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.
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.
Entrepreneur? 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,…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.