Sept. 10, 2021

  • Photo 1: once completed, the new secure entry vestibule will allow office staff to monitor and limit access into the building.

    new entry vestibule

    Photo 2-4: the finished hallways in the building are refreshed with new trim and paint after seismic and other upgrades.

    main school hallway

    lower-level hallway 1

    lower-level hallway 2

    Photos 5-6: work continues to finish the new elevator, including the shaft on the main and lower levels as well as the pit at the bottom.

    upper elevator shaft construction

    upper elevator pit construction

    Photo 7: shoring has been added in the cafeteria to support repairs in the gym above it.

    shoring in cafeteria

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Aug. 18, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: crew members install paneling in the hallways and start removing floor protectors in the finished areas.

    installing wall paneling

    removing floor protectors in finished hallway

    Photo 3: boards are re-installed in finished classrooms.

    finished classroom

    Photo 4: security cabling hangs from exposed ceilings, ready to be threaded through and connected.

    security cabling installation

    Photo 5: a crew member continues work at the bottom of the elevator shaft, which now has concrete walls erected.

    crew member working in elevator shaft

    Photo 6: concrete has been freshly poured to restore the floor above the shaft.

    main floor restoration at elevator shaft

    Photo 7: the entry vestibule is nearly finished.

    nearly-finished entry vestibule

Aug. 10, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: painting has begun in the hallways and in the classrooms.

    painted hallway

    painting started in classroom

    Photos 3 and 4: walls on both sides of the new entry vestibule have been sheetrocked .

    nearly-finished entry vestibule (looking inside)

    nearly-finished entry vestibule (looking outside)

    Photo 5: ADA access to the stage is being constructed.

    ADA access construction

    Photo6: work continues in the elevator shaft to frame and construct the concrete walls.

    framing for elevator shaft walls

Aug. 4, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: seismically-upgraded hallways have been sheetrocked, taped and drywall mud applied to prepare for painting.

    sheetrocked walls in south hallway

    sheetrocked walls in main hallway

    Photo 3: crew members tape and mud sheetrocked walls in the classrooms after seismic upgrades.

    drywall taping and mud applied to classroom wall

    Photo 4: in the gym, the Groner blue is being painted around the stage area.

    painting around stage area

    Photo 5: walls are adjusted around the plumbing in restrooms.

    adjusting walls around restroom plumbing

    Photo 6: work continues in the entry vestibule area, including framing of the interior door.

    entry vestibule construction

    Photo 7: crew members build a frame for the sump pump in the elevator shaft; rebar will be added around it for an upcoming concrete pour.

    elevator shaft construction for a sump pump box

    Photo 8: roofing material is lifted to the top of the roof.

    lifting up roofing material

July 28, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: seismic upgrades have been applied in the school hallways; sheetrocking is starting to be installed.

    hallway walls before sheetrocking

    hallway walls after sheetrocking

    Photo 3: crew members are covering up walls in the classrooms.

    covering up classroom wall

    Photos 4 and 5: domestic water pipe is also being worked on throughout the building.

    exposed piping in a restroom

    crew member works on copper plumbing

    Photo 6: rebar and framing are starting to be constructed in the elevator shaft for an upcoming concrete pour.

    rebar and framing in elevator shaft

    Photo 7: work continues to construct the secured entry vestibule, including installation of security cabling and electrical conduit.

    entry vestibule construction

    Photos 8 and 9: walls are starting to be covered up in the gym and on the stage.

    covering gym seismic upgrades

    covering stage wall

July 14, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: walls in the gym and stage area have been stripped to prepare for seismic upgrades there.

    gym with stripped walls

    stage area with stripped walls

    Photo 3: a crew member works deep in the elevator shaft.

    elevator shaft work

    Photos 4 and 5: walls also have been stripped in the hallways and specific areas in the classrooms. Plastic sheeting encloses the classroom areas to prevent dust and debris from reaching into the rest of the classroom.

    hallways with stripped walls

    classroom with stripped wall enclosed in plastic

    Photo 6: roofing work is nearly complete on the north section of the building.

    nearly-completed roofing work

July 9, 2021

  • Photo 1: work begins on the roof to apply seismic upgrades and eventual reroofing.

    roofing work

    Photos 2 and 3: the elevator shaft continues to be constructed. Removal of the concrete floor in this section has exposed the basement area underneath.

    working on elevator shaft

    exposed basement area

    Photo 4: shoring supports the roof over the gym area.

    shoring supports in place

    Photo 5: a new vestibule is being framed at the main entrance to the building. Additional security will help monitor access.

    framing for entry vestibule

July 2, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: with the concrete floor removed, the level underneath is exposed and work can begin on the elevator shaft. .

    elevator shaft under construction

    exposed level under cut floor

    Photo 3: walls in the school hallway are exposed in preparation for seismic upgrades.

    exposed hallway walls

June 23, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: saw-cutting has started to break up part of the concrete floor above the lower level to create an elevator shaft for ADA access.

    concrete saw-cutting operation

    saw-cut pieces of stairway

    Photo 3: an electrical panel and associated wiring will be removed on the lower level to make way for the elevator door.

    removing electrical wiring

    Photos 4 and 5: select walls are being exposed to allow access for seismic upgrade work.

    crew members review work for walls

    exposed classroom wall