Month: December 2022

Dance in the new year 2023 - Gunn Junior High

Dance in the new year with Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy

December 22, 2022
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Dance with Gunn teacher DeeAnn Evans and students Our schools may be closed over the holiday break, but we’re ready to dance into the new year! We visited schools across the district to learn some fresh dance moves to take into 2023. Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy was our…

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Art students at Dallas Cowboys game - part of the the first cohort to participate in the Arlington ISD/Dallas Cowboys Art Tour program

Art students take the field before Dallas Cowboys game

December 16, 2022
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Program inspires students to pursue art Art IV students in the Arlington ISD got to take the field at AT&T Stadium thanks to the district’s partnership with the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation. The 20 students were on the field Sunday before the Dallas Cowboys game to mark the milestone. They were…

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Construction on new Thornton Elementary crosses the halfway mark

Construction reaches one year mark at new Berry and Thornton elementaries

December 16, 2022
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Construction passes halfway mark It’s been one year since the Arlington ISD broke ground on two replacement elementary schools – new buildings for Berry and Thornton elementary schools. On those two December 2021 mornings, there was nothing but chairs and a podium for the groundbreaking ceremonies. The sites where Berry and Thornton had once stood…

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Former Arlington High soccer standout represented Mexico in the World Cup

Former Soccer Standout Represented Mexico in the World Cup

December 15, 2022
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Soccer brothers played for the Colts from 2006-2008 If you’ve been keeping up with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, then you might have seen a familiar face from Arlington ISD. Rogelio Funes, a former Arlington High School standout, represented Mexico in the international soccer tournament. Funes and his twin brother, Ramiro Funes, are originally…

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Let’s Set a Goal!

December 15, 2022
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Can you believe that we are already halfway through the school year? It always amazes me how quickly time flies and how much a group of committed individuals can collectively accomplish in a relatively short amount of time. It is easy in education to become distracted by the rhetoric and the happenings of the world.…

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Ella B's provided a special meal for local families in need

Ella B’s treats students, parents to upscale dining experience

December 13, 2022
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Ella B’s Generous Hands: Holiday Give Back Dinner Not everyone can carry three oversized plates chock-full of food for a distance of about 25 feet with ease. But Arlington ISD board member Kecia Mays proved that she could last Wednesday, not dropping any chicken, mashed potatoes or dinner rolls onto the Arlington ISD Athletics Center’s…

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