Category Archives: Arlington ISD

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…

Dream Builders: Underdog Success Story of Seguin High School’s Swim Team

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 student-athlete Gerald Hodges and the true underdog success story of…

Acts of Kindness: Volunteers Organize 26 Teacher Appreciation Weeks Across Arlington

Brigitte Meeks and Gara Hill, PTA leaders from two Arlington elementary schools, have teamed up with local businesses and school volunteers to organize Teacher Appreciation Week at 26 elementary campuses across the city that don’t have organized PTAs. Meeks, Pope Elementary PTA First Vice-President and mother of three boys, said she…

April 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Tatum Henderson

Tatum Henderson, a senior for Martin High School’s girls basketball and track teams, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for March 2018. Tatum is a two-time 1st Team All-District basketball player and was selected as Team Captain for both her junior and senior seasons.“Her work…

City, Texas Rangers Partner for Pearcy Elementary Acts of Kindness Event

The City of Arlington’s Kindness Initiative continues to grow thanks to the generous hearts of the community’s children. To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, the City’s Community Relations Commission has launched a new program with the help of local businesses to reward participating students. Thanks…