City of Arlington mask giveaway

Arlington ISD hosts Giveaway of Masks from City of Arlington, Texas Rangers Arlington ISD schools may be closed, but you couldn’t tell that Thursday morning if you were on the east side of Arlington for the mask giveaway. There was no place people wanted to be more than the Dan Dipert Career and Technology Center.…

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electrifying engineering

Electrifying Engineering: A Series of Videos for Students and Parents Call it summer slide. Or summer learning loss. Or summer setback. For Elena Chase, mom to a sixth grader at Butler Elementary and eighth grader at Shackelford Junior High, a summer break with intellectual inactivity is referred to in her home as “summer brain drain.”…

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Blanton Elementary

Blanton Elementary Wins Statewide Recognition  Arlington ISD’s Blanton Elementary is the biggest loser! And that’s a great thing. Blanton placed first in the 2019 Battle of the Buildings by reducing its energy consumption from one year to the next more than any other school facility in the contest. The statewide contest, sponsored by the Texas…

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beth anderson arlington isd

Beth Anderson knew what she was talking about. Anderson, the namesake of Anderson Elementary School, was born in Blessing, Texas, on Jan. 5, 1925. The quick-witted Anderson told everyone they renamed the town Blessing after she was born there. She passed away Sunday at the age of 95 leaving a lasting legacy on the Arlington…

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Take 25 to keep kids safe

Take 25 Invites Community to Focus on Child Safety Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos normally ends the school year at an elementary school with the Arlington police chief. There, they would talk with elementary students about the importance of a safe summer. The COVID-19 pandemic made that assembly impossible. However, it didn’t mean the…

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Arlington ISD Online Registration

In a letter to parents and guardians today, Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos shared what the Arlington ISD knows so far about how students and teachers will return to class this fall. Here is his letter:

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Last week I promised you an update regarding our Return to School plan based on guidance expected from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on Tuesday. Unfortunately, the TEA wasn’t ready to release the guidance but I still want to share what we do know right now about this fall.

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Martin graduate Seba Suber

Arlington ISD Alumni Seba Suber Continues to be a Voice for Black Lives Matter Seba Suber has been very busy the last couple of months. That’s what happens when you’re the CEO of the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) given the climate currently in the United States. Whether it’s been covering the George…

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Arlington ISD and Arlington Public Libraries Offer Summer Reading Opportunities for Students It’s summertime! That means you get to choose the books you want to read! Arlington ISD libraries have lots of e-book options, and the Arlington Public Library has a fun summer reading challenge complete with prizes. Libraries Closed but Books are Open “Summertime…

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Arlington ISD News

Advanced Academics a Win for Arlington ISD Students The Arlington ISD 2019-20 school year might not have ended like everyone had planned, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a strong finish for students involved in advanced academics. There was Bowie High School getting recertified as an AVID Demonstration School, Seguin High School honored by the…

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Arlington Independent School District – Resolution of the Board of Trustees To Address Racial and Social Equity in the Arlington ISD WHEREAS, recent events have renewed attention to prejudices, injustices, and inequalities embedded in social structure and in society; and WHEREAS, Arlington ISD recognizes that all students deserve to learn in a system free of…

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