Category: District News

Arlington Collegiate High School students get scholarships as part of national program

Arlington Collegiate High School on Path to Success

December 9, 2019
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The sidewalk that connects Arlington Collegiate High School (ACHS) to the Tarrant County College (TCC) Southeast Campus has fittingly been dubbed the “Path to Success.” That’s exactly what’s happened at ACHS since it opened as the district’s first early college high school in 2014. Nearly 200 students have already graduated from ACHS with not only…

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Banner advertising AISD Contractor Symposium December 11

AISD Contractor Symposium Dec. 11

December 6, 2019
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The Arlington Independent School District invites all contractors to a symposium to learn how to do business with the District on upcoming opportunities in the $966 million 2019 Bond Program. Lunch will be provided. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM AISD Professional Development Center 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76015 Sign…

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Sam Houston High School percussion ensemble practice for world premiere of new JFK documentary

Sam Houston ensemble performs soundtrack for JFK documentary premiere

November 22, 2019
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SPECIAL ENCORE PERFORMANCE Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 7 p.m. Free Event | Sam Houston High School Café Due to the overwhelming community response, we are happy to announce a special, one night only, encore performance of three world premieres presented by the Sam Houston High School Percussion Ensemble in collaboration with the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza…

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A Day in the Life of Arlington ISD Principal Ginger Polster

November 20, 2019
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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for principals like Ginger Polster who you’ll meet through her “day in the life” account below. We didn’t ask Mrs. Polster to write this blog post. After all, she’s busy running the state-of-the-art Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center in the heart of Arlington where some 6,000 junior…

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Former Student Gifts Kindness Benches to Arlington ISD

November 18, 2019
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Sam Houston High School graduate Thasunda Brown Duckett, who is now the CEO of Chase Consumer Banking, is organizing a fundraising campaign to purchase kindness benches that will be installed at all 53 Arlington ISD elementary schools. The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, which is named for Duckett’s parents, will fundraise to provide more than…

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Arlington ISD Helps Alleviate Student Loan Debt

Arlington ISD Helps Alleviate Student Loan Debt

November 15, 2019
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The numbers are staggering. According to a credit.com report, the total student loan debt in the United States is $1.52 trillion with the average student loan debt more than $30,000 per student. While those national numbers are eye-popping, the numbers in Texas are just as bad. The state ranks behind only California for student-loan balances…

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Natatorium in future AISD Athletics Complex

Time lapse shows construction of Fine Arts Center & Athletics Complex

November 14, 2019
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Nov. 15, 2019 – Ten months ago, construction started in muddy fields next to AT&T Stadium. Today, the structures of the future Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex are standing. Construction of the AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex is proceeding well and reached the topping out point in early November. Both…

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Arlington ISD five ways to volunteer

5 Ways to Volunteer in the Arlington ISD

November 13, 2019
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In the Arlington ISD, we believe our success depends on an engaged community. That’s where our volunteers come in. For an hour a week to a few hours a day, you can make a difference on our campuses by giving any amount of time you have available! Here are a few out-of-the-ordinary ways you can…

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Arlington ISD College and Career High School

Arlington College and Career High School Accepting Applications

November 13, 2019
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Award-winning teacher Jared Cole could have a life as a salesman if he ever decides to leave Arlington College and Career High School. When asked to best sum up the reason to go to Arlington’s newest school, his answer was a best seller. “The preparedness for college,” said Cole, who came to ACCHS from Arlington…

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Dr. Cavazos and others sign final beam at Fine Arts Center/Athletics Complex topping out ceremony

Topping out ceremony celebrates construction progress of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

November 7, 2019
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Nov. 7, 2019 – A topping out ceremony at the Arlington ISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex yesterday celebrated construction progress and a good safety record for all workers. Senior administrators from AISD joined leaders from architect HKS and construction manager Adolfson & Peterson Construction, along with the entire work crew, for lunch…

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