Category: pandemic

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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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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Arlington ISD Super Crew

Arlington ISD Operations and Maintenance Employees Serve In Spite of COVID-19

May 19, 2020
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Arlington ISD Recognizes Maintenance and Operations Staff Thanks to a group of unsung heroes, the Arlington ISD’s operations and maintenance personnel, Arlington ISD schools are continuing to be cleaned and maintained throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Though school buildings are closed, 27 campuses are providing meals for children each week, and all campuses still require maintenance…

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Student meal plan

One Million Meals Served

May 14, 2020
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Student Meal Plan Has Distributed Over One Million Meals To Arlington ISD Students & Their Families The Arlington ISD student meal plan, which started March 16, surpassed the one-million meal mark last week. The student meals assure than anyone 18-and-under can get 12 meals a week during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Arlington ISD hands out technology to support online learning

2014 Bond Makes Devices Available for Arlington ISD Students

March 28, 2020
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When voters approved the Arlington ISD’s 2014 Bond more than five years ago, no one could have predicted the vital role it would play during the coronavirus pandemic. As the district moves to online learning while schools are closed for COVID-19, it is imperative that students have a device that connects to the internet. Thanks…

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