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Berry Elementary construction goes vertical

Berry Elementary School goes vertical

June 24, 2022
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The future Berry Elementary School has gone vertical. That means the steel is now being erected for the frame of the facility. After lots of preparations – grading, installing utilities, drilling piers, pouring grade beams and more – it’s starting to look like a real building. See construction photos. The original Berry, which first opened…

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BHM cast at Sam Houston High School Black History Program

Black History Month Program 2022 salutes John Lewis

February 22, 2022
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When Arlington City Councilwoman Ruby Faye Woolridge was 16, she walked into a whites-only movie theater in her hometown of Muskogee, Okla., knowing full well as a Black woman she wasn’t allowed to purchase a ticket, let alone stroll in and take a seat. She and about a half dozen others did so anyway, well…

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Crow Leadership Academy certified at IB PYP school

Crow Leadership Academy Certified as an International Baccalaureate School

February 10, 2022
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First IB elementary in Arlington ISD The planned professional development meeting at Crow Leadership Academy took a turn Monday afternoon. It was a turn four years in the making as the school was officially designated an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme school. The IB certification makes Crow the first IB elementary in the Arlington ISD,…

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Dr. Marcelo Cavazos receives award at the Arlington Latino Gala and Awards Ceremony

Latino Success Club honors Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

December 7, 2021
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“Stand up, if you believe that dreams do come true!” Those were the words that motivational speaker and financial education book writer Diana Rochin told a large crowd last week while welcoming them at her first Arlington Latino Gala and Awards Ceremony. The founder of El Club del Exito (The Success Club) had invited guests…

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Operation Graduation 2021

Operation Graduation helps seniors get back on campus

September 17, 2021
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As soon as Monica C. walked through the doors of Lamar High School’s cafeteria this past Saturday afternoon, she was greeted with applause. After all, only an hour earlier, Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos and Lamar principal Andy Hagman had stopped by her apartment. Joining the men were school board member Aaron Reich and…

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First day of school 2021 - Dr. Cavazos visits pre-K

Superintendent welcomes students on first day

August 17, 2021
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Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos spent his first day of school like he always does, traveling across the district to visit students and staff members. On Monday, he also found out some important news from a second-grade student at Thornton Elementary. “I don’t want to go to high school,” she said. “It’s not like…

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Thornton Elementary mariachi concert celebrates school's legacy and future

Thornton Elementary celebrates legacy with mariachi concert

June 15, 2021
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It’s not often – if ever – that you get to see Arlington ISD superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos coaxed to the stage during a mariachi concert. But that’s exactly where he was recently when he joined teachers, staff, students and parents celebrating the legacy and future of Thornton Elementary. Thornton is about to be torn…

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Berry Elementary celebrates legacy as it prepares to be torn down and rebuilt

Berry Elementary celebrates its legacy before closing

June 8, 2021
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Berry Elementary is about to be torn down. But one thing all of Berry’s staff agrees on is that Berry’s building is not what makes Berry, Berry. It’s the camaraderie inside that makes the school feel like home to so many. Teachers, staff, parents, students and community members gathered last week to celebrate that home,…

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Courtney W. is the November 2017 Student of the Month!

November 3, 2017
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Courtney W. you Rock! Congratulations to Courtney W. from Bowie High School, the November 2017 AISD Student of the Month! Courtney is a well-rounded student who is involved in multiple activities, serving as a leader on campus as well as an active volunteer outside of school at Bowie. Courtney W. is enrolled in the International…

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