Take virtual tour of future Arts & Athletics Complex Get up-close look at new facilities

July 7, 2020
AAC virtual tour

You might feel like you need a hard hat for this tour. Get a close-up, in-depth look at the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex, home to the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center. Follow Kelly Horn, Arlington ISD executive director of Facility Services, as he walks you through the…

Virtual tour of the AAC shows construction progress Watch the latest video update

May 29, 2020
Aerial photo of the Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex

Windows are going in, sheetrock is going up and the pool’s frame is in place. Check out the construction progress of the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex – which includes the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center – in this virtual tour video. Watch the tour. The Center for…

Take virtual tour of the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex See construction progress of both facilities

April 24, 2020
Arts & Athletics Complex aerial construction photo

Check out this virtual tour of the future Arlington ISD Arts and Athletics Complex. Great progress is being made on the construction of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts Center and the Athletics Center. The buildings are now dried in, meaning the roof is on and they have permanent power. Exterior windows are being…

Arlington ISD energy management program makes every day Earth Day Program cuts utility usage and raises awareness

April 22, 2020
AISD Agricultural Science Center

Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a day designed to raise awareness about the negative impact our actions can have on the environment and to promote transformative change that benefits the planet. In the Arlington ISD, pursuing the principles behind Earth Day is an everyday pursuit. “The district’s energy management goal is to continuously…

40 years of history preserved at Arlington High School Renovations preserve benches - and student signatures - in girls locker room

April 21, 2020
Preserved bench in AHS locker room

If you etched your name into a girls’ locker room bench at Arlington High School in the last 40 years, it’s probably still there. Thanks to a thoughtful Arlington ISD carpenter, recent renovations funded by the 2014 Bond included a little historical preservation. Instead of replacing the old benches in the girls’ locker room at Gym A,…

2014 Bond purchased devices students using during COVID-19 shutdown Students receiving iPads and Chromebooks for online learning

April 20, 2020
Device pickup at Blanton Elementary

When voters approved the Arlington ISD’s 2014 Bond more than five years ago, no one could have predicted the vital role it would play during the coronavirus pandemic. As the district moves to online learning while schools are closed for COVID-19, it is imperative that students have a device that connects to the internet. Thanks to the…

Watch AISD Arts and Athletics Complex construction progress Peek inside the future new facilities

March 12, 2020
Title graphic for construction update video of the AISD Arts and Athletics Complex

The Arlington ISD’s future Arts and Athletics Complex, which includes the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center, are still on track to open early fall 2020. Roofing is almost complete and they’re getting close to getting the buildings dried in. Check out the construction highlight video below, which includes time-lapse photos,…

Phlebotomy instructor teaches students to draw blood, change lives Students learn skills in medicine and life at bond-funded Career + Tech Center

February 28, 2020
Phlebotomy student practices drawing blood from fellow student at the CTC

The legacy of African American Dr. Charles Drew is flourishing in the phlebotomy program at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center thanks to teacher Mark Ingram. Drew, known as the “father of blood banks,” was a pioneer in blood and transfusion research and developed methods for collecting, preserving and processing blood plasma.…

AISD to host GC/subcontractor matchmaking event February 27, 4-7 p.m.

February 21, 2020
Matchmaking event image

The Arlington Independent School District invites general contractors and subcontractors to participate in a matchmaking and networking opportunity. This “speed-meeting” event will give subcontractors an opportunity to sit down with general contracting firms to present their capabilities and discuss partnering opportunities. February 27, 2020 AISD Professional Development Center, Room 301 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. Arlington,…

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee reviews program progress Committee tours renovations at Arlington High School

January 31, 2020
CBOC tours AHS auditorium

January 31, 2020 – The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee met this week at Arlington High School for its quarterly review of the status and progress of the 2014 Bond program. AISD Chief Financial Officer Cindy Powell led AISD administrators in giving updates on the various areas of the bond: fine arts; safety, security and technology;…