• Around 1878: The Santa Fe railway began a maildrop to the area.  
    1882: Ms. S. H. Brown started the first school on Gordon Street.
    1910: The 2-story high school and grammar building was built - “The Red Brick Building.”
    1928: The main (Senior) building was added.
    1936 to 1938: Several new buildings were added.
    1938: The Red Brick Building was razed.
    1938: Gym II was built.
    1946: Memorial stadium was built.
    1949: The Junior college was established.
    1951: Gym I was built.
    1956: The Junior College was built.
    1958: The Senior tree (Big Oak)  was made with donations from the AHS Seniors.
    1963: The Junior College came down.
    1968: Gym III was added.
    1975: The Vocational Building was added and the Ag Farm was acquired.
    1988: A new library was added.
    1988 to 1996: New covered walkways were being added.
    1996: The north annex building, which was once Alvin Junior High, was demolished in July.
    1996: Major renovations and construction began with the addition of the Kee Building.
    1997: The Meyers Science building was opened.
    1998: The Main building came down.