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Register Today for AISD Parent University

Register Today for AISD Parent University

Arlington ISD Parent University is offering a free educational opportunity for the parents/guardians of AISD students as a way of discovering skills to support their children in school. Through a series of workshops and videos designed to refine specific student-support skill sets, Arlington ISD Parent University participants will acquire knowledge to enhance their role as […]

Students at Swift Elementary Get New Playground

Students at Swift Elementary Get New Playground

Some young Students at Swift Elementary in Arlington now have the playground of their dreams. Thanks to a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, pre-Kindergarten students at Swft Elementary are enjoying the new early childhood playground, which features  a musical wall, small four-seat teeter, a talk tube and much more. Installation was […]

AISD Earns ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ Designation

AISD Earns ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ Designation

The Arlington Independent School District has earned the 2014 Best Communities for Music Education designation as a part of the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education Program. AISD is one of 376 school districts nationwide to earn the designation, and only one of 32 in the state of Texas. “This […]

Swift Elementary Gets New Playground Thanks to $15,000 Grant from Lowe’s

Swift Elementary Gets New Playground Thanks to $15,000 Grant from Lowe’s

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to Swift Elementary for an early childhood playground. A ribbon cutting ceremony, which was originally scheduled for March 27 but postponed due to inclement weather, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 11, on the new playground at […]

NFL Player, Arlington Standout Helps Hometown Kids Realize Their Dreams

NFL Player, Arlington Standout Helps Hometown Kids Realize Their Dreams

Luke Joeckel, standout left tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars, has donated $125,000 to his former high school, Arlington High School. Joeckel, 22, is a 2010 graduate of the school. Arlington helped Joeckel achieve his dreams and now he wants to give back to the community. According to school officials, $50,000 will go toward scholarships. Some […]

Six Sam Houston High School Students Get Full-Ride to TCU

Six Sam Houston High School Students Get Full-Ride to TCU

Dreams came true Wednesday when Texas Christian University (TCU) representatives surprised six Sam Houston High School students with four-year scholarships worth $250,000 through the TCU Community Scholars program. Each scholarship will cover four years of undergraduate studies. The six seniors receiving a combined $1.5 million in scholarship money to TCU sets a new school record […]

Arlington Elementary Step Team Heads to Chicago

Arlington Elementary Step Team Heads to Chicago

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the step team at Arlington ISD’s Goodman Elementary was able to raise the money needed to travel to Chicago for a national competition.  While AISD was able to pay for transportation and lodging, the GES Steppers still needed money for food. The GES Steppers, a hard-working crew, features […]

Meet our Student-Athlete of the Month: Michael Gray

Meet our Student-Athlete of the Month: Michael Gray

Michael Gray, captain and quarterback for the Arlington High School football team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s March Student-Athlete of the Month. Michael, who received several Player of the Week honors during the regular season, also maintains a 4.25 GPA (on a 5 point scale). He says he has to use his […]

Swift Elementary Receives $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant

Swift Elementary Receives $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to Swift Elementary for an early childhood playground. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, on the new playground at Swift Elementary, 1101 S. Fielder Road in Arlington. The early childhood playground, built […]

Arlington ISD Teachers Honored for Excellence in Teaching

Arlington ISD Teachers Honored for Excellence in Teaching

The Arlington Masonic Lodge honored several Arlington ISD teachers during a March 7 ceremony with “Teacher of Excellence” awards. The awards recognize teachers who take extra steps to encourage their students inside and outside of the classroom. Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, AISD Superintendent, served as keynote speaker. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck also had an opportunity to address […]

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