Category: Year: 2020

High School Entrepreneurship

High School Entrepreneurship Contest Underway

February 12, 2020
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Arlington ISD high school students: it’s your time to shine! The “What’s Your Big Idea?” Entrepreneurship Contest is expanding to the high-school level, and we want to know your innovative and viable solutions for one of three provided challenges the City of Arlington is currently facing. Those challenges are: Parks and Recreation Challenge: How can…

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Arlington Police, FBI and Arlington ISD partner to stop fake threats against schools

Staggering Number of Fake Threats lead Law Enforcement and School Districts to Partner

February 11, 2020
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The number of fake threats against schools is staggering. In 2019, Tarrant County Crime Stoppers investigated 183 fake threats against schools. From those 183 tips, the Arlington Police Department made 22 arrests with charges of a terrorist threat, with half of those being junior high-age students. The threats put fear in students, teachers and parents.…

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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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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 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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