Category: Dallas Cowboys

Knox Elementary teacher Elizabeth Brock honored by Dallas Cowboys as a Class Act Teacher of the Month

Knox Elementary Teacher Recognized as Cowboys Class Act

May 11, 2021
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Teacher awarded $3,000 for classroom supplies The Dallas Cowboys bus and team mascot Rowdy don’t just show up to elementary schools every day. Every once in a while, they make an exception for extraordinary teachers like Elizabeth Brock from Knox Elementary. Brock was in for a sweet surprise Monday morning as she and her class…

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EVERFI champion district seal

Arlington ISD honored with EVERFI Seal

December 2, 2020
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Arlington ISD “recognized as a champion of the whole­ child education” The Arlington ISD found the perfect partner for reaching junior high students when the district teamed up with EVERFI in 2016. The combo is still going strong five years later as the district was recently honored with the EVERFI Seal, an honor given to…

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Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez inducted into the School Breakfast Hero Hall of Fame

Short Elementary principal inducted into School Breakfast Hall of Fame

November 30, 2020
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Students do better when they eat breakfast Breakfast in the classroom may not sound like a good idea at first. Food means messes and distractions – not exactly what teachers want in their classrooms. But when David Lewis, Arlington ISD director of food and nutrition services, proposed the idea to Short Elementary Principal Katina Martinez,…

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Gene and Jerry Jones Foundation Grants Graduation Ceremonies to Arlington ISD

May 13, 2020
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Arlington ISD classes of 2020 to graduate at AT&T Stadium  When the Arlington ISD announced it would hold its 2020 graduation ceremonies at UT Arlington’s College Park Center last week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) had not issued graduation procedures. Upon learning that ceremonies couldn’t be held indoors, the district immediately began working on a new graduation strategy with…

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