Month: November 2021

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Board approves $500 payment for district employees

November 30, 2021
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The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution giving all full-time employees a one-time payment of $500 after taxes Monday night. “It’s a reward for their efforts every day to help us in our vision to become a premier school district and leader in education,” Arlington ISD superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos said. “They…

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Do We Really Need to Assess?

November 25, 2021
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Boy, if there was ever a bad word in education, assessment has become that word. Politicized across various platforms, families have rightfully been frustrated with the volume of time their children are engaged in taking assessments all in the name of accountability. School has turned into more than a place where our children go to…

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Thanksgiving Show at Kooken Education Center

Early Childhood Learning Department Celebrates Thanksgiving with Pre-K Students

November 18, 2021
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Arlington ISD’s early childhood learning department helped students at Kooken Education Center get in the spirit of gratefulness as they put on the Pre-K Thankful Thanksgiving Show. Staff members participated in a short skit, “Turkey in the Brown Straw,” and also sang and danced with pre-K students to turkey-themed jingles. The show is a longstanding…

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Generosity Spreads Throughout Arlington ISD!

November 17, 2021
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Generosity is spreading throughout Arlington ISD as we celebrate receiving grants from various organizations to help further our students’ education. Today we highlight two — the Rotary Club of Arlington & the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The Rotary at Webb As a longtime supportive partner of Webb Elementary School, The Rotary Club of Arlington has…

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Medal of Honor winners visit six Arlington ISD schools

November 11, 2021
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Today may officially be Veterans Day, but students across the Arlington ISD got memorable visits from heroic veterans last week. Two Medal of Honor recipients – Major General Patrick Brady and Command Sergeant Major Robert Patterson – visited six campuses and talked to students about their experiences and also gave them advice. The visits were…

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