Category Archives: Education

11 Arlington ISD Students Surprised with Full Rides to TCU

It was the ultimate surprise party Friday at Arlington ISD’s Sam Houston High School. Eleven students were surprised with the news they’d earned full-ride scholarships to Texas Christian University. Each scholarship is valued at more than $260,000. Recipient Thaddeus Uwalaka-Ekennia and his family immigrated from Nigeria when Uwalaka-Ekennia was just 2…

Students at Arlington ISD’s Blanton Elementary Recognized for Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally on Friday, March 22 at Blanton Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised 3rd grader…

Culture Buzz: 2019 AISD Youth Art Month at Arlington Museum of Art

The latest Culture Buzz episode on MyArlingtonTV showcases some of The American Dream City’s youngest artists, now showing at the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown Arlington. Each spring, the Museum partners with Arlington ISD to give students the chance to display their creations. This year’s exhibit features a wide range of…

Arlington ISD Education Foundation’s Annual Event to Benefit Schools

The Arlington ISD Education Foundation is teaming up with Six Flags Over Texas again this year for its annual AISD Education Celebration. This fundraising event is scheduled from 6 p. m. to 11 p. m. Friday, April 12, 2019. Participants will get to enjoy a private party at Six Flags Over Texas. Tickets are…

Dream Builders: Arlington Police Department’s Award-Winning Bridge Kids Program

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. The latest Dream Builders episode features the Arlington Police Department’s Bridge Kids program. The Bridge Kids is an…

UTA Spotlight: Students Balance Classwork and Fun on Spring Break

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories include: The spring break that…

UTA Spotlight: About 2,000 Attend 24th Annual Benefit Powwow

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories include: About 2,000 people learned more…

Jon Kellam Living His American Dream as The Oakridge School Celebrates 40 Years

Jon Kellam has been living his American Dream as the Head of School at The Oakridge School for 11 years, part of more than 25 years of service to the Oakridge community in Arlington. In October 2018, the City of Arlington presented a proclamation to Kellam recognizing The Oakridge School‘s 40th anniversary…

Arlington ISD’s Sam Houston High Students Meet Matthew McConaughey

Students from across North Texas, including those at Arlington ISD’s Sam Houston High School, were encouraged to be active physically and within their communities while meeting with actor and just keep livin foundation founder Matthew McConaughey earlier this week. The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and the just keep livin foundation hosted the…

Learn About Blockchain, Big Data and More at UTA Analytics Symposium

The University of Texas at Arlington Center for Innovation and Digital Transformation will hold the 4th Annual Analytics Symposium from 8 a. m. to 4 p. m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at Sheraton Arlington Hotel in Arlington. The theme of this year’s program is “Delivering Business Value through Analytics and AI”. The symposium…