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free and reduced meals

Free and Reduced Meals at Arlington ISD Benefits Students

October 8, 2019
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The Arlington ISD announced a new meal program last summer allowing 25 of its schools to offer free breakfast and lunch to all of their students. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) has been implemented at Carter and Workman Jr. High Schools and the 23 elementary schools that feed into those campuses. The district is also…

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Acts of Kindness

Acts of Kindness Highlighted by Arlington ISD Students

October 6, 2019
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The Arlington ISD is once again happy to be part of the Kindness Initiative in the city of Arlington. The city rewards acts of kindness and the district plays a big role. During the school year, the city’s Community Relations Committee makes pep rally stops at schools throughout the AISD to honor students, teachers and…

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Aerial photo of the future AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Aerial photos show construction progress of AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

October 4, 2019
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Oct. 4, 2019 – Aerial photos of the future Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex show the tremendous progress being made in construction. It’s easy to see where the arena, natatorium and concert hall are located.  The Fine Arts Center will serve the entire district, grades prekindergarten-12, with world-class performance and demonstration venues. It will…

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The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of a many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number of renovations for fine arts, career tech and athletics spaces. It also included lifecycle and deficiency upgrades throughout the building and grounds, like upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology systems. Other projects focused on accessibility, including replacing and/or adding sidewalks and ramps and renovating restrooms and locker rooms to make them ADA-compliant. See more photos of the construction at Bowie. Like the renovations at Bowie, the 2014 Bond program is quickly wrapping up. The final major project is the AISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex, currently under construction and scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.

Bowie High School auditorium reopens after renovations

September 27, 2019
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Sept. 26, 2019 – The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number…

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Applications Now Open for Arlington ISD Academies

September 23, 2019
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Applications are open now to join one of five Arlington ISD elementary school academies for the 2020 school year. Students passionate about fine arts, STEM programs, speaking multiple languages and leadership development are the perfect candidates for one of these unique academies:  Wimbish World Language Academy A dual language elementary school where students in pre-K…

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Security camera monitors at Sam Houston High School

More than 4,000 security cameras installed

September 20, 2019
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Sept. 20, 2019 – More than 4,000 new security cameras have been installed throughout the Arlington ISD as part of the 2014 Bond program. The new cameras have increased the AISD security department’s video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent of all AISD buildings and specifically increased coverage in entry-exit points, stairwells, cafeterias, gyms, libraries, hallways,…

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