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Arts and Athletics Complex

Take a Virtual Tour of the Future Arts and Athletics Complex Get up-close look at new facilities

Final 2014 Bond Project Nears Completion You might feel like you need a hard hat for this tour. Get a close-up, in-depth look at the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex, now the home to the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center. Follow Kelly Horn, Arlington ISD Executive Director of…

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Two Arlington ISD Principals share pre-k importance

Two Arlington ISD Principals Share Importance of Pre-K Both principals are former pre-k teachers

Arlington ISD Principals Stress Why Pre-K Is Important Pre-K is not merely an add-on to a child’s K-12 education. It is a key component that kickstarts the youngest learners’ educational journey. Just ask the two Arlington ISD principals who used to teach Pre-K. Dr. Connie Spence, principal at Kooken Education Center, and Beth Anne Woodard,…

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Johns Elementary pre-k patio

2019 Bond Gets Johns Elementary a New Pre-K Patio First 2019 Bond construction project is complete

Johns Elementary Pre-K Gets a New Look Thanks to 2019 Bond Voters Johns Elementary has a new Pre-K patio. The first construction project of the 2019 Bond to be completed, this project at Johns replaced an old patio that was falling apart. See construction photos. “The patio had been falling and detaching from the building,”…

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School to be demolished

Future of Berry Elementary Students, Parents and Teachers Help Kickoff Design of School to be demolished and rebuilt thanks to 2019 bond voters

Community Delivers Input on the Future Design of Arlington ISD’s Berry Elementary Students, parents and teachers recently helped architects kickstart the design process for the future Berry Elementary School. They met with architects and Arlington ISD administrators via Zoom to discuss their desires for the new building. Demo-Day Approaches Berry Elementary opened in 1955, and…

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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour Of The Arts & Athletics Complex Shows Construction Progress Watch the latest video update

A Closer Look Inside The New Arts And Athletics Facility  Windows are going in, sheetrock is going up and the pool’s frame is in place. Check out the construction progress of the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex – which includes the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center – in…

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Planning Underway For The Future Thornton Elementary Charrettes kick off design for replacement school building

After 50 Years Thornton Elementary Getting A Makeover Building a new school takes a lot of planning. School buildings are designed and built to last 50 years or longer and play an integral role in the educational journey of tens of thousands of students. Its impact will be felt not only by students but also…

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Arlington ISD Super Crew

Super Crew at Arlington ISD Is Recognized Operations and Maintenance Employees Serve In Spite of COVID-19Custodians and maintenance team deserve huge thank you

Arlington ISD Recognizes Maintenance and Operations Staff Thanks to a group of unsung heroes, the Arlington ISD’s operations and maintenance personnel (super crew), Arlington ISD schools are continuing to be cleaned and maintained throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Though school buildings are closed, 27 campuses are providing meals for children each week, and all campuses still…

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Enterprise Centre 2019 Bond

2019 Bond Bids online, Bids due June 18 Bidding open for renovation project at Enterprise Centre

The Board of Education of Arlington Independent School District will receive sealed proposals for renovations at the district’s Enterprise Centre. This is a Bond 2019 project. 20-35 CSP for Enterprise Centre 2019 BOND BIDS ONLINE DUE DATE: June 18, 2020, 2:00 PM/CST PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING: May 27, 2020, 10:00 AM/CST at Enterprise Centre – 690 E.…

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purposeful play pre-k

Purposeful Play Fosters Learning In Pre-K Pre-K teachers explain the value of play in school

Purposeful Play Builds Educational Foundation Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s Pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

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Wimbish World Language Academy

Wimbish Academy Front Entrance Gets New Look New canopy, landscaping and sidewalk part of 2014 Bond

Wimbish World Language Academy Upgrades Will Surprise Students When They Return Students will hardly recognize the front entrance of Wimbish World Language Academy when they finally return to school after the COVID-19 closure. With a new canopy, landscaping and a wider sidewalk, Wimbish’s front entrance has a fresh and modern look. See photos. This construction…

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Pre-K teachers

Pre-K Teachers Share Advantages Of Full-Day Pre-K Full-day Pre-K will enhance learning experience for youngest students

Arlington ISD Teachers Share The Advantages Of Free Full-Day Pre-K Pre-K will be full-day for all 4-year-olds next school year in the Arlington ISD for the first time. That’s exciting news for Pre-K teachers because they know how much the extended school day will help the district’s youngest learners. “Extending our academic program for 4-year-old…

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Arlington ISD Natatorium

Future Arlington ISD Natatorium Starting To Look Like ‘Home’ Pool wall panels installed as athletics center nears completion

Arlington ISD Future Of Swimming Is Taking Shape There’s no water yet, but the big concrete hole in the ground is starting to look like a real pool. Construction crews positioned most of the side panels last week, giving shape to the Arlington ISD’s future swimming “home.” “We are very excited to see the Arlington…

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