Category: Month: August 2019

Canva

August 30, 2019
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Canva is a graphic-design tool website that uses a drag-and-drop format to create posters, flyers, brochures, collages, and other visual graphics. Users can build using a library of graphics or choose to upload their own. This tool can be used for both web and print media design and graphics.   Vendor Resources Using Canva  …

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Aerial photo of the AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

See Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex construction progress

August 30, 2019
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Aug. 30, 2019 – Check out the August aerial photos of the Arlington ISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex. Great progress is being made, and now you can clearly make out where the concert hall, natatorium and arena are. Construction is moving along well, and the new facilities are scheduled to open in…

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patty bustamante arlington isd specialized learning services

“You’re the Inspiration” Inspires Career in Education

August 29, 2019
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If you’re a 40 something in the Arlington ISD and have questions about song lyrics from the magical 1980s, Patty Bustamante is your go-to person in the district. Bustamante, who became the district’s executive director of specialized learning services last year, isn’t just a fan of that kind of music, she’s pretty much a scholar.…

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Operation Graduation Let's Make it Happen

AISD will encourage students to enroll in school at Operation Graduation

August 25, 2019
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With the goal of 100 percent of students graduating exceptionally prepared in mind, the Arlington ISD will host its annual Operation Graduation walk on Saturday, Sept. 7 to encourage students to re-enroll in school. Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. The…

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New Arlington College and Career High School

New Arlington College and Career High School Opens

August 23, 2019
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See photos of the new Arlington College and Career High School (ACCHS). The brand-new school opened on Monday for its first class of 9th graders. Funds from the 2014 Bond program helped turn the former home of Venture High School into the new ACCHS. After months of construction, the campus has an entirely new look…

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Bond 2019 Frequently Asked Questions

August 22, 2019

FAQs General Bond FAQs Rebuild Schools FAQs Knox & Roark FAQs Projects FAQs BOND 2019 Home About BOND 2019 Projects News Resources Bid Opportunities Oversight Ask a Question Financial Transparency Capital Needs Steering Committee AISD Strategic Plan Bond 2014 Frequently Asked Questions General Bond Questions Why does the AISD need this bond? Expand The bond…

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Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

August 22, 2019

Resources Links Videos FAQs Glossary BOND 2019 Home About BOND 2019 Projects News Resources Bid Opportunities Oversight Ask a Question Financial Transparency Capital Needs Steering Committee AISD Strategic Plan Bond 2014 Glossary Glossary ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act, federal legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public…

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Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on WFAA's Inside Politics

Watch Arlington ISD Superintendent on WFAA’s Inside Texas Politics

August 22, 2019
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Watch Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on WFAA’s Inside Texas Politics discuss the AISD’s Texas Education Agency accountability (TEA) rating and the proposed $966 million bond program. WFAA Anchor Jason Whitely started the discussion by congratulating Dr. Cavazos on the AISD’s B rating, up from a C last year. Dr. Cavazos attributed progress to…

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New concrete drive construction at Ditto Elementary

Tons of concrete poured at Arlington ISD schools this summer

August 16, 2019
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Aug. 16, 2019 – It was the summer of concrete in the Arlington ISD. Many schools had new concrete poured while school was out, from concrete drives and parking lots to improved sidewalks and ramps. The schools in the photos – Kooken Education Center, Ditto Elementary and Carter, Boles and Bailey junior highs – are just five of the more than 25 schools…

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Five ways to survive the first day of kindergarten

August 16, 2019
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Your baby is ready for their first day of kindergarten in the Arlington ISD.   But are you?   Letting your child out of your sight for an entire day as they start their AISD education might seem scary as they meet teachers for the first time. Sit next to kids who could end up being friends for the rest of their lives. And in some…

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