Month: February 2023
Since today is the last day of CTE Month, we’re highlighting career and technical student organizations – or CTSOs. Arlington ISD’s career and technical education program is all about providing future-building opportunities for students, and often those include opportunities that extend beyond the classroom. That’s certainly the case with all the district’s many CTSOs. These…Read More about Career and technical student organizations build futures.
Coaching. Once a term used to describe skill-based mentorship in the sports arena, it has now altered the landscape of professional work environments across industries throughout the world, including education. We hear and read about coaching and the influence it has on organizational outcomes, but what is it exactly? Why does it now play such…Read More about Coaching: Maximizing and Owning your Students.
The place was rocking on Friday evening. The crowd could hardly contain their excitement as dancers lit up the stage and music blared across the auditorium. With the lights dimmed, many attendees even took out and swayed their cell phones while bopping to the music. No, Beyonce hadn’t yet made her stop to the area…Read More about Sam Houston students inspire, entertain at Black History program.
College and Career Expo is next week Do you know what you’re going to do after high school? Or this summer? It’s time to start planning, and we’re here to help with the Arlington ISD’s annual College and Career Expo. Parents, students and community members, register today to attend. The expo will be held at…Read More about Register now for College and Career Expo on March 28.
An exceptional group of high school athletes took over Austin last weekend for the Special Olympics State Volleyball Championship. Seven Arlington ISD teams sent 67 students to compete for a state title, and each team placed in the top four out of all the schools that attended. Congratulations to all the district winners! Red Warriors:…Read More about Special Olympics athletes excel at volleyball championships.
Haircuts and much more at the CTC There’s only one place in Arlington – and maybe DFW – where you can get your haircut and your car’s oil changed at the same time and at the same place. And while you’re at it, you can order your lunch and flowers for someone special, too. It’s…Read More about Get your haircut and oil changed at the same time.
Next Trustee Talks is at the PDC Join members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees at the next Trustee Talks for a presentation and discussion about what’s going on in the district. Trustee Talks is a series of public meetings initiated by the Board of Trustees. Two or three trustees host each meeting, give…Read More about Next Arlington ISD Trustee Talks is Feb. 28.
Butler choir shares legacy of Black music It’s not easy fitting the whole school into Butler Elementary’s small cafeteria. It took a while to get every class in last Thursday morning. But this assembly was worth it. Once the students were all squeezed in, Butler’s Star Choir presented its annual Black History Month Program for…Read More about Elementary schools celebrate Black History Month.
Couple adopts one-, two- and three-year-old Apryl Meyer-Smith and her husband Jason were living the dream as empty nesters. After raising three children, who are all in their 20s now, the couple was getting used to a quiet, peaceful house with just the two of them. Then, they got the surprise of a lifetime. Well,…Read More about Farrell Elementary teacher adopts three children.
Swimmer is only a sophomore Seguin High School sophomore Paul Nguyen is making his way to the state swim meet this weekend in Austin. He is the only swimmer in the entire district advancing to the state competition. Nguyen will be competing in his favorite race, the 50-yard freestyle, for a chance at a state…Read More about Seguin HS Swimmer Only District Athlete Going to State Meet.