Month: October 2022
Students have a lot to deal with, and everyone’s experience is different. That’s why the Arlington ISD’s commitment to mental health is as strong as ever. That’s also why the district’s Care Clinic, established during the COVID-19 pandemic to help students cope with the unprecedented challenges of mental health, remains open and continues to serve…Read More about Arlington ISD Care Clinic offers wellness support for students.
Mothers join with students Rankin Elementary School closed out Hispanic Heritage Month last Thursday with a performance that included students AND parents. “Our Rankin Ballet Folklorico Group performed during our Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration last week alongside performances from our pre-K students, Rankin choir group and other students who led the program,” said Rankin principal…Read More about Rankin Elementary School mothers dance in Ballet Folklorico Group.
National School Lunch Week Arlington ISD is known for being innovative, and it proves it time and again, from the classroom to the cafeteria. And sometimes, the innovation comes from both working together. That was proved this week with the launch of a new dish to highlight National School Lunch Week. National School Lunch Week…Read More about Arlington ISD Celebrates School Lunch Week.
New P-TECH programs at Sam Houston and Seguin high schools Starting in the fall of 2023, the Arlington ISD will have four P-TECH offerings for high school students to choose from. The offerings aren’t just picked at random either. P-TECH, which is short for Pathways in Technology Early College High School, focuses on high-demand occupations…Read More about Arlington ISD launching two new P-TECHs in the fall.
Tips for School Bus Safety The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round all through the town. With nearly 300 Arlington ISD buses going ‘round through the town every day, it’s important everyone practices safe habits around school buses. National School Bus Safety Week is this week, and it’s designed to promote school bus…Read More about Arlington ISD Highlights School Bus Safety Week Oct. 17-21.
October marks National Principals Month, and we want to honor the principals who work hard in our vision of making the Arlington ISD a premier school district and leader in education. Today we’re spotlighting Seguin High School first-year principal Billy Linson. Linson has been with the district since 2010 and was the assistant principal at Seguin…Read More about Celebrate National Principals Month with Billy Linson.
Save the date Arlington ISD is celebrating 50 years of orchestra with a special concert Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts. The day will be filled with performances from orchestra programs throughout the district and culminate with the exclusive 50 Years Celebration Concert. Pre-concert activities are free and…Read More about Arlington ISD celebrating 50 years of orchestra.
Dancers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy shared the arts with Arlington last Thursday evening. While the Gunn orchestra played the national anthem before a UT Arlington volleyball game, Gunn dancers performed to kick off the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Strings The Gunn orchestra took…Read More about Gunn Junior High orchestra and dancers perform on same night.
You may have heard of Martin High School senior Vivian Nguyen before. She started a clothing line, Dyenosaur Apparel, a few years ago to celebrate youth creativity and support the community. Her success led to her becoming the youngest panelist at GenZ Girl Con, an online conference promoting women’s empowerment to hundreds of students and…Read More about Martin High School Student Honored in Forbes Magazine.
Hispanic Heritage Night a new tradition Ousley Junior High has a new tradition. “We were excited to host our first Hispanic Heritage Night at Ousley Junior High,” Ousley’s principal Amber Price said about their special event last week. “We want to celebrate Hispanic culture on our campus.” It may have been their first time, but…Read More about Ousley Junior High celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.