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January 18, 2012

AISD Celebrates MLK   

Martin High School Step Team

Each year Arlington's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration practically covers the city with a four-day blitz of events and the AISD is a big part of the festivities. Whether it's elementary school choirs performing at the Multicultural Festival at Tarrant County Community College's Southeast campus or the popular step competition at Bowie High School where high school, junior high and elementary schools square off, participation among AISD students is plentiful. | Martin High School scored top honors at the step show during the MLK Celebration.

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Artist a Hit at Ellis        

Artist CJ Payne

There's absolutely nothing artist-illustrator C.F. Payne couldn't create on a canvas, so imagine what a hit he was Jan. 12 at Ellis Elementary. Payne demonstrated his skills in the school library with an easel, colored pencils, and a rather sharp wit that could still be understood by his audience of second graders. | Artist CJ Payne spoke to students at Ellis Elementary. 

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Carter Soccer Champs 

Carter soccer team The 21st After School Program moved beyond mere tutoring of basic core classes long ago to include everything from cooking classes to workshops on how to be a gentleman. It was only a matter of time before it would include sports competition. | Carter Junior High's team was the champion of this year's 21st Century After School Program's soccer season.

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j.k. livin at Sam Houston       

Eleno Ornelas speaks to studentsGrowing up in Mexico, Eleno Ornelas seemed an unlikely candidate to be a part of Major League Baseball in America. On Tuesday he came to Sam Houston High School to let the students know that even something that's considered unlikely is still possible.Luis Martinez looks on as Eleno Ornelas speaks to students at Sam Houston High School.     

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News Briefs
Board Meeting
The AISD Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the J.W. Counts Administration Building.
Board of Trustees Election
An election will be held Saturday, May 12 for the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees to fill Places 1, 2 and 3. Candidate application packets are now available.
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Upcoming Events
Jan. 19: School board meeting
Feb 2: School board meeting
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