Month: May 2023
Register now for Father Fest 2023 Kick off summer this Saturday, May 20, at Father Fest, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arlington ISD Athletics Center. (1001 E. Division St. Arlington, TX 76011). Register now for Father FEST! The free outdoor event is a fun celebration of fatherhood and families. All are invited to…Read More about Kick off summer at Father FEST this Saturday, May 20.
Contests meet with area entrepreneur Imagine being a teenager who just took an elevator up to a private lounge inside the former stadium of your hometown professional baseball team. Overlooking the playing field, the space is decked out with fancy wall décor and sleek sofas. The kitchen counter is filled with finger sandwiches and chicken…Read More about “Big Idea” contest participants meet with area business leaders.
Playgrounds under construction at five schools According to the students at Dunn Elementary, they have a new park on campus. Their new park is actually a new playground. “The new playground at Dunn is now affectionately called a ‘park’ by our students,” said Dunn principal Mary Helen Burnett. “They cannot believe it’s for them and…Read More about New playgrounds done at Dunn Elementary.
Thank you, food services School lunch. Sounds simple, right? Wrong. Not when you’re serving millions of meals a year. And it’s not just lunch. There is breakfast for thousands every day, too. Food and nutrition services in the Arlington ISD is a massive operation run by a dedicated team of professionals. How massive? Consider these…Read More about Arlington ISD food services will serve 8.5 million meals this year.
Students get three Scholastic books for free It’s not summer yet, but you couldn’t tell by the temperature outside last Friday. But a little heat couldn’t keep Arlington ISD teachers and state and federal interventions and operations department workers from heading to the Scholastic warehouse. Even Clifford the Big Red Dog braved the heat. That’s…Read More about Schools shop for summer books at sixth-annual Book-A-Palooza.
Martin senior started high school at age 10 Oforitsenere Bodunrin was only 10 when she started her freshman year at Martin High School, but that didn’t stop her from making the most of her time and excelling as a high schooler. Now, at only 14, she’s about to graduate. “It feels good to be graduating…Read More about 14-year-old senior set to graduate from Martin High School.
12 students heading to TCU on full rides Sam Houston High School might want to consider relocating its campus to Fort Worth. The way the school keeps sending students to Texas Christian University, it makes sense. Nine Sam Houston students were selected as TCU Community Scholars recently, meaning they’re going to be Horned Frogs for…Read More about Nine Sam Houston High School seniors named TCU Community Scholars.
The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously last night, May 4, to name Dr. Michelle Cavazos (no relation to current Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos), from Gregory-Portland ISD, as the finalist for superintendent. By law, the board must now wait 21 days before voting to hire her to be the new superintendent for Arlington ISD.…Read More about Arlington ISD Board of Trustees names finalist for superintendent.
Arlington ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on May 4, 2023, is in the books, and here are a few of the highlights. The district has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of its strings program this year, so the meeting started with a performance from some of the region’s most elite junior high musicians – Arlington ISD students,…Read More about Watch the Board Brief from the meeting on May 4.
The transformational projects in the 2019 Bond program are all thanks to the support of the community, so it’s important that everyone can see what that support is doing. That’s why the Arlington ISD is making virtual tour videos of the major projects once they are complete. Several major projects are complete now, and the…Read More about Take virtual tours of complete 2019 Bond projects.