September 7, 2012

Strategy for Success  

Kickoff Celebration

Thornton Elementary Principal Alicia Rodriguez was so pumped after the Strategic Plan Kickoff Celebration that she hit the ground sprinting - spending the very next day conversing with her staff in an all-day session. | Hale Elementary sixth grader Kelechi I. delivered an inspirational message to teachers during the AISD Kickoff Celebration for staff.

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Inspired Learners

Big Improvements for Arlington, Lamar high schools   

Arlington HS Open House

As Lamar High School students arrived to school, one of the first things they noticed while shuttling from class to class was not having to walk through the cafeteria to get where they were going. A new walkway took care of that, eliminating the need for students to use the cafeteria to travel from one side of the building to the other. | Arlington High School students Corina S. and Chris D. along with Speech and Debate Booster Club President Samantha Dickson share information with Board Member Gloria Peņa and Interim Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos during the school's open house.

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AISD Access

Effective Leadership 

Tweeting With Cavazos  

Dr. Cavazos first day of school

Interim Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos couldn't get to all 73 Arlington ISD schools the first day of classes, but it certainly wasn't for a lack of trying. Wanting to encourage students, teachers, staff and administrators to kick off the 2012-2013 school year in high, spirited gear, Cavazos visited 11 schools, shuttling from class to class, conversing with teachers, principals, staff and, of course, students, who often seemed both pumped and perplexed at the idea of the district's top administrator standing right before them. | Interim Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos walks home from Dunn Elementary with the Hercules family after visiting 11 campuses on the first day of school. 

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News Briefs
West Nile Prevention
The Arlington ISD is monitoring the West Nile Virus situation closely and is in constant communication with our city officials regarding this matter.
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PSAT/NMSQT Registration
Registration for the 2012 PSAT/NMSQT begins Sept. 11.
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Upcoming Events
Sept. 7: Arlington and Lamar Homecomings
Sept. 14:
Bowie Homecoming
Sept. 15:
Operation Graduation
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