Category: District News

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AISD Looking for Substitute Teachers

September 8, 2019
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If you’re looking to gain valuable classroom experience or trying to decide if teaching is the right path for you, then consider becoming a substitute in the Arlington ISD. We are looking for substitutes who can help teach Spanish, French and English, including at our all new Wimbish World Language Academy. “Meeting students or teachers…

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

Arlington Collegiate High School Students get Scholarships

September 7, 2019
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Eleven seniors from Arlington Collegiate High School (ACHS) started their Friday morning with a hearty breakfast courtesy of Torchy’s Tacos and some well-deserved scholarship money courtesy of their hard work and the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program. ACHS Ranks Nationally The winning students, who make up 11 percent of the senior class at ACHS, earned…

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Arlington Police and Arlington ISD Launch New Threat Assessment Team

September 5, 2019
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With the start of the new school year, the Arlington Police Department has formed a partnership with the Arlington Independent School District, along with My Health My Resource of Tarrant County (MHMR), to launch a Multidisciplinary Threat Assessment Team (MTAT). The main goal of the MTAT is to promote a safe school environment by identifying…

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PSAT, ACT offered at Arlington ISD high schools

September 3, 2019
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All AISD sophomores and juniors will take the PSAT and all seniors at traditional high schools and ACHS will take the ACT this fall free of charge. ACT testing Oct. 1 AISD seniors except those at Venture High School and Turning Point Secondary will take the ACT free of charge on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Students…

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Aerial photo of the AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

See Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex construction progress

August 30, 2019
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Aug. 30, 2019 – Check out the August aerial photos of the Arlington ISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex. Great progress is being made, and now you can clearly make out where the concert hall, natatorium and arena are. Construction is moving along well, and the new facilities are scheduled to open in…

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patty bustamante arlington isd specialized learning services

“You’re the Inspiration” Inspires Career in Education

August 29, 2019
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If you’re a 40 something in the Arlington ISD and have questions about song lyrics from the magical 1980s, Patty Bustamante is your go-to person in the district. Bustamante, who became the district’s executive director of specialized learning services last year, isn’t just a fan of that kind of music, she’s pretty much a scholar.…

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Operation Graduation Let's Make it Happen

AISD will encourage students to enroll in school at Operation Graduation

August 25, 2019
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With the goal of 100 percent of students graduating exceptionally prepared in mind, the Arlington ISD will host its annual Operation Graduation walk on Saturday, Sept. 7 to encourage students to re-enroll in school. Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. The…

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New Arlington College and Career High School

New Arlington College and Career High School Opens

August 23, 2019
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See photos of the new Arlington College and Career High School (ACCHS). The brand-new school opened on Monday for its first class of 9th graders. Funds from the 2014 Bond program helped turn the former home of Venture High School into the new ACCHS. After months of construction, the campus has an entirely new look…

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Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on WFAA's Inside Politics

Watch Arlington ISD Superintendent on WFAA’s Inside Texas Politics

August 22, 2019
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Watch Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on WFAA’s Inside Texas Politics discuss the AISD’s Texas Education Agency accountability (TEA) rating and the proposed $966 million bond program. WFAA Anchor Jason Whitely started the discussion by congratulating Dr. Cavazos on the AISD’s B rating, up from a C last year. Dr. Cavazos attributed progress to…

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