Category Archives: Arlington ISD

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

Articles AISD Service Day 08-18-16 01

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…

Arlington Storm Wrestling Club Places at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Articles Arlington Storm 08-10-16

Congratulations to members of the Arlington Storm Wrestling Club, which recently competed and placed in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Houston. Arlington Storm Coach Henry Harmoney said 19 wrestlers participated in dual and individual wrestling matches.  The club, which includes students from Arlington High, Sam Houston High and area schools,…

East Arlington Branch Library Offers AISD Pre-Registration Help

Articles AISD 09-22-14

With the new school year just around the corner, AISD parents around Arlington are getting ready to pre-register their children online. For those who need a little help navigating the process, the Arlington Public Library is offering help sessions August 8-12 at the East Arlington Branch Library, 1624 New York…

AISD Awarded $30,000 Grant for InSideOut Character Education Program

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The Arlington ISD has been awarded nearly $30,000 from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation to support a character training initiative for 375 AISD secondary coaches with Joe Ehrmann, former NFL Colts player and co-founder of the InSideOut Initiative™ and Jody Redman, InSideOut Initiative co-founder and Minnesota…

Arlington, Mansfield ISDs Offer Back-to-School Events to Prepare Students for School Year

Articles Back to School 07-27-16

The Arlington and Mansfield independent school districts are each hosting back-to-school events next month designed to bring the community together as well as properly equip students for the upcoming school year. The Arlington Independent School District Back to School Kickoff will help thousands of AISD students and their families get the…

Arlington ISD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The Arlington Independent School District announced its policy this week for providing free and reduced-price meals for qualifying students under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. On Aug. 1, Arlington ISD Food & Nutrition…

AISD Awarded Sid Richardson Foundation Grant

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The Arlington ISD has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Sid Richardson Foundation to provide continued operational support for the Emerging Leaders Program, a research-based principal and assistant principal training program. The Emerging Leaders Program is designed to strengthen the leadership skills of aspiring principals and assistant principals. The program,…