Category Archives: Education

UTA Spotlight: New Vegan Restaurant Opens in College Park District

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories include: The Delta Alpha Sigma sorority…

Sid Richardson Foundation Grant helps Arlington ISD Build Future Leaders

The Arlington ISD has been awarded an $80,000 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,…

January 2019 Student-Athlete of the Month: William Joyce

William Joyce, a senior on Lamar High School’s basketball team and track team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2019. Joyce, a forward for the Vikings, is a two year letterman in basketball and helped lead the 4×400 relay team to the University…

UTA Spotlight: Students Make a Difference During MLK Day of Service

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories include: UTA students choose volunteer and help…

Limited Tuition-Based Spots Available at MISD’s New Academy for Early Learners

Mansfield ISD is opening 20 tuition-based spots for pre-kindergarteners at its new Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners. The deadline to apply for an open slot at the academy is Friday, Feb. 15. Students will be selected through a lottery, and children who are selected will be able to…

Help Arlington ISD Plan for the Future! Community Meetings Feb. 4-5

Help the AISD plan for 2020-2025!The Arlington ISD is considering a bond program to address facilities, fine arts programs, transportation, technology and security needs across the district. Please come to a community meeting to provide your input and help the AISD prioritize needs and make plans that will directly impact each child’s educational experience. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4  • 5:30-7:30…

Applications Open for Arlington ISD’s Wimbish World Language Academy

Applications are now being accepted for Arlington ISD’s brand new World Language Academy coming this fall. Wimbish World Language Academy will provide students in prekindergarten through sixth grade rich learning experiences, language proficiency in multiple languages, cultural understanding and an expanded world view. Engaging classroom experiences will prepare students for language…

Ginger Polster Living Her Dream as Arlington ISD Dan Dipert CTC Principal

As the principal of the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center, Ginger Polster is dedicated to creating a school-wide culture where students are able to pursue their dreams, identify career pathways and develop necessary skills that lead to post-secondary career and/or college readiness opportunities. The Arlington ISD Dan Dipert…

Dream Builders: MISD Student Receives $100,000 Scholarship from Beyoncé & Jay-Z

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 features Mansfield Summit High School senior Shaykeim Powe, one of 11 deserving students around…