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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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Preston Nguyen at CTC with World Food Championships check

Martin High School Grad wins World Food Championship Final Table

May 10, 2022
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Going to Carolina Who knew a dish of fried quail lollipops with a hot honey glaze, southern quail and dumplings, Carolina boiled peanut caviar, deviled quail eggs and Hoppin’ John rich and thyme cornbread cake with peach butter was worth $100,000? Preston Nguyen did. That was the prize money handed to the 2021 Martin High…

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Martin High School Student Receives $40,000 Amazon Scholarship

May 5, 2022
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She’s organized, caring, and ambitious, and she’s destined to overcome any obstacle put in front of her. She’s Martin High School senior Ruth Hong. Amazon Future Engineer College Scholarship Hong is also a computer science whiz and one of 100 students across the nation to receive the $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer College Scholarship. Not only…

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Ethan Paradez - 8th Sam Houston senior to win TCU Community Scholar full-ride scholarship

Sam Houston High School Senior Receives Full Scholarship to TCU

May 3, 2022
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Sam Houston does it again! The hope of attending Texas Christina University had come and gone for Sam Houston senior Ethan Paredez after finding out he didn’t receive the Community Scholars award like seven of his classmates. But what started out as a normal day for him a week later turned out to be life-changing…

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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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Students make art for Ukrainian refugees

Students Send Artwork to Ukrainian Refugees

April 25, 2022
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Students across Arlington ISD are using art to spread love and hope to a special group of children in Germany. Since the conflict between Russia and Ukraine began, many citizens have fled the country for safety into neighboring countries. Some Ukrainian refugees are currently staying in Arlington’s sister city, Bad Königshofen, Germany. The City of…

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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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