Category: Bond News
The future Berry Elementary School has gone vertical. That means the steel is now being erected for the frame of the facility. After lots of preparations – grading, installing utilities, drilling piers, pouring grade beams and more – it’s starting to look like a real building. See construction photos. The original Berry, which first opened…Read More about Berry Elementary School goes vertical.
Global supply chain issues are causing delays everywhere, and that includes the construction of the new Webb Elementary School. Originally scheduled to open for the beginning of the school year in August, the new Webb will welcome students for the first time a little later. The new school building at Webb will replace the current…Read More about New Webb Elementary scheduled to open in late 2022.
Summer can wait Sure, Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy art teacher Zena Young is excited about the summer. But right now, she’s more focused on next year. “I’m just as excited about getting my room set up,” Young said. Instead of packing up her art room to head home for…Read More about Construction wrapping up at Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy.
Sounds of progress Thornton Elementary is quiet today. Yesterday was the last day of school, so classrooms and hallways are empty. But down the street at the future Thornton Elementary, it’s not quiet at all. And there will be no summer break. Construction of the future Thornton Elementary is moving full speed ahead. The Bond…Read More about No summer break at future Thornton Elementary.
Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language has lots of great spaces – a dance room, piano lab, STEM labs, music rooms, art rooms, multiple collaboration spaces and a new gym. But it needed one more thing. A bigger kitchen. Now, thanks to the 2019 Bond, Jones has exactly that. It was a long…Read More about Jones Academy’s new kitchen opens.
Apply for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) now through May 13, 2022. CBOC Application The Arlington ISD is accepting applications for positions on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. The committee provides transparency and enhances public confidence in the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by Arlington ISD voters on Nov. 5,…Read More about Citizens Bond Oversight Committee has applications open!.
Arlington ISD’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee got to see the 2019 Bond in action this week. The oversight committee held its final meeting of the school year at Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy. Before starting work on the CBOC’s annual report to the Board of Trustees, the committee members received…Read More about Bond Oversight Committee tours Gunn Junior High and Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy.
Leaf Engineers presented Arlington ISD a check this week for $48,461.72, a rebate from Oncor Electric for installing energy-efficient lighting and HVAC equipment in the district’s newly renovated Administration Building. This rebate is the first one earned through the 2019 Bond project. Fortunately, these incentive checks are nothing new for the district. This was the…Read More about Energy-efficient renovations earn Oncor rebates.
Boomwhackers, thunder tubes, rain sticks and Orff instruments. Those are just a few of the fun instruments you’ll find in an Arlington ISD elementary music classroom. They are also some of the hands-on equipment included in the district’s new elementary music standards. Arlington ISD’s fine arts department is working on a plan to standardize elementary…Read More about Arlington ISD standardizing elementary music instruments and equipment.
U.S. Army Band to Present “America the Beautiful” in March The U.S. Army is the largest military branch known for protecting and defending our nation, but did you know some of the Army’s most respected soldiers are musically inclined, too? Now’s your chance to see it for yourself because the U.S. Army Field Band is…Read More about U.S. Army Field Band to Present ‘America the Beautiful’ in Arlington.