Category: COVID-19

Polly Walton - 2021 Board Recognition

School Board Recognition Month 2021

January 19, 2021
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Walton began Arlington ISD career in 1971 January is School Board Recognition Month and fittingly the theme is Navigating To Success. The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees had to navigate through some uncharted waters in 2020. We wanted to get their thoughts on the year and what they’ve learned in helping lead a district of…

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Holiday Health Heroes - Peach Elementary clinic assistant Rachel Thurmond

Clinic assistant shares challenges of working through pandemic

December 30, 2020
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Clinic assistant believes job is ‘to protect children’ The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several…

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Holiday Health Heroes - Ditto Elementary nurse Cheryl Staats

Nurse at Ditto Elementary provides support and calm

December 29, 2020
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Cheryl Staats has been Ditto’s nurse for 21 years The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting…

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Arlington ISD Holiday Health Hero Christine Morgan, Arlington High School athletic trainer

Arlington High trainer keeps student athletes healthy

December 28, 2020
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Social distancing biggest challenge for athletic trainer The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several of…

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Holiday Health Heroes - Sam Houston High School nurse Sherie Lamack

High school nurse considers job a “calling”

December 23, 2020
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Nurse Lamack says “it’s a gift to help others” The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting…

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Arlington ISD Holiday Health Hero Steve Guadalupe, athletic trainer

Athletic trainer helps student athletes navigate COVID-19

December 22, 2020
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Veteran trainer works at new Athletics Center The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several of…

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Holiday Health Hero Jennifer Darnell, nurse at Bailey Junior High

Arlington ISD honors our Holiday Health Heroes

December 21, 2020
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Chocolate helps school nurse cope with COVID stress The Arlington ISD wanted to take some time over the winter break to honor a group of employees that has been thrust into the spotlight in 2020 like no other year before, our health workers. So we’ve decided to celebrate our Holiday Health Heroes by spotlighting several…

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Gratitude and Grit Food and Nutrition Services

Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Food and Nutrition Services

November 26, 2020
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Food and nutrition services team has served despite pandemic It’s Thanksgiving, so it couldn’t be more appropriate to express our gratitude to the Arlington ISD food and nutrition services team. Their grit has been revealed by COVID as they have kept thousands of Arlington kids fed throughout the pandemic. When COVID-19 caused widespread shutdowns back…

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