Category Archives: Education

Culture Buzz: 2017 Arlington ISD Youth Art Month

The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown for Arlington ISD Youth Art Month!Each spring, the Arlington Museum of Art collaborates with AISD to give students the opportunity to display their pieces. Linh Nguyen, the Visual Arts Coordinator for AISD, says…

MISD to Host Community Informational Meetings on 2017 Bond

Mansfield ISD will host two community informational meetings about the MISD 2017 Bond. The presentation will include information on the district’s bond election, scheduled for May 6, 2017, and provide an opportunity to ask questions. About 40 percent of the students who attend schools in the district live in Arlington. Mansfield ISD…

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…

Summer Science Camp Geared for Middle School Students Available at UTA

Applications for the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington are now open. The camp will run from June 11 to 23 for middle school students aspiring to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and experience college life at the same time. Students will…

Backstage Arlington: Youth Acting Classes at Theatre Arlington

MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features the youth…

GEAR Up for Library’s Robotics Tournament with Kickoff Event this Saturday

What happens when budding young engineers are given a robot and a challenge? The GEAR Tournament aims to find out. GEAR, which stands for Get Excited About Robots, is a fast-paced robotics competition featuring NXT and EV3 LEGO Mindstorm robots. Small teams of players between 8-years-old and the eighth grade build…

Lockheed Martin Donation to Fuel Career Development at UTA

A $1.5 million gift from Lockheed Martin will help enhance The University of Texas at Arlington’s focused strategic approach to career development and preparation of skilled and accomplished graduates for high demand fields such as engineering. In recognition of the gift, UT Arlington announced this week the naming of the Lockheed Martin…

Upward Bound TRIO Program Brings Students, Seniors Together to Help Animals

Nimble hands worked together and friendships formed when students in the Upward Bound Program recently met with Golden PAWS senior volunteers to craft colorful blankets for homeless animals at the Arlington Animal Services Center.Upward Bound, a Federal TRIO Program at the University of Texas at Arlington, received a grant from the…

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.…