Category Archives: Arlington ISD

Acts of Kindness: Little Elementary’s ‘Buddy Bench’ Brings New Friends Together

When you walk onto the J. B. Little Elementary School playground in south Arlington, you are greeted with the familiar sights and sounds of children swinging, running, and playing soccer together. A child sits alone on a green bench in the middle of the playground, but before long he’s welcomed…

Arlington Recognizes Thornton Elementary Students for Acts of 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 Friday at Thornton Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Analisa Dena and…

September 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Liz Carroll

Liz Carroll, a senior on Martin High School’s volleyball team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for September 2018. Carroll was named District 4-6A Setter of the Year as a sophomore, and followed that up with 1st Team All-District and Academic First Team All-District honors…

Dream Builders: Dan Dipert Partners with AISD for New Fine Arts Center Piano

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 focuses on Arlington ISD’s partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a…

AISD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Arlington school leaders, students and community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the AISD’s new Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex on Thursday morning. Both facilities will be built on property near Division and Collins in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The Fine Arts Center will…

Arlington Water Utilities Helps Students and Families Become More Water Wise

More than 650 Arlington ISD fifth graders received lessons and activities in ways to become more water efficient during the 2017-2018 school year, along with tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes…

Arlington Police Department Partners with Arlington ISD on Training Simulator

The Arlington Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) on a firearms training simulator. The department purchased the Ti Training Corp TL-102 simulator for approximately $95,000 and received approval from the Texas State Review Board to house it at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical…

Dream Builders: Theatre Arlington Partners with AISD for Camp Be a Star

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 focuses on Camp Be a Star at Theatre Arlington in Downtown, a…

Arlington ISD Announces 2018 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency today released 2018 accountability ratings, the first under the new A-F system that includes three domains – student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Individual campuses receive ratings of either Met Standard or Improvement Required and have the ability to earn distinction designations. According to the…

Fourth Annual AISD Back to School Kickoff This Saturday at AT&T Stadium

The fourth annual AISD Back to School Kickoff – a community effort to help 10,000-plus Arlington ISD students and their families prepare for the upcoming school year – will be from 8 a. m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will feature a…