AISD Access

August 31, 2011

Become an AISD Insider

Bond UpdateA great way to learn about the inner workings of Arlington ISD is to join the 2011-2012 class of AISD Insider. It's for residents itching for an up close and personal view of the district, where they can see its workings from the best vantage point - inside out.
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Rebuilding Academic Foundations    

AISD AccessWhen Sam Houston and Lamar high schools opened their doors for the 2011-2012 school year, students and teachers alike learned of someone new roaming the halls - a dean of instruction. The new position is slated to work with teachers on math and science, a decision AISD made after both schools were rated Academically Unacceptable by the Texas Education Agency.  | Sam Houston High School teacher Susan Sheppard works with freshmen in the Texan Academy.
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Providing That Lifeline        

Computers for Kids

Computers have become a necessity to education - not to mention a technological lifeline for an entire family. With that in mind, Arlington ISD's Computers for Kids program has thrived, especially in this time of household purse tightening.| These eMac computers will be salvaged and given to students through the Computers for Kids program.  

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How's My Park Art? 

Parking Lot Painting

High school students are usually creatively fickle when time arrives to express themselves on their very own spot in the school parking lot. What should you say? How? In what colors? Serious or funny? Profound or whimsical? | Arlington High School senior Amelia S. painted a sunflower on her parking spot. 

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News Briefs
Clarification on Football Schedule
Arlington High School is playing Coppell High School Friday, Sept. 2 at Cowboy Stadium in Coppell, not Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. Bowie High School will take on Edna Carr (New Orleans) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Monday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m.
Apply Online to Volunteer

Volunteering in the AISD has never been easier. For the 2011-2012 school year, a new online volunteer application has been created. All volunteers must submit an online application.
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Upcoming Events
Sept. 1: School board meeting
Sept. 5: Student/staff holiday
Sept 9: Arlington HS Homecoming
Sept 11: Patriot Day; Grandparents Day
Sept 14: Progress reports distributed
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Leslie Johnston
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