Thornton celebrates with singing, dancing and tamales Tamara Edwards, Thornton Elementary School’s music teacher, lined her choir students up on the stage stairs and then sat down at the piano. The standing-room-only crowd in the cafetorium, along with the overflow in the library watching the live stream, waited patiently for the students to start singing…Read More about Thornton Elementary Tigers dedicate their new school.
Flores oversaw construction of the Career + Tech Center We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting several Arlington ISD staff members about their Hispanic heritage. This week we caught up with Richard Flores, Arlington ISD architect. Flores has overseen many construction projects in the district and most recently served as the project manager for the…Read More about Arlington ISD architect Richard Flores talks about Hispanic Heritage Month.
Old Knox building opened in 1958 It’s demo day. Actually, it’s demo days at the Arlington ISD’s old Knox Elementary School. It takes more than a day to tear down an old school. The building that also served as a temporary Thornton Elementary for the last two years is now officially being torn down to…Read More about Demolition of old Knox Elementary underway.
Year two of construction at Arlington High School looks a lot different than the first. “The difference this year is that we can actually see the progress,” said AHS principal Stacie Humbles. “This summer, we got to see the structure go up and work is being done everywhere.” It was a busy summer of construction…Read More about Year two of construction at Arlington High School underway.
New Berry funded by the 2019 Bond It was a party Monday evening at Berry Elementary School. “Mr. Celebration” himself, Sir Earl Toon of Kool & the Gang, turned the dedication of the new elementary school into a celebration. In front of a packed cafeteria – full of Berry students, parents, teachers and alumni –…Read More about Sir Earl Toon turns Berry Elementary dedication into a celebration.
The Arlington ISD’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee kicked off its first meeting of the school year this week with a tour of the new Thornton Elementary School. The new Thornton, funded by the 2019 Bond, just opened last week. Following the tour, the committee members met in the Thornton media center to receive updates on the…Read More about Citizens Bond Oversight Committee tours new Thornton Elementary.
Celebrate good times, come on! “There’s a party going on right here!” Right here in Arlington this Monday, Aug. 28, at the new Berry Elementary School. It’ll be a celebration to dedicate the brand-new school. In fact, “Mr. Celebration” himself, Sir Earl Toon of Kool & the Gang, will be there to perform several of…Read More about New Berry Elementary dedication will be a celebration.
New schools replace buildings from the 1950s The line outside the front door was long as students and parents waited to get in early Wednesday morning. But the wait didn’t dampen their enthusiasm to see the new Thornton Elementary School. The new Thornton and the new Berry Elementary opened for students for the first time…Read More about New Berry and Thornton elementary schools open.
Construction is Underway at Sam thanks to Bond When construction started at Sam Houston High School during the 2014 Bond program, you knew it. There were cranes and all kinds of construction vehicles and materials outside. The 2014 bond-funded additions and renovations were major construction projects that changed the footprint of Sam Houston. There was…Read More about Bond 2019 construction underway at Sam Houston High School.
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…Read More about Old Duff Elementary gym demolished.