Category: District News

what's your big idea

What’s Your Big Idea? A Success For Arlington ISD Students

May 15, 2020
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Arlington ISD Students Win Big With Big Ideas Nearly 1,400 Arlington ISD students were celebrated virtually Friday afternoon for coming up with a big idea for the annual What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest. These third-through-eighth graders were honored by the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Partners In Education Committee for demonstrating the…

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purposeful play pre-k

Purposeful Play Fosters Learning In Pre-K

May 15, 2020
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Purposeful Play Builds Educational Foundation Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s Pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

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makerspace activities

Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami

May 14, 2020
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Get Creative With Arlington ISD’s Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami  This week’s makerspace activity comes from Arlington High School librarian Maryjane O’Halloran-Beane. She’ll introduce you to the fun Japanese art of origami.  Origami is from Japanese culture. Ori means folding, and kami means paper, so it is the art of paper folding. Origami is…

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Student meal plan

One Million Meals Served

May 14, 2020
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Student Meal Plan Has Distributed Over One Million Meals To Arlington ISD Students & Their Families The Arlington ISD student meal plan, which started March 16, surpassed the one-million meal mark last week. The student meals assure than anyone 18-and-under can get 12 meals a week during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation Grants Graduation Ceremonies to Arlington ISD

May 13, 2020
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Arlington ISD classes of 2020 to graduate at AT&T Stadium  When the Arlington ISD announced it would hold its 2020 graduation ceremonies at UT Arlington’s College Park Center last week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) had not issued graduation procedures. Upon learning that ceremonies couldn’t be held indoors, the district immediately began working on a new graduation strategy with…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Workout Wednesday: As Many Reps As Possible

May 13, 2020
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Arlington ISD’s Matt Bostick Gives Meaning To AMRAP In This Workout Wednesday Edition Last week, Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick introduced many to a new word with Tabata for Workout Wednesday. For this week’s Episode 7, Bostick is at it again. It’s AMRAP time. While it might sound like a cool phrase when…

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Wimbish World Language Academy

Wimbish Academy Front Entrance Gets New Look

May 9, 2020
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Wimbish World Language Academy Upgrades Will Surprise Students When They Return Students will hardly recognize the front entrance of Wimbish World Language Academy when they finally return to school after the COVID-19 closure. With a new canopy, landscaping and a wider sidewalk, Wimbish’s front entrance has a fresh and modern look. See photos. This construction…

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