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Arlington Community Schools

Lady Tigers defeat Bolton

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Collegiate Corner for Feb. 23, 2017

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Colleges and universities have the following announcements about area students. Honors Angel A. Mercado of Bartlett has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list for Rhodes College. Qualifying students must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.70 or better. Mercado […]

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Arlington basketball: A family tradition

If there were a theme song for the Arlington basketball program, it should be Hank William Jr.’s “family tradition.” Why? Well, given that there are four sets of siblings playing basketball, it fits the narrative. Yes, FOUR sets of siblings. The Arlington boys team features a starting back court tandem of Luke (senior), and Sam (sophomore) […]

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Lady Tigers beat Bartlett

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Glow party comes to Arlington

The Mother/Son Glow Party in Arlington drew a full house for an evening of dancing, playing with glowstick accessories, dinner and a Saturday evening of fun on Jan. 21. The event was hosted by the Arlington Community Schools PTA Council at the Arlington Storm Shelter. Dinner was included in the ticket price of $30 for […]

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Lady Tigers defeat Bolton 63-49

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Streaking Tigers pick up third consecutive win

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Don’t expect Arlington head basketball coach Don Deaton or assistant coach Tim Halford to change their clothes if the Tigers continue winning. They have enough superstition to last the rest of the season. “We will wash them,” said Halford, who will continue to wear kaki pants, a blue Nike shirt and A-jacket, while Deaton will […]

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2 area educators complete superintendents’ training

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The list of qualified individuals ready to assume the demanding position of school superintendent grew by two local educators’ names last month with their successful conclusion of the ninth Prospective Superintendents Academy. The Academy is hosted by the Tennessee Schools Boards Association (TSBA) and the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS). The educators are Dr. […]

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Arlington, Collierville students win state fire poster contest

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NASHVILLE—The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office has recognized the winning entrants in the 2016 Fire Prevention Poster Contest, including students from Arlington and Collierville. Local winners included: 12th-grade winner: Katie Tucker of Collierville High School, sponsored by Collierville Fire & Rescue Eighth-grade winner: Julia Timms of Collierville Middle School, sponsored by Collierville Fire & Rescue […]

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At a Glance for Jan. 12, 2017

How much snow did you get this weekend? By midday Friday, local snow reports included 0.9 inches for Bartlett, 2 inches for Germantown, 1 inch for Cordova and 2.5 inches for Memphis. Let us see what fun you had or what snow and ice challenges you faced. Send your snow photos to bartlett.editor@journalinc.com for publication […]

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ACS pulls permit for new $3M district office

Construction is slated to start next month on the $3 million district office building for Arlington Community Schools, and it’s expected to be completed just in time for the start of the 2017-18 school year. According to Shelby County Code Enforcement, the permit that ACS filed on Dec. 28 is for a main building with […]

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ACS rezones 3 schools for 2017-18

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The Arlington school board approved the rezoning of Arlington Elementary (AES), Arlington Middle School, and Donelson Elementary at its Dec. 13 meeting. The vote was unanimous among those in attendance. “This couldn’t have been handled any better,” said Kevin Yates, a member of the school board. “I think folks in our community really answered the […]

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