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Arlington ISD Fire Academy wins $50,000 grant for training equipment New cascade system will improve student's real-world learning

April 10, 2024
firefighters

Preparing Future Firefighters  Arlington ISD Fire Academy instructor Brandon Russ has always been passionate about empowering his students to pursue their dreams in firefighting and emergency response.   That’s why when he had an idea to improve the program’s experience, he reached out to Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center (CTC) principal Ginger Polster…

CAREER EXPLORATION CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Free camp open to students in seventh, eighth and ninth grades

April 10, 2024
Career Exploration Camp

CAREER EXPLORATION CAMP at CTC is July 22-25 Parents and students, registration is now open for the Career Exploration Camp! Students in grades seven through nine can dive into a world of future opportunities at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center this summer, July 22-25. Students will rotate through 12 different career…

Signing Day 2024 brings future pre-K and kindergarten students to school Students and families visit their new schools

April 10, 2024
signing day 2024

Signing Day 2024 a big hit If there were any doubts about how parents of the littlest learners in the Arlington ISD feel about the district’s Signing Day festivities, all you had to do was go to Thornton Elementary last Thursday to erase those worries. Parents were lined up outside the cafeteria when Signing Day…

Solar Eclipse wows students across Arlington ISD Students and teachers relish once-in-a-lifetime event

April 9, 2024
2024 Eclipse

Schools celebrate eclipse day Monday was a big day for everyone as the Arlington ISD was in the middle of the path of totality for the solar eclipse, and the district made sure that no one missed out. Whether it was launching a weather balloon for NASA like a student at the STEM Academy at…

Space physicist helps Arlington ISD students get ready for total eclipse Lamar High grad Kathryn Wilbanks tells students what to expect

April 5, 2024
eclipse

Wilbanks using the eclipse to study sun’s corona University of Michigan doctoral student Kathryn Wilbanks is back home in Arlington this week. But it’s not for a vacation or to get away from the snow. She’s here for the eclipse. The student in Michigan’s climate and space sciences and engineering department is here with a…

Watch Board Brief from trustees meeting on Arpril 4, 2024 Trustees discuss next legislative agenda

April 5, 2024
Board Brief April 4, 2024

Board honors student of the month Ahfiah Alkinani It’s already April, and that means the sprint to the end of the school year has started. Teachers and staff are incredibly busy with all the work and events that come at the end of the year, and the same goes for the Arlington ISD Board of…