Category: Month: December 2021

Entrepreneurship Contest WYBI

Entrepreneurship Contest Now Open to Students!

December 6, 2021
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We’re looking for you!   Do you have a passion for innovation? Are you constantly thinking of new ideas and projects? Well, the What’s Your Big Idea? Entrepreneurship Contest is just for you. In partnership with Arlington ISD, the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce announced the guidelines and timeline for the contest created for elementary, junior and high school students.  Elementary and…

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District News

Arlington ISD Schools Awarded Grant to Promote Kindness

December 6, 2021
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The holidays have officially kicked off, and the season of giving got off to a great start as 10 Arlington ISD schools were awarded the “Everybody Belongs” grant to encourage kindness in schools. Choose Kindness Foundation  The Choose Kindness Foundation, based in Eugene, Oregon, selected the district schools to share the $75,000 grant over the course…

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Thornton Elementary groundbreaking

Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Thornton Elementary School

December 3, 2021
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New Beginnings The weather was gorgeous, unseasonably warm for a day in December, and everything was set up and ready to go for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thornton Elementary School. The chairs were in line. The pile of dirt, shovels and hard hats were all there, and all the important guests had arrived.…

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Carson Cares Season of Giving 2021

Season of Giving at Bailey Teaches Students Generosity

December 1, 2021
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Carson Cares Carson Bold remembers the first time Bailey Junior High School hosted Carson Cares’ annual Season of Giving project where students fill dozens of shoe boxes with daily necessities and toys for children who wake up to very little, or nothing at all, on Christmas morning. “It went really, really quick,” Bold recalls. “The…

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