Category: Month: December 2021
Arlington Sunrise Rotary Members of the Arlington Sunrise Rotary spread joy and holiday cheer to over 1,200 elementary students at Thornton and Anderson elementary schools by surprising them with candy and stockings full of toys and goodies to enjoy over the winter break. Stockings were filled with everything from toothbrushes and toothpaste to fidget spinners…Read More about Arlington Sunrise Rotary brings holiday cheer to elementary students.
Practice makes perfect. Or at least way better, especially when it comes to major competitions. That’s true for Jordan Gorham, a senior at Arlington High School, whose thing is animals in general, steers in particular. The seventh annual Arlington FFA Winter Classic Invitational Buckle Show is a big deal, but it looms early in the…Read More about Ag Students Start Strong at Arlington FFA Winter Classic.
First Annual Day of Dance “I felt lost and did not have a care in the world.” Nellee Mejorado couldn’t help but utter those words after flailing her arms and gracefully gliding across a stage inside Arlington ISD’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts last week. One might have thought Mejorado wasn’t actually dancing. However,…Read More about Center for Visual and Performing Arts hosted free dance camp.
Holiday Spirit Galore Carin Tufts of Burgin Elementary School arrived with a tiny snowman dangling from the top of her head, and Celina Kilgore from Pope Elementary School showed up in a red and white Santa Claus suit dress complete with a Santa cap. And Clarita Thompson of Sherrod Elementary? Draped with lights, she looked…Read More about Principals Bring Holiday Books to Life at Downtown Library.
El Zapaton From Adidas to Converse. Puma, Nautica, Fila – you name it. There were dozens of shoes in all colors and patterns last week at the Bob Duncan Center, located in Vandergriff Park on Arlington’s southwest side. And they were all free for a select group of Arlington ISD students, as the nonprofit organization…Read More about Hispanic organization gives away shoes, toys to students.
Are you Called? Alyssa Gilmore was born to be a teacher. Well, maybe she wasn’t born to be a teacher, but it didn’t take her long to realize that’s what she wanted to do with her life. “My bedroom was set up as a classroom starting in kindergarten,” she said. “One side was a whiteboard,…Read More about UTA student subs to prepare for career in education.
The gray skies, chilly temperature and occasional drizzle could not dampen the mood. As Arlington ISD broke ground this week for the construction of a new Berry Elementary, Berry principal Rose Ravin’s excitement and anticipation was contagious. “We are excited about what this is going to bring to our community,” Ravin said, “not just our…Read More about Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Berry Elementary.
Students at Arlington High School recently transformed the school library into Santa’s Village to create an afternoon of fun and games for faculty members’ children. Now a decade-long tradition, Santa’s Village allows teachers and staff to bring their kids to school after operating hours and participate in holiday activities and crafts. There’s even a special…Read More about Santa’s Village Brings Smiles at Arlington High.
“Stand up, if you believe that dreams do come true!” Those were the words that motivational speaker and financial education book writer Diana Rochin told a large crowd last week while welcoming them at her first Arlington Latino Gala and Awards Ceremony. The founder of El Club del Exito (The Success Club) had invited guests…Read More about Latino Success Club honors Dr. Marcelo Cavazos.
Christmas is less than three weeks away! Help make sure all Arlington kids have a special Christmas this year by donating a gift to Toys for Tots! Arlington ISD is providing two ways to help you donate this year to the Marine Corp’s Toys for Tots program. Toys should be unwrapped and for newborns to…Read More about Arlingtons kids need your help to have a special Christmas!.