AISD Access

September 14, 2011

AISD Remembers 9/11  

Larson Elementary sixth graders

Kate H. had just turned two the day planes crashed into the Twin Towers, but each time she sees the footage on television she chokes up. So do her Larson Elementary classmates Kennedy L. and Haley L. | Larson Elementary sixth graders in front of the hallway board full of their essays on heroes.   

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Moving with the Mayor      

Move with the Mayor winner Katie C.

She wore it during her twice-a-week soccer practices, in weekend tournaments, hanging out in the park with buddies and going to the grocery store with mom. Where Pearcy sixth grader Katie C. went, so went the pedometer counting her every step. | Move with the Mayor winner Katie C. celebrates with Mayor Robert Cluck, Superintendent Jerry McCullough and her brother Ryan C., who attends Arlington High School.

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Getting Back to Class

Operation Graduation Volunteers

Convincing just one student to return to school this year would have made Saturday's Operation Graduation Walk a success to AISD Superintendent Jerry McCullough. So having 57 students make commitments to return to school must have been quite the achievement. |Volunteers from this year's Operation Graduation.

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Graduating - in Arlington   

UTA's College Park Center

No longer must Arlington high schools vacate city limits to hold their most cherished academic celebrations. With the UT Arlington College Park Center opening early next year, Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Sam Houston and Seguin high schools will have a new building around the corner to hold their year-end commencement ceremonies. The sprawling $78 million, 7,000-seat center is on the east end of campus. |The UT Arlington College Park Center will host a number of activities.

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News Briefs
Tutoring Volunteers Needed
Helping Our Pupils Excel is looking for volunteers to assist with reading and math tutoring for 3rd-8th grade students. All volunteers must fill out an application, complete a criminal background check and attend a training session. For more information, call 817-860-7757 or click on the link below.
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Board Meeting
The AISD Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Administration Building, Board Room, 1203 W. Pioneer Parkway. To see this week's meeting agenda or view the meeting live visit the AISD website.
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Upcoming Events
Sept 15 - Oct 15: Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 22: College Night
Sept. 23: Staff dev./student holiday; Sam Houston HS Homecoming
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Leslie Johnston
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Sarah Frost
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