Information for school board candidates

Information for Arlington School Board candidates now available
Information for Arlington School Board candidates now available A website for community members interested in running for the Arlington School Board this year is now available. Board members typically serve a term of four years. There are three positions that are up for election this year.

Director District #1- Serves Arlington Heights and Oso.
• Director District #2- Serves the areas of High Clover Park, Cemetery Road, and parts of old town Arlington.
• Director District #4- Serves south/central Arlington, including Crown Ridge, part of Glen Eagle and old town Arlington, and Burn Road and McElroy.

A school board candidate must be a registered voter within the school district and reside in the director district of the position for which they are filing. A map and legal descriptions of the director areas are available on the website.

The school board establishes general policy for the school system; employs school personnel upon recommendation of the superintendent; adopts and revises the annual operating budget; informs the public of the needs and progress of the educational system; administers school functions; and selects the superintendent of schools.

Online candidate filing opens at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 15 and closes on Sunday, May 19 at 4:00 p.m. The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 1 and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7.