Category: Pre-Kindergarten

Play in pre-K fosters learning

Purposeful play sparks learning in Arlington ISD Pre-K

April 6, 2021
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Play fosters curiosity and exploration Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

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National Principals Month

Arlington ISD Celebrates National Principals Month

October 9, 2020
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Principals sharing their thoughts all month October is National Principals Month, and the Arlington ISD is fortunate to have outstanding campus leaders. We wanted to hear their thoughts on being a principal so we’re asking them questions throughout the month. Here’s part one. 〉What’s the most rewarding part about being a principal? “The giggles! I…

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Families Explore Arlington ISD Specialized Programs

October 1, 2020
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Elementary specialized program applications open now When the Arlington ISD is introducing its specialized educational offerings for students we usually begin with the most pertinent news first: free. Free as in college credit. Free as in packing in a couple of years of college without serving up a dime. Free as in bypassing college completely…

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Chef Karl Betts

Arlington ISD’s Chef Karl Offers Tips and Tricks to Prepare Meals

August 19, 2020
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Chef Karl Shows How to Use Food Received at Student Meal Distribution Sites Arlington ISD’s meal distribution comes with a little something extra now. Arlington ISD Chef Karl Betts previews the menu and offers his tips and tricks in a new video series posted on YouTube and the district’s Food and Nutrition webpage. The new…

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Zoom Along with Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

Arlington ISD Students Treated to Zoom Along with Superintendent

August 17, 2020
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Zoom Along a Fun Experience for Arlington ISD Students Fourth-grade students at Pearcy STEM Academy got to take a look inside the virtual locker of Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on the first day of school Monday. What the more than 60 students who were on the call found out was that his favorite…

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Pre-K Online

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it?

August 14, 2020
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Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online? Is online Pre-K even worth…

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