Month: February 2022
All-Stars give back NBA All-Star Weekend may have been in Cleveland last weekend, but Arlington ISD had its own set of all-stars at Beckham Elementary. The school’s fifth- and sixth-grade classes got a surprise visit from Texas Rangers representatives and mascot, Captain. Kayla Vo and Brent Bolling were congratulated as the Fitness All-Stars of the…Read More about Fitness All-Stars celebrated by Rangers and Medical City.
Congratulations from Arlington ISD Last week’s Arlington ISD Board of Trustees meeting was a long one for all the right reasons. That’s what happens when you honor more than 60 outstanding high school juniors and seniors even before the decision-making starts. There were 61 Arlington ISD student scholars who were honored for being named a…Read More about Arlington ISD recognizes 61 student scholars.
Arlington ISD is now conducting its annual technology and learning survey to learn more about the technology use of our students both at school and at home. We encourage all parents, students (grades 3-12), teachers and campus leaders to participate. The data received will help the district make the best possible technology decisions for the future.…Read More about Annual technology survey to be conducted at Arlington ISD.
Arlington ISD seniors, don’t forget the deadline to apply for the Chamber of Commerce scholarships is this week, Friday, Feb. 25. The Greater Arlington Chamber is giving out scholarships to 13 Arlington ISD seniors worth more than $30,000. As a local partner of the Arlington ISD, the chamber is committed to developing the community’s future by…Read More about Deadline for Chamber of Commerce scholarships is Feb. 25.
When Arlington City Councilwoman Ruby Faye Woolridge was 16, she walked into a whites-only movie theater in her hometown of Muskogee, Okla., knowing full well as a Black woman she wasn’t allowed to purchase a ticket, let alone stroll in and take a seat. She and about a half dozen others did so anyway, well…Read More about Black History Month Program 2022 salutes John Lewis.
2019 Bond building three new elementary schools Construction is officially underway for the new Berry and Thornton elementary schools. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held back in December, but now heavy machinery has arrived, dirt is moving and the two sites for the future elementary schools look like real construction zones. The original Berry and Thornton were…Read More about New Berry and Thornton elementary schools now under construction.
Whatever your talent is, the Arlington ISD has a job opportunity for you. The district is hosting a maintenance and operations job fair from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. This job fair is for everything outside of the classroom. Whether you want to drive…Read More about Maintenance and Operations Job Fair is March 5.
U.S. Army Band to Present “America the Beautiful” in March The U.S. Army is the largest military branch known for protecting and defending our nation, but did you know some of the Army’s most respected soldiers are musically inclined, too? Now’s your chance to see it for yourself because the U.S. Army Field Band is…Read More about U.S. Army Field Band to Present ‘America the Beautiful’ in Arlington.
Many have heard the saying “teamwork makes the dream work,” but few have believed in it as much as Venetia Wilson when it comes to her career and personal life. Wilson has worked at the Arlington ISD print shop as an associate for nearly five years but has worked in print services for a total…Read More about Venetia Wilson: Teamwork makes the dream work.
The Arlington ISD sold bonds this week for the third phase of the 2019 Bond program. A $176.37 million total. The $996 million 2019 Bond program, approved by voters in November 2019, is divided into five phases. Last February, the district sold the second phase of bonds to fund $194.4 million of project costs, and…Read More about Arlington ISD sells third phase of bonds.