Arlington voters approved the $663.1 million bond on May 10, 2014. Proceeds of the bond are being used to build new facilities, upgrade and renovate existing facilities, address safety and security districtwide, upgrade technology infrastructure and equipment, provide fine arts equipment and address transportation.

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Hutcheson Junior High celebrates last homecoming before it closes

May 20, 2015
Hutcheson's last homecoming

May 20, 2015 – Hutcheson Junior High opened its doors to the public Tuesday night to celebrate its legacy and powerful impact on the city of Arlington. The school hosted a program to honor its past and namesake and then welcomed everyone to tour the building. Originally built as Sam Houston High School in 1963,…

Bidding opens for construction of two elementaries

May 20, 2015
Peach Elementary rendering

May 20, 2015 – Pre-proposal meetings this week helped inform local contractors about opportunities to bid on two new AISD elementary schools. Both schools will be funded by the 2014 Bond package. The AISD hosted the first meeting on Monday, May 18, to ask for proposals for the general construction of Sandy McNutt Elementary School.…

Hutcheson and Ferguson Junior Highs prepare to close

May 19, 2015
Hutcheson Junior High

Hutcheson and Ferguson Junior High Schools will both close at the end of this school year, but preparations for their consolidation with Workman and Ousley Junior Highs respectively have already begun. A comprehensive districtwide facilities assessment, conducted by Jacobs Engineering Group in 2013, revealed that the Arlington Independent School District has overcapacity in terms of…

Mother makes quilt out of Ferguson band t-shirts

May 18, 2015
Quilt made of Ferguson orchestra t-shirts

May 18, 2015 – Tricia Alford, an AISD employee and parent of AISD students, has a special gift for Ferguson Junior High Orchestra teacher Mary Cliborn. She made a quilt out of all the Ferguson Orchestra T-shirts from throughout the school’s 15-year history and will present it to Cliborn at Ferguson Orchestra’s grand finale, May…