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Gunn Junior High

Construction Impacts All of Gunn Junior High

August 28, 2020
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Construction at Gunn Junior High Will Impact Future Learners Most schools are quiet right now as students started the school year learning online from home. But not Gunn Junior High. It was even louder than a normal first week of school with demolition, renovation and new construction – plus instructional development – all going on…

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Support hotline for students and parents

Support Hotline for Students and Parents

August 26, 2020
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Arlington ISD Offers Support Hotlines for Students and Parents COVID-19 has disrupted lives and made everything more stressful, including school. The start of this new school year is different than any before it and adds uncertainty and challenges for both students and parents. No one can navigate this challenging time alone and Arlington ISD wants…

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Chef Karl Betts

Arlington ISD’s Chef Karl Offers Tips and Tricks to Prepare Meals

August 19, 2020
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Chef Karl Shows How to Use Food Received at Student Meal Distribution Sites Arlington ISD’s meal distribution comes with a little something extra now. Arlington ISD Chef Karl Betts previews the menu and offers his tips and tricks in a new video series posted on YouTube and the district’s Food and Nutrition webpage. The new…

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SAT postponed

Arlington ISD Recognized For Innovation

August 18, 2020
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Arlington ISD Honored with 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award The Arlington ISD has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award. The Arlington ISD was one of 10 recipients of the award which recognizes members that implement innovative solutions to risk-management challenges facing organizations. “This was a…

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Zoom Along with Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

Arlington ISD Students Treated to Zoom Along with Superintendent

August 17, 2020
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Zoom Along a Fun Experience for Arlington ISD Students Fourth-grade students at Pearcy STEM Academy got to take a look inside the virtual locker of Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on the first day of school Monday. What the more than 60 students who were on the call found out was that his favorite…

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Pre-K Online

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it?

August 14, 2020
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Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online? Is online Pre-K even worth…

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3 tips to have a great first day

Dr. Cavazos Shares 3 Tips to Start the First Day of School

August 14, 2020
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Dr. Marcelo Cavazos’ 3 Tips for the First Day of School Monday marks the first day of school for the Arlington ISD, and we decided to go straight to the top to give you tips for the best ways to prepare for the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos put together his top three…

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device distribution

Device Distribution Ongoing for Student’s Return to School

August 13, 2020
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Getting Students Devices a Priority for Arlington ISD Device distribution is a daunting task getting technology into the hands of students who need it for an Arlington ISD that has nearly 60,000 students. In the spring, the district showed it was up for the task by distributing more than 24,000 technology devices. With school starting…

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SAT postponed

Arlington ISD Recognized for Financial Transparency

August 11, 2020
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Arlington ISD Honored with Financial Reporting Award  The Arlington ISD was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International. The award, for the fiscal year 2019, goes to districts that have met the program’s standards for financial reporting and transparency. Moreover, by participating in the program, school…

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