Tag Archives: Support Quality Education

Library’s LEGO Camp Gives Kids Chance to Build Problem Solving, Creative Thinking Skills

Arlington children had a blast building during the Arlington Public Library’s LEGO Camp.  During the three-day camp, children created and programmed motorized objects using LEGO Wedo kits. These kits include LEGO bricks, motors, sensors, and a USB connection. Students build their projects, then connect them to a computer to bring…

Campers at UTA Conduct Experiments with Retired Astronaut Bernard Harris

Some teens spend their summers playing video games, hanging at the mall with friends and pretty much anything other than thinking about school. But middle school students attending the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington have been hard at work this month expanding their knowledge…

Eric Nadel with Texas Rangers to Read to Kids Monday at Southeast Branch Library

Storytime at Southeast Branch gets a change-up June 19.  Eric Nadel, announcer for the Texas Rangers, will come for the third year in a row and read for children and greet fans. Nadel has been calling games for the Rangers for more than 30 years, and received the Ford C.…

Symphony Arlington’s KidsNotes Program Allows Children to Explore Music

Libraries are typically thought of as quiet places. But on Thursday, June 8, the Northeast Branch Library was filled with the sounds of happy children tapping drums and playing with a violin, clarinet and trombone as part of Symphony Arlington’s KidsNotes program. Early exposure to music and the arts is crucial…

Winners Announced in Inaugural “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Art Contest

The City of Arlington’s Stormwater Management Division would like to congratulate the 2017 “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Flood Safety Art Contest winners. Grand Prize Winner: Evelyn Nguyen – Ditto Elementary School1st Place: Lochlan Hemminger – Ditto Elementary School2nd Place: Melanie Cardenas – Atherton Elementary School3rd Place: Lily Fratangelo – Ditto Elementary SchoolHonorable…

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…

Arlington ISD Offers Free Meals to Children Through Summer Feeding Service Program

The Arlington Independent School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 1 through 18, without charge at various schools. Meals are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no…

UTA, Arlington ISD Create New Pathway to Baccalaureate

The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement Monday, June 5 that provides a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved high school students currently enrolled at Arlington Collegiate High School, located on Tarrant County College’s Southeast Campus. ACHS students can already earn an associate’s…