beth anderson arlington isd

Beth Anderson knew what she was talking about. Anderson, the namesake of Anderson Elementary School, was born in Blessing, Texas, on Jan. 5, 1925. The quick-witted Anderson told everyone they renamed the town Blessing after she was born there. She passed away Sunday at the age of 95 leaving a lasting legacy on the Arlington…

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Arlington ISD launches free meal plan for COVID-19

The health and welfare of Arlington ISD students is a primary concern, and the district has taken measures to make sure all students will be fed during the school closure due to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 16, the Arlington ISD will operate 23 distribution locations to accommodate students who need meals. Each weekday during the…

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Homebound Teachers Help Arlington ISD students succees

Students in the most unfortunate of situations in the Arlington ISD are lucky because they’re in the most caring of hands. That’s the case for students who are part of the Homebound program, which is for students from pre-K through 18 PLUSS who will miss at least four consecutive weeks or four weeks in a…

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Apply now for the 9th nationally certified STEM elementary school in Texas

Spots are open now for kids with a passion for the STEM experience at Arlington ISD’s Pearcy STEM Academy – the 9th certified elementary STEM school in Texas. Applications for limited openings are being accepted from Feb. 7-21 for the 2020-21 school year. This school is ideal for students with a love of science, technology,…

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Arlington ISD recognizes national school counseling week

National School Counseling Week is February 3-7 and we want to thank our Arlington ISD school counselors for the work they do daily to encourage and support our students while Building Better Humans! School counselors are an integral part of each campus and their work impacts student achievement and school success. Here are the Top…

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Arlington ISD offers three tips to stay warm and informed in case of winter weather

There’s a chance that winter weather will impact the Arlington ISD in the morning and we want you to be ready. Here are three tips to keep you warm and informed: Stay informed Closings or school delays are announced on our website, Facebook and Twitter. We also alert Fox 4 News, NBC5, WFAA, CBS11, Univision,…

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Arlington ISD participates in UIL Realignment

The five biggest Arlington ISD schools will begin play in District 8-6A this fall as the University Interscholastic League (UIL) released its biennial district realignments Monday morning. Arlington, Bowie, Lamar, Martin and Sam Houston will be in District 8-6A with Grand Prairie and South Grand Prairie. The seven-team district is a change for the five…

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School board recognition month, arlington texas celebrates board president Kecia Mays

January is School Board Recognition Month, a way to honor the 7,200 locally elected school trustees in the state of Texas. This month, the Arlington ISD will help you get to know each member of our Board of Trustees a little better while thanking them for their service.  Five questions with Board President Kecia Mays: …

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