Category Archives: Kennedale ISD

Nominate a Student Athlete of the Month

To be a true all-star takes skills on and off the field.  Do you know someone who deserves recognition for hard work and a winning attitude? The City of Arlington invites area coaches and teachers to nominate a High School Student Athlete of the Month. Simply submit the names of students who excel at their game, give back to the community and value education. The City of Arlington will honor athletes each month who set examples in the classroom, on their team and in our community. Only students in grades 9-12 at an accredited high school in Arlington, Grand Prairie, HEB, Read more…

Library Competition for Shakespeare Lovers Feb. 9

William Shakespeare fans are invited to the first round of the National Shakespeare Competition being held Saturday, February 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lake Arlington Branch, 4000 West Green Oaks Boulevard. The English-Speaking Union of the United States is hosting this competition for area high school students. Competitors will choose a Shakespearean sonnet and monologue, memorize the selections, and perform them in front of judges.  Presentations are being evaluated by how well the participants understand the piece, his/her ability to communicate them, and the artistic reciting skills. The winner of our event will go on to compete Read more…

Celebration Rally for Texas Public Schools – February 21, 2013

The Arlington community is invited to attend the Celebration Rally for Texas Public Schools to promote the value, impact, and truth about public school districts and our community schools. Parents, community members, educators, elected officials, and business leaders are encouraged to attend this unified story spotlighting student success through guest speakers and student performers from Arlington, Grand Prairie, Kennedale, Mansfield, and Midlothian school districts. Celebration Rally for Texas Public Schools Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:30 p.m. Public Program Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts 1110 W Debbie Lane Mansfield, Texas 76063 Featured Speakers: Robert Scott, Former Texas Commissioner of Read more…

Students Participate in Film Institute Luncheon

Lights! Camera! Action! Recently, six Kennedale High School AV Production and Theater Arts students participated in the 19th Annual Film Institute and Rising Stars Awards Luncheon at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. They spent the day learning about acting, producing and directing from people who actually work in and know the business. Teams of local and national award-winning professionals showed clips of their work and shared their knowledge and tips on how to enter the film industry as well as be successful. The students also experienced “hands on” training by participating in mock auditions, ensemble acting and runway Read more…

Delaney Students Good Deeds

Hats go off to 4th graders, Camryn Booth and Jade Williams who took it upon themselves one weekend to raise money for a great cause. Delaney 4th graders have been collecting aluminum cans all year to donate money to different charities. In January, after hearing Ms. Hester speak about her granddaughter Brooke, the 4th graders wanted to help pay for her stay at the Ronald McDonald House in New York. Last year, Brooke was diagnosed with stage 4, high risk neuroblastoma, which is a form of cancer, and has been at the RMH for 8 months now at $35 per Read more…

Kennedale High School All-State Honorees

 The Texas Girls Coaches Association posted the 2011 Academic All-State Volleyball Honorees. Student-athletes must be graduating seniors who have maintained an overall GPA of 94 or above, in good standing in a varsity level sport, and be of good moral character. Kennedale High School is proud to announce that seniors Ali Autrey, Kendel Capshaw, and Chandler Thornton are among the recipients of the award. Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors! Submitted by Kennedale ISD  

Kennedale Students Visit the State Capitol

On the morning of Friday, January 6th, 129 students, 21 parent chaperones, 7 teachers and 1 administrator loaded 3 charted buses to take our classrooms on the road to Austin for a hands-on learning day program. On the way to Austin, students discussed why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage and participated in activities and games in preparation for our visit to the Capitol city. In Austin, we visited the State Capitol where our legislators have their office. Students saw first-hand where Texas laws were made as we toured the State Capitol including the Senate and House of Read more…

Kennedale School Becomes Satellite Tree Nursery

James A. Arthur is thrilled to become a partner with TXU and Texas Tree Foundation in becoming a satellite tree nursery. Approximately fifty Arthur students recently helped plant 200 trees in pots and moved them to a secure outdoor courtyard area on campus. The goal is to nurture the trees (Live Oak and Cedar Elm) for approximately 3-5 years and then transplant them into the community. Students got a hand-on opportunity in planting and setting up the irrigation system. They also learned more about why and how trees are important to our everyday lives. The students and staff wish to Read more…