Category Archives: Arlington ISD

AISD, Moritz Dealerships Partner for Automotive Technology Program

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The Arlington ISD has formed a partnership with Moritz Dealerships to design the curriculum and fund all the equipment for the new Moritz Automotive Technology Program at the AISD Career and Technical Center, which will open in fall 2017.“We are pleased to partner with Moritz Dealerships for this unique program…

AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas

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Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos was named 2016 Superintendent of the Year for Texas by the Texas Association of School Boards. The five finalists were selected by a committee of school board members and were then interviewed Friday during the TASA/TASB Convention. The committee’s decisions were based on specific criteria, including…

September 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Kate Tran

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Kate Tran, senior for Martin High School’s girls golf team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for September 2016. Kate has shown great leadership as a senior for the Martin girls golf team and has excelled both on the course and in the classroom. Her strong academic and…

A Call for Entries: It’s Time to Enter the MLK Art and Essay Competitions

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Every year, the Arlington MLK Celebration Committee searches for the very best in original art and literature. Cash prizes and scholarships are awarded to the winning submissions. This year’s theme is “Advancing the Dream: A Nation of Freedom and Justice.” Participants are asked to base their art and essays on the…

AISD, United Sound to Launch Mentoring Music Program for Students With Special Needs

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The Arlington ISD is creating a peer-mentoring program where high school students with special needs will learn to play musical instruments in an after-school club atmosphere. The unique program, in partnership with United Sound, is the first of its type in the state of Texas. The program will pilot at Arlington…

Arlington ISD holds Annual Operation Graduation Walk to Encourage Students to Re-Enroll

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Keeping students in school is integral to their lifelong success as well as the continued prosperity of the Arlington community. For this reason, the Arlington ISD will host an Operation Graduation Walk Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. The walk is a community effort with the goal…

AISD Leader One of Five State Finalists for Annual Superintendent of Year Award

Articles AISD Marcelo Cavazos

Arlington ISD Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos is one of five public school administrators from across Texas selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984. The…

Volunteers Help AISD Teachers Get Ready for the First Day of School

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The Arlington ISD skipped the traditional beginning of the year convocation event for the second year in a row Thursday and instead celebrated its teachers and their commitment to students with the AISD Day of Service. Non-campus employees for the district, which includes those working in finance, curriculum, human resources, educational support…

Arlington ISD Announces 2016 Accountability Ratings

Articles AISD School Scores 08-17-16

The Texas Education Agency rated the Arlington ISD Met Standard in its release of ratings under the state’s accountability system, which utilizes four indices – student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary readiness. District scores improved over 2014-2015 in all four indices and still seem to be very positive with the…

AISD Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Arlington for After-School Center

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The Arlington ISD has formed a unique partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington to include an after-school center in the new Peach Elementary, which will open on Baird Farm Road in August 2016.“This first-of-its-kind partnership will provide AISD families an on-campus option for after-school care focused on…