Category: Student Life
First Christian Church of Arlington sponsors students Most parents dream of sending their kids to college, but some Blanton Elementary School parents didn’t think the day would come so soon. To make the idea of going to college a reality, First Christian Church of Arlington partnered with Blanton to send 60 students to Tarrant County…Read More about 60 Blanton Elementary students go to college.
So, you think you’re smarter than a fifth-grader, huh? Well, try maneuvering a Sphero bot through a maze, operating a LEGO Spike or coding a road trip across the United States before you answer that question. Camp Innovation It might sound like gibberish to you, but for the kids at Camp Innovation, technology is their…Read More about Camp Innovation Gives Students Hands-On Technology Experience.
Making it to high school graduation requires plenty of hard work, but the moment of crossing the stage to receive a diploma makes it all worth it. Take it from Lamar High School salutatorian Haley Wehr who has served in multiple student organizations throughout her four years and has the cords and stoles to prove…Read More about Salutatorian Reflects on High School with Cords and Stoles.
There’s an old saying that goes, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” Well, culinary students at Bowie High School are heating things up, but they can handle it. The budding chefs have created some special recipes that will be featured on district lunch menus this fall. Led by culinary teacher…Read More about Bowie High School Culinary Students Whip Up New Recipes.
Sometimes, it’s just in you Kenny Macino was an entrepreneur before she knew exactly what it was. A fellow student so loved Kenny’s life-like sock doll made of cloth, buttons and string, they offered $3. Another offered $4 for one of her own. A teacher at Bailey Junior High, where Kenny is an eighth-grader, asked…Read More about Entrepreneurs, What’s Your Big Idea?.
Facts about autism are just about everywhere at Hill Elementary – on the outdoor pavement and indoor walls, on posters and doors – and that’s precisely the point. As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, Hill wanted to go all-out on its attempt to bring cognizance wrapped around a celebratory tone about a disorder…Read More about Hill Elementary Closes Autism Awareness Month with Walk and Festival.
Sixteen schools in Arlington ISD are taking a different approach to educate youth about suicide prevention with the help of a peer-to-peer intervention program called Hope Squad. The schools celebrated Hope Squad Week this week with activities like class TikTok challenges, scavenger relays, crossword challenges and more in an effort to prevent youth suicide through…Read More about Hope Squads help prevent youth suicide.
Amos Elementary fourth-grader Parker knows what he likes when it comes to food. “The French fries were too spicy,” Parker said. “The other two were too bland. They tasted just like potatoes.” Classmate Jose is also a food critic of sorts. He was rather vocal when it comes to nacho cheese. “The one that’s blue…Read More about Students Taste Test Food Options for Next Year.
Are you ready to rumble? Not quite? Well, it’s okay because the kids at Ashworth Elementary have your back. Over 300 students were excited to get moving with WWE stars and Dallas Cowboys players for UNICEF’s Kid Power Active Day. The star-studded lineup included WWE’s Dana Brooke, Titus O’Neil, Apollo Crews and Damian Priest, along…Read More about WWE Stars Visit Ashworth Elementary to Celebrate and Get Active.
What is a day in Arlington ISD pre-K like? “It’s fun learning,” said Jennifer Pettiford, McNutt Elementary School pre-K teacher. “When they come to a pre-K class, they’re going to be doing interactive learning. That means hands-on.” It’s a full day of learning through an innovative, play-based curriculum. “It’s play-based to initiate creativity and exploration…Read More about What is a Day in pre-K Like in Arlington ISD?.