Category: Bond

New playgrounds at Bebensee Elementary

Bebensee Elementary opens new playgrounds

April 9, 2021
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Playgrounds funded by 2019 Bond The dark ominous clouds and gusty winds couldn’t dampen the students’ enthusiasm Wednesday morning as they filed outside. Their face masks failed to hide the anticipation in their eyes or their excited chatter. A teacher rolled out a speaker blaring music that did match the mood … “I’m walking on…

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Bond 2019 website gets a makeover

March 5, 2021
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There’s a lot going on with our Bond 2019 program, and it’s all thanks to you. Voters approved this $966 million bond program back in November 2019. So, we want you to know how your money is being spent and how it’s benefiting our students.   That’s why we have our Bond 2019 website. It not…

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New band trailers roll up to Center for Visual and Performing Arts

New band trailers roll into Arlington

March 3, 2021
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The 2019 Bond literally rolled up to the 2014 Bond yesterday and parked.  New band trailers, funded by the 2019 Bond – one for each of the Arlington ISD’s six traditional high schools – arrived in Arlington Tuesday and made their first stop at the 2014 Bond’s final project, the Center for Visual and Performing…

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Crow Leadership Academy classroom wing addition construction

Crow Leadership Academy additions standing

February 26, 2021
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Addition includes new gymnasium The new additions at Crow Leadership Academy are all standing as construction continues on the school’s 2019 Bond project.  “Although we have one of the oldest buildings in the district, Crow is extremely well built and, through the dedication of our amazing custodial staff, has been very well maintained,” said Crow principal Jamie…

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Arlington ISD sells second phase of bonds

February 12, 2021
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Woman and minority owned investment firm leads underwriting The Arlington ISD sold bonds last week for the second phase of the 2019 Bond program and locked in historically low interest rates that will give the district a significant cost savings. The $996 million 2019 Bond program, approved by voters in November 2019, is divided into…

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Gunn Junior High construction of classroom addition, a Bond 2019 project

Gunn Junior High construction update

February 1, 2021
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Classroom addition to open in August Gunn Junior High is practically unrecognizable. With multiple additions under construction, the look – and size – of the building is changing dramatically. It will eventually look great, but right now, it looks like a big construction site. The 2019 Bond project at Gunn is converting the school into…

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Concert hall in the Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts - Arlington High School men's choir rehearses for concert

Arlington High School men’s choir christens new concert hall

January 25, 2021
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Colt choir earns special honor The Arlington High School Colt Chorale Varsity Tenor/Bass choir christened the Arlington ISD’s new concert hall in the Center for Visual and Performing Arts last week, recording a concert for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) upcoming annual convention. Concert Hall “The concert hall is absolutely gorgeous,” said Mason Barlow,…

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Bid information for Bond 2019 projects

January 19, 2021
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Arlington Independent School District will receive proposals for the following projects: BERRY ELEMENTARY School Site Demolition Project DUE DATE: Feb. 2, 2021, 2:00 PM/CST PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING: Jan. 20, 2021, 1:00 PM/CST WEBB ELEMENTARY School Replacement Project DUE DATE: February 16, 2021, 2:00 PM/CST PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING: Jan. 20, 2021, 10:00 AM/CST JONES ACADEMY & SHACKELFORD JUNIOR…

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

Bond 2019 buys new district buses and vehicles

January 15, 2021
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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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Playground schematic for future Arlington ISD elementary playgrounds, part of the 2019 Bond.

New playground construction beginning

December 18, 2020
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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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