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…Read More about Entrepreneurship Contest Now Open to Students!.
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…Read More about Arlington ISD Schools Awarded Grant to Promote Kindness.
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.…Read More about Arlington ISD breaks ground for new Thornton Elementary School.
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…Read More about Season of Giving at Bailey Teaches Students Generosity.
Carter Junior High STEM Club students recently got to see what their future could be like. GM officials and members of LULAC helped the program return after the pandemic hampered plans during the 2020-21 school year. The STEM Club students were treated to dinner and dessert and got to listen to the officials talk about…Read More about GM partners with Carter Junior High STEM Club.
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!.