Month: October 2023
Jones is a classical jazz pianist and Steinway Artist When you hear the word improv, you might think of comedy. But Arlington Jones’ masterclass on improvisation last week at the Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) wasn’t about being funny. But it sure was fun. Jones, a classical jazz pianist and…Read More about Arlington Jones brings art of improvisation to students at the CVPA.
Ashworth and Berry turn into EC Street It rained almost all last week. But on Friday morning in the cafeterias at Ashworth and Berry elementary schools, it was a sunny day. That’s because Arlington ISD’s early childhood learning team was there to chase the clouds away. Dressed as Sesame Street characters, the 10 members of…Read More about Sesame Street characters make learning fun for pre-K students.
Guzman started career as a pre-K teacher 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 closing out the month by spotlighting one of our newest principals – Goodman Elementary’s Marisa Guzman.…Read More about Celebrate National Principals Month with Marisa Guzman.
Explore Arlington ISD is hands-on “Gross!” is all Audrey Duchateau could utter before shielding her face toward her mother Amanda’s side. But who could blame the 9-year-old’s reaction? After all, there were cow eyes and sheep hearts atop a table where the Little Elementary fourth grader was standing. She also couldn’t care less that her…Read More about Explore Arlington ISD event showcases student opportunities.
Volunteers set up the garden It took a dedicated team to turn the site of an old playground into a brand-new learning garden at Wimbish World Language Academy this week. And it will take another dedicated team of educators to teach young learners about the benefits of growing and eating fresh foods from the new…Read More about Wimbish World Language Academy gets a learning garden.
Harrold gets game ball honor as Youth of the Year Game 1 of the World Series tonight can’t start until Martin High School sophomore Maddox Harrold plays his role. That’s because Harrold, who attended Peach Elementary, Nichols Junior High and Lamar High School before going to Martin, is in charge of the delivery of the…Read More about Martin High School student delivering game ball for Game 1 of World Series.
FFA booster club sponsors annual open house When six-year-old Audrey Manning was roaming around the petting zoo during the Arlington ISD FFA Booster Club Fall Festival, she petted the adult lambs, chased the baby goats, and seemed to get a kick out of feeding all of them with hay. Her only question before leaving was…Read More about Arlington ISD FFA hosts annual Fall Festival.
WFAA meteorologist is a Bowie High School grad Every hand shot up. “Who wants to tell me your favorite kind of weather?” Mariel Ruiz, WFAA Channel 8 meteorologist, had just asked a room full of more than 50 pre-K students at Beckham Elementary. The most popular answer: tornados. That’s also the typical forecast for a…Read More about WFAA meteorologist Mariel Ruiz visits Beckham Elementary pre-K students.
Small Package. Big Attitude. Last Friday, the T-shirt worn by Dunn Elementary student Mason McClain spoke for itself. “Small Package. Big attitude.” That’s all you need to know about the sixth grader. And that’s exactly why the Dunn community participated in a campus “Green Day” in support of Dwarfism Awareness Month. Dwarfism is a genetic…Read More about Dunn Elementary celebrates Dwarfism Awareness Month.
Students may dress a little different during Red Ribbon Week You may see Arlington ISD students dressing and looking a little different this week, but it’s all for a good reason. A crazy sock day or a hat day or a jersey day all serve as great reminders that it’s once again Red Ribbon Week.…Read More about Red Ribbon Week inspires students to be drug free.