Category: Month: October 2021

National Principals Month - Principal Keith Boyd of Ellis Elementary

Celebrate National Principals Month with Keith Boyd

October 28, 2021
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October marks National Principals Month, and we want to honor the 76 principals we have in Arlington ISD who work hard in our vision of making the Arlington ISD a premier school district and leader of education.  Arlington ISD veteran Keith Boyd began his career with Arlington ISD teaching fourth grade at Johns Elementary in 1999. Now in his sixth year…

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Wednesday workout Matt Bostick

This Workout Wednesday is straight cardio!

October 27, 2021
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It’s time to get your heart racing on Workout Wednesday as Duff physical education teacher Matt Bostick goes all cardio all the time. And if just the thought of cardio makes you cringe, you can rest easy as the entire workout will be over in seven to nine minutes as you do four exercises in…

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Arlington High School baseball team

Arlington High School baseball team pays it forward

October 26, 2021
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Baseball is just a sport to some, but for the Arlington High School Colts, it’s a brotherhood. The team took that meaning to a new level when they pitched in together to purchase gifts for Saginaw Boswell High School’s baseball team, which was recently affected by the tragic loss of brothers and teammates Isaiah and…

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Red Ribbon Week 2021

Red Ribbon Week Encourages Students to Be Drug Free

October 25, 2021
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Red Ribbon Week is back to encourage youth to be drug free and educate students about the negative risks associated with drug usage. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s largest and longest-running drug use prevention campaign. This year, the national theme is “Drug Free Looks Like Me.” The week-long celebration runs through Friday, and schools…

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Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex - Center for Visual and Performing Arts

Dallas Business Journal honors Arlington ISD’s Arts & Athletics Complex

October 22, 2021
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The Dallas Business Journal’s 29th annual Best Real Estate Deals of 2020 recently named Arlington ISD’s Arts and Athletics Complex the winner for the Community/Neighborhood Impact category. “The Arlington ISD is honored and very grateful to have our new Arts and Athletics Complex recognized by the Dallas Business Journal,” said Kelly Horn, Arlington ISD assistant…

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Dr. Matthew Varnell - National Principals Month 2021

Celebrate National Principals Month with Dr. Matthew Varnell

October 22, 2021
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October marks National Principals Month, and we want to honor the 76 principals we have in Arlington ISD who work hard in our vision of making the Arlington ISD a premier school district and leader of education. One of the reasons Arlington ISD is a premier district is the specialized programs we offer. Dr. Matthew Varnell…

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Wednesday workout Matt Bostick

This Workout Wednesday has it all!

October 20, 2021
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Workout Wednesday has it all this week. We’ve got bananas, EMOMs and Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick admitting that he isn’t the best at every one of the exercises. The key for this week is the EMOM – where our virtual learners are doing exercises every minute on the minute. There are five…

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Screenshot from drone video of Webb Elementary construction

Watch drone video of Webb Elementary construction

October 19, 2021
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Check out this drone flyover video of the construction of Webb Elementary’s new school building! It’s still early in the construction process, but after months of groundwork, utility installation and preparation, large sections of the foundation are now being poured. The video was shot by Multivista for the construction manager Lee Lewis Inc. Webb is…

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Thornton Elementary demolition

Berry and Thornton elementary schools demolished

October 18, 2021
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The old Berry and Thornton elementary buildings have been leveled. The old buildings – Berry opened in 1955 and Thornton in 1956 – had seen better days, but their proud legacies will continue in what’s coming next. Once the debris from the demolition is cleared, a new Berry and a new Thornton will be built.…

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