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gym demo at Duff Elementary

Old Duff Elementary gym demolished 2019 Bond projects start at Duff and South Davis Elementary

Duff getting a new gym That didn’t take long. Demolition of the gym at Duff Elementary started this week – and finished. The structure is gone. That’s good, because building a new gym will take a lot longer than a few days. The new gym is part of the 2019 Bond-funded project just getting started…

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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee presents annual report Committee assists Board of Trustees with oversight of the 2019 Bond program

Committee chair presents to Board of Trustees The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee gave its annual report at the last Arlington ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Charles Finicum, the committee’s chair, presented at the June 29 meeting and offered observations and recommendations related to the district’s 2019 Bond program. Read the report or watch the presentation below. “I want to…

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Short Elementary - bond construction underway

Bond construction projects start at Short, Hale and Adams elementary schools It’s a busy summer of construction

Short Elementary looks like a mess Short Elementary students who wrapped up the school year just a few weeks ago might not recognize their school if they walked inside today. It’s a mess. Much of the flooring and ceiling, along with some of the walls, have been demolished. But the mess is making way for…

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old Webb Elementary demolished and replaced

The old Webb Elementary is going, going, gone School built in 1960 has been demolished

Old school replaced by the 2019 Bond Webb Elementary School is gone. The old one that is. The old Webb, built in 1960 as Nichols Junior High, became Webb Elementary in 1993 after Nichols moved north of I-30 to its current location. The old building served students well for more than 60 years, but it…

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Thornton Elementary entrance

Get a sneak peek of new Thornton Elementary School See photos as construction nears the finish line

Furniture delivery started this week at Thornton You know a new building is almost complete when they start moving furniture in. That’s exactly what started on Wednesday at the new Thornton Elementary School, where they began rolling in the new library furniture. The new Thornton, under construction since the groundbreaking ceremony in December of 2021,…

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Berry staff at new Berry Elementary School

Berry Elementary teachers and staff visit their new school Police provide escort back home to new building

Berry construction almost complete It was finally time to go home. Principal Rose Ravin’s head popped up out of the sunroof of a pickup truck idling in front of Berry Elementary School – or what was Berry Elementary School for the last two years. Behind Ravin were cars filled with all of Berry’s teachers and…

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Bailey rendering - Bond 2019

Bailey Junior High construction kicks off over the summer Bond 2019 project includes a 10-classroom addition

Bailey Junior High’s new parking lot off Bowen Road is complete. But that’s just the start of the 2019 Bond project at Bailey. Now that school is out for the summer, work on the transformational project will really get going. It’s a large, complex project that won’t wrap up until the end of 2024. With…

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Playgrounds done at Dunn

New playgrounds done at Dunn Elementary Also open at Burgin, Morton, Hill and Rankin elementary schools

Playgrounds under construction at five schools According to the students at Dunn Elementary, they have a new park on campus. Their new park is actually a new playground. “The new playground at Dunn is now affectionately called a ‘park’ by our students,” said Dunn principal Mary Helen Burnett. “They cannot believe it’s for them and…

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Virtual tour - Gunn Junior High

Take virtual tours of complete 2019 Bond projects See Gunn, Webb and Food and Nutrition Services

The transformational projects in the 2019 Bond program are all thanks to the support of the community, so it’s important that everyone can see what that support is doing. That’s why the Arlington ISD is making virtual tour videos of the major projects once they are complete. Several major projects are complete now, and the…

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demolition of old Webb Elementary

Demolition starts at Webb Elementary Sixty-three-year-old building will take two months to tear down

Demolition Days are here Demolition at Webb Elementary is officially underway. To be clear, that’s the old Webb that is getting torn down. Not the brand-new Webb that just opened in January. The old Webb was built in 1960 as Nichols Junior High and became Webb Elementary in 1993 after Nichols moved north of I-30…

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Addition at AHS - piers getting drilled

Drilling piers underway for Arlington High School addition Project scheduled for completion in fall 2024

Addition funded by the 2019 Bond Construction crews started drilling piers this week for the addition at Arlington High School. This comes after months of groundwork and grading to get the site ready. The 2019 Bond-funded project is going to completely change the face of the school. The addition includes a new entrance, new classrooms,…

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buses

New school buses join the Arlington ISD fleet Bond 2019 transportation update

Phase two buses all received The 2019 Bond is doing more than just building new schools and improving existing buildings. It is also improving the district’s transportation system by funding the purchase of new buses and vehicles.  The vehicle purchases in the 2019 Bond are phased over the five years of the bond program. Phase…

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