Month: December 2020
Final 2014 Bond project opening soon It’s almost ready. After years of dreaming, planning and construction, the Arlington ISD’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts, the final project of the 2014 Bond, is nearly ready to open. Yesterday, training began for teachers in the new facility’s art, dance and piano keyboarding rooms. Then, after winter break,…Read More about Construction almost complete for new Center for Visual and Performing Arts.
Students to be honored at Board meeting Martin High School senior Nicholas Kocurek didn’t want to be outdone by his father. His classmate, Nathan Truong, wanted to honor his parents for all their work in immigrating to the United States from Vietnam. Arlington High School’s Matthew Lewis got his drive to succeed from his parents,…Read More about Arlington ISD recognizing national scholars.
Many toys will go to Arlington ISD students Thanks to Toys for Tots – and you – thousands of Arlington children are going to have an exciting Christmas. Toys for Tots held their donation drive over the weekend at the Arlington ISD Professional Development Center and also collected toys at every school. They are still…Read More about Toys for Tots and Arlington ISD collects thousands of toys.
Gunn Junior High looks a lot different Gunn Junior High is changing. Construction to convert Gunn into the Arlington ISD’s fine arts/dual language junior high academy – one of the first projects in the 2019 Bond – has the school looking a lot different. See this week’s construction photos. For starters, the entrance now faces…Read More about Construction update for Gunn Junior High.
Make Christmas special for all Arlington kids Christmas is still 22 days away, but the Toys for Tots drop-off is this weekend! Help make sure all Arlington kids have a special Christmas this year. Bring an unwrapped toy to the parking lot of the Arlington ISD Professional Development Center (directions) this Saturday or Sunday, Dec.…Read More about Toys for Tots drop-off this weekend.
Former Arlington ISD Board of Trustees president Dr. Philip John Mycoskie died last week at 69. Mycoskie was a fixture in the Arlington ISD, serving on the board from 1998 to 2005, including serving as the president from 2003 to 2005. In addition to his work on the board, the longtime physician in Arlington spent…Read More about Remembering Dr. Philip John Mycoskie.
Arlington ISD “recognized as a champion of the whole child education” The Arlington ISD found the perfect partner for reaching junior high students when the district teamed up with EVERFI in 2016. The combo is still going strong five years later as the district was recently honored with the EVERFI Seal, an honor given to…Read More about Arlington ISD honored with EVERFI Seal.