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Month: September 2022

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Fall Family Academy offers workshops for parents

September 15, 2022
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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…

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Centergize brings fun and learning to pre-K

September 13, 2022
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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…

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Students to take ACT or PSAT in October

September 12, 2022
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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…

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Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy Recognize Culinary Teacher as Class Act

September 9, 2022
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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…

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Attendance Awareness Month - chronic absence wrecks learning

Good attendance starts now

September 7, 2022
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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…

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Forward with Purpose

September 5, 2022
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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…

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Ceremony celebrates Berry Elementary topping out

September 2, 2022
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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…

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New partnership expands healthcare services at schools

September 1, 2022
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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:…

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