Historic Timeline

Milestone Date
Phased Construction Begins Spring 2020
Detailed Design submitted to MSBA January 2020
Arlington voters approve the debt exclusion to pay for the new school June 11, 2019
MSBA approves Arlington’s Schematic Design April 10, 2019
Arlington submits Schematic Design to MSBA February 20, 2019
Schematic Design Phase Aug. 2018-April 2019
Arlington entered the Schematic Design phase after a unanimous vote of the Mass. School Building Authority (MSBA) board of directors August 29, 2018
Arlington submits Preferred Schematic Report (PSR) to MSBA July 11, 2018
AHS Building Committee votes Option 3a as Preferred Design Concept June 26, 2018
Arlington submits Preliminary Design Program (PDP) to MSBA April 25, 2018
AHS Building Committee selects 4 preliminary designs concepts to further explore April 2018
AHS Building Committee deemed a renovation-only option unsuitable April 2018
HMFH Architects presents 8 preliminary ‘massing’ concepts March 2018
AHS Building Committee evaluates alternate sites and determines current site is the most viable option March 2018
Public Forums Held January – June 2018
Educational Visioning sessions with AHS faculty, district leaders and community members January & February 2018
Feasibility Study November 2017
Designer Selected (HMFH Architects) October 2017
Owner’s Project Manager Selected (Skanska USA) July 2017
Feasibility Phase February 2017 – August 2018
AHS Building Committee Formed September 2016
Eligibility Period June 8, 2016 through March 7, 2017
Arlington voters approve $2M Debt Exclusion to pay for Feasibility Study June 2016
MSBA Invites AHS to commence Eligibility Period May 25, 2016
The MSBA decision to invite Arlington High School (AHS) into the School Building Grant Program January 27, 2016
Arlington submits Statement of Interest to Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Submitted to MSBA May 2014 and again April 2015