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Arlington ISD Announces Location & Architect for Fine Arts Center

The AISD fine arts center, along with a districtwide athletics complex, will be built on property near Division and Collins, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The property was acquired by the district in December and will place both facilities in the Arlington Entertainment District.“We are excited to…

Arlington ISD’s National Signing Day Ceremony: Feb 1, 2017

The Arlington ISD will hold its annual districtwide National Signing Day ceremony for students who have signed or will sign with a college athletic program at 8 a. m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Professional Development Center, 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. More than 60 students representing all six Arlington ISD high schools…

AISD Celebrates New McNutt Elementary School With Dedication Ceremony, Open House

AISD officials, community leaders and guests commemorated the opening of McNutt Elementary School with a dedication ceremony and open tour Saturday. The elementary school, located at 3609 South Center Street, features 44 general classrooms, 8 collaborative spaces, 2 STEM labs, a media center and more. The 112,000-square-foot campus, which has a…

Seguin High School, Bailey Junior High Named Finalists for America’s Best Urban Schools Award

Two Arlington ISD schools – Seguin High School and Bailey Junior High – are among 35 schools nationwide that have been selected as finalists for the 2017 America’s Best Urban Schools Award through the National Center for Urban School Transformation. Through an application process with rigorous award criteria, Seguin and Bailey…

AISD Recognized for Efforts to Close Achievement Gaps in Advanced Courses

The Arlington ISD was recently recognized by White House Cabinet Secretary and My Brother’s Keeper Taskforce Chair Broderick Johnson at a celebration hosted by Equal Opportunity Schools and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, for its work to ensure that historically underrepresented students have the opportunity to succeed in challenging high…

AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas

Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos was named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas by the Texas Association of School Boards. The five finalists were selected by a committee of school board members and were then interviewed Friday during the TASA/TASB Convention. The committee’s decisions were based on specific criteria, including…

AISD, United Sound to Launch Mentoring Music Program for Students With Special Needs

The Arlington ISD is creating a peer-mentoring program where high school students with special needs will learn to play musical instruments in an after-school club atmosphere. The unique program, in partnership with United Sound, is the first of its type in the state of Texas. The program will pilot at Arlington…

Arlington ISD holds Annual Operation Graduation Walk to Encourage Students to Re-Enroll

Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. For this reason, the Arlington ISD will host an Operation Graduation Walk Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. The walk is a community effort with the goal…

AISD Leader One of Five State Finalists for Annual Superintendent of Year Award

Arlington ISD Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos is one of five public school administrators from across Texas selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984. The…