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February 22, 2012

Burgin's Act of Kindness 

Burgin's scarves

It was referred to as a random act of kindness in a week set aside to do something nice for someone, but what Burgin Elementary students did for Mission Arlington was more than a mere random act. | Burgin science teacher Lesley Pierce and some of her students sewed fleece scarves to donate to Mission Arlington.

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Game Night With Dad 

Father and Child Game Night

Getting a group of dads to come out to their child's school on a weekday evening can sometimes prove to be a tall order. The staff at Rankin Elementary doesn't have anything magical up their sleeves to get dads out, but a number of them did make the trip back to school Tuesday. | Rankin second grader Samuel D., first grader Liliana D. and dad Carlos Duarte had fun at Father and Child Game Night. 

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Environment 101 at Williams 

Williams Environmental EducationBy the time City of Arlington Environmental Education Specialist Dr. Brigette Gibson departed Williams Elementary Tuesday, the second graders knew a thing or two (or three) about pitching in to help the environment. | Williams second graders Melanie A. and Zoe F. design litter bags as part of an environmental protection session.

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Going up Against the Best    

Arlington Academic Decathlon teamArlington High School is no slouch when it comes to being competitive in Academic Decathlon, but you could say this year's achievements were above and beyond. You could also call the team regional champions.The Arlington High School Academic Decathlon team will compete in the state competition Feb. 23-26 in Houston.  

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News Briefs
Transfers Begin Feb. 25
The PEIMS department will accept transfer requests Saturday, Feb. 25 through Friday, March 30.
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Community Resource Fair
The AISD is hosting a Community Resource Fair Monday, Feb. 27 from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Professional Development Center.
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Upcoming Events
Feb. 23: Called school board meeting
Feb. 24:
Report cards distributed, PK-12
Feb. 27: Community Resource Fair
March 5-9: Celebrate Texas Public Schools Week
March 5: High school open houses
March 6: Junior high open houses
March 8: Elementary open houses; School board meeting  
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