Category: District News

Students at Beckham Elementary select the playground equipment options they like best

Student ‘experts’ help design new playgrounds

February 14, 2020
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The Arlington ISD brought in the experts to help design new playgrounds for all district elementary schools. The future playgrounds’ users, the elementary students themselves, gave their feedback and input last week, and let AISD staff know what kinds of equipment they want on their playgrounds. The student experts included many special education students from…

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High School Entrepreneurship Contest Underway for Arlington ISD Students

February 12, 2020
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Arlington ISD high school students: it’s your time to shine! The “What’s Your Big Idea?” Entrepreneurship Contest is expanding to the high-school level, and we want to know your innovative and viable solutions for one of three provided challenges the City of Arlington is currently facing. Those challenges are: Parks and Recreation Challenge: How can…

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George P. Bush visits Martin High School in the Arlington ISD

George P. Bush Pays Visit to Martin High School

February 11, 2020
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Students in Martin High School teacher Trey Benedict’s AP macroeconomics class came into Monday expecting to take a quiz but instead, they got a lecture from an unlikely teacher. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush lectured and talked to them about Texas energy resources and answered questions about everything from the viability of offshore oil…

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Apply now for the 9th nationally certified STEM elementary school in Texas

Apply for Nationally Certified Elementary STEM School

February 9, 2020
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Spots are open now for kids with a passion for the STEM experience at Arlington ISD’s Pearcy STEM Academy – the 9th certified elementary STEM school in Texas. Applications for limited openings are being accepted from Feb. 7-21 for the 2020-21 school year. This school is ideal for students with a love of science, technology,…

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Wood Elementary's new library

New Wood Elementary library opens

February 9, 2020
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The new library at Wood Elementary is officially open. After many months of construction, the 5,750-square-foot addition, funded by the 2014 Bond program, welcomed students for the first time in January. “This is an exciting time for our students because the new library, along with the STEM labs and enhanced security features, are helping to…

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Students watch the first bond sale of the 2019 Bond program

First sale of bonds offers students a lesson in public finance

February 8, 2020
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Arlington ISD high school students got a unique glimpse into the world of public finance Wednesday during the first sale of bonds for the district’s $966 million 2019 Bond program. The sale turned into an educational experience when Seguin High School AP economics students joined students from an entrepreneurial class at the AISD Career and…

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Prekindergarten Public Partnerships Meeting Scheduled for Feb 12

February 7, 2020
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Public Meeting Details Date:                Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time:               7:00 PM Location:         Arlington ISD Mac Bernd Professional Development Center (PDC)                           1111 W Arbrook Blvd, Arlington, TX 76015 Subject:           Communicate an overview of Arlington…

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Arlington ISD recognizes national school counseling week

Top 5 Ways Arlington ISD is Building Better Humans

February 6, 2020
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National School Counseling Week is February 3-7 and we want to thank our Arlington ISD school counselors for the work they do daily to encourage and support our students while Building Better Humans! School counselors are an integral part of each campus and their work impacts student achievement and school success. Here are the Top…

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