Keira Cloud’s painting evokes nostalgia For Arlington High School junior Keira Cloud, her passion for art goes beyond the classroom. “She puts in 100%, she’s all-in,” said Arlington High School art teacher Michelle Justice. That’s why her artwork goes beyond the classroom, too. As the artist featured on the cover of the 2024 Winter…Read More about Art student’s painting featured on cover of art education newsletter.
Corey chorus performance will honor teachers Prepping since September, the Corey Cub Chorus from Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language is almost ready to take the stage at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) convention this week. But it all started back in July when Corey’s music teacher, Felipe Rosales, submitted a recording…Read More about Corey Cub Chorus to perform at music educators convention.
Cowboys and Pepsi donate $5,000 to art program Football and art go together. At least that’s what Dallas Cowboys legend DeMarcus Ware said. And he proved it Wednesday when he showed up to the Arlington ISD’s Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Center for Visual and Performing Arts. He walked into the Art IV class and surprised all…Read More about DeMarcus Ware surprises art class with Cowboys tickets.
TMEA orchestra concert is at I.M. Terrell Academy in Fort Worth The Texas Music Educators Association Region 5 Orchestra concert this Saturday, Nov. 4, will have a decidedly Arlington feel. That’s because nearly half of the 226 orchestra members hail from Arlington ISD junior high schools. Arlington ISD is one of five participating districts, along…Read More about Arlington ISD junior high students earn nearly half of regional orchestra seats.
Jones is a classical jazz pianist and Steinway Artist When you hear the word improv, you might think of comedy. But Arlington Jones’ masterclass on improvisation last week at the Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) wasn’t about being funny. But it sure was fun. Jones, a classical jazz pianist and…Read More about Arlington Jones brings art of improvisation to students at the CVPA.
Lamar’s ensembles two of only 45 selected from across the country Lamar High School’s wind ensemble will have some company when it heads to a prestigious national festival in March. That’s because the Lamar percussion ensemble was selected to participate, too. Both ensembles will be headed to Indianapolis to perform at the 2024 Music for…Read More about Lamar High School wind and percussion ensembles invited to national music festival.
Among top 5% of visual arts programs As a district that believes every child deserves a well-rounded education embedded in the arts, Arlington ISD has earned the 2023 Texas Art Education Association District of Distinction Award. The honor goes to districts that are among the top 5% of visual arts programs in the state. It…Read More about Arlington ISD visual fine arts program honored with state award.
Best Communities for Music Education This sounds like a broken record, but it sounds really good. For the 17th time, the Arlington ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. “Few districts offer the breadth of music experiences that Arlington…Read More about Arlington ISD named a Best Community for Music Education.
Dance with Gunn teacher DeeAnn Evans and students Our schools may be closed over the holiday break, but we’re ready to dance into the new year! We visited schools across the district to learn some fresh dance moves to take into 2023. Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy was our…Read More about Dance in the new year with Gunn Junior High School and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy.
Program inspires students to pursue art Art IV students in the Arlington ISD got to take the field at AT&T Stadium thanks to the district’s partnership with the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation. The 20 students were on the field Sunday before the Dallas Cowboys game to mark the milestone. They were…Read More about Art students take the field before Dallas Cowboys game.