Category Archives: Mansfield ISD

Dream Builders: Arlington Mom, Daughter Win $15,000 Cooking Contest

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 mother Luciana Malkomes and her daughter Gabby, a 5-year-old student…

December 2017 Student-Athlete of the Month: Dreylan Hines

Dreylan Hines, a senior on Mansfield Summit High School’s football and track teams, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for December 2017. According to Mansfield Summit Head Football Coach Channon Hall, Hines is a model student on the field and in the classroom.“He’s a 4.0…

Value of Water Contest Draws Entries from More Than 500 Arlington Students

Arlington students showed their appreciation for water this fall in Arlington Water Utilities’ Value of Water coloring contest. More than 500 elementary school-aged kids entered the competition by completing the sentence “Because I have water, I can …” with an illustration. The entries demonstrated students are aware of how much…

GM Arlington Awards $100,000 in Grants in Support of STEM Education

General Motors Arlington Assembly awarded more than $100,000 in grants Thursday to local organizations and school districts that are investing in educational initiatives for youth, especially in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.“Thank you to these organizations for your dedication to enriching our community through STEM-focused initiatives,” said Raul…

Mansfield ISD Celebrates Opening of Anderson Elementary, Jerry Knight STEM Academy

The Mansfield Independent School District held dedication ceremonies on Saturday for the new Charlotte Anderson Elementary School and The Jerry Knight STEM Academy. Charlotte Anderson Elementary School is the last of five elementary schools to be rebuilt under MISD’s 2011 bond package. The two-story school uses Mansfield ISD’s newest elementary prototype providing…

Mansfield ISD’s Dr. Vaszauskas in Top 5 for State Superintendent of the Year Award

Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas is a top five finalist for the state’s Superintendent of the Year award. The award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, recognizes exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership. Dr. Vaszauskas won the regional award in July. He is in the remaining five public…

Mansfield ISD Back-to-School Bash Offers Students Free Supplies, Services

The Mansfield Independent School District is hosting its second annual Back-to-School Bash next month to kick off the 2017-18 school year. The bash will be held from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. Saturday, August 12 at the MISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. In addition to the activities and…

Mansfield ISD Superintendent Named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year

Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas has been named the 2017 Region 11 Superintendent of the Year. The Superintendent of the Year Award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), honors outstanding Texas administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration. Region 11 consists of 77 school districts and…

Mansfield ISD Launches Free Summer Meal Program for Youth This Week

To ensure that children can continue having a healthy meal during the summer, Mansfield ISD Student Nutrition Services is excited to continue its federally funded Summer Feeding Program. Starting today, June 7, any child 18 years and younger can receive a free breakfast and lunch. The child does not have to…