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Month: September 2023

lunches - Martin student try new menu items developed by students and Aziz Kobty of Prince Lebanese Grill

Student-created lunches hit Arlington ISD cafeteria menus

September 22, 2023
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School lunches rise to a new level Pizza used to be the highlight in school cafeterias. But not in the Arlington ISD anymore. Options like chicken carnita burritos, a blackened chicken mozzarella sandwich and Prince Lebanese’s wings grace the menu this year. Those popular choices are just three menu options created by high school culinary…

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Arlington ISD joins lawsuit against TEA Commissioner

September 22, 2023
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Trustees vote to join lawsuit at board meeting Arlington ISD’s Board of Trustees voted last night to join a lawsuit against the Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency. The district is joining many others from across Texas in challenging how the TEA is implementing changes to the state’s A-F accountability system for schools and school…

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STEMtacular pre-K and kinder event

Get ready for a STEMtacular night at Webb Elementary

September 21, 2023
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STEMtacular fun for everyone The first-ever Pre-K and Kindergarten STEM Spectacular next week at Webb Elementary is so awesome it’s STEMtacular. While STEMtacular isn’t really a word, it speaks to how impressive the free event will be on Thursday night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There’s something for everyone at the STEM Spectacular. You can…

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School attendance is key for graduation and a successful future

September 21, 2023
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Good attendance at school is critical for success and will impact a child’s entire life. That’s why the Arlington ISD is highlighting Attendance Awareness Month throughout September. “Attendance is the key to high school graduation and college and career readiness,” said Ginger Polster, the principal at Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. Graduation…

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Graduation - Operation Graduation 2023

Operation Graduation attempts to re-enroll students

September 20, 2023
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Operation Graduation volunteers meet students where they are Jessica Carpenter knows a thing or two about school dropouts. She almost was one. High school wasn’t the easiest for her. She went to school at a time when learning differences went largely undiagnosed. You had to either swim academically or sink. “I used to skip school…

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Marching extravaganza - Dean Corey 2023

41st ANNUAL DEAN COREY MARCHING EXTRAVAGANZA IS SEPT. 25

September 19, 2023
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It’s that time of year again! Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza The Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza is back and better than ever for the 41st annual competition taking place on Monday, Sept. 25, from 7- 8:30 p.m. at Cravens Field at Lamar High School. As in previous years, all six of Arlington ISD’s phenomenal high school…

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NASA HUNCH blog

Bowie High School P-TECH students land NASA on their resumes

September 19, 2023
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Students develop solutions for NASA Bowie High School students may not be astronauts landing on the moon – at least not yet – but they are landing NASA on their resumes. Thanks to the NASA HUNCH program, students in the P-TECH at Bowie can launch their careers – right from the classroom – through participation in…

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mariachi director Diana Navarro-Castaneda talks about Hispanic heritage.

Learn about Sam Houston High School mariachi director Diana Navarro-Castaneda

September 18, 2023
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“Mariachi to the Hispanic culture is life” We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting several Arlington ISD staff members about their Hispanic heritage. We’re starting with Sam Houston High School mariachi director Diana Navarro-Castaneda. We caught up with her and asked her some questions about her Hispanic heritage. What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean to…

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