360° Aerial Photos

Updates

This series of 360° aerial photos shows how the site has changed from before site work started in March 2020 to present day. When you hoover over the photo icons, a caption will pop up with the month and year the photo was taken. Zoom in and out and click and drag your mouse to explore.

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Project Update Video – March 2021

Updates

The Phase 1 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) classroom wing is fully framed and concrete flooring and steel walls are being installed. The Performing Arts wing steel frame will be completed later this month. Watch the March project video update to see for yourself. More videos are available on the project Vimeo channel. AHS Project Update – March …

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AHS seniors sign construction beam

Updates

The class of 2021 was invited to sign one of the last steel beams that will be placed in the new Performing Arts wing. ACMi’s high school production team was present, as well as other members of the media. ACMi News: No Longer in the Halls, but Forever in the Walls from Town of Arlington, MA on Vimeo. Arlington Advocate, …

Construction Photo Gallery

Updates

We’ve compiled a gallery of photos of the Phase 1 construction of the new STEAM classroom wing and the Performing Arts wing. Students and staff are expected to move into the new wings in February 2022. Check back frequently for updates. View the gallery.

January eBulletin

Updates

Phase 1 construction is well underway. The steel frame of the first two wings – the Performing Arts wing and the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) classroom wing – is anticipated to be complete in February 2021. The project is on schedule and faculty and students are expected to move into the new wings in February 2022. Read more …

Blog: Ventilation and air filtration in the new school

Updates

In light of this past year’s events, the AHS Building Committee directed the Project Design Team to take steps to increase indoor air quality and airborne virus mitigation strategies within the new high school HVAC system design. Read more in the latest Ponderings Blog: Ventilation and air filtration in the new school.

Project Update Video – January 2021

Updates

Progress continues on Phase 1 of the new Arlington High School. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) classroom wing is partially framed. The Performing Arts wing foundation is complete and the building will be framed over the next month. Watch the January project video update to see for yourself. More videos are available on the project Vimeo channel. AHS …

AHS Student Quick Guide

Updates

As AHS prepares for a hybrid learning schedule during the second semester, student and staff safety remain the highest priority. This Student Quick Guide answers frequently asked questions about the construction site when students are on campus.

Superintendent’s Project Update

Updates

The following update was sent by Superintendent Kathleen Bodie to all Arlington Public Schools families. Now that construction of our new high school is underway, I wanted to give the Arlington community an update about the project budget, schedule, and recent items added back to the project.  Site preparation for the first two wings of the new school are complete, …

Project cost reduced, items added back as Consigli signs GMP

Updates

On December 3rd, the Town of Arlington and Consigli Construction (AHS construction manager) signed a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) agreement that sets the construction budget for the high school at $234,287,347, roughly $1 million less than the construction cost approved in 2019. In addition, the AHS Building Committee was able to add back several items that were in doubt after …