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Arlington ISD Celebrates School Psychology Week School psychologists help students shine

November 7, 2022
National School Psychology Week

Together we shine  With November in full swing, Arlington ISD has lots to be thankful for, including school psychologists. The district is joining the celebration of National School Psychology Week during the week of Nov. 7-11, 2022, to highlight the important work school psychologists do to help students thrive in the Arlington ISD.  “Together We…

Career and Technical Education Showcase is Thursday, Nov. 10 Learn about CTE at the Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center

November 7, 2022
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Showcase

Career and Technical Education Want to know about the Career and Technical Education (CTE) offerings the Arlington ISD has? You’re in luck as the district is hosting a CTE Showcase Thursday night, Nov. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center. The showcase is designed for eighth-, ninth- and…

Sam Houston runner representing Arlington at state championship Senior cross country runner placed first at district

November 3, 2022
Sam Houston High School cross country runner Jeremiah Barrera heading to state

Only Arlington ISD runner to qualify for state Sam Houston High School senior Jeremiah Barrera is off to the races – literally. Barrera left Arlington Thursday morning for Round Rock, where he’ll compete in the Class 6A cross country state championship tomorrow. Barrera, who received a school clap-out before the trip, is the only student…

Outdoor Learning Helps Pre-k Students Grow Teachers extend the classroom to the great outdoors

November 2, 2022
Pre-K outdoor learning at Bryant Elementary

Outdoor learning offers lots of benefits For pre-K students in the Arlington ISD, the great outdoors is an extension of their classroom. These 3- and 4-year-olds are taking advantage of the perfect Texas fall weather, using parachutes, exercise mats and more to learn outside of the classroom. And they’re having a lot of fun while…

Gunn Junior High celebrates 50 years Gunn is 50 and new again

November 1, 2022
Rendering of Gunn Junior High from the 1970s

It was the fall of 1972. The Texas Rangers were plodding their way through their inaugural season, and Arlington’s population, around 90,000, was soaring. It had doubled in the 1960s and would nearly double again in the 70s. The city of Arlington was booming, and it needed more schools. Enter Gunn Junior High. The open-concept,…

Bowie High School Coach honored as Cowboys Class Act Dallas Cowboys and Reliant Energy surprise Sammy Epps with $4,000 grant

October 31, 2022
Sammy Epps honored as Cowboys Class Act for October

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…