Arlington ISD Calls Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election Approval would increase teacher compensation

Voter-Approved Tax Rate Election

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…

Construction Impacts All of Gunn Junior High See recent construction progress photos

Gunn Junior High

Construction at Gunn Junior High Will Impact Future Learners Most schools are quiet right now as students started the school year learning online from home. But not Gunn Junior High. It was even louder than a normal first week of school with demolition, renovation and new construction – plus instructional…

Hotlines Offer Support for Students and Parents Call for student counseling and community support

Support hotline for students and parents

Arlington ISD Offers Support Hotlines for Students and Parents COVID-19 has disrupted lives and made everything more stressful, including school. The start of this new school year is different than any before it and adds uncertainty and challenges for both students and parents.   No one can navigate this challenging…

Arlington ISD’s Chef Karl Offers Tips and Tricks to Prepare Meals New video series shows how to use food from student meal distribution

Chef Karl Betts

Chef Karl Shows How to Use Food Received at Student Meal Distribution Sites Arlington ISD’s meal distribution comes with a little something extra now. Arlington ISD Chef Karl Betts previews the menu and offers his tips and tricks in a new video series posted on YouTube and the district’s Food…

Arlington ISD Earns 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award District recognized for innovation in risk-management

Arlington ISD News

Arlington ISD Honored with 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award The Arlington ISD has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 TASB Risk Management Fund Excellence Award. The Arlington ISD was one of 10 recipients of the award which recognizes members that implement innovative solutions to risk-management challenges…

Arlington ISD Students Treated to Zoom Along with Superintendent Dr. Cavazos welcomed students back on their first day of school

Zoom Along with Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

Zoom Along a Fun Experience for Arlington ISD Students Fourth-grade students at Pearcy STEM Academy got to take a look inside the virtual locker of Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on the first day of school Monday. What the more than 60 students who were on the call found…

Pre-K Online: Is it Worth it? Online Pre-K promotes creativity and exploration

Pre-K Online

Five Reasons Online Pre-K is Worth it Pre-K is the beginning of a child’s educational journey. It’s about getting children ready for kindergarten through purposeful play, fun songs, hands-on exploration and interaction with others. It’s about inspiring curiosity and building confidence. But can all that happen if Pre-K is online?…

Dr. Cavazos Shares 3 Tips to Start the First Day of School A special message for Arlington ISD students and parents

3 tips to have a great first day

Dr. Marcelo Cavazos’ 3 Tips for the First Day of School Monday marks the first day of school for the Arlington ISD, and we decided to go straight to the top to give you tips for the best ways to prepare for the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos…