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Aerial photo of the future AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Aerial photos show construction progress of AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

October 4, 2019
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Oct. 4, 2019 – Aerial photos of the future Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex show the tremendous progress being made in construction. It’s easy to see where the arena, natatorium and concert hall are located.  The Fine Arts Center will serve the entire district, grades prekindergarten-12, with world-class performance and demonstration venues. It will…

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Crow Leadership Academy Creating Global Citizens

September 30, 2019
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Sixth grader Trinity W. came to the Arlington ISD two years ago and started in the district at Crow Elementary. She didn’t know it at the time, but she was in the perfect school when Crow made the transition to Crow Leadership Academy this fall. “Once people lead and show what they have to do it…

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The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of a many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number of renovations for fine arts, career tech and athletics spaces. It also included lifecycle and deficiency upgrades throughout the building and grounds, like upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology systems. Other projects focused on accessibility, including replacing and/or adding sidewalks and ramps and renovating restrooms and locker rooms to make them ADA-compliant. See more photos of the construction at Bowie. Like the renovations at Bowie, the 2014 Bond program is quickly wrapping up. The final major project is the AISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex, currently under construction and scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.

Bowie High School auditorium reopens after renovations

September 27, 2019
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Sept. 26, 2019 – The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number…

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Applications Now Open for Arlington ISD Academies

September 23, 2019
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Applications are open now to join one of five Arlington ISD elementary school academies for the 2020 school year. Students passionate about fine arts, STEM programs, speaking multiple languages and leadership development are the perfect candidates for one of these unique academies:  Wimbish World Language Academy A dual language elementary school where students in pre-K…

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Security camera monitors at Sam Houston High School

More than 4,000 security cameras installed

September 20, 2019
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Sept. 20, 2019 – More than 4,000 new security cameras have been installed throughout the Arlington ISD as part of the 2014 Bond program. The new cameras have increased the AISD security department’s video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent of all AISD buildings and specifically increased coverage in entry-exit points, stairwells, cafeterias, gyms, libraries, hallways,…

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Arlington ISD has openings for students to learn their curriculum in French-English or Spanish-English at the Wimbish World Language Academy

Apply Now for New Wimbish World Language Academy

September 18, 2019
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When French teacher Matthew Nelson was looking for a new place to work over the summer, he had no idea of the kind of setting he’d be able to find at the Wimbish World Language Academy. “I was searching for a program like this,” said Nelson, who taught in Fort Worth before coming to the…

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Dallas Cowboys teach McNutt Elementary students good exercise and nutrition habits

Dallas Cowboys Rookies Inspire McNutt Elementary Students

September 17, 2019
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McNutt Elementary third-grader Ja’Kobi J. may be changing his football allegiances. Ja’Kobi came to school Tuesday a Green Bay Packers fan. That was before 15 rookies from the Dallas Cowboys showed up for the NFL PLAY 60/READ 20 clinic at the school. Ja’Kobi – like the rest of the third graders who went through football…

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Texas Kids First Offers Accident Insurance for Parents

September 15, 2019
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Texas Kids First has asked the Arlington Independent School District to make parents aware of their accident insurance program for kids. From their website:  The mission of Texas Kids First is to provide the finest, most affordable insurance coverage available to all school-age children. For parents and school districts, we offer accident-only plans to insure…

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4 Ways Education is a Super Power in Arlington ISD

September 12, 2019
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Public schools have changed. Gone are the days where teachers stand at the front of the class and call on students in precisely aligned rows of desks. In today’s classroom, it’s not unusual to find the teacher in the back of the room as some students work on group projects, others practice their videography or…

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Applications open for Pearcy STEM Academy in the Arlington ISD

Arlington ISD Accepting Applications for Pearcy STEM Academy

September 9, 2019
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Students coming to Pearcy STEM Academy don’t go to class thinking about the 3 Rs their parents grew up studying.        The STEM experience allows them to do a little deeper thinking. STEM Starts with Big Dreams “I have big dreams,” Pearcy sixth grader Jayden Y. said. “I see a lot of problems…

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