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Annual Senior Citizen Christmas Dinner Sponsored by Arlington High School Student Council December 11, 2019 11:00 a.m. Arlington Elementary Gym Transportation is available from the Arlington Multipurpose Center to the school at 10:30 a.m. RSVP by December 6 at the Multipurpose Center or contact Teresa Feick at 402-478-4171 ext.114 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Kwapnioski's and Mrs. Walling's kindergarten classes read a story about an apple and explored the apple with a magnifying glass. The students labeled and colored the different parts and sections of the apple. It was a great learning experience for all!
Mrs. Klein's HAL students recently had a task to build a car powered by a balloon only, which had to travel at least 5 feet without falling apart. The one Nolan is holding (made by Nolan May and Riley Fisher) travelled almost 20 feet!
Tim Bogatz from ESU3 came to Arlington on Wednesday to conduct a workshop entitled: "Creativity in STEAM" (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math). Students built catapults, then tested them and competed for distance and height. Tim Bogatz also demonstrated how to make a hologram projector. Students made their own projectors and then tested them on an app on Mr. Bogatz's cell phone. They worked!
K-12 Teachers of Science at APS are undergoing curriculum selection to choose materials aligned to the newly State Board of Education adopted Science content standards. Materials are currently under review. As the year progresses, the front runners will be piloted, and a final selection for purchase and implementation will be made in the spring.
The following staff members have changed roles at APS for the 2019-2020 School Year: Tashia Wolf (Reading Interventionist), Kristy Rollins (Math Interventionist), Alex Gill (Third Grade).
We are pleased to welcome the following new staff members to APS family: Kenny Fuchser (HS Science), Madison Egr (4th Grade), Sandy Sanders (4th Grade), Cailyn Johnson (7-12 Language Arts), Dawn Klein (7-8 Math, HAL), Sarah Sharp (Alt. Education), Kim Fitch (Alt. Education), Lori Lang (Para), Sabrena Lozo (Para), Kristen Widman (Para).
At the Sept 9, 2019 regular meeting of the board of education, the 2019-2020 operating budget and tax levy request were approved unanimously. The levy was set at .99572, including General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, and QCPUF.
APS is currently accepting option enrollment applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Applications will be approved depending on capacity in the order in which they were received. The application can be found HERE .
Nationwide there has been very tragic incidents recently around school bus stops. Locally we experience continued issues with stop arm runs. We do use our cameras and work with law enforcement to try to address those situations as much as possible. Observation would suggest that drivers may not clearly understand the law. The Nebraska Safety Center has provided this graphic that details when drivers must stop for . . .