SwampBites November 12, 2023

Congratulations to the cast of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane". They competed in the AISD One-Act Play competition and did an outstanding job on stage and behind the scenes. The judges were incredibly impressed by the entire ensemble. They received an award for Outstanding Play of the day! They also received some individual awards: Best Play Best Performer: Jeffrey Carlton; All-Star Performers: Manolo Torres and Lucas Martin; Honorable Mention: Zariyah Dennis; Best Tech: Harper Brown; Best Understudy: Kelsey Erlandsen. Congratulations to these students and their directors Mrs. Garza and Mr. Fitzgerald.
Some of our AVID students and our House Council had the opportunity to hear from Ms. Tillie Burgin, the founder of Mission Arlington about her life of service to the community. It was a privilege for these kids to get to visit with a local legend! They are excited about the difference they can make and looking forward to an opportunity to serve themselves! Stay tuned for more information on that.
On Tuesday morning morning, the 7th Grade Boys Basketball team attended the Medal of Honor Character Playbook presentation at AT&T Stadium. This was a great event hosted by the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL, and the Medal of Honor Museum. These young men learned about integrity, character, commitment, and dedication. On stage were: US Army Retired Captain Florent "Flo" Groberg- Medal of Honor and Bronze Star Recipient US Navy Retired Captain Chris Cassidy - Retired Navy Seal and Astronaut. Bronze Star Recipient Charlotte Jones - Executive VP of the Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescott - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback and 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year Also joining remotely was: Cooper Kupp - Wide Receiver LA Rams. Coach Foulks said "I can honestly say that I am very proud of the boys, and you could see in their eyes, that the message that was being delivered was received. I look forward to watching these young men demonstrate these ideals in and out of the classroom and becoming role models on our campus."


In order to complete, athletes must pass all classes with a 70 or higher each six weeks. If you have any questions, please contact our Athletic Coordinator,, Mr. Richard Joyner @ rjoyner1@aisd.net


11/14 - 8th grade AVID field trip to UNT

11/14 - Band All-Region Auditions (Phase 2)

11/15 - SPANISH PLACEMENT TEST (7th and 8th Grade Native Spanish Speakers)


11/16 - Academic Night 5pm-pm

11/20-11/24 - Thanksgiving Holiday

11/28 - TELPAS SCREENER-6th and 7th Grade (MOY)

11/28 - Choir Performs at Dallas Mavericks Game

11/28 - FADL Application Parent Info. Meeting 6pm-7pm

11/29 - TELPAS SCREENER-7th and 8th Grade (MOY)


11/30 - TELPAS SCREENER- 8th Grade (MOY)


12/2 - Band MS All-Region Clinic & Concert

12/2 - Jones Academy Ensemble Concert @ Gunn

12/4 - 8th Grade AVID trip to AHS

12/4 - Hope Squad 4:30pm-5:30pm

12/5 - Battle of the Books Practice 4:30pm-5:30pm

12/6 - Progress Reports go home


12/6 - Santa Fe Trip Meeting 6pm-7:30pm

12/7 - Choir Winter Concert 6pm-7pm

12/12 - Piano: Winter Recital 6pm-8pm


12/14 - Choir- Voice Recital 6pm-7pm

12/15 - Orchestra Winter Concert @ CVPA 7pm-8pm

12/19 - Band Winter Concert 6pm-7:30pm

12/20 & 12/21 - Finals/EARLY DISMISSAL (12:45)

12/21 - End of 1st Semester

12/22-1/8 - Winter Break