Tag Archives: Support Quality Education

Students Explore Career Goals In ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In the latest Support Quality Education Newsletter, residents can…

12 Winners Announced in Arlington’s Annual Animal Essay Contest

With surprise visits to classrooms, Arlington city officials congratulated twelve students on Friday who penned the winning papers for this year’s Animal Essay Contest. Nearly 1,500 students in public, private, charter and home schools participated in the 15th Annual Animal Essay contest, which is designed to promote responsible pet ownership. The…

UNT Health Science Center, AISD to Help Students Achieve Their Dreams

The Arlington ISD and the University of North Texas Health Science Center announce an exciting partnership that will give students interested in health-related occupations the chance to achieve their dreams by providing an accelerated, real-life learning experience beyond the classroom. AISD students will have increased health-related exposure and educational enrichment experiences…

Signing Day a Dream Come True for AISD Student-Athletes

Dreams come true in Arlington, as nearly 70 students representing six Arlington ISD schools signed their national letters of intent to nine different sports today, February 3, 2016. The school district held its annual district-wide National Signing Day ceremony at the Professional Development Center in The American Dream City. AISD Athletic Director…

UTA Joins Elite List of Top Doctoral Research Universities in Country

The University of Texas at Arlington earned its spot Monday on a distinguished list of higher education institutions considered to be the top doctoral research universities in the United States. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education named UTA among an elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research…

January 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Destiny Dominguez

Destiny Dominguez, junior for Sam Houston High School’s women’s wrestling team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2016. Dominguez excels both on the mat and in the classroom. Academically, she is in the top two-percent of her class and says her favorite subjects…

Library Seeks Daring Young Writers for Scribbler’s Print Society

The Arlington Public Library is inspiring daring young writers to look at the world around them and take up the challenge of writing fiction, comics, mysteries, and more, all developed from locations of interest around the city. Children ages 8-12 are invited to join the Scribbler’s Print Society on Wednesday, January…

Literacy Link to Provide Off-Site Checkout of Children’s Library Materials

Outreach services are a primary focus for the Arlington Public Library, and beginning this spring, the library’s new Literacy LINK will provide children and families across the city with a new way to discover and checkout their favorite picture books and children’s materials. Funded by a grant from the Arlington Tomorrow…

Arlington MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker, Art & Essay Winners Announced

The Rev. Gary Smith, a long-time lead pastor of Fielder Church, will deliver the keynote address when the Arlington MLK Advancing the Dream Celebration kicks off four days of festivities on Friday, Jan. 15 in the Bluebonnet Ballroom at UT Arlington. Rev. Smith has given more than 23 years of service…