Category Archives: Arlington ISD

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,…

Arlington ISD’s Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year

Articles AISD Superintendent 06-30-16

Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, superintendent of the Arlington ISD, has been selected as the Region 11 Superintendent of the Year for 2016 by a selection panel this week. The Superintendent of the Year Award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, honors outstanding Texas administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration. Cavazos…

Dream Builders: Tiara and Tyra Lewis are Twins Making a Difference

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 Tiara and Tyra Lewis, twin sisters and Seguin High…

Grace Atherton, namesake of Arlington’s Atherton Elementary, Dies at Age 103

Articles Grace Atherton 06-15-16 02

Mrs. Grace Atherton, a former teacher and one of Arlington Independent School District’s first female principals, passed away just months after celebrating her 103rd birthday at the elementary school named for her and her late husband, Bob. Mrs. Atherton was a teacher at Speer Elementary and also the first female principal at the…

Arlington, Mansfield Groups Offer Free Summer Meal Options for Kids

Articles Free Summer Lunches 06-15-16

Arlington and Mansfield schools and the Arlington Public Library are among organizations providing free, nutritious meals this summer for children under the age of 18.  No paperwork or registration is required at any of the summer meal sites but the meals must be consumed on site. The Arlington Independent School District is…

Applications Open for Arlington ISD School Health Advisory Council

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The School Health Advisory Council has provided the AISD Board of Trustees with valuable input from the district’s stakeholders. The primary role of the SHAC is to assist the district in ensuring that local community values are reflected in the district’s health education instruction. The Board believes the function of…

Arlington Fifth Graders Attend Art Tour, Reception at AT&T Stadium

Articles AISD Art 06-01-16 06

The Gene and Jerry Jones family recently hosted a reception at AT&T Stadium for more than 200 student ambassadors representing the 2015-16 class of fifth grade students of the Arlington Independent School District and their parents. Over the course of the school year, more than 4,000 Arlington fifth grade students enjoyed a docent-guided…

Arlington ISD to Host Paraprofessional/Auxiliary Job Fair on June 7

Articles AISD 09-22-14

The Arlington ISD Human Resources department will host a Paraprofessional/Auxiliary Job Fair from 5 p. m. to 8 p. m. on Tuesday, June 7, in the Martin High School cafeteria. Martin is located at 4501 W. Pleasant Ridge in Arlington. At the job fair, the AISD is looking for teacher assistants, clerks, custodians,…

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…