December 7, 2012

Engaged Community     

AISD Gives Re-LEAF       

Little ES Re-LEAF

When students from Little Elementary showed up at Martin High School for the Re-LEAF event to help replace trees destroyed during the tornado last April, the first thing they noticed was how the shovels were bigger than they were. No matter, said Little first-grade teacher RoSchell Russ. | Little Elementary first-grade teacher RoSchell Russ showed students how to plant the trees.

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Engaged Community          

Super School Swift    

Swift ES Play 60

Swift Elementary students got a couple of surprises Monday when Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten came for a visit. Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten huddles with students at the end of the jump rope activity.

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Inspired Learners      

Running for Turkeys      

Williams ES Turkey Trot

Brian J. stands just a wee bit taller than 4 feet, but boy can he zip through a mile. The fifth grader at Williams Elementary won first place among classmates in the school's annual Turkey Trot, taking the lead early on and simply never letting his competitors catch up.  | Williams Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual Turkey Trot.

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Inspired Learners        

Rams are City Champs      

Bailey JH volleball

When a season is far from smooth, as was the case with Bailey Junior High volleyball team, it pays to have patience. Going into the playoffs, Bailey wasn't even the top team out of its own division, at least not outright. The Lady Rams tied with Nichols and Shackelford for top spot in the North Zone. Going into the post season was something of a toss up. | Brad Horn of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Don Hooton and Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland spoke to students at Ousley Junior High.

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