CTC Hosting Neighborhood Farmers Market throughout Summer First market is tomorrow, June 15, 9-11 a.m.

Neighborhood Farmers Market at the CTC

Farmers Market Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center is one of the host sites for the Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Neighborhood Farmers Markets this summer.  The CTC hosts the market the first and third Wednesday of each month this summer, with the next one coming tomorrow, June 15,…

Upward Bound Prepares At-Risk Youth for College Program at UT Arlington has helped students since 1982

Upward Bound at UTA - Carter Junior High students

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…

Deadline for Chamber of Commerce scholarships is Feb. 25 More than $30,000 available for Arlington ISD seniors

Innovation and Chamber Scholarships

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…

Get your soccer ball for this Workout Wednesday Matt Bostick has four exercises you can do in about 10 minutes

Tabata: Wednesday workout Matt Bostick

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…

Arlington ISD launching strategic planning effort Give input and help craft the district's strategic plan

strategic plan - district is launching strategic planning effort

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…

Dunn Elementary teacher tosses first pitch Throws a strike at Rangers opening day

Dunn Elementary teacher throws first pitch at Texas Rangers opening day

‘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…

Short Elementary principal inducted into School Breakfast Hall of Fame Breakfast in the classroom making big difference

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

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…

Gratitude and Grit: Arlington ISD Grateful for Food and Nutrition Services No better time than Thanksgiving to thank the team who feeds students

Gratitude and Grit Food and Nutrition Services

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…