Student Life

Amos students test taste lunch menu options

Students Taste Test Food Options for Next Year

April 14, 2022
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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…

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WWE and Cowboys visit Ashworth Elementary

WWE Stars Visit Ashworth Elementary to Celebrate and Get Active

April 1, 2022
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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…

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a day in the life of pre-K - STEM

What is a Day in pre-K Like in Arlington ISD?

March 9, 2022
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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…

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Day of Dance at CVPA

Center for Visual and Performing Arts hosted free dance camp

December 15, 2021
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First Annual Day of Dance “I felt lost and did not have a care in the world.” Nellee Mejorado couldn’t help but utter those words after flailing her arms and gracefully gliding across a stage inside Arlington ISD’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts last week. One might have thought Mejorado wasn’t actually dancing. However,…

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FFA's Fall Festival at the Arlington ISD Agriculture Center - chicken poop bingo

Arlington ISD FFA Chapter Holds Fall Festival at Agriculture Science Center

October 28, 2021
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Seth Ressl envisioned a ton of enjoyable and interesting adventures as the parent of an active high school student, but presiding over a game of pooping chickens wasn’t one of them.  Yet during the second annual National FFA Organization Booster Club Fall Festival last Saturday at the Arlington ISD Agriculture Science Center, there he was,…

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Wednesday workout Matt Bostick

Matt Bostick Gets Us Pumped For Workout Wednesday!

October 13, 2021
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Last week Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick gave us some time to catch our breath, as his Workout Wednesday featured just three exercises. That’s not the case for this edition of Workout Wednesday, as Bostick ramps things up with a 12-minute AMRAP (as many repetitions as possible). The good news is you have…

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Burlington Supports Sherrod

Burlington Gives Back to Sherrod Elementary

October 4, 2021
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Burlington’s newest North Arlington location opened its doors and heart to the community by donating $5,000 to Sherrod Elementary. The donation was made possible by the store’s partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting teachers and their students. The money will be distributed evenly among teachers and allow them to shop for classroom…

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