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Two Arlington ISD seniors awarded Gates Scholarships Both will have full rides to the University of Texas at Austin

May 26, 2023
Gates Scholarship winners

Gates scholars started together at Berry Elementary Yessenia Martin and Kruz Hernandez have set the bar high for early college graduates in the Arlington ISD. Not because they’re graduating from high school with their associate degrees. That’s now the norm at both Arlington Collegiate High School and Arlington College and Career High School. No, both…

Ten seniors earn scholarships from the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce Pettinger Foundation funds STEM-based scholarships to UT Arlington

May 25, 2023
chamber awards scholarships

Greater Arlington Chamber Scholarship Program Seniors from six Arlington ISD high schools were awarded scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 thanks to the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Pettinger Foundation. The Greater Arlington Chamber Scholarship Program (GACSP) awards graduating seniors a scholarship of up to $2,500 to be used at any college or…

Get to know new trustee Leanne Haynes Q&A with new Arlington ISD board memeber

May 25, 2023
Haynes, Leanne, new Arlington ISD board member

Haynes is a long-time district volunteer Last week the two newest members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees were sworn in, and we wanted to give you a chance to get to know them a little bit. Leanne Haynes is the district’s new Place 7 representative. Haynes does everything in her role at the…

Ditto Elementary students host Kidtrepreneur event Mini-entrepreneurs create own businesses and sell products and services

May 24, 2023
Students at Ditto for Kidtrepreneur event

Students donate proceeds to charity Forget The Parks Mall. Ditto Elementary School was the place to shop last Saturday. Mini-entrepreneurs – aka Ditto third through sixth graders – filled the cafeteria with their budding businesses and offered all kinds of products and services for sale to the public. There were jewelry stores, homemade juice bars,…

Get to know new trustee Brooklyn Richardson Q&A with new Arlington ISD Board member

May 24, 2023
Richardson, Brooklyn - Arlington ISD trustee

Richardson is a long-time PTA member Last week, the two newest members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees were sworn in, and we wanted to give you a chance to get to know them a little bit. First up is Brooklyn Richardson, who is the Place 6 representative. Richardson is the director of youth…

Webb Elementary fifth graders meet with Arlington mayor Present models they made for a bridge over Cooper Street

May 23, 2023
Mayor - Webb students share bridge project with mayor

After-school meeting with the mayor Not many fifth graders have a meeting with the mayor after school. But four Webb Elementary School students made the short trip to city hall last week for an appointment with Arlington Mayor Jim Ross. “I can’t get over these awesome fifth graders from Webb Elementary School who want a…