Category: Arlington Tech

Military Ball

  Every year, the AFJROTC (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) program at the ACC (Arlington Career Center) hosts a Military Ball inviting all of its cadets and a date, if they choose to bring one. The dress code for males is either a modified version of the SDB (Service Dress Blues) or an ...

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Bike Arlington

Bike Arlington and the Arlington Career Center (ACC) are teaming up in a project that combines both the problem-based learning of the ACC with the goals of Bike Arlington to get people both transportation and exercise. To complete this mission, the ACC has acquired bike parts from Phoenix bikes, a local youth organization, and the ...

Gingerbread Contest 2017

During December festivities, there are always traditions and events that bring up the holiday spirit.  One of the most popular ones is the making of “Gingerbread Houses”, where individually or in teams, people build structures using gingerbread and many different kinds of candy.  At the Career Center, the Arlington Tech program instituted this activity in ...

PBL and STEM at Work in Arlington Tech

Arlington Tech is a brand new, bustling high school program at the Arlington Career Center. Its two main focuses are STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and PBL (project-based learning). One of the most substantial uses of PBL is for students to use hands-on learning and critical thinking. With the advantage of hands-on learning, students ...

NASA Videos

Arlington Tech (AT) has once again partnered with NASA to make short educational videos. The first time AT partnered with NASA, the students produced educational videos, which went onto NASA’s website. NASA thought AT did such a good job, that they’ve asked AT to do it again. Although, this time the process of actually producing ...

SkillsUSA at Arlington Career Center

SkillsUSA is an organization that recognizes students in the country for their career technical skills formed by instructors and the work industry providing scholarships, employment opportunities and other benefits.  These include the following classes: Automotive Electricity Cosmetology TV Production Culinary Arts At competitions, representatives of companies come to be judges and evaluate students’ work and ...

Isaac Zawalo – Algebra 2, Algebra 2 Intensified, Precalculus, Calculus, Math for Liberal Arts

What do you contribute to Career Center? I’m a teacher, I provide students with instruction. But I think I contribute more than that. I think I try to motivate students to do their best. I think as a minority I serve as a motivating person to minority students What program are you in? I’m signed ...

Who Is Mr. Johnson?

Robert Johnson, most commonly known as Mr. Johnson, is one of the Engineering teachers at the Arlington Career Center (ACC)  in room 115. Though he mainly works with the 9th and 10th graders of the Arlington Tech program, he also works with the rest of the ACC and teaches grades 9-12. Mr. Johnson came to ...

Scott Lockhart – Standard Animal Science and Advanced Animal Science

What do you contribute to Career Center? Ok, so I am an Animal Science teacher. So we help prepare students for a lot of different animal-related jobs; wide variety from veterinarians to trainers, head sitters, groomers, we have people working at the zoo that were former students and things like that.  So, we just try ...

Ashley Neal – Chemistry 10 , Physics, and HILT A Science

What do you contribute to Career Center? I believe I have a unique personality that comes with discipline I acquired a college preparatory former military school. Also, being an athlete I understand the challenges that students have whether it’s jobs, sports, or  family issues and things like that, on top of their school work.  I ...