Category: students

Winner of the Martin Luther King Jr Advancing the Dream art contest in Arlington, TX

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

January 15, 2021
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Annual competition part of Advancing the Dream Celebration The city’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy got off to a great start for five Arlington ISD students Thursday night. The five were honored by the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees for their outstanding work in the annual art and essay contest sponsored by…

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What’s Your Big Idea? contest deadline getting close

January 13, 2021
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Unleash your biggest ideas Don’t forget the deadline for the What’s Your Big Idea? contest is Jan. 21 for elementary and junior high students and March 12 for high school students. This contest is a great opportunity for students to unleash their biggest ideas – to imagine, create and invent a new product or business that makes…

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Arlington ISD recognizing national scholars, including National Merit Semifinalists, National Hispanic Scholars and National African American Scholars

Arlington ISD recognizing national scholars

December 9, 2020
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Students to be honored at Board meeting Martin High School senior Nicholas Kocurek didn’t want to be outdone by his father. His classmate, Nathan Truong, wanted to honor his parents for all their work in immigrating to the United States from Vietnam. Arlington High School’s Matthew Lewis got his drive to succeed from his parents,…

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Toys for Tots donation drive at the Arlington ISD Professional Development Center

Toys for Tots and Arlington ISD collects thousands of toys

December 8, 2020
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Many toys will go to Arlington ISD students Thanks to Toys for Tots – and you – thousands of Arlington children are going to have an exciting Christmas. Toys for Tots held their donation drive over the weekend at the Arlington ISD Professional Development Center and also collected toys at every school. They are still…

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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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