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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 ...

PEP Internships

The Program for Employment Preparedness (PEP) is dedicated to helping high schoolers with mild to moderate disabilities learn workplace readiness skills so they can be prepared for the workforce. One of the many things that PEP does to achieve this is  taking students out to local businesses and letting them obtain real-world experience through internships. ...

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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 ...

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 ...