4,000+ new security cameras installed 2014 BOND TAKES VIDEO SURVEILLANCE FROM 35 TO 80 PERCENT

September 20, 2019
Security camera display at Sam Houston High School

Sept. 20, 2019 – The installation of new security cameras throughout the Arlington ISD as part of the 2014 Bond is complete. The 4,000 new security 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,…

See construction progress at Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex Aerial photos show new concert hall, natatorium and arena

August 30, 2019
Aerial photo of the future AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Aug. 30, 2019 – See the latest aerial photos of the Arlington ISD’s future Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex. Significant progress is being made, and now you can clearly make out where the concert hall, natatorium and arena are. Construction is moving along well, and the dry summer months, with no rain delays, have…

New Arlington College and Career High School opens See photos of the renovated campus

August 23, 2019
Arlington College and Career High School

Check out photos of the new Arlington College and Career High School (ACCHS). The brand-new school opened on Monday for its first class of 9th graders. 2014 Bond program funds helped turn the former home of Venture High School into the new ACCHS. After months of construction, the campus has an entirely new look and a college-like…

Tons of concrete poured at Arlington ISD schools this summer New concrete drives, parking, sidewalks and ramps

August 16, 2019
New concrete parking lot at Kooken Elementary

Aug. 16, 2019 – It was the summer of concrete in the Arlington ISD. Many schools had new concrete poured while school was out, from concrete drives and parking lots to improved sidewalks and ramps. The schools in the photos – Kooken Education Center, Ditto Elementary and Carter, Boles and Bailey junior highs – are…

Arlington ISD Board of Trustees Calls $966 Million Bond Election Upgrades slated for every campus

August 14, 2019
News Graphic

ARLINGTON, TEXAS, August 14, 2019 – The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously yesterday to place a $966 million bond package on the Nov. 5 ballot. The proposed new bond program would not require an increase in the debt service tax rate. The proposed 2019 Bond will build on the District’s 2014 Bond program and…

Wood Elementary library addition framed

August 8, 2019
Wood Elementary library addition construction

August 8, 2019 – Signifiant progress in the construction of the new Wood Elementary library has been made over the summer. All the structural steel and metal framing is up, and the new library is scheduled to be completed in the late fall. Inside Wood Elementary, the old library has been gutted and is being…

Lamar High School band benefitting from summer construction Comprehensive renovations target facilities and instrument storage

August 2, 2019
Lamar band students

Summer 2019 – The band renovations underway at Lamar High School aren’t anything like the original plan crafted at the outset of the 2014 Bond program. They’re much better. While the previous plan provided some band hall improvements, the new plan is about comprehensively improving Lamar’s band program – which means improving music education for…

Watch construction of the Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

July 26, 2019
Aerial photo of the Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

July 26, 2019 – Great progress is being made on the future Arlington ISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex. Most of the concrete has been poured, and now structural steel and CMU walls are going up. Check out the two videos below to see for yourself. See what is going on this week in…

Watch helicopter lift new HVAC units to Bowie High School roof

July 18, 2019
Helicopter lifts new HVAC RTUs to the Bowie High School roof

July 18, 2019 – Watch this video to see a helicopter lift new HVAC roof-top units to the roof of Bowie High School. The new units are part of the 2014 Bond-funded construction and renovations currently underway at Bowie. Learn more about the project at the Bowie bond webpage.

Campuses closed for summer construction

June 12, 2019
Classroom construction at Bowie High School

June 2019 – Though the 2014 Bond program is in its final year, there is still a lot of construction going on at Arlington ISD schools. To facilitate the construction, many schools are closed for the summer. Principals and staff have been relocated to other locations, but their phone numbers remain the same. See the…