Blog: Creating the Educational Vision

Updates

Our latest Ponderings blog post is the first in a three-part series summarizing essential materials developed during the Feasibility Study.   The series includes: Creating the Educational Vision Educational Program Summary Proposed Space Summary for the Future AHS These materials were developed in response to the following core questions that will guide the design: What is important to AHS? Where is AHS …

June 4 Design Feedback Forum

Updates

7-9pm, Arlington Town Hall Get up to speed with the AHS Building Project! Let the Building Committee know what you think!   The Building Committee will be submitting the Preferred Schematic Design Option for the new/rebuilt high school in July and is seeking community input. At this forum: HMFH Architects will present more details about the four design options MSBA …

Blog: AHS Renovation-Only Option Ruled Out

Updates

The AHS Building Committee has determined that renovating the existing AHS facility – without constructing any additions – is not suitable for the following reasons Inability to accommodate enrollment growth Retrofitting the current program into the existing facility would result in an extremely inefficient layout without desired adjacencies Due to construction design, there would be severe limitations in some areas …

Blog: Preliminary Designs Chosen

Updates

On April 10th the AHS Building Committee discussed eight preliminary design concepts developed by HMFH Architects for the future high school.  The committee selected four concepts to further refine and explore: two renovation/addition options and two all new construction options.  Read our Ponderings blog post for the details.

Blog: April 4 Community Forum Recap

Updates

At the project’s fourth community forum, over 100 residents got updates on site selection, current and future programming needs and preliminary massing diagrams.  Read our Ponderings blog post.

Preliminary Design Feedback Sought

Updates

The AHS Building Committee is seeking community input on eight preliminary massing diagrams from HMFH Architects as well as general design direction. GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK! Prior to providing feedback, residents may view a presentation of options, including highlights, site map and floor level diagrams. The questionnaire gives residents an opportunity to give the building committee feedback on general design characteristics as …

AHS Tour Highlight Video

Updates

Arlington Public News recorded the March 5, 2018 tour of AHS with Assistant Principal William McCarthy and created this highlight video.

Design Progress Forum April 4

Updates

The public is invited to learn more about proposed spaces and early preliminary designs for the future renovated/rebuilt High School. AHS Principal Matthew Janger and HMFH Architects will discuss proposed spaces within the new school, highlighting how current and future programming needs will impact the design.   In addition, early preliminary design options and information about the site selection will be …

March 2018 Bulletin

Updates

The ‘AHS Building Project Bulletin‘ provides a summary of recent news about the building project.  Subscribe to receive these occasional Bulletins and stay up-to-date on this complex project.  In this issue: Design Forums April 4 and June 4 Ponderings blog post: Site Selection Decision February and March Forum Summaries Ponderings blog post: AHS: Home to more than just students