Month: February 2024
Career Exploration Camp registration opens March 18 Parents, if you are looking for a fun way for your incoming seventh, eighth or ninth grade student to spend their summer, the free Career Exploration Camp at the Dan Dipert Career Technical Center is the perfect opportunity. The Arlington ISD career and technical education department (CTE) has…Read More about Save the Date for CTE’s Career Exploration Camp July 22-25.
Fire Academy instructor is Arlington ISD grad Ready to start your career? In a sea of opportunities in Arlington ISD’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, there’s a path for every student. For some, it even leads right back to where it all started. Just ask Arlington ISD Fire Academy lead instructor and program coordinator…Read More about Arlington ISD CTE grads come full circle.
Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation The Arlington ISD has been honored with a Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for its excellence in budget presentation for the 2023-24 school year. The award marks the 12th consecutive year the district has received the honor. “We are honored to receive this recognition,” Arlington ISD chief financial officer…Read More about Arlington ISD earns Meritorious Budget Award.
150 students celebrated for academic achievement February Arlington ISD Board of Trustees meetings seem to last longer and longer every year. That’s a good thing. For the third consecutive year, the district set a record for the number of high school students honored for achieving either National Merit Semifinalist or College Board recognition. This year,…Read More about Record number of students achieve National Merit or College Board recognition.
Colts softball team takes new field Play ball! That’s what they’re doing at the new competition softball field at Arlington High School. The brand-new field is now open for practice, and the team is loving it. “Having a brand-new home field is amazing,” said senior Isbell Priddy, No. 9 on the softball team. And long…Read More about New Arlington High School softball field opens.
Trustees approve Notice of Election Arlington ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on February 22, 2024, is in the books, and here are a few of the highlights. If you saw the last meeting, you know the district has a record number of students this year who were named National Merit Semifinalists or received National Hispanic…Read More about Watch Board Brief from trustees meeting on Feb. 22.
Keira Cloud’s painting evokes nostalgia For Arlington High School junior Keira Cloud, her passion for art goes beyond the classroom. “She puts in 100%, she’s all-in,” said Arlington High School art teacher Michelle Justice. That’s why her artwork goes beyond the classroom, too. As the artist featured on the cover of the 2024 Winter…Read More about Art student’s painting featured on cover of art education newsletter.
Martin wrestling ‘best team in Texas’ For the first time in almost a decade, the Arlington ISD is home to a UIL state championship athletics team. The Martin High School boys wrestling team has that honor after a dramatic win in the Class 6A state meet this weekend in Cypress. The team ended Allen’s 14-year…Read More about Martin High School boys wrestling team wins state championship.
Opal Lee spearheaded Juneteenth campaign Two hours into “Igniting the Change,” Sam Houston High School’s Black History Month program, keynote speaker Opal Lee took the stage. Judging by the rousing standing ovation, it was worth the wait. Lee, 97, walked gingerly to a waiting chair, sat, leaned into the microphone and began to talk about…Read More about Opal Lee inspires at Sam Houston High School Black History Month Program.
Construction Update Video – February 2024 Check out the latest 2019 Bond construction update video below. Kelly Horn, Arlington ISD assistant superintendent of facility services, reviews the 2019 Bond construction progress made during the fall and highlights the projects in 2024. See video and photos from three new elementary schools, new playgrounds, groundbreaking ceremonies, renovations…Read More about Watch new 2019 Bond construction update video.