Category: Month: September 2021

Pinwheels for Peace at Ashworth Elementary

Ashworth Elementary celebrates International Day of Peace

September 24, 2021
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Ashworth Elementary celebrated International Day of Peace alongside members of the south Arlington community with decorative pinwheels and performances on the front lawn. The United Nations and countries around the world observe the day annually on Sept. 21 to encourage peace and non-violence. Pinwheels for Peace was started in 2005 by two Florida art teachers…

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It’s Tabata Time with Workout Wednesday!

September 23, 2021
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It’s Tabata time for Workout Wednesday with Duff Elementary teacher Matt Bostick. And, no, Tabata isn’t a synonym for pain. It’s just a lot of high-intensity workout in a short amount of time. Luckily for our virtual learners, Bostick is here to demonstrate the correct way to get a lot of workout done in a…

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Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza is Sept. 27

September 20, 2021
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Join Arlington ISD on Sept. 27 for the 39th annual Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza! All six of Arlington ISD’s phenomenal high school marching bands (Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Martin, Sam Houston and Seguin) will take the field and perform from 7-8:30 p.m. at Cravens Field. Each band will perform the shows they will take to the…

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Operation Graduation 2021

Operation Graduation helps seniors get back on campus

September 17, 2021
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As soon as Monica C. walked through the doors of Lamar High School’s cafeteria this past Saturday afternoon, she was greeted with applause. After all, only an hour earlier, Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos and Lamar principal Andy Hagman had stopped by her apartment. Joining the men were school board member Aaron Reich and…

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Wimbish World Language Academy celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Wimbish World Language Academy kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16, 2021
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 In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Arlington ISD is featuring stories that highlight different aspects of Hispanic culture. Wimbish World Language Academy knows there is no better way to kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month than with a festive celebration for students, parents and staff. Hispanic Heritage Month aims to recognize the history,…

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It’s Workout Wednesday – Cardio Edition!

September 15, 2021
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Apparently, the strenuous circuit workout Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick went through last week didn’t wear him out because he’s back for more. Workout Wednesday, which is designed for the Arlington ISD virtual learners, is back again this week with Bostick focusing on everyone’s favorite exercise – cardio workouts. Bostick, who has become…

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Crow Leadership Academy's namesake's granddaughter visits the school

Crow Leadership Academy Gets Special Visit from Namesake’s Family

September 13, 2021
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The halls of Crow Leadership Academy rang with laughter and joy as Megan Wichman, great-granddaughter of the school’s namesake Corinne Crow, reveled in her family’s longtime legacy in Arlington ISD. While Wichman and her husband were in Arlington for Labor Day weekend, they decided to pay a visit to the school her family so greatly…

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Arlington Master Chorale to perform 9/11 memorial concert at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts

Arlington Master Chorale performing 9/11 Memorial concert

September 9, 2021
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The Arlington Master Chorale will commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a memorial concert at the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts this Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.   The all-volunteer chorus, led by their music director Randy Jordan and collaborative pianist Dr. Jane Silvey Andrews, will perform twice on Saturday, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Jordan, a former director of music at Martin High School for 23 years, is overjoyed to perform…

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strategic plan - district is launching strategic planning effort

Arlington ISD launching strategic planning effort

September 8, 2021
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Create the future for Arlington ISD students by helping to develop the district’s next five-year strategic plan at an upcoming Community Summit.  At one of these Summits, you’ll hear from a panel of students about what’s important to them, and professional facilitators from engage2learn will guide you through a series of thought-provoking questions and purposeful…

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