Category: Student Life

Amos summer learning is fun

Amos Elementary makes Summer Learning fun

June 30, 2021
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It’s not every day a student gets to practice mathematical strategies huddled under a tent next to a roaring fire while still inside the classroom. Or have the principal show up to school in a Camp Life T-shirt, baseball cap and backpack with a large water bottle dangling from one side and a flashlight from…

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phlebotomy summer course

Students learn phlebotomy in special summer course

June 25, 2021
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Summer camp looks a bit different for students at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center this year. Instead of board games and enrichment, phlebotomy students are getting a crash course instructed by health science teachers Mark Ingram and Jacqulyn Robinius. Phlebotomy, also called venipuncture, is the process of using a needle to…

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college checklist

College checklist helps rising high school seniors prepare now

June 24, 2021
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Going into your senior year of high school can be one of the most exciting yet frightening times of your life. The biggest question most students ask themselves entering their senior year is, “What’s next?” What am I going to do?”   Arlington ISD’s guidance and counseling department has made answering these questions a lot simpler. They have created a summer college plan checklist that helps students better prepare themselves for their post-secondary career. A senior checklist can help students find scholarships, prompt registration for the SAT/ACT, book college visits and much more!    Telisa Brown, the…

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Summer reading 2021

Join Arlington ISD’s summer reading program

June 7, 2021
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Students win big with summer reading!  Arlington ISD students going into 4th grade and up can read to win a $25 Sonic gift card this summer! The Arlington ISD library media services department is sponsoring a Summer Reading program in Canvas in which students in grades 4-12 can submit the title, author’s name and their…

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Take 25 - Arlington police chief tells students to have a safe summer

Arlington Police Encourage Students to Take 25 for Safety

May 17, 2021
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Police chief visits Crow Leadership Academy While the school year is coming to a close, taking safety precautions should be never-ending for students and members of the community. Arlington Police Chief Al Jones and Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos joined forces to remind Crow Leadership Academy sixth graders to stay safe during the summer…

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Matthew McConaughey's just keep livin Foundation Donates Laptops to Sam Houston High School students

Dell Donates Computers to the Sam Houston Just Keep Livin Program

May 6, 2021
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just keep livin foundation promotes fitness and wellness for high schoolers Approximately 30 Sam Houston High School students received new Dell Chromebooks from the just keep livin Foundation (j.k livin), an after-school program focused on empowering youth to live healthier lifestyles. In partnership with Dell and the Texas Rangers, the nonprofit organization gifted the laptops…

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