AISD Access

October 12, 2011

Pet Power at Duff     

Michael M. plays with Deacon

During pet therapy sessions, it's hard to tell who's more excited - the students or the dogs. On Oct. 5, Deacon, the laid-back golden retriever, and Leroy Brown, the playful bulldog, showed up in Tina Hazen's special education alternate curriculum class at Duff Elementary.  | Sixth grader Michael M. plays with Deacon, the golden retriever that visited students at Duff Elementary during pet therapy.

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Miller's Big Mission  

Students at Miller Elementary show off the stuffed animals they collected

Tillie Burgin thought she'd seen it all when it comes to schools and organizations donating items to Mission Arlington. But watching an elementary student swim through a sea of stuffed animals had to be a first. | Students at Miller Elementary demonstrate just how big the display case is that's holding the stuffed animals they collected for Mission Arlington.

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War Made Personal   

Pfc. Lane Shinogle and students at Shackelford junior high

Ten years later, the US war in Afghanistan still made the news last week. At Shackelford Junior High, the anniversary of the war arrived with a personal undertone because of Pfc. Lane Shinogle. | Pfc. Lane Shinogle visits Shackelford Junior High AVID students who kept in touch with him while he was stationed in Afghanistan.

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Words and Art at Seguin  

Students at Seguin high school admire the new Canon's the school just purchasedIn years past, sports photographs in the Seguin High School yearbook looked as if they were taken from a moving airplane. They were blurry, impersonal, and had little contrast. The school's point-and-shoot cameras, mainly used for shots where the subject is close and not moving a muscle, weren't made for catching fast action on a football field. | Stephany M., Isaac S., Sibb A. and Quinton B. learn the technical intricacies of Seguin's new Canon digital cameras. 

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News Briefs
Historical Marker Dedication
Join the AISD Board of Trustees and administration at Kooken Education Center Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. to dedicate the school's historical marker.
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Run Benefits Scholarship Program
The Arlington Council of PTAs is holding its 10th annual Celebration of Freedom Run Saturday, Oct. 22.
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 13: School board work session
Oct. 14
: Martin HS Homecoming
Oct. 20: School board meeting
Oct. 21: Seguin HS Homecoming
Oct. 26: Progress reports distributed
Oct. 27: School board work session
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