October 13, 2012

Inspired Learners    

Atherton's Political Process 

Atherton Election

As campaign speeches go, it was short, sweet and certainly to the point, which made sense considering each candidate for the Atherton Elementary Student Council had about 20 seconds to deliver the oratory goods. | Atherton Elementary third graders Heaven G. and Kenzie S. mull over their choices for the Student Council election.

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Engaged Community      

Fitness at Duff        

Texas Rangers MCA Fitness All-Stars

The Texas Rangers MCA Fitness All-Stars Health and Fitness program made its way to Duff Elementary, and by the end of it, the fifth graders who ran and jumped and threw baseballs went away with something more than a solid day of heart-pumping exercise. | Duff Elementary fifth graders enjoyed tug-of-war and jump rope with the Arlington Fire Department.

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Engaged Community     

Campus Makeovers       

Morton Cleanup

You might not call this campus makeover the extreme kind, but Morton Elementary Principal Stephen Paulsen was quite impressed with how his school grounds looked Monday when volunteers cleared away brush, trimmed shrubs, planted new flowers and picked up trash. | Volunteers at Morton Elementary arrived in bunches to help beautify the campus.

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Inspired Learners    

Spectacular Music   

College Night

When junior high band members witness the Dean Corey Marching Spectacular up close and personal, one of two things sometimes occur. They run away from band thinking they can't play like that. Or they run to it, so pumped by what they saw all they want to do is play just like that. | The Martin High School Band performs during the Dean Corey Marching Spectacular.

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News Briefs

Sharing the Dream Art and Essay Contest

The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee presents the 2013 Sharing the Dream Art and Essay Contest. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 2.
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 18: School board work session
Oct. 24:
Progress reports distributed
Oct. 25:
Joint school board/city council meeting
Oct. 26: Seguin High School Homecoming
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