Special Olympics athletes excel at volleyball championships 67 students represent Arlington ISD at state meet in Austin

February 27, 2023
Special Olympics

An exceptional group of high school athletes took over Austin last weekend for the Special Olympics State Volleyball Championship. Seven Arlington ISD teams sent 67 students to compete for a state title, and each team placed in the top four out of all the schools that attended. Congratulations to all the district winners! Red Warriors:…

Get your haircut and oil changed at the same time Students offer cosmetology, automotive, floral and culinary services

February 23, 2023
haircut and oil change - services at the CTC

Haircuts and much more at the CTC There’s only one place in Arlington – and maybe DFW – where you can get your haircut and your car’s oil changed at the same time and at the same place. And while you’re at it, you can order your lunch and flowers for someone special, too. It’s…

Next Arlington ISD Trustee Talks is Feb. 28 Join trustees for a discussion about the district

February 23, 2023
Trustee Talks

Next Trustee Talks is at the PDC Join members of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees at the next Trustee Talks for a presentation and discussion about what’s going on in the district.  Trustee Talks is a series of public meetings initiated by the Board of Trustees. Two or three trustees host each meeting, give…

Elementary schools celebrate Black History Month Butler Elementary choir performs annual Black History concert

February 21, 2023
Black History Month concert at Butler

Butler choir shares legacy of Black music It’s not easy fitting the whole school into Butler Elementary’s small cafeteria. It took a while to get every class in last Thursday morning. But this assembly was worth it. Once the students were all squeezed in, Butler’s Star Choir presented its annual Black History Month Program for…

Farrell Elementary teacher adopts three children Family now has six kids - three adults and three toddlers

February 20, 2023
adopt - Farrell Elementary teacher with three adult children adopts three toddlers

Couple adopts one-, two- and three-year-old Apryl Meyer-Smith and her husband Jason were living the dream as empty nesters. After raising three children, who are all in their 20s now, the couple was getting used to a quiet, peaceful house with just the two of them. Then, they got the surprise of a lifetime. Well,…

Seguin HS Swimmer Only District Athlete Going to State Meet Paul Nguyen will swim in the 50-yard freestyle

February 17, 2023
Swimmer from Seguin HS heading to state

Swimmer is only a sophomore Seguin High School sophomore Paul Nguyen is making his way to the state swim meet this weekend in Austin. He is the only swimmer in the entire district advancing to the state competition. Nguyen will be competing in his favorite race, the 50-yard freestyle, for a chance at a state…