Category: Month: April 2021

Crow Leadership Academy kitchen addition

Crow Leadership Academy kitchen is growing

April 30, 2021
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There are still about four weeks of school left, but Crow Leadership Academy’s kitchen can’t wait that long. It’s shutting down next Friday. Construction crews will move into the kitchen and cafeteria to begin renovations and tie it into an adjacent addition that has been under construction for much of the school year. All the…

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gymnasts qualify for state

Six Arlington ISD gymnasts head to state championship

April 27, 2021
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Most district athletes to qualify since 2011 Six Arlington ISD high school gymnasts are heading to the Texas High School Gymnastics Championship this week after qualifying at the Region IV Championship meet. The record-breaking team includes the most district athletes to qualify for state since 2011. The championship meet at Euless Trinity High School starts…

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Webb Elementary groundbreaking

Webb Elementary groundbreaking kicks off major Bond 2019 project

April 23, 2021
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Arlington ISD kicked off a major project this week to rebuild four aging schools and provide generations of students with the opportunities they need to succeed in the 21st century. Up first is Webb Elementary, which hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, April 21. Webb is the first of four school replacements funded by the 2019…

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Pre-K getting boost from 2019 bond

Bond 2019 voters make new furniture possible for Arlington ISD Pre-K students

April 23, 2021
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New pre-K furniture for all classrooms This school year brought a monumental change to Arlington ISD’s pre-K program. For the first time, the district offered full-day pre-K for four-year-olds at nearly all elementary schools. Plus, many elementary schools also have half-day pre-K for three-year-olds. That means we need a lot of pre-K classrooms! This big…

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All-state musicians

Eight Arlington ISD students named All-State Musicians

April 22, 2021
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Students represent choir, band and orchestra When measuring the degree of difficulty in earning Texas Music Education Association (TMEA) All-State status as a musician, consider that those who reach such a lofty honor represent the best of the best – the top two percent of all high school musicians in Texas. Now consider the fact…

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what's your big idea

What’s Your Big Idea? award ceremony today

April 21, 2021
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Drive-through awards parade on Saturday More than 700 Arlington ISD third-eighth graders, representing 48 schools, are set to be honored today as finalists and winners in the 15th annual What’s Your Big Idea? entrepreneurial contest. Sponsored by the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce, this contest asked students to unleash their biggest ideas – to imagine,…

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Medal of Honor winner visits Roark Elementary

Medal of Honor recipient visits Roark Elementary

April 19, 2021
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Students present letters to Army hero Most children dream of meeting superheroes in real life, but Roark Elementary School students’ dreams came to life when they met Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg Monday morning.  Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor by former President Barack Obama in 2015 for tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. He is a…

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