All posts by Beth Henkel

Dream Builders: Lamar High Theater Student Advances to National Finals

An Arlington student will soon be performing on Broadway after advancing in a recent regional finals competition for the national August Wilson Monologue Competition. Stakiah Washington, a senior at Lamar High School, won 2nd place out of 19 students from Dallas-area high schools during the February 20 competition at Southern Methodist University.…

Dream Builders: United Sound at Arlington High School

After just a few rehearsals, the “new musicians” practicing in the orchestra hall at Arlington High School were making music together, with accurate notes, proper timing and much enthusiasm. The students are part of a new program, the first of its kind in Texas, that pairs orchestra students with special…