Category: Transfers News

New playground at Pearcy STEM Academy

New playgrounds open at Pearcy STEM Academy

March 26, 2021
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Third graders rush playground after ribbon cutting The third-grader practically flew up the stairs toward the twisting slide. “Oh my goodness!” she said, streaming her thoughts aloud. “This is awesome! Awesome. So many choices!” Moments earlier, Pearcy STEM Academy Principal Codi Van Duzee, flanked by Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, snipped the caution tape…

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Dan and Linda Dipert hear new Steinway Spirio piano for the first time

New Steinway Spirio pianos introduced at Center for Visual and Performing Arts

March 24, 2021
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World-class instruments and amazing technology The Arlington ISD’s new Center for Visual and Performing Arts was filled with the sounds of two professional Steinway pianists today as they played a rousing duet, four hands masterfully flying across the keyboard. But the pianists weren’t at the CVPA. They were in New York, and a screen showed…

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Student wins national award for app

STEM Academy student earns national award

March 15, 2021
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Winner of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge Being a student at the STEM Academy opened up more than just a new world in education for Michelle Nguyen. Attending the school on the Martin High School campus also served as the inspiration for an award-winning app designed by the 16-year-old junior. The light-bulb moment was born…

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Arlington ISD College and Career Expo

Arlington ISD College and Career Expo has new look for 2021

February 23, 2021
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Parent virtual meetings on March 9 The Arlington ISD College and Career Expo has a new look for 2021! Beginning March 11, students in grades nine through 12 will participate in activities and discussions with college recruiters and industry professionals during their classes. Career and college virtual resource boards will be available to students after…

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CTC students share Valentines Day menu - Cuban, pozole and brownies

Culinary students share Valentine’s Day menu

February 11, 2021
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Pozole is the perfect cold-weather soup Given what the weather is like outside, it’s fitting that the culinary students at the Dan Dipert Career & Technical Center whipped up a Valentine’s Day menu that includes pozole, a Mexican soup. “It’s the perfect cold-weather dish,” said Alyce Monroe, who teachers culinary arts at the CTC. “This…

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Chris Owens, former Lamar High School student and football player, current University of Alabama football player

Arlington proclaims Feb. 9 Chris Owens Day

February 10, 2021
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Owens started at center for national champion Crimson Tide Back in February 2016, Arlington ISD hosted its annual national signing day event at the Professional Development Center. One of the nearly 70 students honored for receiving athletic scholarships that day was Lamar High School football player Chris Owens, a highly-rated offensive lineman heading to the…

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National School Counseling Week 2021 - school counselors serve students despite pandemic

School counselors serve students throughout pandemic

February 4, 2021
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Counselors demonstrate unyielding devotion It’s National School Counseling Week and we want to take this opportunity to highlight our outstanding counselors and guidance and counseling department staff. They are, by nature, selfless and devoted to serving students. This school year, more than any other, that devotion has been tested and proven unyielding. “As an elementary…

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