Category: Month: May 2022
Kids can be empowered to change the world, and a few students at Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language are planning to do it with the help of Destination Imagination. Destination Imagination Destination Imagination emphasizes the importance of creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking to build leadership skills. Their vision is to ignite…Read More about Corey Academy Students Compete in Destination Imagination Global Competition.
The last day of school is Thursday, which means summer break is right around the corner. Summertime fun often looks like family vacations, pool parties, afternoons in the park and, don’t forget, the barbeque. While all those activities make for some of the most memorable moments during summer, Arlington Chief of Police Al Jones reminded…Read More about Arlington Police Encourage Students to Practice Summer Safety.
The eighth annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff is returning to its roots with an in-person event set for Saturday, Aug. 6, at AT&T Stadium, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. This is a chance for students to get a head start for the 2022-23 school year by getting a backpack full of age-appropriate…Read More about Back to School Kickoff is Aug. 6 at AT&T Stadium.
It felt like a parade of Aggies at the Arlington Board of REALTORS (ARBOR) last week. ARBOR awarded its annual scholarships for graduating high school seniors to five local students, four of them from Arlington ISD. Two of the Arlington ISD recipients are heading to Texas A&M in August. The only student not from Arlington…Read More about Arlington Board of Realtors Award Scholarships.
It’s a long way from Christmas, but that’s not stopping one Arlington ISD department from giving the gift of reading to students with Book-A-Palooza. And to make it all possible, they had a little help from a special guest. He’s big, red, caring and loves to give back to others. No, not Santa Claus. It’s…Read More about Free Books for kids? We’re in!.
Arlington ISD’s community-based pre-K program for 3-year-olds is the perfect solution for working parents. Launch kids on their educational journey while giving them a full day of childcare. Arlington ISD’s community-based pre-K is a half-day pre-K program for 3-year-olds located in four local childcare centers. By enrolling in pre-K at the childcare center, families have…Read More about Community-based Pre-K 3 offers full-day childcare.
The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved increases in salaries for all eligible district employees at a board meeting Thursday night. “It’s never easy putting together a budget for a Board, but we know that we must do what we can to retain and show we want the most talented people working in the Arlington…Read More about Arlington ISD Board Approves 4% Raises for Third Consecutive Year.
Join members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees at the third Trustee Talks. The talk and presentation will discuss what’s going on currently in the district. Trustee Talks is a new series of public meetings initiated by the Board of Trustees. Two or three trustees host each meeting and give a presentation about the…Read More about Next Arlington ISD Trustee Talks Meeting is May 24.
There’s an old saying that goes, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” Well, culinary students at Bowie High School are heating things up, but they can handle it. The budding chefs have created some special recipes that will be featured on district lunch menus this fall. Led by culinary teacher…Read More about Bowie High School Culinary Students Whip Up New Recipes.
Even though he works from home, Jon Bailey admits that he and his daughter Layla could spend more time together. So, it made perfect sense for them to stop by Arlington ISD’s Father Fest! The event was held this past Saturday at the Gene and Jerry Jones Field at Workman Junior High School. There, the…Read More about Families flock to Arlington ISD’s Father Fest.