Category: Month: February 2020

George P. Bush visits Martin High School in the Arlington ISD

George P. Bush Pays Visit to Martin High School

February 11, 2020
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Students in Martin High School teacher Trey Benedict’s AP macroeconomics class came into Monday expecting to take a quiz but instead, they got a lecture from an unlikely teacher. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush lectured and talked to them about Texas energy resources and answered questions about everything from the viability of offshore oil…

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Apply now for the 9th nationally certified STEM elementary school in Texas

Apply for Nationally Certified Elementary STEM School

February 9, 2020
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Spots are open now for kids with a passion for the STEM experience at Arlington ISD’s Pearcy STEM Academy – the 9th certified elementary STEM school in Texas. Applications for limited openings are being accepted from Feb. 7-21 for the 2020-21 school year. This school is ideal for students with a love of science, technology,…

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Wood Elementary's new library

New Wood Elementary library opens

February 9, 2020
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The new library at Wood Elementary is officially open. After many months of construction, the 5,750-square-foot addition, funded by the 2014 Bond program, welcomed students for the first time in January. “This is an exciting time for our students because the new library, along with the STEM labs and enhanced security features, are helping to…

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Students watch the first bond sale of the 2019 Bond program

First sale of bonds offers students a lesson in public finance

February 8, 2020
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Arlington ISD high school students got a unique glimpse into the world of public finance Wednesday during the first sale of bonds for the district’s $966 million 2019 Bond program. The sale turned into an educational experience when Seguin High School AP economics students joined students from an entrepreneurial class at the AISD Career and…

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Prekindergarten Public Partnerships

Pre-k Public Partnerships Meeting Scheduled for Feb 12

February 7, 2020
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Pre-k Public Partnerships Meeting Details Date:                Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time:               7:00 PM Location:         Arlington ISD Mac Bernd Professional Development Center (PDC)                           1111 W Arbrook Blvd, Arlington, TX 76015 Subject:           Communicate an overview…

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Arlington ISD recognizes national school counseling week

Counseling Week celebrated across the district

February 6, 2020
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National School Counseling Week is February 3-7 and we want to thank our Arlington ISD school counselors for the work they do daily to encourage and support our students while Building Better Humans! School counselors are an integral part of each campus and their work impacts student achievement and school success. Here are the Top…

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Arlington ISD Student Athletes

Arlington ISD Student Athletes Shine

February 5, 2020
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National Signing Day was met with a huge crowd of student-athletes, parents and coaches Wednesday at Arlington ISD’s Professional Development Center as 76 students from the district finalized their plans for college. The students represented all six of the district’s traditional high schools and will compete at 56 schools at the collegiate level. The students…

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Arlington ISD offers three tips to stay warm and informed in case of winter weather

Three Tips to Stay Warm and Informed in Winter Weather

February 4, 2020
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There’s a chance that winter weather will impact the Arlington ISD in the morning and we want you to be ready. Here are three tips to keep you warm and informed: Stay informed Closings or school delays are announced on our website, Facebook and Twitter. We also alert Fox 4 News, NBC5, WFAA, CBS11, Univision,…

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Arlington ISD participates in UIL Realignment

UIL Realignment Shakes up Five Arlington ISD Schools

February 4, 2020
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The five biggest Arlington ISD schools will begin play in District 8-6A this fall as the University Interscholastic League (UIL) released its biennial district realignments Monday morning. Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Martin and Sam Houston will be in District 8-6A with Grand Prairie and South Grand Prairie. The seven-team district is a change for the five…

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Holocaust Remembrance Week

Holocaust Remembrance Week at Arlington ISD

February 3, 2020
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Ousley Junior High teacher Mike Dunbar’s lesson on the Holocaust to his seventh-grade Texas history students was probably different than most going on throughout the state during last week’s Holocaust Remembrance Week in Texas. Holocaust Remembrance Week is most definitely personal. Dunbar recounted stories about his grandmother’s aunt Edith who was killed in the Holocaust…

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