Month: September 2022
Education Foundation wins big with Texas Rangers The Arlington ISD Education Foundation and the Arlington ISD came out big winners thanks to the Texas Rangers Friday even before a pitch was thrown at Globe Life Field. The education foundation was the recipient of a $100,000 grant as part of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation’s Legacy…Read More about Arlington ISD Education Foundation awarded $100,000 grant.
Principal signs beam and tours building Wednesday was the last day of the summer, but it felt like July. Except under Thornton Elementary’s two big oak trees. The old Thornton building is gone, but the old oak trees are still there, ready to welcome many more generations of students. They are positioned perfectly at the…Read More about Thornton Elementary celebrates topping out.
Burgin Elementary host balloon release to honor namesake One month after Arlington ISD namesake Robert “Bob” Burgin passed away, Burgin Elementary School students and teachers released hundreds of blue and orange balloons into the sky this week to honor and remember him. His wife, Tillie Burgin, and family members were among those in attendance at…Read More about Burgin Elementary hosts Balloon Release to Honor Namesake.
Thornton Elementary celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month In the art room at Thornton Elementary School, third graders were busy getting ready for the big event tonight, putting the finishing touches on their Mexican carpets. Their artwork will be on display at the Thornton Elementary Hispanic Heritage celebration. Alexandra was already ready. “This is the shirt I’m…Read More about Thornton Elementary School celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.
Good attendance is critical for success both at school and for a student’s future. The benefits of going to school will impact a child’s entire life. That’s why the Arlington ISD is highlighting Attendance Awareness Month throughout September. “Attendance is the key to high school graduation and college and career readiness,” said Ginger Polster, the…Read More about Attendance is key for graduation and a successful future.
When the district superintendent and school principal come knocking at your door on a Saturday morning, the initial thought might be: Uh-oh. In this case, however, it was pretty good news. Arlington ISD superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos and Sam Houston High School principal Juan Villarreal arrived at student homes on Sept. 17 bearing gifts –…Read More about Operation Graduation volunteers return year after year.
North Texas SC pays a visit to Rankin Last week was further proof that a little community support can go a long way in the Arlington ISD. Rankin Elementary School has a great relationship with the Kiwanis. When Dan Cowell from the Kiwanis reached out to the FC Dallas soccer team to see if they…Read More about North Texas SC soccer players visit Rankin Elementary.
Chronic Absence equals poor performance Why does school attendance matter so much? Because the opposite – being absent – wrecks learning. That’s why Arlington ISD is highlighting Attendance Awareness Month throughout September. There is no way for students to keep up with school if they’re not there. And it doesn’t take many absences to add…Read More about Chronic absence wrecks learning.
40th Annual Marching Extravaganza Join Arlington ISD on Monday, Sept. 26, for the 40th annual Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza. All six of Arlington ISD’s phenomenal high school marching bands (Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Martin, Sam Houston and Seguin) will take the field and perform from 7-8:30 p.m. at Cravens Field. Each band will perform the shows…Read More about Dean Corey Marching Extravaganza is Sept. 26.
Ready to Celebrate To say Hispanic Heritage Month got off to a loud, roaring start would be an understatement. Wimbish World Language Academy students, parents and staff gathered at the front entrance to kick off the month-long fiesta while a local mariachi band provided the morning’s soundtrack. Hispanic Heritage Month aims to recognize the history,…Read More about Wimbish World Language Academy kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month.