Month: September 2022
Arlington ISD’s parent and community engagement department is hosting a Fall Family Academy at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Boles Junior High. “Gearing up for Success – Families Powered by Possibilities” features a series of workshop sessions aimed to help families stay engaged with their student’s academic and social success. Campus and district-level…Read More about Fall Family Academy offers workshops for parents.
Who says Mr. Potato Head can’t have feet for ears? Certainly not the pre-K 4 students in Bobbi Nelson’s class at Swift Elementary. Students are finding all kinds of ways to use their imagination as this year’s curriculum takes them Full STEM Ahead! What’s sparking their imaginations? Centergize! What is Centergize? Centergize time lets students…Read More about Centergize brings fun and learning to pre-K.
Next month Arlington ISD students can participate in college entrance testing for free during the school day. All eighth-, 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students will be able to take tests as well as seventh- and ninth-grade AVID students. Arlington ISD seniors, except those attending Turning Point Secondary, will take the ACT free of charge on…Read More about Students to take ACT or PSAT in October.
Name one person that’s been in education for 30 years, switched from special education to culinary arts and continues to find ways to creatively connect with students. You may not be able to, and that’s why Alyce Monroe at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center is in a class of her own. Reliant and…Read More about Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy Recognize Culinary Teacher as Class Act.
Phase one includes demolition and site work Remember that gas station that was in Arlington High School’s front yard at the corner of Park Row and Cooper? It’s gone. Arlington ISD bought the Shell station and tore it down to make way for some major improvements and an expansion at the school. All that’s left…Read More about Expansion at Arlington High School kicks off this fall.
School attendance is critical, and September sets the tone for the rest of the year. That’s why the Arlington ISD is highlighting Attendance Awareness Month for the next four weeks. Success in school hinges on attendance. You can’t do well in school if you’re not there. And research suggests that attendance in the first month…Read More about Good attendance starts now.
Codi Van Duzee is on fire! Head on. Face to face. She prefers to look challenges directly in the eye. After being in the education field for over 20 years, it can be easy to get comfortable with the rhythms of the school year. The list goes on and on, from never-ending professional development and…Read More about Codi Van Duzee selected for distinguished principals fellowship.
I recently had the opportunity to visit with a colleague whom I admire. She is committed to teaching and learning, and that commitment is evident in the way she expends her energy pouring into teachers and curiously seeking out new knowledge to apply to her coaching practice. She is inquisitive and asks questions modeling what…Read More about Forward with Purpose.
Berry Elementary The future Berry Elementary School is officially topped out. Tuesday, the last beam of the new structure was hung, a significant milestone in the construction of the new school. To celebrate the topping out, Berry principal Rose Ravin joined others from the construction contractor, Joeris General Contractors, the architect, HKS, and the Arlington…Read More about Ceremony celebrates Berry Elementary topping out.
Goodside Healthcare Arlington ISD is partnering with Goodside Health to bring healthcare services to Arlington ISD families at select campuses. Goodside Health providers can assess, diagnose and treat the most common pediatric conditions – all from the convenience of your school campus. Students are eligible to register for SchoolMed regardless of insurance or residency status. (Note:…Read More about New partnership expands healthcare services at schools.