Category: Community Partners

Upward Bound at UTA - Carter Junior High students

Upward Bound Prepares At-Risk Youth for College

March 9, 2022
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Arlington ISD prepares students for success after graduation, but the district can’t do it alone. Community partners like the University of Texas at Arlington work side-by-side with the district to provide opportunities unique to students. UTA’s Upward Bound program is one that makes a huge impact. Upward Bound at UTA Upward Bound at UTA is…

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Innovation and Chamber Scholarships

Deadline for Chamber of Commerce scholarships is Feb. 25

February 22, 2022
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Arlington ISD seniors, don’t forget the deadline to apply for the Chamber of Commerce scholarships is this week, Friday, Feb. 25. The Greater Arlington Chamber is giving out scholarships to 13 Arlington ISD seniors worth more than $30,000.   As a local partner of the Arlington ISD, the chamber is committed to developing the community’s future by…

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Tabata: Wednesday workout Matt Bostick

Get your soccer ball for this Workout Wednesday

September 29, 2021
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Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick isn’t above props, and he proves that with his latest Workout Wednesday exercise plan. To start the second six weeks, Bostick wants everyone to get a soccer ball or any other ball and incorporate that into the exercise routine. In his Soccer Ball Workout, Bostick has four exercises…

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strategic plan - district is launching strategic planning effort

Arlington ISD launching strategic planning effort

September 8, 2021
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Create the future for Arlington ISD students by helping to develop the district’s next five-year strategic plan at an upcoming Community Summit.  At one of these Summits, you’ll hear from a panel of students about what’s important to them, and professional facilitators from engage2learn will guide you through a series of thought-provoking questions and purposeful…

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Dunn Elementary teacher throws first pitch at Texas Rangers opening day

Dunn Elementary teacher tosses first pitch

April 6, 2021
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‘It was surreal’ Dunn Elementary fifth-grade teacher Audrey Simmons had a great story to tell her students when classes resumed at Dunn Tuesday morning. Simmons was supposed to be on the field for Monday’s Texas Rangers home opener representing teachers as frontline workers. But when the original plan for the ceremonial first pitch changed Monday…

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Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez inducted into the School Breakfast Hero Hall of Fame

Short Elementary principal inducted into School Breakfast Hall of Fame

November 30, 2020
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Students do better when they eat breakfast Breakfast in the classroom may not sound like a good idea at first. Food means messes and distractions – not exactly what teachers want in their classrooms. But when David Lewis, Arlington ISD director of food and nutrition services, proposed the idea to Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez,…

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Gratitude and Grit Food and Nutrition Services

Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Food and Nutrition Services

November 26, 2020
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Food and nutrition services team has served despite pandemic It’s Thanksgiving, so it couldn’t be more appropriate to express our gratitude to the Arlington ISD food and nutrition services team. Their grit has been revealed by COVID as they have kept thousands of Arlington kids fed throughout the pandemic. When COVID-19 caused widespread shutdowns back…

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National School Psychology Week 2020 The Power of Possibility

Arlington ISD Recognized National School Psychology Week

November 11, 2020
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School psychologists support each other, too This is National School Psychology Week, and we want to highlight a group of employees who have gone above and beyond to serve students during COVID-19. They are selfless in their devotion to those in need even when times are normal, but the pandemic has required even more of…

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Arnita Ware is in her first year of teaching at Workman Junior High

First-year teacher is a 30-year Arlington ISD veteran

September 1, 2020
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To launch each school year, Workman Junior High  teachers are tasked with a rather intriguing assignment: come up with an inspiring buzzword for their new crop of students to live and work by. Call it an anchor to help steady the choppy academic seas to come. While such a charge might be a tough one…

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Voter-Approved Tax Rate Election

Arlington ISD Calls Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election

August 28, 2020
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The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees has called for a Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election on Nov. 3, 2020. If approved, the VATRE would generate approximately $56 million in additional revenue for the district. “Passage of the VATRE would provide our district millions in state funding that we could not access otherwise,” said Arlington ISD Superintendent…

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