Month: October 2020
Principals learn from working during a pandemic October is National Principals Month, and the Arlington ISD is fortunate to have outstanding campus leaders. We wanted to hear their thoughts on being a principal so we’re asking them questions throughout the month. Here’s part four. 〉What has working through the COVID-19 pandemic taught you? “It has…Read More about Principals Month celebrated at Arlington ISD.
Expect more traffic at Arlington ISD schools serving as polling locations Tuesday, Nov. 3, is election day, and that means some Arlington ISD campuses will be a little busier than normal. Thirty district schools are serving as polling locations in Arlington and Grand Prairie (list below), so if you are a parent dropping off or…Read More about Thirty Arlington ISD schools serving as polling locations.
Halloween looks a little different this year Like everything else in 2020, Halloween may look a little different for kids this Saturday than it has in the past. Despite the CDC recommendations, there will still be some people who go door-to-door in their costumes with visions of full-sized candy bars in their heads only to…Read More about Movies, ice cream, parades and candy!.
If you’ve noticed some interesting fashion choices throughout the Arlington ISD this week, it’s okay. That’s because the district, like many across the United States, is celebrating Red Ribbon Week. The week is designed to build awareness for heathy, drug free youth. The national theme for 2020 is Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.…Read More about Red Ribbon Week Underway in Arlington ISD.
Bond 2014 Funds Replaced Bailey Junior High Windows from 1968 The Arlington ISD’s new natatorium isn’t the only recent Bond 2014 project making waves. A major project to replace the roof and windows at Bailey Junior High wrapped up at the end of the summer and will have a long-term impact on the school. The…Read More about Bailey Junior High’s new roof and windows improve energy efficiency.
October is National Principals Month, and the Arlington ISD is fortunate to have outstanding campus leaders. We wanted to hear their thoughts on being a principal so we’re asking them questions throughout National Principals Month 2020. Here’s part three. 〉What’s the funniest thing that’s happened to you as a principal this National Principals Month 2020?…Read More about National Principals Month 2020 Recap.
GM donation will help keep students and staff safe GM Financial donated 50,000 masks to the Arlington ISD that will be distributed throughout the district. “As a Fort Worth-based company with a large operation in Arlington and nearly 5,000 employees in the Metroplex, GM Financial has a long-standing commitment to supporting the health and welfare…Read More about GM Financial donates 50,000 masks to Arlington ISD.
Free Dental Services, Food distribution Oct. 24 Thanks to our wonderful community partners, we have two great resources to announce: free dental services for students each Friday and free food distribution for families this Saturday. Free dental services Dental Health Arlington SMILES program is unable to go into schools this year because of Covid-19, but…Read More about Community Resources Available.
Arlington ISD “holds budget process to a very high standard” The Arlington ISD has been honored with a Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for its excellence in budget presentation for the 2020-21 school year. The award was given by the Association of School Business Officials International. Participants submit applications and budget documents to a panel of…Read More about Arlington ISD earns Meritorious Budget Award.
Applications due Oct. 23 Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through Oct. 23, 2020. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized…Read More about Citizens Bond Oversight Committee applications now open.