Category Archives: Arlington ISD

November 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Giorgia Zarate Rodriguez

Giorgia Zarate Rodriguez, a junior on Sam Houston High School’s girls wrestling team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2018. Zarate Rodriguez, a two-time co-captain, finished second in the district during her sophomore year and finished top eight in the region. She also…

Big 12 Conference, CYP Foundation Complete $70,000 Berry Elementary Library Makeover

The Big 12 Conference, in partnership with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) initiative, and Dr Pepper, recently completed a makeover of the library at Berry Elementary in Arlington. Through a grant in the amount of $70,000, Berry Elementary, one of the oldest elementary schools in…

Arlington Recognizes Corey Academy Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Friday, Nov. 2 at Corey Academy in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Santiago Boor…

October 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Tucker Thompson

Tucker Thompson, a senior on Arlington High School’s football team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for October 2018. Thompson, a cornerback for the Colts, is among the leaders in the DFW metroplex with six interceptions on the season. His efforts on the field have…

Acts of Kindness: Little Elementary’s ‘Buddy Bench’ Brings New Friends Together

When you walk onto the J. B. Little Elementary School playground in south Arlington, you are greeted with the familiar sights and sounds of children swinging, running, and playing soccer together. A child sits alone on a green bench in the middle of the playground, but before long he’s welcomed…

Arlington Recognizes Thornton Elementary Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Friday at Thornton Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Analisa Dena and…

September 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Liz Carroll

Liz Carroll, a senior on Martin High School’s volleyball team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for September 2018. Carroll was named District 4-6A Setter of the Year as a sophomore, and followed that up with 1st Team All-District and Academic First Team All-District honors…

Dream Builders: Dan Dipert Partners with AISD for New Fine Arts Center Piano

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 Arlington ISD’s partnership with Dan Dipert to provide $135,000 in funding for a…

AISD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Arlington school leaders, students and community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the AISD’s new Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex on Thursday morning. Both facilities will be built on property near Division and Collins in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The Fine Arts Center will…

Arlington Water Utilities Helps Students and Families Become More Water Wise

More than 650 Arlington ISD fifth graders received lessons and activities in ways to become more water efficient during the 2017-2018 school year, along with tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes…