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Arlington ISD College and Career Expo

College and Career Expo starts this week

March 8, 2021
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Virtual workshops for students and parents are Tuesday Arlington ISD high school students will have their lunch break Thursday and Friday to shape their future. That’s when 33 colleges, universities and trade schools will have representatives available to students as part of the annual College and Career Expo, which the district and inspirED put on…

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Bond 2019 logo

Bond 2019 website gets a makeover

March 5, 2021
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There’s a lot going on with our Bond 2019 program, and it’s all thanks to you. Voters approved this $966 million bond program back in November 2019. So, we want you to know how your money is being spent and how it’s benefiting our students.   That’s why we have our Bond 2019 website. It not…

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Big Art Day - seniors display art at new Center for Visual and Performing Arts

District Celebrates Big Art Day with First Gallery Exhibit

March 4, 2021
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Exhibit fittingly called ‘Resilience” When the Arlington ISD showcases its first exhibit in the new Center for Visual and Performing Arts just in time to commemorate Thursday’s statewide Big Art Day, it will be something of a threefold celebration. It’s not only a grand opening of sorts inside the new Visual Arts Gallery, it’s also…

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New band trailers roll up to Center for Visual and Performing Arts

New band trailers roll into Arlington

March 3, 2021
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The 2019 Bond literally rolled up to the 2014 Bond yesterday and parked.  New band trailers, funded by the 2019 Bond – one for each of the Arlington ISD’s six traditional high schools – arrived in Arlington Tuesday and made their first stop at the 2014 Bond’s final project, the Center for Visual and Performing…

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Crow Leadership Academy classroom wing addition construction

Crow Leadership Academy additions standing

February 26, 2021
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Addition includes new gymnasium The new additions at Crow Leadership Academy are all standing as construction continues on the school’s 2019 Bond project.  “Although we have one of the oldest buildings in the district, Crow is extremely well built and, through the dedication of our amazing custodial staff, has been very well maintained,” said Crow principal Jamie…

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Former NFL lineman Byron Bell speaks to Seguin High School students during Black History Month

Former NFL lineman shares Black History Month message

February 26, 2021
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Bell stresses importance of education Former NFL offensive lineman Byron Bell had a simple message for the Seguin Cougars during his virtual engagement with more than 100 students Thursday morning. “Do what’s right, and you’ll get rewarded,” Bell said. “Don’t be the distraction.” Bell, who spent ten seasons in the NFL, was the school’s guest…

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Arlington ISD News

SAT postponed for some Arlington ISD students

February 25, 2021
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Weather-related damages push SAT back Last week’s winter weather has forced the Arlington ISD to change its plans for some juniors slated to take the SAT next week. While most pre-registered juniors will take the SAT on Wednesday, March 3, that won’t be the case at Lamar, Martin and Sam Houston high schools. Because of…

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Arlington ISD News

District implements new professional learning model for teachers

February 24, 2021
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Curriculum and Instruction department recognized for innovation COVID-19 has not only affected how teachers teach their students, it has also impacted how they learn themselves, how they develop their own skills, and how they access support for the curriculum they teach. Teachers’ time is at a premium like never before, and they simply don’t have…

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