Category Archives: Education

Dream Builders: Martin High School Student’s Girl Scout Gold Award Project

“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. In the latest Dream Builders, Kallie Menard, a soon-to-be senior from Martin High School,…

Campers at UTA Conduct Experiments with Retired Astronaut Bernard Harris

Some teens spend their summers playing video games, hanging at the mall with friends and pretty much anything other than thinking about school. But middle school students attending the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington have been hard at work this month expanding their knowledge…

Award-Winning Artist Sedrick Huckaby Helping Students Find Their Dreams at UTA

UT Arlington assistant professor of art Sedrick Huckaby’s large-scale portraits and quilt paintings have become identifiable and celebrated works of art across the country. But while his art career is important to him and his family, he continues to share his journey with students at UTA’s Art & Art History…

UTA, City of Arlington Partner to Protect Vital Water Utilities Infrastructure

A University of Texas at Arlington team will inspect 350 concrete manhole shafts for corrosion in the City of Arlington and develop a method to prioritize which manholes need protection from corrosion the most. Melanie Sattler, a UTA associate professor of civil engineering, is leading a UTA team that will evaluate…

Mansfield ISD Launches Free Summer Meal Program for Youth This Week

To ensure that children can continue having a healthy meal during the summer, Mansfield ISD Student Nutrition Services is excited to continue its federally funded Summer Feeding Program. Starting today, June 7, any child 18 years and younger can receive a free breakfast and lunch. The child does not have to…

Arlington ISD Offers Free Meals to Children Through Summer Feeding Service Program

The Arlington Independent School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 1 through 18, without charge at various schools. Meals are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no…

UTA, Arlington ISD Create New Pathway to Baccalaureate

The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement Monday, June 5 that provides a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved high school students currently enrolled at Arlington Collegiate High School, located on Tarrant County College’s Southeast Campus. ACHS students can already earn an associate’s…

May 2017 Student-Athlete of the Month: Kie Lancaster

Kie Lancaster, senior for Lamar High School’s baseball team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for May 2017. As both a position player and number one starting pitcher, Lamar head coach Paul Kino has relied on Kie’s leadership on the field and never doubts his…