The National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) honored five Aldine ISD schools — Aldine High School, Aldine Ninth Grade School, MacArthur High School, Mendel Elementary School and Stehlik Intermediate School — for being named Excellence in Education Award winners during separate presentations on Tuesday, May 21. Aldine Ninth, MacArthur High and Stehlik Intermediate were [...]
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Name That Book serves to acquaint students with classic literature as well as contemporary award-winning books, representing a variety of genres. This is the first year the districtwide event has been held at the elementary campuses. The competition will continue to be held every spring semester. To prepare, students read 30 books. The students then [...]
Administrators and high school counselors at MacArthur Senior High held a celebration on May 16 at the campus for students who have committed to attend a college, university or trade school as well as those who decided join the armed forces to pursue their educational endeavors.
On May 16, MacArthur High School had two student athletes sign letter of intent. Kaulen Applin will be attending the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio on a swimming scholarship while Asia Estrada will head to Blinn College on a softball scholarship. Applin’s swim coach is Joanne Rivera while Val Weldon coaches Estrada.
Representative Gene Green and NASA astronaut Dr. Stanley Love toured Hambrick Middle School and Grantham Academy on May 10 to speak with students about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields and graduating from high school.
Aldine ISD and local businesses helped celebrate National Police Week. On May 16, the Aldine Police Department held a cookout with donations provided by Caraway Intermediate School, Johnson Elementary School, Stephens Elementary School, Carol Academy, Worsham Elementary School, Thompson Elementary School, Black Elementary School, Hambrick Middle School, and Goodman Elementary School. Local businesses such as [...]
Aldine High School seniors Nelly Colocho and Mayra Rebollar have been recognized as Academic All-State in Girls Soccer 2013. To be recognized, student athletes must maintain at least a 90 average throughout their high school career or graduate in the top 10% of their class. Additionally, students must be senior varsity lettermen that finished the [...]
Kujawa Elementary School students enjoyed a concert performed by the rock band Jagged Row on May 9. The campus’ cafeteria was transformed into a concert venue for the event. According to Kim Corrick, International Baccalaureate (IB) coordinator, the band was brought in as a way to motivate second, third and fourth grade students and to [...]
MacArthur High School student Celia Meza placed third in economics in the National Academic Decathlon Competition’s online individual event held April 25-27. Several MacArthur High Academic Decathlon students advanced to nationals. Three team members — Alexander Sandoval, Isabelle Galván, and Cody Nguyen — traveled to Minneapolis for the on-site event at the Hilton Minneapolis Hotel.
During the school year, many children participate in school meals. Fortunately, children in Aldine have the opportunity to receive meals at school this summer. Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may create a cycle for poor performance once the school year begins [...]