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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee applications now open Help provide oversight for the 2019 Bond

Applications due Oct. 23 Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through Oct. 23, 2020. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized…

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New natatorium open for swim practice

New Arlington ISD natatorium open New pool now home to district’s swimming program

Swim coaches share their excitement as new Natatorium Opens in Arlington The coaches might be more excited than the student athletes. The Arlington ISD’s first-ever district pool, housed in the new Arlington ISD Athletics Center, finally opened last week for student swimmers – and their coaches. Now, the huge state-of-the-art pool is filled daily with…

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Crow Academy construction

See drone video and photos of Crow Academy construction Bond 2019 project is on schedule

It’s all about concrete this week at Crow Leadership Academy where construction is moving along at full speed and is on schedule. The concrete slab for the new gymnasium was poured this week along with the final concrete piers for the addition.  The construction is part of the 2019 Bond project at Crow that includes an addition…

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New Ashworth Elementary patio

Bond 2019 Update: Ashworth Elementary Gets a New Patio Principal recalls when old patio was new

Bond 2019 restores outdoor learning space When Ashworth Elementary opens for students on Monday, the school will be ready with a new patio funded by the 2019 Bond. “We LOVE our new patio!” said Ashworth Principal Stacey Maddoux. See before and after photos. The old patio at the front of Ashworth had become unsafe and…

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New Arlington ISD pool full of water

VIDEO: Three Days Later Arlington ISD Pool is Full and Fabulous See the pool and watch time-lapse construction video

New Arts & Athletics Complex nears completion It took several days to fill all the way, but Arlington ISD’s new pool in the soon-to-open Athletics Center is now full of water! The diving boards are now being installed as the natatorium gets closer to welcoming the district’s swimmers and divers. See the pool fill up.…

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New pools fills with water

VIDEO: New Arlington ISD Natatorium pool filling with water Swimmers and divers anxious to put a toe in the water

New Pool is Filling Up! The water got turned on at the new Arlington ISD Natatorium Thursday afternoon. Thanks to a large hose borrowed from the Arlington Fire Department, the new world-class pool is quickly filling up. It won’t be long before district swimmers are diving in. “This is an exciting day for Arlington ISD,”…

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New Arlington ISD pool almost ready for water

New Arlington ISD Natatorium Sure to Make a Big Splash New Pool Nearly Complete at Arts & Athletics Complex

New Arlington ISD Natatorium Sure to Make a Big Splash The daily mantra at the new Arlington ISD Natatorium is “just add water.” While there are a few things to do to get the pool ready, it’s close. The new Arlington ISD Athletics Center will include the natatorium and a multi-sport arena. Next door, construction…

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Voter-Approved Tax Rate Election

Arlington ISD Calls Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election Approval would increase teacher compensation

The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees has called for a Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election on Nov. 3, 2020. If approved, the VATRE would generate approximately $56 million in additional revenue for the district. “Passage of the VATRE would provide our district millions in state funding that we could not access otherwise,” said Arlington ISD Superintendent…

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Gunn Junior High

Construction Impacts All of Gunn Junior High See recent construction progress photos

Construction at Gunn Junior High Will Impact Future Learners Most schools are quiet right now as students started the school year learning online from home. But not Gunn Junior High. It was even louder than a normal first week of school with demolition, renovation and new construction – plus instructional development – all going on…

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SAT postponed

Arlington ISD Recognized For Innovation Arlington ISD Earns 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award

Arlington ISD Honored with 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award The Arlington ISD has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award. The Arlington ISD was one of 10 recipients of the award which recognizes members that implement innovative solutions to risk-management challenges facing organizations. “This was a…

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Pre-K Online

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it? Online Pre-K promotes creativity and exploration

Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online? Is online Pre-K even worth…

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device distribution

Device Distribution Ongoing for Student’s Return to School Arlington ISD preparing students for online instruction

Getting Students Devices a Priority for Arlington ISD Device distribution is a daunting task getting technology into the hands of students who need it for an Arlington ISD that has nearly 60,000 students. In the spring, the district showed it was up for the task by distributing more than 24,000 technology devices. With school starting…

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