Month: June 2023
Last board meeting of 2022-2023 fiscal year Arlington ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on June 29, 2023, is in the books, and here are a few of the highlights. Up first was a report from the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The CBOC is a group of 11 community members appointed by the Board of Trustees…Read More about Bond oversight committee presents to board of trustees.
Free STEM Program Adds Up to Advancement for 4-Years-Olds When you want the best pre-K program for your child, look no further than the Arlington ISD. Last year, the district set the new national standard for all four-year-old students by introducing a district-wide STEM curriculum. Even better, the district made it free for parents within…Read More about Free STEM for 4-Year-Olds Available in Arlington ISD.
Prep for Pre-k with our tips! Sending your child off to school for the first time can be a scary experience but thanks to pre-K at Arlington ISD, it doesn’t have to be. One of the biggest questions parents ask is how do I know if my child is ready for school? For our pre-K…Read More about Tips for Starting Prekindergarten with Success.
Do you know how to repair a tuba or a trumpet? Well, students from the Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) do. In fact, they are getting paid for it. Three former Arlington ISD students are the latest success stories to come out the music instrument repair program as they spending…Read More about CVPA Instrument Repair Students Are Real World Ready.
First come, first serve! With over 100 students signed up in the first seven minutes and 600 on the first day, the race for registration for Camp Innovation’s sixth year of operation was in full swing. Camp Innovation is a four-day summer camp for fifth through 10th graders across Arlington ISD at the Dan Dipert…Read More about Arlington ISD’s Camp Innovation continues to grow.
Calendar Committee The Arlington ISD is looking for volunteers to serve on the 2024-25 School Calendar Committee. The committee develops and recommends to Arlington ISD administration an instructionally sound calendar for the school year that focuses squarely on the district’s academic mission. The committee shall place the needs of all students first and foremost, but…Read More about Volunteers needed for Arlington ISD calendar committee.
Short Elementary looks like a mess Short Elementary students who wrapped up the school year just a few weeks ago might not recognize their school if they walked inside today. It’s a mess. Much of the flooring and ceiling, along with some of the walls, have been demolished. But the mess is making way for…Read More about Bond construction projects start at Short, Hale and Adams elementary schools.
Universal pre-K welcomes all 4-year-olds When Berry Elementary School’s pre-K 4 students made their way across the graduation stage last month, it marked the end of the first year of universal pre-K in Arlington ISD. “In Arlington ISD we believe that each child deserves access to high-quality education,” said Dr. Jackeline Orsini, Arlington ISD director…Read More about Arlington ISD’s first year of universal pre-K makes big impact.
Nichols students win multiple awards When Nichols Junior High students traveled to California this spring, it wasn’t a vacation. But it was fun, especially with all the winning they did. The nine Nichols students joined 6,500 others at the 2023 Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim in April. While in Anaheim,…Read More about Nichols Junior High students earn honors at Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference.
Board’s approved budget includes employee raises Arlington ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on June 20, 2023, is in the books, and here is the major highlight. While the meeting tonight included several items, it focused primarily on the 2023-2024 budget. That’s because the new fiscal year for Arlington ISD starts on July 1. So, tonight…Read More about Board of Trustees approves 2023-2024 budget.