St. Nicholas drops gifts in students’ shoes Santa Clause has already been to Wimbish World Language Academy. Actually, it was St. Nicholas, a German version of Santa. Wimbish is using the holiday season to teach and expose students to different cultures. With so many different holiday traditions celebrated worldwide, there are endless opportunities to learn. “I’m…Read More about St. Nicholas visits Wimbish World Language Academy.
Good attendance at school is critical for success and will impact a child’s entire life. That’s why the Arlington ISD is highlighting Attendance Awareness Month throughout September. “Attendance is the key to high school graduation and college and career readiness,” said Ginger Polster, the principal at Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. Graduation…Read More about School attendance is key for graduation and a successful future.
Tips to make it a great day School starts tomorrow! Here are five tips to help you and your kids have a great first day back at school in the Arlington ISD. Get a Head Start Back to school eve is just as important as the first day of school. Take some time to…Read More about 5 tips to survive the first day of school .
Martin senior started high school at age 10 Oforitsenere Bodunrin was only 10 when she started her freshman year at Martin High School, but that didn’t stop her from making the most of her time and excelling as a high schooler. Now, at only 14, she’s about to graduate. “It feels good to be graduating…Read More about 14-year-old senior set to graduate from Martin High School.
College and Career Expo helps students prepare for what comes next With fewer than 40 days remaining in this school year, countless high school seniors across the Arlington ISD are facing some crucial decisions. “Which college or university should I attend?” “Should I get a job to save money for higher education?” “Do I need to…Read More about College and Career Expo draws hundreds of students and parents.
Volunteers help students pick out the perfect coats Students at Crow Leadership Academy had some tough choices to make Thursday morning. Lucky for them, every student at the school had their own personal shopper ready to help when it came time to pick a new winter coat. The students each received new winter coats as…Read More about Winter coats donated to all Crow Leadership Academy students.
Arlington Aquatics Club Does your child love swimming to beat the summer heat? Do you think you might have the next Michael Phelps on your hands? Well, now’s the chance for your child to put their skills to the test at the Arlington Aquatics Club new swimmer tryouts. Tryouts will be held for kids ages…Read More about Arlington Aquatics Club to Hold New Swimmer Tryouts.
Technology Enrichment inspires learning “Fun” may not have been what students expected when they came to summer school (aka summer learning) this year. But that’s exactly what third through eighth graders at 11 elementary schools and four junior high schools got thanks to Arlington ISD’s innovative Technology Enrichment program. And they learned some important skills,…Read More about Technology Enrichment makes summer learning fun.
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.