Category Archives: Education

3-on-3 Intermediate School Basketball District Championships

On January 26, 2012, Legacy High School hosted the 19th Annual Mansfield ISD 3-on-3 Intermediate School Basketball District Championships. Each intermediate school held campus tournaments to send their winning teams. In all, approximately 200 intermediate students participated. The 3-on-3 event started with one school, Cross Timbers Intermediate School, back in 1993.…

New President at TCC

Tarrant County College’s southeast campus, located in Arlington, has welcomed a new president. Dr. Bill Coppola replaces Dr. Judith J. Carrier, who retired after a 16-year stint as the school’s founding president. Prior to his appointment as the TCC southeast chief, Coppola was the executive director of academic partnerships and initiatives and…

Knowing About STAAR

The upcoming STAAR test isn’t the TAKS test by another name, and the Arlington ISD wants to make sure parents have information about the new accountability system that begins in March. One way Farrell Elementary Principal Jeanne Curtis is narrowing the information gap about STAAR is doing away with the traditional…

College Park Center is Officially Open

City leaders joined UT Arlington officials in officially opening the College Park Center on Wednesday. A double-header featuring the UT Arlington’s men’s and women’s basketball teams against UT San Antonio served as the public’s first chance to get a look into the $78 million, 7,000-seat arena. Victories over the Roadrunners were hardly…

Mayor Proclaims Feb.1 UT Arlington Day

Mayor Robert Cluck at the Tuesday, Jan. 24 council meeting presented UT Arlington President James Spaniolo with a special Proclamation. Mayor Cluck, on behalf of the Arlington City Council, proclaimed Feb. 1 as UT Arlington Day.  He invited all citizens and employees in Arlington to wear Blue and Orange on Feb.…

Tweet About “UTA College Park”

The City of Arlington is tweeting outside the box! (a. k. a. outside the office.)Tweet About is a weekly series of live mobile tweets that will deliver fresh community insights, photos, tweep chatter, and Q&A during an on-sight visit to a select location in Arlington, Texas. Catch us if you can, let’s Tweet…

UT Arlington Unveils College Park Center

The University of Texas at Arlington is unveiling the new College Park Center Wednesday, February 1, 2012. In anticipation of the event, the University has been working closely with the City of Arlington and the Arlington Police Department to develop a traffic and parking plan to move vehicles in and out of…