Month: September 2022
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, students at Sam Houston High School are using dance to celebrate Hispanic culture. But it’s not just any dance. They are sharing the gift of Ballet Folklorico. Ballet Folklorico Ballet Folklorico is a genre of traditional Mexican folk dance used to celebrate Hispanic culture throughout the year. It’s often…Read More about Sam Houston High School Ballet Folklorico celebrates Hispanic Heritage.
Arts and Athletics in Arlington ISD make a statement The awards keep piling up for the Arlington ISD’s Arts and Athletics Complex, home of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and Athletics Center. The two facilities, a centerpiece of the 2014 Bond, were awarded a star of distinction by the Texas Association of School…Read More about Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex wins another award.
Join members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees at the next Trustee Talks for a presentation and discussion about what’s going on in the district. This meeting will focus on parent and community engagement with schools. Trustee Talks is a new series of public meetings initiated by the Board of Trustees. Two or three trustees host…Read More about Next Arlington ISD Trustee Talks is Oct. 4.
Arlington ISD students in junior high and high school can win scholarships by participating in the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Celebration Art and Essay Contest. Students will be judged on creativity, originality and how they encompass the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee’s theme: Advancing the Dream: Moving Toward Unity,…Read More about Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Essay Contest is Taking Submissions.
Arlington ISD promotes Attendance Awareness Month Everybody knows it’s important to go to school. But not everyone understands just how critical it is and how harmful even a few absences can be. There are at least five myths about school attendance that harm many students’ academic performance and ultimately their future. This is Attendance Awareness…Read More about Five school attendance myths debunked.
Helpful Honda does it again The gift of reading was given to children at Bebensee Elementary thanks to a Random Act of Helpfulness from the North Texas Honda Dealers. More than 700 students received a free book of their choice to take home and enjoy. Honda’s Acts of Helpfulness was started to lend a helping…Read More about Bebensee Elementary Students Receive Free Books from Honda.
Xello helps students track progress Xello, the online program that helps Arlington ISD students prepare for college and career, is back for the 2022-23 school year and bigger than ever. Again this year, the district will have a pair of Xello Access Days on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 6. Xello is for all…Read More about Xello Prepares Students for their future.
Pinwheels take over Ashworth Ashworth Elementary celebrated the International Day of Peace with Pinwheels for Peace last week, an annual tradition creating pinwheels to promote peace and harmony in the community. The Seguin High School drumline and dance team joined the celebration by playing upbeat tunes and dancing as Ashworth students walked outside to join…Read More about Ashworth Elementary Celebrates Another Year of Pinwheels for Peace.
Join Arlington ISD for family STEM day Does your student have a knack for science, technology, engineering or math? Are you looking for opportunities to foster a love for STEM in your students? Then bring your family to the Arlington ISD Family STEM Day events happening Oct. 1 and Oct. 29 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. These…Read More about Register now for Arlington ISD Family STEM Days Oct. 1 and 29.
College Night at UTA was a hit! Attending college has been top of mind for Trinity Nguyen for a couple of years now, so it was not surprising that the Seguin High School senior’s time spent at Arlington ISD’s annual College Night at the University of Texas at Arlington was tactically brief. She’s narrowed her…Read More about Students shop colleges at Arlington ISD College Night.