Category: Year: 2019
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…Read More about Free and Reduced Meals at Arlington ISD Benefits Students.
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…Read More about Acts of Kindness Highlighted by Arlington ISD Students.
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…Read More about Aerial photos show construction progress of AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex.
Let me tell you the story of a young boy named Louis. Louis grew up in a small French village outside of Paris in the early 1800’s. He was the youngest of four children and was raised by loving parents who were leather workers by trade. Louis often went to visit his father at his…Read More about The Truth About Empowering Ownership.
Sixth grader Trinity W. came to the Arlington ISD two years ago and started in the district at Crow Elementary. She didn’t know it at the time, but she was in the perfect school when Crow made the transition to Crow Leadership Academy this fall. “Once people lead and show what they have to do it…Read More about Crow Leadership Academy Creating Global Citizens.
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…Read More about Bowie High School auditorium reopens after renovations.
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…Read More about Applications Now Open for Arlington ISD Academies.
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,…Read More about More than 4,000 security cameras installed.
When French teacher Matthew Nelson was looking for a new place to work over the summer, he had no idea of the kind of setting he’d be able to find at the Wimbish World Language Academy. “I was searching for a program like this,” said Nelson, who taught in Fort Worth before coming to the…Read More about Apply Now for New Wimbish World Language Academy.
McNutt Elementary third-grader Ja’Kobi J. may be changing his football allegiances. Ja’Kobi came to school Tuesday a Green Bay Packers fan. That was before 15 rookies from the Dallas Cowboys showed up for the NFL PLAY 60/READ 20 clinic at the school. Ja’Kobi – like the rest of the third graders who went through football…Read More about Play 60 Inspires McNutt Elementary Students.