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  • NEW HIGH SCHOOL FEATURED ON WEBSITE
    (10/14/11)   New El Dorado High School listed in a feature on wood-framed schools on Structural Engineer website. Click here to view the website.

  • EHS IS ONE OF THE 1st SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS TO MAKE EXTENSIVE USE OF WOOD
    (09/08/11)   El Dorado High School is one of the first schools in Arkansas to make extensive use of wood following a 2009 change in state policy that had prohibited wood in school construction.  Click here to read the article.

  • PICTURES OF THE NEW EHS
    (08/07/11)   See pictures of the new El Dorado High School here.

  • NEW EHS AMAZING ASSET TO EL DORADO
    (07/31/11)   Amazing, awesome, fascinating, incredible, marvelous, stunning, wonderful....even the thesaurus lacks enough words to adequately describe the new El Dorado High School campus.....  Click here to read the article.

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PRIDE OF EL DORADO
(07/29/11)   El Dorado Public School Superintendent Bob Watson cuts the ribbon before the El Dorado High School dedication ceremony on Thursday evening.  Click here to read the article.

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GRAND OPENING SET FOR NEW EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL
(07/28/11)   Dedication of new EHS building set for today....Public invited.  Click here to read the article.

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BLAKELY C. DUNN ELECTED 2nd VP OF NCARB
(07/25/11)   Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, of El Dorado, was elected Second Vice President of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.  Click here to read the article.

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EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL
(07/17/11)   The $43 million, 317,000-square-foot building has been under construction for more than two years. A grand opening is planned for July 28..... To view the video click here.

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EL DORADO OPENING RESPLENDENT SCHOOL
(07/17/11)   Leaders say wildcatters’ spirit at root of town’s prosperity....Click here to read the article.

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MAINSTREET - EHS
(05/05/11)   Bob Watson, Superintendent of El Dorado Schools talks to members of the El Dorado School Board during a tour of the new El Dorado High School.  Click here to view the picture.

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‘WOW’ FACTORS ABOUND AT NEW EHS BUILDING
(12/01/10)   State-of-the-art facility makes impression on local school board members during tour.  Click here to read the article.

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T. G. CONNELLY, AIA, OF MAGNOLIA APPOINTED TO ASBA
(10/01/10)   T. G. Connelly, AIA, of Magnolia has recently been appointed to serve a five-year term on the Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers by Governor Mike Beebe.  Click here to read the article.

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BEEBE TOURS NEW EHS
(09/24/10)   "I'm not about to stop coming to El Dorado" Arkansas governor visits city for fish fry, tours of Salvation Army, new high school.  Click here to read the article.

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BLAKELY C. DUNN ELECTED TREASURER OF NCARB
(07/26/10)   Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, of El Dorado, was elected treasurer of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards at its 91st annual meeting and conference in San Francisco, a news release said.  Click here to read the article.

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CGD TOURS WOOD FRAME SCHOOL IN ARKANSAS
Craig Gaulden Davis — Architects in Greenville, SC put Wood Frame Construction for Schools out on their web site after Charles Gunning went on the El Dorado, AR. School Tour. Click here to visit their website.

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WOODEN WONDER
(03/25/10)  School Officials, Architects, Others impressed with how wood is being used in building of new high school.  Click here to read the article.


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ARKANSAS ARCHITECT ELECTED SECRETARY OF NATIONAL ARCHITECT COUNCIL
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07/14/09)  Washington, DC—Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, of El Dorado, AR, was elected secretary of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) at its 90th Annual Meeting and Conference in Chicago. Click here to read the press release.


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BUILDING ON THE PROMISE
(03/31/09)  Groundbreaking ceremony conducted at site of new El Dorado High School. Click here to read the article.

 

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COSTS DROP FOR NEW EHS
(01/14/09)  Bids for re-routing pipeline halve estimated cost; wetland fees eliminated on 62-acre site. Click here to read the article.

 

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