Food and Nutrition Services

Food and Nutrition Services building renovations complete Substantial improvements equip department to support students

Ask David Lewis, the director of Arlington ISD’s food and nutrition services, what he likes best about the newly renovated food and nutrition services building, and it might not be a quick conversation. He has a whole list. That’s because the improvements to the district’s food headquarters on Arkansas Lane, funded by the 2019 Bond,…

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Transfer to Arlington ISD - March 2021


Wednesday is a big day in the Arlington ISD. It’s the day that students can transfer into the Arlington ISD and set themselves up for a future of success. If you need reasons why the Arlington ISD is right for you, we’ve got you covered with opportunities for every student. Go ahead and start the…

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New playground at Starrett Elementary

New playgrounds nearly ready at 17 elementary schools First phase of Bond 2019 playgrounds almost complete

Lots of Arlington ISD elementary students will have new playgrounds waiting for them when they return to school in August! New playgrounds at the 17 schools in phase one are either complete or will wrap up soon. Thanks to the support of the Arlington community, the 2019 Bond is funding two new playgrounds for all…

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Jacob Lawrence art exhibit opens at CVPA

Jacob Lawrence art exhibit opens this week Open to the public at the district's Center for Visual and Performing Arts

If you’re looking to try something new this summer, your plans just got a little more interesting with the Jacob Lawrence art exhibit opening up at the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The exhibit will have a soft opening to the public on Thursday, July 1 and will remain open until…

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phlebotomy summer course

Students learn phlebotomy in special summer course Learning to draw blood makes for a unique summer camp

Summer camp looks a bit different for students at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center this year. Instead of board games and enrichment, phlebotomy students are getting a crash course instructed by health science teachers Mark Ingram and Jacqulyn Robinius. Phlebotomy, also called venipuncture, is the process of using a needle to…

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natatorium pool

New district Natatorium is ‘Dream Come True’ for Retired Coaches World-class pool is legacy of swim coaches' dedication

Walt Disney World isn’t the only place where dreams come true. According to retired swimming coaches Cindy Lane and Jon Ivonen, dreams come true in Arlington, too. Their longtime wishes finally came true when the Arlington ISD’s first district pool opened to swimmers last fall. Both coached club swimming and in the district for more…

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Stantec and Pogue supported students with pizza and bbq

Strong partnership equals construction progress at Gunn Junior High Architect and construction manager support students and staff with pizza and bbq

A massive construction project months ahead of schedule is practically unheard of. But at Gunn Junior High, where additions and renovations are turning the school into the district’s first fine arts/dual language junior high academy, months ahead of schedule is actually the project’s current status. It’s thanks to a strong partnership among Gunn and Arlington…

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Thornton Elementary mariachi concert celebrates school's legacy and future

Thornton Elementary celebrates legacy with mariachi concert Old school building to be torn down and rebuilt

It’s not often – if ever – that you get to see Arlington ISD superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos coaxed to the stage during a mariachi concert. But that’s exactly where he was recently when he joined teachers, staff, students and parents celebrating the legacy and future of Thornton Elementary. Thornton is about to be torn…

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Swim team tryouts are June 15

Join the Arlington ISD’s new swim club Tryouts are June 15 at the district’s new natatorium

Dive into Arlington ISD’s brand new pool with the district’s brand new swim club! Tryouts are Tuesday, June 15, for all kids ages five and up. Last names A-M are from 4-5 p.m. Last names N-Z are from 5-6 p.m. “I am excited the Arlington ISD Aquatics Club is open and welcoming families from across…

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Berry Elementary celebrates legacy as it prepares to be torn down and rebuilt

Berry Elementary celebrates its legacy before closing Berry will be replaced with a new building

Berry Elementary is about to be torn down. But one thing all of Berry’s staff agrees on is that Berry’s building is not what makes Berry, Berry. It’s the camaraderie inside that makes the school feel like home to so many. Teachers, staff, parents, students and community members gathered last week to celebrate that home,…

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Roark Elementary Raiders celebrate legacy as school gets ready to close

Roark Elementary celebrates 60-year legacy Will close at the end of the school year

Roark family says goodbye Once a Raider, always a Raider. Roark Elementary School’s 60-year run comes to an end on Tuesday when school lets out. But once a Raider, always a Raider. That doesn’t come to an end – ever. While Roark’s spirit is as strong as ever, the building that opened in 1961 near…

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Crow Leadership Academy kitchen addition

Crow Leadership Academy kitchen is growing Will shut down next week for construction

There are still about four weeks of school left, but Crow Leadership Academy’s kitchen can’t wait that long. It’s shutting down next Friday. Construction crews will move into the kitchen and cafeteria to begin renovations and tie it into an adjacent addition that has been under construction for much of the school year. All the…

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