we have three good ones for mole sauce straight from the Arlington ISD’s culinary program at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. National…

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