Category Archives: Arlington ISD

Arlington Students Get Hands-On Experience at General Motors

Articles GM STEM Day 05-23-16 01

Clutching a remote control, 18-year-old Simba Chinomona directed a small robot to lift a domino and place it on the target. Chinomona’s task was not unlike the work being done at General Motors Arlington Assembly, which builds about 1,200 cars a day, including the line’s full-size-sports-utility vehicles. Chinomona, a senior at Lamar…

UTA Examines Past Events to Gain Insight into Current Climate Change

Articles UTA Climate Change 05-13-16

A team of scientists led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington is examining global warming events that happened millions of years ago in order to gain new insights into present-day climate change. The National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences has awarded a $403,114 grant to Arne Winguth,…

Private, Nonprofit Schools Can Learn About Federal Educational Services at Arlington Meeting

Articles AISD 09-22-14

Federal Educational Services, authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, may be available for eligible students who live within the Arlington ISD boundaries and who attend private non-profit schools serving grades PK-12. Private non-profit schools interested in learning more about federal educational services are invited to attend an…

Dream Builders: Students Showcase Creativity with Destination Imagination

Articles Dream Builder 04-05-16

“Dream Builders” is a new 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 episode features students from Arlington ISD’s Little Elementary, Butler Elementary and Shackelford…

April 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Eric Walker

Articles Student Athlete of the Month 04-28-16

Eric Walker, senior for Martin High School’s baseball and football teams, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for April 2016. With a 7-2 record on the mound in 2016 and a 0.40 ERA, Walker has been a leader for the Warriors and was an integral…

AISD Breaks Ground on Career and Technical Center

Articles AISD Career Tech Center 04-11-16

The Arlington Independent School District broke ground and kicked off the construction phase of the new Career and Technical Center last week. The districtwide facility is part of the district’s $663.1 million bond program approved by voters in 2014. The Career and Technical Center (CTC) will serve students from all district high schools,…

March 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Alan Braxton

Articles Student Athlete 03-30-16

Alan Braxton, a senior on Arlington High School’s track team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for March 2016. Alan has exceeded expectations with outstanding performance both on the field and in the classroom. Scott Peach, Arlington High School athletics coordinator, says Alan deserves the recognition for both the value he places…

Linh Nguyen Helping Students Find Their Dreams Through Artwork

Articles American Dream 03-08-16

Linh Nguyen is the visual arts coordinator for Arlington ISD schools, where he continues to positively influence the lives of students by teaching innovation and creative thinking through exploration and production of visual art. His family left Vietnam for the United States in 1975 after the Fall of Saigon when Linh was…

AISD, UTA Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Teacher Academy

Articles AISD 03-07-16

The Arlington ISD and The University of Texas at Arlington announced the creation of an innovative Teacher Academy for aspiring young educators. AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos and UTA President Dr. Vistasp Karbhari made this partnership official with the signing of a memorandum of understanding Monday, March 7, 2016. The Teacher Academy…

Culture Buzz: AISD, Arlington Museum Celebrate Youth Art Month

Articles Culture Buzz 02-26-16

The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV heads to the Arlington Museum of Art and the Arlington ISD Administrative building for Youth Art Month in The American Dream City!Each spring, the Arlington Museum of Art works collaboratively with the Arlington Independent School District to give students the opportunity to display…