Category Archives: Arlington ISD

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…

School Supply Drive: Arlington ISD Alumni’s SLAMfest Event Aims to Fill 100 Backpacks

When it comes to spreading kindness through the community, the Arlington ISD Alumni SLAMfest and Back to School Supply Drive is a slam dunk. This annual basketball tournament and fundraiser, set for 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., Saturday, August 11, aims to collect enough school supplies to fill 100 backpacks for…

Achieving the Dream: Former AISD Students Land Lockheed Martin Jobs After Internships

When Austin Smith started his Lockheed Martin internship his senior year in 2014 at Martin High School, the hope was that it would lead to a full-time job.“That was kind of the dream of mine,” said Smith, who will start his senior year at the University of Texas at Arlington next month…

Arlington ISD, Dan Dipert Partner for Fine Arts Center Piano

The Arlington ISD has formed a partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a piano to be located at the AISD Fine Arts Center, scheduled to open in fall 2020. The Steinway Spirio Model B Grand Piano will be located in the pre-function space of the Fine Arts…

For Dan & Linda Dipert, Arlington is Truly The American Dream City

For Dan and Linda Dipert, Arlington truly represents a place where the couple has been able to live their American Dream. The Dipert family formed the Dan Dipert Family Fund to benefit causes throughout The American Dream City. The fund currently supports the AISD Education Foundation, where Dan helped establish an…

Arlington ISD, Mansfield ISD Offer Free Summer Meal Options for Kids

Mansfield ISD Student Nutrition Services and the Arlington Independent School District are both offering free meals to ensure that local students can continue having healthy meals this summer. Now through August 3, 2018, Mansfield ISD Student Nutrition Services is providing all students 18 and younger with a free breakfast and lunch.…

Arlington Officer Cody Adams Named AISD Volunteer of the Year

Making a difference is more than just rhetoric or talk… it’s action.  The Arlington Police Department’s Coach 5-0 program is doing just that. Officer Cody Adams has been working as a mentor with Sam Houston High School football team and he was honored for his efforts. Adams was named the…

May 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Caleb Hicks

Caleb Hicks, a senior on Lamar High School’s golf team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for May 2018. Hicks, a two-time state qualifier, finished third his sophomore year and 12th in his senior year. He is also graduating from Lamar as a three-time District…

Texas Trust Credit Union Awards 87 Scholarships to Arlington Graduates

The 87 inaugural graduates of the Arlington Collegiate High School have each received a $1,000 scholarship from Texas Trust Credit Union. The students received the scholarships for earning their associate degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma. Texas Trust awarded the scholarships at a student family event May 19 held…