Month: June 2023
Teachers completed 18 hours at UTA to teach dual credit The surprise visit with balloons was a nice way to end the year. Actually, to end the last two years. It’s been two years of hard work that three Arlington ISD teachers were celebrated for last month as the school year came to a close.…Read More about Three teachers get surprise celebration after earning dual credit certification.
Registration is now open for the ninth annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff event, returning Saturday, Aug. 5, to AT&T Stadium from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. This in-person event offers students the opportunity to receive a free backpack full of school supplies and services in preparation for the 2023-24 school year.Read More about Back to School Kickoff is Aug. 5 at AT&T Stadium.
Old school replaced by the 2019 Bond Webb Elementary School is gone. The old one that is. The old Webb, built in 1960 as Nichols Junior High, became Webb Elementary in 1993 after Nichols moved north of I-30 to its current location. The old building served students well for more than 60 years, but it…Read More about The old Webb Elementary is going, going, gone.
Rebekah Lara is heading to Rice University Rebekah Lara never thought that going to college could be an option for her. Paying for tuition, books, lodging and supplies was just going to be too much. But now she is heading to Rice University in the fall, thanks to the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship. “The week…Read More about Martin High School senior earns $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship.
Pre-K students love school We can tell you all about how great Arlington ISD’s pre-K is. How it prepares kids for kindergarten and inspires them for a lifelong journey of learning through a fun, play-based curriculum. But sometimes, it’s better to go straight to the experts – the pre-K students themselves. Several district pre-K teachers…Read More about Pre-K students share their favorite things about pre-K.
Career Expo is at Sam Houston High School Are you looking to start a rewarding career? Now is your chance – with Arlington ISD. Arlington ISD is hosting a Career Expo this Saturday, June 17, at Sam Houston High School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The district is looking to hire for the following…Read More about Arlington ISD Career Expo is this Saturday, June 17.
The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees voted tonight to appoint Dr. Steven Wurtz as interim superintendent as they continue the search for a permanent replacement for Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, who will retire in August. “We are pleased that Dr. Wurtz will serve in this role and we’re confident he’ll provide steady leadership during this transitional…Read More about Arlington ISD Board of Trustees names Dr. Steven Wurtz interim superintendent.
Students opt for military academies Last month, thousands of Arlington ISD students ecstatically walked across a stage to receive their high school diplomas. Their parents, too, were overwhelmed with joy as their “babies” will soon leave the nest and head off to various colleges and universities this fall. Some have enrolled at the University of…Read More about Arlington ISD graduates heading to U.S. military academies.
Free online sessions for parents developed by licensed therapists Every parent needs some advice sometimes, especially to help their kids navigate mental health. And with kids home for the summer, some extra help can be even more important. “Mental health doesn’t stop when the school bells are turned off,” said Stephanie Arceneaux, Arlington ISD guidance…Read More about Summer seminars help parents help their kids with mental health.
Watch the STAR ceremony Each student in Arlington ISD’s top 2% of the graduating class of 2023 deserves a lot of recognition. But so do their teachers. That’s why the district honored those students – and the one teacher who had the greatest impact on them – at a banquet before the school year ended.…Read More about STAR Banquet honors top high school graduates and their teachers.