Phlebotomy instructor teaches students to draw blood, change lives Teacher carries on legacy of Dr. Charles Drew

February 25, 2020
Students work on their phlebotomy skills as instructor watches on

The legacy of African American Dr. Charles Drew is flourishing in the phlebotomy program at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center thanks to teacher Mark Ingram. Drew, known as the “father of blood banks,” was a pioneer in blood and transfusion research and developed methods for collecting, preserving and processing blood plasma.…

National FFA Week Celebrated by Arlington ISD Students Video - A Day in the Life of an FFA Student

February 21, 2020
Arlington ISD Students celebrate national FFA Week

The spotlight is on FFA as National FFA Week kicks off Saturday and runs through Feb. 29. But if you ask any of the 215 Arlington ISD students who are active members of the FFA, they would tell you there’s a lot more to FFA than a week. For many of them their commitment to…

AISD hosting GC/subcontractor matching event Feb. 27, 4-7 p.m.

February 21, 2020
Matchmaking Event image

The Arlington Independent School District invites general contractors and subcontractors to participate in a matchmaking and networking opportunity. This “speed-meeting” event will give subcontractors an opportunity to sit down with general contracting firms to present their capabilities and discuss partnering opportunities. February 27, 2020 AISD Professional Development Center, Room 301 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. Arlington,…

Arlington ISD Students Help Globe Life Field Flush out Issues Lessons in facilities, architecture and fun

February 19, 2020
globe life field uses Arlington ISD students to flush out issues at new ballpark

When Globe Life Field opens next month you can flush knowing there will be no issues. More than 300 students from Arlington ISD’s Dan Dipert Career & Technical Center saw to that Tuesday. The students participated in the Super Flush, one of the final tests for the new facility that is now 94 percent complete.…

Wimbish World Language Academy Accepting Applications in Arlington ISD Spanish, French, English learning opportunities with Mandarin coming soon

February 14, 2020
Arlington ISD has openings for students to learn their curriculum in French-English or Spanish-English at the Wimbish World Language Academy

Spots are open now for kids with a passion for language at Arlington ISD’s Wimbish World Language Academy – the first school of its kind in the district. Applications for limited openings are being accepted until Feb. 21 for the 2020-21 school year for Pre-K-2nd grades. This school is ideal for students with a love for Spanish…

Student ‘experts’ help design new playgrounds Bond 2019 funding new playgrounds for all elementary schools

February 14, 2020
Students at Beckham Elementary select the playground equipment options they like best

The Arlington ISD brought in the experts to help design new playgrounds for all district elementary schools. The future playgrounds’ users, the elementary students themselves, gave their feedback and input last week, and let AISD staff know what kinds of equipment they want on their playgrounds. The student experts included many special education students from…