Month: November 2021
The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution giving all full-time employees a one-time payment of $500 after taxes Monday night. “It’s a reward for their efforts every day to help us in our vision to become a premier school district and leader in education,” Arlington ISD superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos said. “They…Read More about Board approves $500 payment for district employees.
Boy, if there was ever a bad word in education, assessment has become that word. Politicized across various platforms, families have rightfully been frustrated with the volume of time their children are engaged in taking assessments all in the name of accountability. School has turned into more than a place where our children go to…Read More about Do We Really Need to Assess?.
Sometimes, smaller is better – even when it comes to the $966 million 2019 Bond. And even when it comes to school buses. 2019 Bond The 2019 Bond is purchasing new school buses for the Arlington ISD, including 87 big new buses, phased over the five years of the bond program. But the bond is…Read More about New small shuttle buses make big impact.
Arlington ISD’s early childhood learning department helped students at Kooken Education Center get in the spirit of gratefulness as they put on the Pre-K Thankful Thanksgiving Show. Staff members participated in a short skit, “Turkey in the Brown Straw,” and also sang and danced with pre-K students to turkey-themed jingles. The show is a longstanding…Read More about Early Childhood Learning Department Celebrates Thanksgiving with Pre-K Students.
Generosity is spreading throughout Arlington ISD as we celebrate receiving grants from various organizations to help further our students’ education. Today we highlight two — the Rotary Club of Arlington & the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The Rotary at Webb As a longtime supportive partner of Webb Elementary School, The Rotary Club of Arlington has…Read More about Generosity Spreads Throughout Arlington ISD!.
To Christian Dipert Jr., it was the coolest thing ever. To his parents, not so much. The Martin High School junior found a way to hack into his own computer system and completely shut down the router, wiping out virtually everything. After a verbal scolding from his parents, Christian had an epiphany. Maybe he could…Read More about Explore Arlington ISD Brings In Students and Parents.
Carter Junior High is going to be rebuilt, and the design of the new building is officially underway. After meeting last week with senior district administrators to hear their desires for the new Carter, Corgan, the architect hired to design the new school, hosted the first of three design charettes. In the first charette, the…Read More about Design for new Carter Junior High underway.
Today may officially be Veterans Day, but students across the Arlington ISD got memorable visits from heroic veterans last week. Two Medal of Honor recipients – Major General Patrick Brady and Command Sergeant Major Robert Patterson – visited six campuses and talked to students about their experiences and also gave them advice. The visits were…Read More about Medal of Honor winners visit six Arlington ISD schools.
Students from across the district brought down the house at the Junior High One Act Process Festival, a two-day event hosted by the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts. The theater department from each Arlington ISD junior high had the opportunity to perform one act from a play of their choice at the…Read More about Junior High Students Shine in Acting Festival.
The Arlington ISD continues to garner recognition for its financial reporting. For the 42nd-consecutive year, the district was honored with a Certificate of Achievement from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award was for the district’s annual financial report for the year ending June 30, 2020. To receive that honor, the district published a comprehensive…Read More about Arlington ISD honored for its financial reporting.