Category: Bond News
Construction On Pace Despite Coronavirus Though Arlington ISD schools are closed for COVID-19, bond-funded construction projects – including those in construction and those in design – are continuing. The Arlington ISD’s facilities planning and construction department, which directs and oversees all district construction projects, is operating normal workdays in an effort to keep projects on…Read More about Arlington ISD Not Slowing Down Because of Coronavirus.
The Arlington ISD’s future Arts and Athletics Complex, which includes the Center for Visual and Performing Arts and the Athletics Center, are still on track to open early fall 2020. Roofing is almost complete and construction crews are getting close to getting the buildings dried in. Check out the construction highlight video below, which includes…Read More about Arts & Athletics Complex construction still in progress.
Webb Elementary is going to be rebuilt as part of the 2019 Bond program. On March 5, Webb students and parents helped with the design of the future building. The architect for the new Webb, BRW Architects, and Arlington ISD facility staff hosted a design charrette in the current Webb library for parents and students.…Read More about Webb Elementary students and parents help design new school.
The Board of Education of Arlington Independent School District will receive sealed proposals because bidding is open for two 2019 bond construction projects: 20-36 CSP for Food Service Center Addition & Renovations Project DUE DATE: March 24, 2020, 2:00 PM/CST PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING: March 4, 2020, 10:00 AM/CST at Food Service Center – 1206 W. Arkansas…Read More about Bidding open for construction at Crow Academy.
The new addition at Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language did more than just add space. It also added more opportunities, better experiences and improved safety. The 16,840 square-foot addition, which opened at the end of 2019, includes 10 classrooms and a new gymnasium. The project also added a fire lane around the…Read More about Jones Academy addition open.
The legacy of African American Dr. Charles Drew is flourishing in the phlebotomy program at the Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center thanks to teacher Mark Ingram. Drew, known as the “father of blood banks,” was a pioneer in blood and transfusion research and developed methods for collecting, preserving and processing blood plasma.…Read More about Phlebotomy instructor teaches students to draw blood, change lives.
The Arlington Independent School District invites general contractors and subcontractors to participate in a matchmaking and networking opportunity. This “speed-meeting” event will give subcontractors an opportunity to sit down with general contracting firms to present their capabilities and discuss partnering opportunities. February 27, 2020 AISD Professional Development Center, Room 301 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. Arlington,…Read More about AISD hosting GC/subcontractor matching event.
The Arlington ISD brought in the experts to help design new playgrounds for all district elementary schools. The future playgrounds’ users, the elementary students themselves, gave their feedback and input last week, and let AISD staff know what kinds of equipment they want on their playgrounds. The student experts included many special education students from…Read More about Student ‘experts’ help design new playgrounds.
Nov. 5, 2019 – Voters approved the Arlington ISD’s $966 million bond proposal on Nov. 5, 2019. “On behalf of the Arlington ISD, I want to thank our community for voting in support of this bond package,” said Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos. “Thank you for your continuing commitment to our students and faculty.…Read More about Voters approve $966 million bond proposal.