Category: Student Life

Bowie culinary students prep food for taste testing

Bowie High School Culinary Students Whip Up New Recipes

May 18, 2022
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There’s an old saying that goes, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” Well, culinary students at Bowie High School are heating things up, but they can handle it. The budding chefs have created some special recipes that will be featured on district lunch menus this fall. Led by culinary teacher…

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Hill Elementary Autism Awareness Month Walk and Festival

Hill Elementary Closes Autism Awareness Month with Walk and Festival

April 28, 2022
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Facts about autism are just about everywhere at Hill Elementary – on the outdoor pavement and indoor walls, on posters and doors – and that’s precisely the point. As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, Hill wanted to go all-out on its attempt to bring cognizance wrapped around a celebratory tone about a disorder…

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Hope Squad Week

Hope Squads help prevent youth suicide

April 22, 2022
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Sixteen schools in Arlington ISD are taking a different approach to educate youth about suicide prevention with the help of a peer-to-peer intervention program called Hope Squad. The schools celebrated Hope Squad Week this week with activities like class TikTok challenges, scavenger relays, crossword challenges and more in an effort to prevent youth suicide through…

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Amos students test taste lunch menu options

Students Taste Test Food Options for Next Year

April 14, 2022
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Amos Elementary fourth-grader Parker knows what he likes when it comes to food. “The French fries were too spicy,” Parker said. “The other two were too bland. They tasted just like potatoes.” Classmate Jose is also a food critic of sorts. He was rather vocal when it comes to nacho cheese. “The one that’s blue…

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WWE and Cowboys visit Ashworth Elementary

WWE Stars Visit Ashworth Elementary to Celebrate and Get Active

April 1, 2022
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Are you ready to rumble? Not quite? Well, it’s okay because the kids at Ashworth Elementary have your back. Over 300 students were excited to get moving with WWE stars and Dallas Cowboys players for UNICEF’s Kid Power Active Day. The star-studded lineup included WWE’s Dana Brooke, Titus O’Neil, Apollo Crews and Damian Priest, along…

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a day in the life of pre-K - STEM

What is a Day in pre-K Like in Arlington ISD?

March 9, 2022
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What is a day in Arlington ISD pre-K like? “It’s fun learning,” said Jennifer Pettiford, McNutt Elementary School pre-K teacher. “When they come to a pre-K class, they’re going to be doing interactive learning. That means hands-on.” It’s a full day of learning through an innovative, play-based curriculum. “It’s play-based to initiate creativity and exploration…

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Day of Dance at CVPA

Center for Visual and Performing Arts hosted free dance camp

December 15, 2021
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First Annual Day of Dance “I felt lost and did not have a care in the world.” Nellee Mejorado couldn’t help but utter those words after flailing her arms and gracefully gliding across a stage inside Arlington ISD’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts last week. One might have thought Mejorado wasn’t actually dancing. However,…

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