AISD Access

August 24, 2011

Bond Improvements       

Bond UpdateStudents returned to classes this week to the usual array of newness. New teachers, new classmates, and in some cases, renovations at schools. Some students returned to new parking lots, roofs, carpeting, tile floors, and for Berry, Blanton and South Davis elementaries, brand spanking new courtyard surfaces. | The bond projects at Lamar High School mean a completely different front facade for the school.
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Perfect Prizes   

AISD AccessIt's simple. Make it to class each day and you might win a car. Not just any car, either. A 2012 BMW 128i Coupe, courtesy of Moritz BMW of Arlington. | Superintendent Jerry McCullough and 2011 BMW winner Mark M. kicked off this year's program at Martin High School's First Event pep rally.
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High School Firefighters       

Fire AcademyJustin G. considers himself a 9/11 baby, someone who on Sept. 11, 2001, was too young to understand the impact of planes deliberately smashing into skyscrapers. What resonated as Justin grew older were the indelible images of firefighters running toward the chaos and how much he wanted to be one of them. | Students enrolled in the first AISD Fire Academy class attended a demonstration last Saturday.
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Beating the Heat    

Beating the Heat Each August, coaches and band directors caution their participants on the dangers of being active in prolonged heat. It is, after all, summertime in Texas. | Martin High School band members keep their water nearby during outdoor rehearsals.
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News Briefs
Operation Graduation Volunteers
Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. For this reason, the Arlington ISD will host an Operation Graduation Walk Saturday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon.
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Arlington ISD Insider
The AISD is accepting applications for the 2011-2012 class of AISD Insider. This program was created to give a group of parents and community members an in-depth look at the district.
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Upcoming Events
Aug. 25: School board meeting
Sept. 1: School board meeting
Sept. 5: Student/staff holiday
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