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ACS Spotlight on Employees - October 2019
10/09/2019
The ACS SPOTlight on Employees highlights employees for their outstanding contribution to the district.
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LEAD Arlington gives locals glimpse inside ACS
10/09/2019
LEAD Arlington focuses on the latest happenings in Arlington’s business, government and school communities.
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Anna Jones named finalist for state Principal of the Year
09/25/2019
She’s one of only nine principals statewide to be in the running for the Tennessee Principal of the Year.
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Q&A with John Morgan Fahey, National Merit Semifinalist
09/18/2019
John Morgan is one of 16,000 students nationwide to be named a semifinalist and will now compete to become a finalist.
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AHS grad rate ticks up, 2nd highest in Shelby County
09/17/2019
The rate for 2019 was 97.27 percent, up .07 points from the previous year.
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WATCH: AES students learn 1920s hit The Charleston
09/10/2019
Who said P.E. class was nothing but dodgeball and basketball? Arlington Elementary's Coach Halford got his students up and dancing to The Charleston to help them get active!
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ACS invests in second social & transition specialist
08/19/2019
The social & transition specialist counsels students with mental, social, emotional or physical needs.
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TNReady Data Explained
08/15/2019
Superintendent Tammy Mason breaks down the latest TNReady data scores.
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AES & DES named Reward Schools
08/14/2019
For the second year in a row, both Arlington & Donelson Elementary Schools received Reward status.
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Things You Need to Know Before School Begins
07/22/2019
Excited for the 2019-2020 school year? Here's what you need to know!
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Back 2 School - School Supplies List
07/16/2019
Get a head start on the 19-20 school year by checking out your school's supply list.
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ACS now hiring substitutes for 2019-2020
06/06/2019
Come be a part of our community with flexible hours and competitive wages!
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New JROTC instructor brings years of experience to AHS
06/03/2019
Major Russell Newbill served in several tours in Iraq and has more than 30 military awards and decorations.
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How ACS is addressing mental health awareness
05/16/2019
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, but ACS is finding ways to bring attention to the topic all year long.
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Senior accepted to American Airlines Cadet Academy
05/15/2019
By joining the program, AHS graduate Ron Taylor will have access to the flight school in Millington and careers with American Airlines.
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Why the school nurse matters
05/07/2019
National School Nurse Day is May 8. ACS loves its school nurses!
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AMS Band, Orchestra, Choir win big at competition
05/01/2019
All three music disciplines won a Superior rating by the judges, while the Symphonic Band won Grand Champion.
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AHS wins 17 Orpheum Theatre nominations
04/22/2019
Shattering the previous school record, the school's rendition of Little Shop of Horror garnered the coveted Outstanding Overall Production nomination.
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Moe Miller named AHS head basketball coach
04/17/2019
The Georgia Tech alum joins AHS after a four-year stint at Raleigh Egypt High School.
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New foundation created to build business partnerships
04/16/2019
The Arlington Education Business Partnerships will help determine workforce needs in the Mid-South.
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AHS Baseball inducts Brady Bramlett as first Hall of Famer
04/16/2019
The AHS alum, former Ole Miss player and MLB draftee was surprised with the induction.
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AHS teacher selected as Apple Distinguished Educator
04/09/2019
Jessica Roberts is the first teacher in district history to receive the designation.
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WATCH: AMS holds recruitment tour for fine arts
03/25/2019
The AMS Band, Orchestra and Choir visited the 5th graders at AES & DES to help recruit them into the programs.
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WATCH: How DES celebrates students of the month
03/19/2019
This year, DES started a new tradition to celebrate its students of the month. The kids line the hallways and....well, you'll see why they love it.
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WATCH: DES teaches about ecosystems using STEM
03/13/2019
Students in Donelson's STEM class were put to the test in a fast-paced challenge that focused on Earth's ecosystems.
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WATCH: Miss Tennessee visits AES
03/05/2019
Miss Tennessee Christine Williamson visited Donelson & Arlington Elementary Schools to teach students about respect.
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WATCH: ACS Alumni Stories - Connor Duncan
02/25/2019
Connor Duncan attended Arlington Schools his entire life. He now teaches in one of them.
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AHS Teacher of the Year: Janet Pennington
01/29/2019
Teaching is actually her fifth career, behind being a researcher at St. Jude, Texas Tech and the University of Tennessee.
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AMS Teacher of the Year: Colleen Walker
01/25/2019
She joined the AMS team in 2010 and has worked tirelessly to engage and inspire her students since.
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Movement begins on new AHS athletic facility
01/24/2019
The approximate 26,400 square foot building is scheduled to be complete in the 2019-2020 school year.
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AES Teacher of the Year: Sherryn Henrikson
01/23/2019
As a teenager, she taught others how to swim. It eventually sparked a passion that led her to education.
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DES Teacher of the Year: Kasey Dixon
01/22/2019
The UofM grad was named DES' 2019 Teacher of the Year – a recognition that still takes her by surprise.
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ACS announces new Academy of Engineering & Innovation
01/17/2019
Similar to college, students will choose a major and minor in different engineering fields.
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Arlington High artists enjoy record year of wins
01/11/2019
AHS won more top honors than any other public or private school in the region at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
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Throwback: AES yearbook from 1974 depicts vintage Tiger
01/10/2019
The Tiger mascot was drawn by then art teacher Jeri Wexler for the AES yearbook
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AHS choir invited to perform in France for WWII anniversary
01/10/2019
The choir will perform in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
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U of M professors visit PAVE Academy to critique student work
12/13/2018
The critique featured two well-known and renowned artists and professors from the University of Memphis.
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WATCH: DES students learn to code robots using colors
12/03/2018
Barnes & Noble stopped by Donelson Elementary School to teach the STEM class how to code robots using lines and colors.
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ACS named 2nd overall Top Workplace in region
11/30/2018
Of the 618 organizations invited to participate in the survey, only 55 companies were named a Top Workplace in the Memphis Metro area.
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ACS receives 2nd overall Top Workplace award
11/30/2018
Of the 618 organizations invited to participate in the survey, only 55 companies were named a Top Workplace in the Memphis Metro area.
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AHS takes home Best of Show in regional art contest
11/28/2018
This is the seventh time AHS has won Best in Show in the exhibition's 11-year history.
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VIDEO: DES receives National Blue Ribbon School Award
11/09/2018
DES is one of only 349 schools nationwide to receive the honor.
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ACS ranks 5th in state for highest ACT scores
10/31/2018
ACS' overall scores rose nearly a point to 23.6, up from 2017's score of 22.7.
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ACS unveils new district logo
10/23/2018
The new logo carries a modern yet traditional while keeping the same color scheme of ACS.
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Students tour MicroPort for Manufacturing Day
10/11/2018
Officials from the company gave the students a walking tour of the manufacturing facility.
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Arlington High's graduation rate continues to climb
10/01/2018
Since 2013, the graduation rate for the district has climbed more than 3-percentage points.
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Donelson Elementary named 2018 National Blue Ribbon School
10/01/2018
The school is one of only 349 nationwide to receive the coveted award this year.
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Student designs artwork for AHS' Wizard of Oz
09/24/2018
Using her school-issued iPad, Elizabeth Acton graphically designed the poster artwork for the show.
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DES and AES named Reward Schools
09/21/2018
Reward School is the top distinction a school can earn in the state of Tennessee.
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