Arlington ISD bus - Bond 2019 funding new buses and shuttle buses

Bond 2019 buys new district buses and vehicles Phase one includes 18 new buses

Bond 2019 Transportation Update The 2019 Bond isn’t just about construction. The bond is also buying new school buses and vehicles for the Arlington ISD, including 87 new school buses and 22 new shuttle buses. The new vehicle purchases continue what was started with the 2009 and 2014 Bond programs – replacing old buses and…

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Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts

New Center for Visual and Performing Arts opens for students Classes at CVPA started last week

CVPA is final 2014 Bond project The Arlington ISD’s new Center for Visual and Performing Arts welcomed students for the first time last week. “It has been a long time coming, but the day is finally here,” said Dr. Christopher Anderson, Arlington ISD director of fine arts. “Students entered the facility, wide-eyed and speechless, for…

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Diving in pool at new natatorium, which will host new Arlington ISD Aquatics Club

Arlington ISD Aquatics Club launches in February Club will swim in district's new natatorium

District hiring life guards and swim instructors While it may be a little chilly outside, things are certainly heating up inside the new Arlington ISD Natatorium.  Arlington ISD swimmers are already taking advantage of the facility, which was funded by the 2014 Bond. There are practices and meets at the natatorium, including a district swimming…

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Playground schematic for future Arlington ISD elementary playgrounds, part of the 2019 Bond.

New playground construction beginning First of three phases underway

All elementary schools getting new playgrounds COVID-19 hasn’t slowed progress on the Arlington ISD’s elementary playground project. In fact, construction is starting this month at the first three elementary schools – Ashworth, Bebensee and Pearcy. The future new playgrounds are part of the 2019 Bond program, approved by voters in November 2019. The plan calls for…

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Concert hall in the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts

Construction almost complete for new Center for Visual and Performing Arts Classes start in CVPA after winter break

Final 2014 Bond project opening soon It’s almost ready. After years of dreaming, planning and construction, the Arlington ISD’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts, the final project of the 2014 Bond, is nearly ready to open. Yesterday, training began for teachers in the new facility’s art, dance and piano keyboarding rooms. Then, after winter break,…

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Gunn Junior High construction 12.3.20

Construction update for Gunn Junior High Bond 2019 project changing the school

Gunn Junior High looks a lot different Gunn Junior High is changing. Construction to convert Gunn into the Arlington ISD’s fine arts/dual language junior high academy – one of the first projects in the 2019 Bond – has the school looking a lot different. See this week’s construction photos. For starters, the entrance now faces…

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Schematic design of Glaspie Field, the future athletic field at Martin High School, a Bond 2019 project

Arlington ISD Board approves schematic design for future Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex Bond 2019 project will give district third varsity competition field

Martin and Seguin high schools will play home games at Glaspie Field The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for the future Michael Glaspie Field Athletic Complex at last week’s board meeting. This Bond 2019 project will renovate the existing practice field at Martin High School and convert it into the Arlington…

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Arlington High School girls basketball team plays in first game at the new Arlington ISD arena

Arlington ISD’s new arena opens with a Win Arena will host basketball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics

Arena part of Arlington ISD’s new Athletics Complex Arlington ISD’s competition arena in the new Athletics Complex got the opening it deserved Tuesday evening as Arlington High School’s girls’ basketball team christened the court with a convincing win over Fort Worth’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy. “It’s exciting to be able compete in an arena that…

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Food and Nutrition Services building getting an addition with a new freezer

Food and Nutrition headquarters getting much-needed upgrades New freezer addition now under construction

Feeding tens of thousands every day, Arlington ISD’s food and nutrition services department has a momentous task that requires a team of dedicated employees and a host of complicated logistics. It also requires the right facilities, from warehouses and freezer space to offices and kitchens. Thanks to the 2019 Bond, the Arlington ISD’s food and…

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Bailey Junior High getting new windows

Bailey Junior High’s new roof and windows improve energy efficiency Bond 2014 projects wrapping up

Bond 2014 Funds Replaced Bailey Junior High Windows from 1968 The Arlington ISD’s new natatorium isn’t the only recent Bond 2014 project making waves. A major project to replace the roof and windows at Bailey Junior High wrapped up at the end of the summer and will have a long-term impact on the school. The…

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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee applications now open Help provide oversight for the 2019 Bond

Applications due Oct. 23 Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through Oct. 23, 2020. CBOC Application 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…

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New natatorium open for swim practice

New Arlington ISD natatorium open New pool now home to district’s swimming program

Swim coaches share their excitement as new Natatorium Opens in Arlington The coaches might be more excited than the student athletes. The Arlington ISD’s first-ever district pool, housed in the new Arlington ISD Athletics Center, finally opened last week for student swimmers – and their coaches. Now, the huge state-of-the-art pool is filled daily with…

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