Category: Month: February 2021

Crow Leadership Academy classroom wing addition construction

Crow Leadership Academy additions standing

February 26, 2021
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Addition includes new gymnasium The new additions at Crow Leadership Academy are all standing as construction continues on the school’s 2019 Bond project.  “Although we have one of the oldest buildings in the district, Crow is extremely well built and, through the dedication of our amazing custodial staff, has been very well maintained,” said Crow principal Jamie…

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Former NFL lineman Byron Bell speaks to Seguin High School students during Black History Month

Former NFL lineman shares Black History Month message

February 26, 2021
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Bell stresses importance of education Former NFL offensive lineman Byron Bell had a simple message for the Seguin Cougars during his virtual engagement with more than 100 students Thursday morning. “Do what’s right, and you’ll get rewarded,” Bell said. “Don’t be the distraction.” Bell, who spent ten seasons in the NFL, was the school’s guest…

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SAT postponed

SAT postponed for some Arlington ISD students

February 25, 2021
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Weather-related damages push SAT back Last week’s winter weather has forced the Arlington ISD to change its plans for some juniors slated to take the SAT next week. While most pre-registered juniors will take the SAT on Wednesday, March 3, that won’t be the case at Lamar, Martin and Sam Houston high schools. Because of…

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SAT postponed

District implements new professional learning model for teachers

February 24, 2021
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Curriculum and Instruction department recognized for innovation COVID-19 has not only affected how teachers teach their students, it has also impacted how they learn themselves, how they develop their own skills, and how they access support for the curriculum they teach. Teachers’ time is at a premium like never before, and they simply don’t have…

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Arlington ISD College and Career Expo

Arlington ISD College and Career Expo has new look for 2021

February 23, 2021
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Parent virtual meetings on March 9 The Arlington ISD College and Career Expo has a new look for 2021! Beginning March 11, students in grades nine through 12 will participate in activities and discussions with college recruiters and industry professionals during their classes. Career and college virtual resource boards will be available to students after…

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weather alert graphic - winter storm damage

Update on re-opening schools

February 22, 2021
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Nine facilities with significant damage Following a rash of winter storms last week, Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos feared that not all of his schools would re-open this week. As teams of district maintenance workers and contractors made their way through 95 facilities over the weekend to assess the damage, that could be the…

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Black History Month video series from Sam Houston High School

Black History Month video series premieres today

February 22, 2021
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Series runs Feb. 22-Feb. 25 Sam Houston High School’s four-part video series celebrating Black History Month premieres this evening, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., and runs through Feb. 25. Join Sam Houston students as they remember and honor the legacy of Black Americans and their struggles and triumphs. “Although we are unable to have a…

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