Month: December 2022
The Arlington ISD is now deep into its 2019 Bond program. With $966 million, there are projects that impact every school. Some are done, some are in process and some are still to come. All of it is geared toward giving students access to a remarkable education and world-class opportunities. And all of it is…Read More about The Top 7 Bond Program Stories of 2022.
It’s been a great year for the Arlington ISD, and there has been so many newsworthy events. Did you know the district published more than 300 stories on its Looped In blog in 2022 alone. It’s hard to pick what have been the biggest stories when you have so many highlights, but we’re giving it…Read More about Arlington ISD’s top 10 stories of 2022.
Dance with CVPA teacher Courtney Mills and students Our schools may be closed over the holiday break, but we’re ready to dance into the new year! We visited schools across the district to learn some fresh dance moves to take into 2023. The third and final stop to elevate our dance skills was the Arlington…Read More about Dance in the new year with Arlington ISD high school dancers.
Dance with Gunn teacher DeeAnn Evans and students Our schools may be closed over the holiday break, but we’re ready to dance into the new year! We visited schools across the district to learn some fresh dance moves to take into 2023. Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy was our…Read More about Dance in the new year with Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy.
Dance with Corey teacher Adriana Yarbrough and students Our schools may be closed over the holiday break, but we’re ready to dance into the new year! We visited schools across the district to learn some fresh dance moves to take into 2023. The first stop was Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language. We…Read More about Dance into the new year with Corey Academy.
Program inspires students to pursue art Art IV students in the Arlington ISD got to take the field at AT&T Stadium thanks to the district’s partnership with the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation. The 20 students were on the field Sunday before the Dallas Cowboys game to mark the milestone. They were…Read More about Art students take the field before Dallas Cowboys game.
Construction passes halfway mark It’s been one year since the Arlington ISD broke ground on two replacement elementary schools – new buildings for Berry and Thornton elementary schools. On those two December 2021 mornings, there was nothing but chairs and a podium for the groundbreaking ceremonies. The sites where Berry and Thornton had once stood…Read More about Construction reaches one year mark at new Berry and Thornton elementaries.
Soccer brothers played for the Colts from 2006-2008 If you’ve been keeping up with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, then you might have seen a familiar face from Arlington ISD. Rogelio Funes, a former Arlington High School standout, represented Mexico in the international soccer tournament. Funes and his twin brother, Ramiro Funes, are originally…Read More about Former Soccer Standout Represented Mexico in the World Cup.
Can you believe that we are already halfway through the school year? It always amazes me how quickly time flies and how much a group of committed individuals can collectively accomplish in a relatively short amount of time. It is easy in education to become distracted by the rhetoric and the happenings of the world.…Read More about Let’s Set a Goal!.
Ella B’s Generous Hands: Holiday Give Back Dinner Not everyone can carry three oversized plates chock-full of food for a distance of about 25 feet with ease. But Arlington ISD board member Kecia Mays proved that she could last Wednesday, not dropping any chicken, mashed potatoes or dinner rolls onto the Arlington ISD Athletics Center’s…Read More about Ella B’s treats students, parents to upscale dining experience.