Tag Archives: Support Youth and Families

New Improvements to Digital Library Services Coming in 2019

The Arlington Public Library is putting technology to work and making improvements in 2019 to your digital library experience. Beginning Jan. 2, 2019, the following improvements for digital services will be available: New! Log in to My Account at the top of our website to see your account at a glance.…

Arlington ISD, City of Arlington Dive into New Swim Center Agreement

The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Arlington for use of the district’s new natatorium, a state-of-the-art aquatics facility, which will open in fall 2020 as part of AISD’s Fine Arts and Athletics Complex. As the first-ever natatorium for the AISD and the first…

Deadline Extended to Dec. 16 for Arlington MLK Essay Competition

Every year, the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee awards cash prizes and scholarships to local youth as part of its long-running art and essay contests. Though the deadline for the art contest has closed, the Committee has extended the deadline for its essay writing contest through midnight, Sunday, Dec.…

Students Earning Degrees at UTA Eclipses 5,400

Approximately 5,400 students are participating in commencement ceremonies Dec. 13-15 at College Park Center on the University of Texas at Arlington campus. The newest graduates will join the ranks of more than 230,000 UTA alumni around the globe. The commencement candidates in the College of Business realized nearly a 20 percent…

Arlington’s 2019 Anniversary Edition Pet Calendar the Perfect Gift for Animal Lovers

The 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar is ready to enjoy and share! The 10th anniversary calendar, which makes a great gift for the animal lovers in your life, celebrates all the pets adopted from the City during the past decade. The cover features a handsome dog known as “Angel Boy” who won the…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s UTeach Program Grant to Benefit Students, Local Youth

The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to benefit UTeach students and youth served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County. The initiative, named Maverick STEMbrace Success…

Deadline is Friday for MLK Celebration’s Advancing the Dream Awards Nominations

The Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Celebration committee is seeking nominations for groups and individuals who will be recognized for their contributions toward advancing the dream of Dr. King in the areas of education, government and the Arlington community. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Click…

Arlington Public Library Branches Closed Dec. 14 for Staff Development

Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, Dec. 14 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day. With a team of more than 120 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at service desks, and more throughout the City of Arlington, it’s important that…

18th Annual Animal Essay Contest Kicks Off in The American Dream City!

The 2019 Animal Essay Contest is open to all students residing in Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades who attend either public, private, or home school. Original essays that are submitted should be 500 words or less and must be typed or handwritten. The essay contest begins Monday,…