Fall into Gratitude

October 5, 2022
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Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the East Coast. If you haven’t been during the autumn season, it is a must do. The fall foliage comes out in all its spectacular glory painting the landscape with the most vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange. There is something about the seasons changing that invites…

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Forward with Purpose

September 5, 2022
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I recently had the opportunity to visit with a colleague whom I admire. She is committed to teaching and learning, and that commitment is evident in the way she expends her energy pouring into teachers and curiously seeking out new knowledge to apply to her coaching practice. She is inquisitive and asks questions modeling what…

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Best Practices = Best Outcomes 

May 3, 2022
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What is a best practice? In education we often see this term thrown around, sometimes incorrectly. Practitioners in fields all over the world will use this phrase to express a heightened level of importance to specific actions or behaviors. But what are best practices exactly? Best practices are defined as procedures demonstrated by research and…

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Push for the Homestretch

April 4, 2022
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Spring break is a wonderful time to take a deep breath and reconnect with ourselves and those we love. Many of us take the opportunity to rest and engage in hobbies that we often have to put aside in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. I hope that you were able to enjoy your…

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College & Career Expo

College and Career Expo Helps Students Plan their Future

March 11, 2022
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Zarell Hudson grew up with automobiles and now wants to grow old with them. The junior from Seguin High School would just rather spend time tinkering under a car hood. That’s why he enrolled in the automotive program at Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center (CTC) where he is learning the ins and…

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New Habits on Calendar

We are what we do

March 1, 2022
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In Arlington ISD, we have a cultural tenet that we believe and try to embody – Get Better Every Day. Have you ever stopped and asked yourself what it means to get better every day? What behaviors do we have to engage in daily to make that happen? What do we do when we hit…

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Innovation and Chamber Scholarships

Deadline for Chamber of Commerce scholarships is Feb. 25

February 22, 2022
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Arlington ISD seniors, don’t forget the deadline to apply for the Chamber of Commerce scholarships is this week, Friday, Feb. 25. The Greater Arlington Chamber is giving out scholarships to 13 Arlington ISD seniors worth more than $30,000.   As a local partner of the Arlington ISD, the chamber is committed to developing the community’s future by…

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Crow Leadership Academy certified at IB PYP school

Crow Leadership Academy Certified as an International Baccalaureate School

February 10, 2022
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First IB elementary in Arlington ISD The planned professional development meeting at Crow Leadership Academy took a turn Monday afternoon. It was a turn four years in the making as the school was officially designated an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme school. The IB certification makes Crow the first IB elementary in the Arlington ISD,…

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Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language

Students pioneer new junior high fine arts/dual language program

February 4, 2022
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Innovation always comes with challenges, but it’s also what reaps the greatest rewards. At Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy, that’s exactly what’s happening with the academy’s inaugural sixth grade. Seven years ago, these sixth-grade pioneers were the fist kindergarteners at the then brand-new Corey and Jones academies of fine…

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