Category Archives: News

11 Arlington ISD Students Surprised with Full Rides to TCU

It was the ultimate surprise party Friday at Arlington ISD’s Sam Houston High School. Eleven students were surprised with the news they’d earned full-ride scholarships to Texas Christian University. Each scholarship is valued at more than $260,000. Recipient Thaddeus Uwalaka-Ekennia and his family immigrated from Nigeria when Uwalaka-Ekennia was just 2…

Students at Arlington ISD’s Blanton Elementary Recognized for 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 on Friday, March 22 at Blanton Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised 3rd grader…

Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for March 22-24, 2019

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Downtown Arlington Wine WalkExperience some of Downtown Arlington’s unique businesses — wine in hand. This month’s Wine Walk is Saturday afternoon at 3:00. Just meet at Hooligan’s for your first…

Culture Buzz: 2019 AISD Youth Art Month at Arlington Museum of Art

The latest Culture Buzz episode on MyArlingtonTV showcases some of The American Dream City’s youngest artists, now showing at the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown Arlington. Each spring, the Museum partners with Arlington ISD to give students the chance to display their creations. This year’s exhibit features a wide range of…

Arlington ISD Education Foundation’s Annual Event to Benefit Schools

The Arlington ISD Education Foundation is teaming up with Six Flags Over Texas again this year for its annual AISD Education Celebration. This fundraising event is scheduled from 6 p. m. to 11 p. m. Friday, April 12, 2019. Participants will get to enjoy a private party at Six Flags Over Texas. Tickets are…

What to Know: Texas Rangers’ Final Home Opener at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for the club’s 26th and final home opener at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday, March 28 versus the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers’ 48th overall opener in Arlington will begin at 3:05 p. m. All tickets have been sold for…

Dream Builders: Arlington Police Department’s Award-Winning Bridge Kids Program

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 the Arlington Police Department’s Bridge Kids program. The Bridge Kids is an…

UTA Spotlight: Students Balance Classwork and Fun on Spring Break

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 spring break that…