Blog: Budget Adjustments Explained

Updates

In December 2019, the AHS Building Committee made a number of changes to the project design to bring the estimated cost in line with the project budget. Our latest Ponderings blog “Budget Adjustments Explained” discusses these changes and their rationale. To best understand all the decisions that were made by the Building Committee, it is helpful to look at the …

Feb. 4 Forum: Site Work Begins

Updates

Site work for the new high school will begin as early as late February. Students, neighbors, and visitors will start to see and hear activity on the school grounds. Join the AHS Building Committee and project partners to learn what to expect in the first 3 to 6 months of work. The forum will be held on February 4th from …

New Construction Updates email list

Updates

In an effort to keep parents and community members informed, we’ve created a new weekly ‘AHS Construction Updates’ email list. This list is recommended for those interested in frequent and detailed updates about construction status. Information will include changes to site access, parking, deliveries, weekly work schedules. AHS parents will automatically receive weekly updates from the principal. Sign up here …

Committee adjusts project to meet budget

Updates

On December 18th, the AHS Building Committee closed the remaining $24.7 million gap between the Design Development estimate and the project budget. Over the course of five meetings, the Committee used a combination of value engineering, design modifications, and scope changes to reduce this gap. Press release Ponderings Blog: Summary of Project Adjustments Ponderings Blog: Budget Adjustments Explained Ponderings Blog: …

December Estimate and Decisions Update

Updates

The AHS Building Committee would again like to update the community on the building project status. In November, after receiving the Design Development estimate, the Committee requested the design and construction team to further clarify and review the project estimate. This process has resulted in a final Design Development estimate that shows a gap of $24.7 million between estimate and …

After latest estimate, Committee taking action

Updates

The AHS Building Committee felt it important to update the Arlington community on the current status of the building project. The project is in the Design Development phase where the design is further developed and refined. As part of this process, a revised project estimate was just performed, revealing a gap of $29.5 million between the design development estimate and …

Oct. Forum Online

Updates

Missed the October 30th Detailed Design forum? We’ve provided materials here. Presentation: Project update, Design update (HMFH), Value Engineering process, mitigating student impact (Consigli), construction timeline and phasing (Consigli) To determine what will be happening while your student is at AHS during construction, view the construction timeline and grade comparison Phasing diagrams ACMi replay video

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Blog: Detailed Design Overview

Updates

After the approval of the June debt exclusion vote, the building project entered the Detailed Design phase. During this year long phase, the project team will continue to move the project forward and exact details of the design and construction logistics will be developed. The Detailed Design Phase includes three parts: Design Development, Construction Documentation, and Bidding. Our latest Ponderings Blog: Detailed Design …

Construction Timeline and Grade Comparison

Updates

Wondering what parts of the building project will be in process or completed when your child is a student at AHS? This K-12 chart will help you. Find the current grade of your student in the left column. Each grade’s row (from left to right), indicates what will be happening from their Freshman to Senior years.

Next Community Forum 10/30

Updates

The AHS Building Project has moved into the Design Development phase and project partners have been busy over the summer. Learn more about the project’s progress at the next Community Forum on October 30th, from 7-8:30pm at Town Hall.  Topics covered will include: Project overview and process going forward, including the next phase of Estimating and Value Engineering HMFH Architects …