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NO TAX INCREASE: DISTRICT ASKS VOTERS TO APPROVE $966 MILLION BOND MEASURE

NO TAX INCREASE: DISTRICT ASKS VOTERS TO APPROVE $966 MILLION BOND MEASURE

By Moises Castro 

November 5, 2019

Today is the last day to vote for the Arlington Independent School District 2019 bond project that includes improvements to facilities, fine arts, transportation, safety, security and technology across the district with no tax increase.  If the measure passes, the $966 million bond will include improve...

DONATE BLOOD: SIGN UP NEXT WEEK

DONATE BLOOD: SIGN UP NEXT WEEK

By Priscila Martinez, Photographer

October 3, 2019

Carter Blood Care will be on campus from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the East Parking Lot for anyone interested in donating blood. “It’s important for students to donate because sometimes you never know when accidents happen and blood is needed,” student council sponsor Justi...

SENIOR SUNRISE WEDNESDAY

SENIOR SUNRISE WEDNESDAY

By Gabriela Alvarez, Photographer

September 17, 2019

The senior class will host its first Senior Sunrise at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday on Wilemon Field. Senior Class president Megan Ha said seniors can bring blankets and food. She encourages students to wear overalls but it’s not required. Overalls can be decorated to represent the student and their senior ye...

PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Seniors have until Friday to purchase a prom ticket. Tickets are $75 for singles and $135 for couples. Students must present their student IDs when purchasing during A and C lunches, or in room 310. “It’s a once in a lifetime event,” senior class sponsor Graylon Roberson said. “A ...

BENAVIDES RECEIVES AISD SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

BENAVIDES RECEIVES AISD SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

Principal Fernando Benavides received the AISD Secondary Principal of the Year Award April 17. “Proud,” he said about his award. “Proud of the work and dedication of my administration, my teachers and our students. This award is honoring our collective work and accomplishments at Sam!” Ben...

SIGN UP FOR ASVAB TEST

SIGN UP FOR ASVAB TEST

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Students interested in joining the U.S. Armed Forces can sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) in the main counseling center or click here. The deadline to sign up is Friday, April 19. The test will be held at 8 a.m. May 6. “The ASVAB test isn’t just for the military,” counse...

OLD SCHOOL FUN: GSA HOSTS GAME EVENT THURSDAY

OLD SCHOOL FUN: GSA HOSTS GAME EVENT THURSDAY

By Kristian Jones, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The Gender Sexuality Association will host a game day on from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday in room 422. “We’re going to have board games, card games, and video games,” GSA sponsor Justin Gilmore said. “It’s basically just a get together to get new members to show up and kinda see what we are all a...

LARGEST GROUP YET: TCU AWARDS 11 STUDENTS FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

LARGEST GROUP YET: TCU AWARDS 11 STUDENTS FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

By Moises Castro, Ayleen Cuellar, Chris Moreno, Jessica Martinez Valencia, Juana Herrera, Kathia Mendoza-Molina, Sarah Cruz, Yasmine Sot, and Shantal Mendoza

March 22, 2019

Eleven seniors received the Texas Christian University Community Scholars Scholarship March 22 in the Little Theatre, making them the largest group of recipients for the program this year. The full-ride scholarship grants each student $260,000 and the opportunity to study abroad. Texans Talk asked...

AWARD WINNING TEX-ANNES HEAD TO COMPETITION

AWARD WINNING TEX-ANNES HEAD TO COMPETITION

By Yesenia Vargas, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Beginning today the award winning Tex-Annes Drill Team will compete in a two-day competition in Galveston, Tx. “We should win this year,” six-year director Beatrice Hernandez said. “We got Grand Champions last year. I am hoping we keep the title this year.” Junior Itzel Contreras is a...

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019

Some students expressed mixed emotions after Fridays’ lockdown. During the lockdown, freshman Hasan Diksin said he texted his dad about the situation and he asked his dad if he could pick him up. “I was kinda scared and a bit confused as to what was happening during the lockdown,” he said. “I...

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM PROMOTES UNITY

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM PROMOTES UNITY

By Kristian Jones, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

This year’s Black History Month activities will feature multiple events with the focus on Umoja or unity and eracism. Billy Wilson, math teacher and program sponsor, explained this year’s focus came about through an old tale about two wolves. One good and one bad. The wolf that wins is the one ...

ORDER A BAG OF TREATS FOR YOUR SWEETHEART

ORDER A BAG OF TREATS FOR YOUR SWEETHEART

By Alaja Moore, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

The African Student Organization (ASO) is selling gift bags for Valentine’s Day before Feb. 14. Small bags are $3 and large bags are $5 each. Each bag contains a personal note and assorted chocolates. StudentS can order in room 205 with social studies teacher Zach McNeill. McNeill is the new AS...

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