AISD Access

October 5, 2011

Historic Kooken    

Principal Connie Spence

John A. Kooken has long been considered an institution in Arlington, having been AISD superintendent for 25 years and counting former Arlington Mayor Tom Vandergriff among his long, distinguished list of students. | Kooken Educational Center Principal Dr. Connie Spence stands outside her historic school.

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Dunkin' With Dads at Dunn 

Larson students play tug of war

Dads and students started arriving at 7:30 a.m., which was something of a surprise to Dunn Elementary PTA President Janet Martin, since the Dunkin' and Donuts event wasn't slated to begin until 7:45. | Dunn dad Cory Faulkner played with his daughter, Avery, and son Caleb at the event, which allowed dads to spend some quality time with their kids.

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Fun Science at Bailey    

Students enjoy the critters at Family Science Night

Bailey Junior High held its first Family Science Night last week and judging from the traffic jam planted in front of the critter corner, Savannah, Elvis and the crew were quite a big hit. Elvis the snake, Savannah the monitor lizard and a colorful supporting cast consisting of a bearded dragon, a pair of toads and three mice seemed to have gotten a lion's share of the attention. | Bailey eighth graders Ankit P. and Christian K. interact with a snake during Family Science Night.

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Mentors Ready to SOAR  

Student mentors learn how to help younger studentsSterling W. remembers walking into Sam Houston High School as a freshman and wondering if he should turn around and hightail it out of there. It felt big and confusing, and when older students told him what to do and when, it wasn't always in his best interest. | Bowie High School juniors Arden F. and Haley D. and Arlington High School junior Molly L. learn how to help their mentees at training for Project SOAR.

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News Briefs
Student Holiday/Staff Development
Monday, Oct. 10 is a student holiday/staff development day.
Nominations Accepted
The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is now accepting applications for the 2012 "Sharing the Dream" awards in education, government and community.
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 6: School board meeting
Oct. 7: Report cards distributed, grades 2-12; Lamar HS Homecoming
Oct. 10: Staff development/student holiday
Oct. 12: PSAT
Oct. 14: Martin HS Homecoming
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