Month: January 2023

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee reviews 2019 Bond progress

January 27, 2023
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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee holds quarterly meeting The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee met at Seguin High School Thursday night for its quarterly review of the 2019 Bond program. But the meeting started with a reminder of the 2014 Bond and the impact it is having at Seguin and across the district. The committee received a…

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superintendent announces retirement

Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos announces retirement

January 26, 2023
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For 33 years, he has dedicated his life to the mission of public education, 23 of them in the Arlington ISD and 11 as Superintendent of Schools. Today, Dr. Marcelo Cavazos announced he will retire from the district on Aug. 31, 2023. John Quincy Adams said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn…

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outdoor equipment for pre-K

Pre-K students try out new outdoor equipment

January 23, 2023
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Peach Elementary students get first look at outdoor equipment Last September the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation awarded the Arlington ISD Education Foundation with a $100,000 grant for the district to use for pre-K students. Monday morning that grant money was in action as pre-K students at Peach Elementary got their first look at the new…

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Board President Melody Fowler - School Board Appreciation Month

Board President Melody Fowler served on PTA boards

January 23, 2023
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Q&A with Board President Melody Fowler January is School Board Recognition Month, and this year’s theme is Forward, Together. The Arlington ISD has been moving forward together thanks in part to our board. We appreciate our school board members, so we’re catching up with them this month to find out about their lives and why they serve.…

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teacher leaders

Teacher leaders celebrated by school leadership department

January 20, 2023
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Teacher leaders walk the red carpet Sequin dresses and swanky suits filled the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts as teachers from across the district were honored for their leadership last night. Puttin’ on the Glitz was the first celebration of its kind for the district’s teacher leaders, and the school leadership department…

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playgrounds

Students (and teachers) love their new playgrounds

January 20, 2023
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24 schools now have new playgrounds Four more Arlington ISD schools debuted their new playgrounds for students in recent weeks. Students at Jones Academy and Farrell, Fitzgerald and Webb elementary schools are the latest to climb, swing, hang, jump and run all over the new playgrounds. “The students love them and have mentioned to me…

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