Posts by Ryan PIERCE

Aerial photos show construction progress of AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex New facilities on track to open in fall 2020

Aerial photo of the future AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Oct. 4, 2019 – Aerial photos of the future Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex show the tremendous progress being made in construction. It’s easy to see where the arena, natatorium and concert hall are located.  The Fine Arts Center will serve the entire district, grades prekindergarten-12, with world-class performance and demonstration venues. It will…

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Bowie High School auditorium reopens after renovations Renovations included sound, lighting, seats, carpet, more

The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of a many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number of renovations for fine arts, career tech and athletics spaces. It also included lifecycle and deficiency upgrades throughout the building and grounds, like upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology systems. Other projects focused on accessibility, including replacing and/or adding sidewalks and ramps and renovating restrooms and locker rooms to make them ADA-compliant. See more photos of the construction at Bowie. Like the renovations at Bowie, the 2014 Bond program is quickly wrapping up. The final major project is the AISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex, currently under construction and scheduled to open in the fall of 2020.

Sept. 26, 2019 – The auditorium at Bowie High School reopened this month after several months of renovations. The auditorium and stage received new lighting, sound, A/V system, curtain, motorized rigging, draperies, fire curtain, carpet and seating. The renovations were part of many Bond 2014 projects at Bowie. The scope of work included a number…

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More than 4,000 security cameras installed 2014 Bond takes video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent

Security camera monitors at Sam Houston High School

Sept. 20, 2019 – More than 4,000 new security cameras have been installed throughout the Arlington ISD as part of the 2014 Bond program. The new cameras have increased the AISD security department’s video surveillance from 35 to 80 percent of all AISD buildings and specifically increased coverage in entry-exit points, stairwells, cafeterias, gyms, libraries, hallways,…

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