HVAC units replaced at Ferguson Education Center

August 4, 2015
Crane lifts HVAC units to the roof of Ferguson Education Center

August 4, 2015 – Workers used a crane to place new HVAC units on the roof at Ferguson Education Center this morning. New units are also being placed at Ousley Junior High this week. The new units, along with additional renovations and upgrades, are funded by the 2014 Bond package. For more details about the…

Applications available for Citizens Bond Oversight Committee

August 1, 2015
AISD Bond 2014 logo

The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by Arlington ISD voters on May 10, 2014. The purpose of the committee is to provide findings and recommendations…

e-Builder software training begins

July 27, 2015
e-Builder training meeting

July 27, 2015 – AISD facility staff and contractors are undergoing training this week on e-Builder, a new software system purchased by the school district to assist with project management. It will prove especially helpful for the many facility projects related to the 2014 Bond package. All parties involved in the AISD’s capital projects, including…

Remembering Hutcheson Junior High

July 24, 2015
Hutcheson Junior High around 1970

The final day of the school year, June 5, 2015, was also the final day for “Hutch.” Now just a few weeks into the summer break, all the furniture, books, computers and school supplies are being moved out. The old, worn out school building is about to come down. The students who would have attended…

Remembering the Titans

July 24, 2015
Ferguson Junior High

When the Ferguson Junior High students were released from school at noon on June 5, 2015, most were probably excited to start summer break. But for many of the teachers, it was a sad day. School is out for good. Ferguson Junior High is now closed. The brick junior high on Green Oaks Boulevard opened…

AISD hosts prebid meeting at Workman Junior High

June 25, 2015
Pre-bid meeting at Workman Junior High

June 25, 2015 – The AISD and Pogue Construction hosted a prebid walkthrough meeting at Workman Junior High yesterday to allow potential subcontractors to see the building and ask questions about addition and renovation work scheduled to begin in mid-August. The projects, funded by the 2014 Bond package, are designed to support the growing student…

Renovations underway at Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language

June 19, 2015
Corey principal, students and parents start the demolition to begin renovations

Dec. 15, 2015 – Renovations at Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language are getting underway. The building is being repurposed to enhance the academy’s fine arts and dual language programming. The renovations, designed by Stantec Architects and managed by Pogue Construction, will provide state-of-the-art fine arts spaces like strings rooms, piano practice rooms,…

Bids open for Workman Junior High addition and renovations

June 17, 2015
Workman classroom addition schematic design

Pogue Construction, as Construction Manager at Risk, will receive bids for construction subcontracts on the Arlington ISD Workman Junior High Addition and Renovations project until Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 2 p.m. All bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids shall be on a lump sum basis and include with them the…

AISD moves technology out of Hutcheson before demolition

June 16, 2015
Technology getting moved out of Hutcheson before the school is demolished

June 16, 2015 – The AISD is moving all the technology in Hutcheson Junior High out before the building is torn down. Members of the AISD technical support department worked last week to box up all computers and technology to get them ready to move. Any items that are over five years old will be…

AISD to spend $1.96 million this year for music equipment

June 15, 2015
Students play violin

The first batch of music capital requests from AISD teachers – to be paid for by the 2014 Bond package – has been submitted to the AISD purchasing department. The 2014 Bond package includes $9.8 million over the course of five years for district music capital, or $1.96 million each year. “That amount is remarkable…