Month: November 2022
The holidays are here, and that means the students from the Cake Club at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center are busy baking for their now-annual cake sale. The only problem: the cakes are already sold out! Cake? Yes, please! For the second year in a row, the Cake Club baked 6-inch…Read More about Arlington ISD’s Cake Club sells out of holiday cakes.
Orchestra founders honored The hallway of the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts was buzzing Saturday afternoon. Many people were dressed in their finest as they socialized over cookies that sat atop tables near a black Steinway grand piano. Like other guests, Adam Feldman was ecstatic to be in the building for the…Read More about Arlington ISD celebrates 50 years of orchestra.
Is your green thumb up to par? If not, Arlington ISD’s horticulture students can help. Purchase a plant at the CTC Come to the Fall Plant Sale at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center (CTC) greenhouse Nov. 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students from the Agriculture Science Center have planted, propagated and…Read More about Fall Plant Sale is Nov. 16-17 .
Finding a lost wedding ring – it’s all in a day’s work for Arlington ISD’s 18 PLUSS students. As student Ryan Young put it to the ring’s owner, “I’m glad we could save your marriage.” A group of Arlington ISD 18 PLUSS students saved the day recently when they found local photographer Dwayne Lee’s lost…Read More about Arlington ISD 18 PLUSS students find lost wedding ring.
Together we shine With November in full swing, Arlington ISD has lots to be thankful for, including school psychologists. The district is joining the celebration of National School Psychology Week during the week of Nov. 7-11, 2022, to highlight the important work school psychologists do to help students thrive in the Arlington ISD. “Together We…Read More about Arlington ISD Celebrates School Psychology Week.
Career and Technical Education Want to know about the Career and Technical Education (CTE) offerings the Arlington ISD has? You’re in luck as the district is hosting a CTE Showcase Thursday night, Nov. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center. The showcase is designed for eighth-, ninth- and…Read More about Career and Technical Education Showcase is Thursday, Nov. 10.
Only Arlington ISD runner to qualify for state Sam Houston High School senior Jeremiah Barrera is off to the races – literally. Barrera left Arlington Thursday morning for Round Rock, where he’ll compete in the Class 6A cross country state championship tomorrow. Barrera, who received a school clap-out before the trip, is the only student…Read More about Sam Houston runner representing Arlington at state championship.
Outdoor learning offers lots of benefits For pre-K students in the Arlington ISD, the great outdoors is an extension of their classroom. These 3- and 4-year-olds are taking advantage of the perfect Texas fall weather, using parachutes, exercise mats and more to learn outside of the classroom. And they’re having a lot of fun while…Read More about Outdoor Learning Helps Pre-k Students Grow.
It was the fall of 1972. The Texas Rangers were plodding their way through their inaugural season, and Arlington’s population, around 90,000, was soaring. It had doubled in the 1960s and would nearly double again in the 70s. The city of Arlington was booming, and it needed more schools. Enter Gunn Junior High. The open-concept,…Read More about Gunn Junior High celebrates 50 years.
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