Bowie High School auditorium reopens after renovations Renovations included sound, lighting, seats, carpet, more

September 27, 2019
The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of a many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number of renovations for fine arts, career tech and athletics spaces. It also included lifecycle and deficiency upgrades throughout the building and grounds, like upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology systems. Other projects focused on accessibility, including replacing and/or adding sidewalks and ramps and renovating restrooms and locker rooms to make them ADA-compliant. See more photos of the construction at Bowie. Like the renovations at Bowie, the 2014 Bond program is quickly wrapping up. The final major project is the AISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex, currently under construction and scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.

Sept. 26, 2019 – The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number…

Applications Now Open for Arlington ISD Academies STEM, fine arts, dual languages and leadership tracks available

September 23, 2019

Applications are open now to join one of five Arlington ISD elementary school academies for the 2020 school year. Students passionate about fine arts, STEM programs, speaking multiple languages and leadership development are the perfect candidates for one of these unique academies:  Wimbish World Language Academy A dual language elementary school where students in pre-K…

More than 4,000 security cameras installed 2014 Bond takes video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent

September 20, 2019
Security camera monitors at Sam Houston High School

Sept. 20, 2019 – More than 4,000 new security cameras have been installed throughout the Arlington ISD as part of the 2014 Bond program. The new cameras have increased the AISD security department’s video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent of all AISD buildings and specifically increased coverage in entry-exit points, stairwells, cafeterias, gyms, libraries, hallways,…

Apply Now for New Wimbish World Language Academy Students learn in French or Spanish with English at Arlington ISD Academy

September 18, 2019
Arlington ISD has openings for students to learn their curriculum in French-English or Spanish-English at the Wimbish World Language Academy

When French teacher Matthew Nelson was looking for a new place to work over the summer, he had no idea of the kind of setting he’d be able to find at the Wimbish World Language Academy. “I was searching for a program like this,” said Nelson, who taught in Fort Worth before coming to the…

Dallas Cowboys Rookies Inspire McNutt Elementary Students NFL PLAY 60/READ 20 clinic teaches good exercise and nutrition habits

September 17, 2019
Dallas Cowboys teach McNutt Elementary students good exercise and nutrition habits

McNutt Elementary third-grader Ja’Kobi J. may be changing his football allegiances. Ja’Kobi came to school Tuesday a Green Bay Packers fan. That was before 15 rookies from the Dallas Cowboys showed up for the NFL PLAY 60/READ 20 clinic at the school. Ja’Kobi – like the rest of the third graders who went through football…

Texas Kids First Offers Accident Insurance for Parents Arlington ISD Making Information Available

September 15, 2019
texas kids first accident insurance

Texas Kids First has asked the Arlington Independent School District to make parents aware of their accident insurance program for kids. From their website:  The mission of Texas Kids First is to provide the finest, most affordable insurance coverage available to all school-age children. For parents and school districts, we offer accident-only plans to insure…