AISD makes way for ducklings

June 6, 2019
AISD employee and construction workers rescue ducks

June 6, 2019 – A construction site is not a safe place for a family of ducks. But that’s exactly where a momma duck and her 10 little ducklings found themselves on Monday – at the construction site of the AISD’s future Arlington College and Career High School, scheduled to open in August. As the…

Citizen Bond Oversight Committee reports to the Board

May 17, 2019
BOND 2014 logo

May 17, 2019 – The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Chair, William Deakyne, presented the committee’s annual report to the AISD Board of Trustee’s at last night’s board meeting. See the presentation. The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (“Committee”) was established to provide transparency and enhance public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of…

AISD junior highs “love” new tracks

May 16, 2019
Bailey Junior High students sprint on their new track

May 2019 – Setting up cones in a grass field to simulate the lane on a track isn’t the best way to practice relay handoffs. But that’s exactly what Arlington ISD junior high track athletes did every year – until this year. “It was extremely difficult to prepare for track meets without a real track,”…

See latest bond dashboard

April 25, 2019
Screenshot image of a portion of the fine arts dashboard page

April 25, 2019 – Click on the image below to view the April 2019 bond progress dashboard in its entirety. The pdf document includes four pages, one for each area of the bond: facilities; safety, security and technology; fine arts and transportation. For optimal viewing, download the pdf.

3D modeling helps design, build AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

April 24, 2019
3D BIM model image of the future AISD Athletics Comple

April 24, 2019 – A building is like your body. That’s the analogy that Mitchell Osborne, Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) coordinator for Adolfson and Peterson Construction, gives when explaining the value of 3D building information modeling (BIM) and how 3D modeling is helping plan and construct the future AISD Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex. [Learn…

Annual Media Fair April 23!

April 23, 2019
Media Fair 2019 logo

The Technology Integration & Innovation Department will showcase and recognize outstanding student work at its annual Media Fair event on Tuesday, April 23! The purpose of the event is to demonstrate how technology can be used to empower K-12 students’ mastery of meaningful learning objectives. Much of the technology was funded by the 2014 Bond…

AISD automotive students service district vehicles at CTC shop

April 15, 2019
CTC autotech student works on AISD white fleet van

April 2019 – A new partnership between the AISD transportation department and the automotive technology program at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center is giving high school auto tech students a unique opportunity to gain real-world experience. AISD service fleet vehicles are sent to the CTC where auto tech students perform needed preventative maintenance. “We’re…

Take online survey and help the AISD plan its next bond program

April 11, 2019
Screenshot of video of Dr. Cavazos asking community to take a survey

The Arlington ISD needs your input. A new bond program is currently being developed to address facilities, fine arts programs, transportation, technology and security needs. Please help the district prioritize needs and make plans by taking this survey by April 21. Capital Needs Survey | Encuesta Española Please note, this is not the same survey that was…

Citizen Bond Oversight Committee reviews bond progress, tours Lamar MAC

April 8, 2019
Citizen Bond Oversight Committee tours the Lamar Multipurpose Activity Center

April 8, 2019 – The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee met last week at the Lamar High School Multipurpose Activity Center for its quarterly review of the status and progress of the 2014 Bond program. AISD Executive Director of Finance Tony Drollinger led AISD administrators in giving updates on the various areas of the bond: fine…

Help plan our future! AISD Community meetings April 9 and 10

April 1, 2019
Community Dialogue Meeting graphic

Help the AISD plan for 2020-2025! The Arlington ISD is considering a bond program to address facilities, fine arts programs, transportation, technology and security needs across the district. Please come to one of our community meetings to provide your input and help the AISD prioritize options to address our identified capital needs. TUESDAY, APRIL 9 • 5:30-7:30…