Nov. 11, 2022

  • The new fencing adjacent to the parking lot provides both a barrier to entry on the campus as well as prevents children from running into the parking lot. Gates are locked during the school day, and allow a managed flow of students off the campus when opened at dismissal time.

    Photo 1: the fencing at the south end of the building has been adjusted back a few feet and a new gate installed.

    fencing and gate near building

    Photo 2: gates also have been installed on the new fencing along the play field.

    fencing and gates along play field

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Aug. 22-24, 2022

  • Photos 1-3: fencing and gates are being added to separate the play fields from the parking lot, preventing students from running into vehicle traffic.

    crew member installs fencing

    fencing along play field

    fencing along play area

March 6, 2020

  • The vegetative corridor has been restored and fencing installed to separate the area from the play field.

    completed vegetative corridor

Nov. 14, 2019

  • At Lenox, the vegetative corridor was degraded. Restoration of this corridor is important to maintain various ecological functions for water quality and filtration.

    Photo 1: the vegetative corridor first had to be cleared of invasive blackberry bushes and other shrubs.

    cleared vegetative corridor

    Photo 2: planting small trees and shrubs to restore the vegetative corridor.

    plantings in vegetative corridor

Sept. 3, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: Students arrived to new flexible furniture on the first day of school. Some classrooms use the "boomerang" desks (1), while others use two-student tables (2).

    classroom with boomerang desks

    classroom with tables

    Photos 3 and 4: All the upgrades to HVAC ductwork and conduits are now hidden underneath ceiling tiles in the cafeteria.

    upgraded cafeteria area

    upgraded cafeteria area

    Photo 5: students line up in the siesmically-upgraded gym.

    students line up in gym

    Photo 6: a crossing guard helps students cross the new dropoff area.

    crossing guard

Aug. 25, 2019

  • The dropoff areas and parking lot have been paved and striped with markings. Landscape had been installed a couple weeks before. Final asphalt renovation on the street section of the bus dropoff (bottom left of photo) will be completed shortly.

    aerial view of Lenox dropoff/parking lot

Aug. 13, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: new landscaping is being installed in the dropoff/parking lot area.

    landscaping installation

    landscaping installation

    Photo 3: new sidewalk has been constructed around the dropoffs.

    new sidewalk at entryway

    Photo 4: all of the summer's HVAC upgrades are being covered up by ceiling tiles in the cafeteria and the rest of the building.

    cafeteria renovation

    Photo 5: fresh paint brightens up a hallway.

    freshly-painted hallway

July 29, 2019

  • Photo 1: aerial view of dropoffs/parking lots.

    aerial view of dropoffs/parking lots

    Photos 2 and 3: seismic upgrades, such as these shown in building walls and the play area awnings, bring up the school to the "safe exit" standard.

    seismic reinforcement of building walls

    seismic bracing of play area awning

    Photo 4: work continues with HVAC system and ductwork, including in the cafeteria ceiling.

    HVAC ductwork in the cafeteria ceiling

    Photo 5: the hardscape play area has been newly paved to a much smoother surface.

    newly-paved hardscape play area

July 16, 2019

  • Photo 1: aerial view of the parking lot/dropoff area.

    aerial view of parking lot

    Photo 2: concrete curb is starting to be formed around the parking lot.

    concrete curb installation in the parking lot Photo 3: crew members install seismic bracing to the roofs of the play area awnings.

    seismic bracing in play area awnings

    Photo 4: seismic bracing is also being installed in the gym.

    seismic bracing in gym

    Photo 5: new storm drain pipe is being installed in the south side of the campus.

    storm drain pipe installation

July 8, 2019

  • Photo 1: New HVAC ducts are being installed in the cafeteria.

    HVAC duct installation

    Photos 2 and 3: In the classrooms, new HVAC equipment will add air conditioning, served by individual handling units for each room as well as the central system outside.

    New HVAC unit in classroom

    Outside air handlers

    Photo 4: Seismic retrofits are being installed throughout the building.

    Seismic retrofitting

    Photo 5: Seismic work includes the gym.

    Gym seismic work

    Photo 6: Outside, a catch basin is being trenched and installed as part of the underground storm drain system.

    Catch basin installation

July 1, 2019

  • Excavation and grading of the dropoffs and parking lot are underway. The parent dropoff (top) is separate from the bus dropoff for added safety as well as improved queueing off of Rock Creek Road.

    Lenox dropoffs/parking lot

June 17, 2019

  • Crews begin clearing trees and brush to prepare for excavation and grading of the parking lot areas.

    Clearing of trees and brush