AISD Access

October 26, 2011

Swift International    

Students and parents partiipate at Swift's Multicultural Festival

You could smell the Swift Elementary Multicultural Celebration before you actually saw it. Just steps inside the front doors, visitors were met with a large display of traditional clothing from various cultures, money from different places around the world, and a host of objects from a number of countries. The aroma of the food surrounded it all. | Sue Ko and her daughter show Josefina Hernandez how her child's name translates into Korean at Swift Elementary's Multicultural Festival.

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Digital Dangers    

Family Involvement Liasion Angela Jackson discusses intennet dangers at Carter Junior High

The good news concerning technology is that the Internet is a wonderful resource for kids; however, while young students can use the Internet to research school reports and to communicate with teachers and classmates, hazards loom. | Family Involvement Liaison Angela Jackson explains the importance of digital responsibility to parents at Carter Junior High. 

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Payden's Big Wish 

Payden T. enjoys his new tuba

He was told it was an emergency leadership meeting. It was supposed to be held on a Sunday afternoon in the Martin High School band hall. So Payden T. did what any dutiful tuba player of Martin's Wind Symphony would do. He dropped what he was doing and went there. | Martin High School sophomore Payden T. enjoys the new tuba he received from a Wish with Wings. 

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World Series Work and Fun 

Sam Houstin High students prepare for game 3 of the World SeriesThe assignment was to pick up recyclables because it's good for the environment. The payoff was seeing a World Series game. | Sam Houston High School students in the j.k. livin program get ready to attend World Series Game 3.

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News Briefs
Board Work Session Rescheduled
The called work session scheduled for Oct. 27 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1.
AISD Joins School Finance Litigation
The AISD Board of Trustees passed a formal resolution at the Oct. 20 meeting to join the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition school finance suit against the state.
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 26: Progress reports distributed
Oct. 28: Bowie HS Homecoming
Nov. 1: School board work session
Nov. 3
: School board meeting
Nov. 6: Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov. 8: Election day
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Sarah Frost
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