Principal’s Message February 8, 2019 TRADUCCIÓN EN ESPAÑOL DISPONIBLE

February 8, 2019


Below you will find some important information regarding Benchmark testing next week. This will primarily affect our freshmen and sophomore students, but there will be a slight change to the bell schedule

All students Enrolled in English I will be taking the district benchmark and field test on February 12th.

Benchmark testing from 7:35 – 12, and the Field Test will be after lunch.

Everyone else will be on an altered bell schedule attending class as normal except CTC and Dual Credit students will attend classes at regular times.


1st Period: 7:35 – 9:00

2nd Period: 9:06 – 10:31

3rd Period: 10:37 – 12:00

One Lunch 12:00 – 12:45

Plus 12:51 – 1:19

4th Period: 1:25 – 2:50

On February 14th all students Enrolled in English II will be benchmark testing. The bell schedule will be the same as it was on 2/12/19.

It’s been a great week for AHS students! AHS PTA hosted the Student Achievement Breakfast on Tuesday. This was a wonderful opportunity to spotlight these Colts who were nominated by their teachers. Twenty-one outstanding athletes were introduced at National Signing Day. Also, Congratulations to Judith S. for winning a Gold Medal in vollyeball last weekend at Special Olympics. Proud of everyone!

Good luck to our Academic Decathalon students as they compete in competition this weekend!!!

Kick ‘em!!!

Senior, Seniors, Seniors
The Senior Panoramic Pictire will be February 21 at 7:45 am AHS Auditorium.

All seniors will be in the panoramic picture.
Gentlemen: A jacket and tie are requiredfor the picture. You do not necessarilyhave to be in a suit. Therewill be some jacketssupplied by Misson Arlington for who need assistance.If you do not have a jacket or tie, start looking nowfor good deals. Thrift Town, Salvation army, Goodwill stores
have GREAt prices for these.
Ladies: Dresses are  appropriate for the picture, but please remember to stay in dress code. If you are not in dress code, you willnot be able to be in the picture. It is recommended to not wear high heels. It is hard to walk on the bleachers in heels.

Ws are proud to announce Tommy H and Emily T made All State Choir! Congratulations!!
Feb is SHOW CHOIR SEASON starting tonight (Feb 8) with the N TX Show Choir Invitational.
The event starts at 7:00 at the Mansfield Performing Arts Center.   AHS is scheduled to perform at 10:20pm (yes PM).  Audience entry fee is $10.  Please come out for some great entertainment and to cheer for the AHS  Choraliers !!!

Message from MGM
On the Border
February 12th - All day, 1121 I-20 West (Behind the Parks Mall). Must mention AHS MGM

Studio Movie Grill Tickets

Tickets are $10 each.
Sold at Arlington HS in room A103, If you have questions email Ms. Heggan,

Parent/Business Donations to MGM can be made at the following link:

Staff Shout Out

This week is Counselor Appreciation Week. I think it’s only fitting to give this hardworking group a big Shout out. Thanks for everything you do to keep our COLTS Family running like a fine-tuned machine. We appreciate everything you do!

Need to get the word out?

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2. Limit your message to 125 words if possible
.3. For fundraisers selling items, please provide a contact that parents can reach

Calendar of events
Want to know what’s going on in Colt Country, check out the following link.

Kick ‘em Colts!!!
Shahveer Dhalla
THE Arlington High School

AHS Bass Club AHS Bass Club triumphs at Lake Ray Hubbard!

Congratulations to AHS Bass Club with a big win on a cold, rainy tournament day at Lake Ray Hubbard!

They did it, and they did it BIG!! Seniors, Ben B. and Brigg B., set a THSBA record with a 5 fish bag of 27.06 securing their first 1st place finish and $2000 scholarship!

Way to go, Brian D. and Kent L.! Their big fish helped secured a 2nd place finish for AHS!!

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