Month: June 2020
Johns Elementary Pre-K Gets a New Look Thanks to 2019 Bond Voters Johns Elementary has a new Pre-K patio. The first construction project of the 2019 Bond to be completed, this project at Johns replaced an old patio that was falling apart. See construction photos. “The patio had been falling and detaching from the building,”…Read More about 2019 Bond Gets Johns Elementary a New Pre-K Patio.
In a letter to parents and guardians today, Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos shared what the Arlington ISD knows so far about how students and teachers will return to class this fall. Here is his letter:
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Last week I promised you an update regarding our Return to School plan based on guidance expected from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on Tuesday. Unfortunately, the TEA wasn’t ready to release the guidance but I still want to share what we do know right now about this fall.Read More about Superintendent Updates Families.
Arlington ISD Alumni Seba Suber Continues to be a Voice for Black Lives Matter Seba Suber has been very busy the last couple of months. That’s what happens when you’re the CEO of the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) given the climate currently in the United States. Whether it’s been covering the George…Read More about Martin High Graduate is Making Her Voice Heard for Black Lives Matter.
Youth Leadership Arlington Invites Juniors from Arlington ISD High Schools to Apply Arlington is looking for students who will be juniors this fall to apply for a spot with Youth Leadership Arlington. Youth Leadership Arlington is designed to prepare and encourage students from diverse backgrounds to serve as leaders among their peers while building their…Read More about Youth Leadership Arlington Calls on Arlington ISD Students.
Arlington ISD and Arlington Public Libraries Offer Summer Reading Opportunities for Students It’s summertime! That means you get to choose the books you want to read! Arlington ISD libraries have lots of e-book options, and the Arlington Public Library has a fun summer reading challenge complete with prizes. Libraries Closed but Books are Open “Summertime…Read More about Summer Reading Options at Arlington ISD and Arlington Libraries.
Advanced Academics a Win for Arlington ISD Students The Arlington ISD 2019-20 school year might not have ended like everyone had planned, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a strong finish for students involved in advanced academics. There was Bowie High School getting recertified as an AVID Demonstration School, Seguin High School honored by the…Read More about Arlington ISD Advanced Academics has Strong End to School Year.
Arlington Independent School District – Resolution of the Board of Trustees To Address Racial and Social Equity in the Arlington ISD WHEREAS, recent events have renewed attention to prejudices, injustices, and inequalities embedded in social structure and in society; and WHEREAS, Arlington ISD recognizes that all students deserve to learn in a system free of…Read More about Arlington ISD Resolution on Racial and Social Equity.
June 12, 2020 – The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution during Thursday night’s meeting to call upon the district to examine its current culture and systems in an effort to strengthen, improve and modify practices as needed to recognize implicit systemic bias and remedy racism. “Our district has done significant work in…Read More about Resolution Adopted as District commits to examine all systems to remedy racism.
Community Delivers Input on the Future Design of Arlington ISD’s Berry Elementary Students, parents and teachers recently helped architects kickstart the design process for the future Berry Elementary School. They met with architects and Arlington ISD administrators via Zoom to discuss their desires for the new building. Demo-Day Approaches Berry Elementary opened in 1955, and…Read More about Future of Berry Elementary.
City Of Arlington Celebrates Graduating Class Of 2020 The City of Arlington supports the Arlington ISD in so many ways, and being the district’s biggest cheerleader is certainly one of them. Tune in as the city recognizes, congratulates and commemorates the Class of 2020 in this special video. The Arlington ISD helps ensure that dreams…Read More about City of Arlington Salutes Arlington ISD Graduates.