Category: Month: December 2021

Arlington Sunrise Rotary gives stockings and toys to students

Arlington Sunrise Rotary brings holiday cheer to elementary students

December 16, 2021
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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…

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Winter Classic at Arlington ISD Agricultural Science Center

Ag Students Start Strong at Arlington FFA Winter Classic

December 16, 2021
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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…

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Day of Dance at CVPA

Center for Visual and Performing Arts hosted free dance camp

December 15, 2021
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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,…

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Pope Principal reads holiday books at George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Principals Bring Holiday Books to Life at Downtown Library

December 15, 2021
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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…

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Berry Elementary groundbreaking

Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Berry Elementary

December 10, 2021
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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…

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Santas Village at Arlington High School

Santa’s Village Brings Smiles at Arlington High

December 9, 2021
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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…

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Dr. Marcelo Cavazos receives award at the Arlington Latino Gala and Awards Ceremony

Latino Success Club honors Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

December 7, 2021
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“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…

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