Category: District News

electrifying engineering

GM’s Electrifying Engineering Video Series

July 16, 2020
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Electrifying Engineering: A Series of Videos for Students and Parents Call it summer slide. Or summer learning loss. Or summer setback. For Elena Chase, mom to a sixth grader at Butler Elementary and eighth grader at Shackelford Junior High, a summer break with intellectual inactivity is referred to in her home as “summer brain drain.”…

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Arlington ISD Says Goodbye to Beth Anderson

July 13, 2020
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Beth Anderson knew what she was talking about. Anderson, the namesake of Anderson Elementary School, was born in Blessing, Texas, on Jan. 5, 1925. The quick-witted Anderson told everyone they renamed the town Blessing after she was born there. She passed away Sunday at the age of 95 leaving a lasting legacy on the Arlington…

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Medical City Take Care Initiative

Medical City Launches Take Care Initiative

July 9, 2020
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Medical City Healthcare Take Care Initiative a Healthy Guide for Parents Have fun. Safely. That’s the latest rallying cry in our new COVID-19 world where we’re aching to venture outdoors and visit with friends but have to be careful to remain healthy. Now that summer break is here, there’s an added dimension to safe fun…

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What’s Your Big Idea?

What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest

July 7, 2020
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Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce Awards 30 Arlington ISD Students The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce was the place to be Monday morning for the top winners of the What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest. That’s because it was time for the 30 Arlington ISD students who were winners of the contest to come by…

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New Partnership Enhances AISD Community-Based Pre-K

July 2, 2020
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Community-Based Pre-K Expands Partnerships Across the Arlington ISD Arlington ISD’s new community-based Pre-K partnership is a win for everyone. While community-based Pre-K isn’t new in the district, a new three-way partnership among Arlington ISD, Child Care Associates and local child-care centers is not only keeping the program going, but it’s also ensuring the program continues…

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Take 25 to keep kids safe

Take 25 a Reminder to Keep Students Safe During Break

July 1, 2020
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Take 25 Invites Community to Focus on Child Safety Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos normally ends the school year at an elementary school with the Arlington police chief. There, they would talk with elementary students about the importance of a safe summer focusing on “take 25”. The COVID-19 pandemic made that assembly impossible. However,…

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