Summer mentors fill the gap Most of us can remember what it’s like to be a new kid in school. Whether you just moved, just started kindergarten or just moved up to junior high or high school, it was overwhelming and filled with uncertainty. So, you can imagine what it might be like for a…Read More about Summer mentors help new teachers get ready for first year.
School librarians are librarians all year long – even during the summer. That’s certainly true of Williams Elementary librarian Amy Haynes. She’s been Williams’ librarian for 13 years and is always trying to get her students to read – even on Saturdays in July. In fact, on four Saturdays last month, Haynes set up a…Read More about Williams Elementary librarian hosted summer book giveaway.
35+ teachers model their classrooms Arlington ISD’s hallways were turned into runways for current and new teachers at this year’s New Teacher Week. New Teacher Week is a special time dedicated to the specific needs of new teachers to prepare them for a successful start to their first year of teaching. For the first time,…Read More about Model teachers help new teachers get ready for school year.
Teachers completed 18 hours at UTA to teach dual credit The surprise visit with balloons was a nice way to end the year. Actually, to end the last two years. It’s been two years of hard work that three Arlington ISD teachers were celebrated for last month as the school year came to a close.…Read More about Three teachers get surprise celebration after earning dual credit certification.
Helpful Honda reps show up at surprise ceremony It’s already been a banner year for Ashworth Elementary second-grade teacher Donnetta Norris. Norris, who has been with the Arlington ISD for 14 years, was selected as the Ashworth teacher of the year for the 2022-23 school year. That honor got Norris an invite to the Kiwanis…Read More about Helpful Honda surprises Ashworth Elementary teacher.
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week Depending on who you ask, Teacher Appreciation Week is either this week or next. Either way, Arlington ISD’s teachers deserve appreciation all year long. But this is a great opportunity to say thanks to all of our teachers and to highlight the teachers of the year and the AWARE Foundation’s teacher…Read More about Thank you, Arlington ISD teachers.
Teacher leaders walk the red carpet Sequin dresses and swanky suits filled the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts as teachers from across the district were honored for their leadership last night. Puttin’ on the Glitz was the first celebration of its kind for the district’s teacher leaders, and the school leadership department…Read More about Teacher leaders celebrated by school leadership department.
Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy honor Carly Glass What started out as a late lunch period ended up being a big surprise for Miller Elementary School teacher Carly Glass. The Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy stormed into her classroom to award her with the Cowboys Class Acts award for November. Glass was in shock when…Read More about Deaf education teacher named Cowboys Class Act for November.
If you’re not sure what it takes to be a substitute teacher in the Arlington ISD, you can always ask Duff Elementary fourth-grade teacher Tori Kennedy for some advice. If that’s not good enough, you can head over to Butler Elementary where second-grade teacher Yssa Gilmore would probably offer up some similar tips. Why similar?…Read More about Sisters subbed in Arlington ISD, now full-time teachers.
Sixth Arlington ISD teacher named Cowboys Class Act Last Monday might have been rainy, but the weather couldn’t stop the joy at Bowie High School. Students and staff were all smiles when the Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy surprised Sammy Epps with the Cowboys Class Acts honor for October. Epps is a health teacher and…Read More about Bowie High School Coach honored as Cowboys Class Act.