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The Hispanic Heritage Month Assembly: 2017

For Hispanic Heritage month, the Arlington Career Center hosted an assembly that showcased the widely enjoyed culture and traditions derived from latin roots. From the arts to dances to even poetry, the assembly showcased it all. In order for this to happen, students and teachers from every program took part in creating a student led ...

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Diversity Group

As the world continues to be more inclusive of different genders, races, ethnicities, and sexualities, there are still many people that have questions about these differences among people. Sometimes, people don’t know how to approach or answer approach or answer these questions. For this reason, on February 1st  the Arlington Career Center (ACC) formed a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Science Fair at The Career Center

Students often view the science fair as an unwanted assignment because they must devise a project year after year. However, when students leverage their resources and choose to use their science project as an opportunity to explore areas of interest or learn about complex topics, then interesting projects, and engaging learning experiences can result. Ms. ...

What is Hispanic Heritage Month?

Written by Lena Bolz and Karen Cruz What is Hispanic Heritage Month? Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the cultures, histories, and contributions of American citizens of Hispanic descent. In 1968, Hispanic Heritage Month was originally launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson as Hispanic Heritage Week. Later in 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded the week to a 30 ...

What is the MGA at Arlington Career Center?

Written by Damian Sandoval and Shushantika Barua What is MGA? The Model General Assembly, more commonly known as MGA, is a program for high school students who are interested in the process of how bills are created.  “[Students] join and enroll because it is a learning experience and an opportunity to understand the inner workings ...