Category: District News
Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language has lots of great spaces – a dance room, piano lab, STEM labs, music rooms, art rooms, multiple collaboration spaces and a new gym. But it needed one more thing. A bigger kitchen. Now, thanks to the 2019 Bond, Jones has exactly that. It was a long…Read More about Jones Academy’s new kitchen opens.
Register Today School is almost out and it’s time for some fun! Come out to Father Fest 2022 this Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Field at Workman Junior High School. (See map of the site.) The free outdoor event is a fun celebration of fatherhood…Read More about Father Fest is this Saturday.
School Nurse Day Today marks School Nurse Day across the country. But with everything that’s gone on over the last couple of years, it really should be more like School Nurse Week, month or year. Since the start of the pandemic, school nurses have seen their jobs change and then change some more. But with…Read More about Arlington ISD celebrates School Nurse Day.
Going to Carolina Who knew a dish of fried quail lollipops with a hot honey glaze, southern quail and dumplings, Carolina boiled peanut caviar, deviled quail eggs and Hoppin’ John rich and thyme cornbread cake with peach butter was worth $100,000? Preston Nguyen did. That was the prize money handed to the 2021 Martin High…Read More about Martin High School Grad wins World Food Championship Final Table.
If you felt like you missed your chance to apply for a spot at our elementary or junior high specialized programs, you are in luck. The Arlington ISD has opened an application window until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, for the 2022-23 school year for our five elementary academies and Gunn Junior High and…Read More about Apply today for Specialized Programs.
Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through May 13, 2022. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee provides transparency and enhances public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by Arlington ISD voters on Nov. 5,…Read More about Citizens Bond Oversight Committee has applications open!.
She’s organized, caring, and ambitious, and she’s destined to overcome any obstacle put in front of her. She’s Martin High School senior Ruth Hong. Amazon Future Engineer College Scholarship Hong is also a computer science whiz and one of 100 students across the nation to receive the $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer College Scholarship. Not only…Read More about Martin High School Student Receives $40,000 Amazon Scholarship.
Choosing to let your little one start school can be a challenging task for any new parent. Will they like it? How will they adjust? Will they make friends? All of these are questions any parent might have if they are considering sending their child to pre-K? We’ve taken those questions to people who would…Read More about Kindergartners need pre-K.
Sometimes, it’s just in you Kenny Macino was an entrepreneur before she knew exactly what it was. A fellow student so loved Kenny’s life-like sock doll made of cloth, buttons and string, they offered $3. Another offered $4 for one of her own. A teacher at Bailey Junior High, where Kenny is an eighth-grader, asked…Read More about Entrepreneurs, What’s Your Big Idea?.
Sam Houston does it again! The hope of attending Texas Christina University had come and gone for Sam Houston senior Ethan Paredez after finding out he didn’t receive the Community Scholars award like seven of his classmates. But what started out as a normal day for him a week later turned out to be life-changing…Read More about Sam Houston High School Senior Receives Full Scholarship to TCU.