January 25, 2013

Engaged Community       

Sharing the Dream     

Ashworth ES choir

A tradition was born a few years back when the Ashworth Elementary choir was invited to perform during the Multicultural Festival portion of the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend festivities and wowed the audience. Stakes seem to get higher each year Ashworth returns, but the performances don't necessarily change. They still wow the audience. | The Ashworth choir performed during the Multicultural Festival at Tarrant County College Southeast.

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Engaged Community            

Morton's Literary Link        

Morton ES LibraryLiNK

Morton Elementary has become the latest AISD school to partner with the Arlington Public Library and become a community-based LibraryLiNK. Following in the footsteps of Atherton, Farrell, Hale, Roark, Short and Webb elementaries and Harmon Elementary of the Mansfield ISD, Morton now offers students and parents the opportunity to check out books in the school library just as they would at one of the city's branches. | Morton parents are thrilled about the school being a LibraryLiNK location for the Arlington Public Library.

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Engaged Community       

Gunn's 40 Years          

Gunn JH 40th Anniversary

Myth has it that Floyd Gunn's boisterous laughter can be heard in the halls of Gunn Junior High, and while that might sound spooky to some, it's a comfort to those who knew him. Gunn, who died in 2007 at the age of 94, helped shape the AISD into the district it has become as a longtime school board member and eventual president.  | Gunn alumni Jeff Biggs, Bill Gilmer and Pam Thomas reminisce during the 40th Anniversary Celebration.

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Inspired Learners          

No. 31 for Martin          

Martin HS cheerleaders

The Martin High School cheerleaders have a rich tradition of winning in head-to-head competition with other cheer squads. But 31 national titles? | Martin High School recently won the large co-ed intermediate division of the National Cheerleaders Association High School Championships.

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Community Resource Fair
Learn more about the activities and services available in your community Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Professional Development Center, 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd.
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Feb. 1: Progress reports distributed
Feb. 7: School board meeting
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