Category: Month: June 2021

college checklist

College checklist helps rising high school seniors prepare now

June 24, 2021
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Going into your senior year of high school can be one of the most exciting yet frightening times of your life. The biggest question most students ask themselves entering their senior year is, “What’s next?” What am I going to do?”   Arlington ISD’s guidance and counseling department has made answering these questions a lot simpler. They have created a summer college plan checklist that helps students better prepare themselves for their post-secondary career. A senior checklist can help students find scholarships, prompt registration for the SAT/ACT, book college visits and much more!    Telisa Brown, the…

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Marine surprises sister graduating at Martin High School

Marine surprises sister at her graduation

June 21, 2021
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Allie Shaffer, a new graduate of Martin High School, understands the hardships that deployment of a loved one can bring. Her older brother, Triston Shaffer, has served as a U.S. Marine for the past three years. Becoming a Marine had always been his dream since he was a kid.  Allie and her family hadn’t seen Triston, currently a lance corporal stationed in California, since Christmas of 2020. On Allie’s graduation day earlier this month, she called and…

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Stantec and Pogue supported students with pizza and bbq

Strong partnership equals construction progress at Gunn Junior High

June 18, 2021
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A massive construction project months ahead of schedule is practically unheard of. But at Gunn Junior High, where additions and renovations are turning the school into the district’s first fine arts/dual language junior high academy, months ahead of schedule is actually the project’s current status. It’s thanks to a strong partnership among Gunn and Arlington…

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School administrators celebrated for efforts during COVID

School administrators celebrated for a job well done

June 16, 2021
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If there is any group of people that knows how rough the last year has been, it’s campus administrators. Principals, assistant principals and deans of instruction were integral in the success of students across Arlington ISD during the COVID-19 pandemic. To honor their hard work and commitment to their schools and students, the Arlington ISD…

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Ellis Elementary makes summer school fun with Hawaiian theme

Ellis Elementary makes summer school fun

June 16, 2021
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When you think of summer school, thoughts of boredom, monotony and maybe even punishment may come to the top of your head. Luckily for students in Arlington ISD, teachers and staff at Ellis Elementary are redefining the idea of summer learning by creating a welcoming environment and spicing things up in the classroom. Students from…

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Swim team tryouts are June 15

Swim tryouts are tomorrow at new natatorium

June 14, 2021
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Dive into Arlington ISD’s brand new pool with the district’s brand new swim club! Tryouts are tomorrow, Tuesday, June 15, for all kids ages five and up. Last names A-M are from 4-5 p.m. Last names N-Z are from 5-6 p.m. “I am excited the Arlington ISD Aquatics Club is open and welcoming families from…

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Swim team tryouts are June 15

Join the Arlington ISD’s new swim club

June 10, 2021
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Dive into Arlington ISD’s brand new pool with the district’s brand new swim club! Tryouts are Tuesday, June 15, for all kids ages five and up. Last names A-M are from 4-5 p.m. Last names N-Z are from 5-6 p.m. “I am excited the Arlington ISD Aquatics Club is open and welcoming families from across…

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