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Music classroom at Rankin Elementary

Arlington ISD standardizing elementary music instruments and equipment

March 11, 2022
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Boomwhackers, thunder tubes, rain sticks and Orff instruments. Those are just a few of the fun instruments you’ll find in an Arlington ISD elementary music classroom. They are also some of the hands-on equipment included in the district’s new elementary music standards. Arlington ISD’s fine arts department is working on a plan to standardize elementary…

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Army Field Band concert "America the Beautiful" at the CVPA

U.S. Army Field Band to Present ‘America the Beautiful’ in Arlington

February 16, 2022
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U.S. Army Band to Present “America the Beautiful” in March The U.S. Army is the largest military branch known for protecting and defending our nation, but did you know some of the Army’s most respected soldiers are musically inclined, too? Now’s your chance to see it for yourself because the U.S. Army Field Band is…

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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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Berry Elementary groundbreaking

Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Berry Elementary

December 10, 2021
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The gray skies, chilly temperature and occasional drizzle could not dampen the mood. As Arlington ISD broke ground this week for the construction of a new Berry Elementary, Berry principal Rose Ravin’s excitement and anticipation was contagious. “We are excited about what this is going to bring to our community,” Ravin said, “not just our…

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Thornton Elementary groundbreaking

Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Thornton Elementary School

December 3, 2021
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New Beginnings The weather was gorgeous, unseasonably warm for a day in December, and everything was set up and ready to go for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thornton Elementary School. The chairs were in line. The pile of dirt, shovels and hard hats were all there, and all the important guests had arrived.…

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