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Remembering Dr. Philip John Mycoskie Former Arlington ISD Board President

Dr. Philip John Mycoskie

Former Arlington ISD Board of Trustees president Dr. Philip John Mycoskie died last week at 69. Mycoskie was a fixture in the Arlington ISD, serving on the board from 1998 to 2005, including serving as the president from 2003 to 2005. In addition to his work on the board, the longtime physician in Arlington spent…

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Arlington ISD honored with EVERFI Seal Partnership promotes social and emotional learning

EVERFI champion district seal

Arlington ISD “recognized as a champion of the whole­ child education” The Arlington ISD found the perfect partner for reaching junior high students when the district teamed up with EVERFI in 2016. The combo is…

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Short Elementary principal inducted into School Breakfast Hall of Fame Breakfast in the classroom making big difference

Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez inducted into the School Breakfast Hero Hall of Fame

Students do better when they eat breakfast Breakfast in the classroom may not sound like a good idea at first. Food means messes and distractions – not exactly what teachers want in their classrooms. But…

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Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for our Teachers Teachers talk about perseverance

Gratitude and Grit Teachers

Teachers offer light in midst of pandemic Our Arlington ISD teachers have done an amazing job in 2020 of showing grit in what’s been the most unpredictable of years. How have they done it? Like…

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Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Food and Nutrition Services No better time than Thanksgiving to thank the team who feeds students

Gratitude and Grit Food and Nutrition Services

Food and nutrition services team has served despite pandemic It’s Thanksgiving, so it couldn’t be more appropriate to express our gratitude to the Arlington ISD food and nutrition services team. Their grit has been revealed…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

ABOUT the District

Adopted 2020 Tax Rate

Arlington Independent School District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will be effectively raised by 12.42 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $116.

Note: the 2020-2021 tax rate adopted by the board of trustees exceeds the district’s voter approval tax rate and, according to Texas statute, automatically triggers a voter approval tax rate election (VATRE).

This election will be held on November 3, 2020.