Apply for Corey or Jones by Jan. 18 It’s not just the fine arts. Or the dual language. There’s something else that makes Corey and Jones fine arts and dual language academies one of the best opportunities for elementary students anywhere. The special sauce is integration. When Arlington ISD created Corey and Jones, they didn’t…Read More about Fine arts and dual language academies offer education unlike anything else.
Join members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees at the next Trustee Talks for a presentation and discussion about what’s going on in the district. This meeting will focus on the district’s 2023 legislative agenda. Trustee Talks is a new series of public meetings initiated by the Board of Trustees. Two or three trustees host each…Read More about Next Arlington ISD Trustee Talks is Dec. 13.
Volunteers help students pick out the perfect coats Students at Crow Leadership Academy had some tough choices to make Thursday morning. Lucky for them, every student at the school had their own personal shopper ready to help when it came time to pick a new winter coat. The students each received new winter coats as…Read More about Winter coats donated to all Crow Leadership Academy students.
Students nurtured the poinsettias Need a holiday gift or decorations? Students in the Arlington ISD horticulture club can help. Purchase a poinsettia on Dec. 8-9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center (CTC) greenhouse as a holiday gift for your family and friends – or for yourself. Students…Read More about Students selling poinsettias Dec. 8-9.
Arlington ISD eighth graders can start off the New Year by trying a new path for high school in 2023-24. The district is opening two new Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) high schools at Sam Houston and Seguin high schools. Read more about these programs and how to apply!Read More about Two new P-TECH high schools offer college credit and certifications.
See the Advancing the Dream Celebration schedule The Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing the Dream Committee is gearing up for the annual MLK four-day celebration Jan. 13-16, 2023. The community celebration includes lots of events featuring Arlington ISD students. They will celebrate Dr. King’s legacy through music, dance and poetry during events like the MLK…Read More about Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing the Dream Celebration is Jan. 13-16.
Wednesday night was all about the memories. “We have lots of good memories,” said Alejandro Contreas, surrounded by several friends. The Lamar High School grad was back at Webb Elementary School, his old stomping ground, for Webb’s Last Homecoming. The current Webb Elementary building – built in 1960 as Nichols Junior High and later converted…Read More about Webb Elementary’s Last Homecoming sparks good memories.
Seniors, it’s the time of year to apply for one or more of the 11 scholarships offered by the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Arlington ISD students. And this year applying is easier than ever. The Chamber has created a streamlined application that allows students to apply for all three scholarships simultaneously. That’s right.…Read More about Applications open for college scholarships from the Chamber of Commerce.
Players share the Character Playbook “How do you cope with intense emotions in hard times? What’s your motivation to stay happy during hard times?” Nichols Junior High School students didn’t shy away from asking the hard questions after receiving a play-by-play lesson on integrity and mental health from Dallas Cowboys center Tyler Biadasz and offensive…Read More about Nichols Junior High Students Get Playbook on Character from Dallas Cowboys.
What an incredible time and place we live in! The world is so much smaller as technology has bridged the gap between people and provided a platform for us to connect with others who were once inaccessible. This connection highlights the beauty of the world’s diversity and invites us to expand our understanding and need…Read More about The Gift of Diversity.