March 30, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: although the state's coronavirus-related restrictions prevent students from playing on it yet, the playground will be available when they return to school or restrictions are lifted. Rubberized tiles have been installed, completing the work on the playground. Fencing will be added.
March 23, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: rubberized tiles have begun to be installed on the playground. Once the installation is complete (by the 24th), they are given a few days to settle.
March 17, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: the play structure has been assembled, including the swing set. Next comes installation of the rubberized tiles.
March 10, 2020
The playground is being assembled behind the gym, with scheduled completion (pending weather) around spring break.
March 9, 2020 - Gym Opening
Feb. 26, 2020
Photos 1-3: as of dawn, the gym is receiving its finishing touches, including outdoor lighting and cleanup of the gym floor and hallway.
Feb. 6, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: crew members have begun to install the wood floors, which will require a few weeks of conditioning before finishing and varnishing.
Photo 3: a view from the entry vestibule toward the parking lot.
Photo 4: overhead work continues above the hallway corridor.
Photo 5: toilets have been installed in the bathrooms.
Photo 6: outside, weather has temporarily delayed the grading and compaction of the playground area.
Jan. 27, 2020
Photo 1: the gym interior is nearly complete. Once the HVAC system is operational, the wood flooring slats will be brought in to begin conditioning, which is required before installation. The gym is expected to be completed by the end of February/early March.
Photo 2: the gym interior, toward the southeast corner.
Photo 3: windows have been installed in the entry vestibule.
Photo 4: the sink area for the bathrooms.
Photo 5: the hallway area has been painted.
Photo 6: outside, the forms have been removed for the concrete perimeter of the playground area.
Jan. 23, 2020
Photo 1: work has begun on excavating the playground area and constructing concrete forms for the borders.
Photos 2 and 3: crew members are installing the lighting fixtures on the gym ceiling.
Photos 4 and 5: window installation.
Photo 6: crew members work on the wiring and wall patching for the entry vestibule
March 4, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: the play structure is starting to be assembled behind the gym. Artificial turf has been installed to provide an all-weather surface for students to play.
Photo 3: PE equipment has been moved into the PE teacher's office.
Photo 4: crews are preparing the final finishes on the gym, including paving around the building.
So, what does the gym look like inside now? Come to the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, March 9, 1 p.m., to get the first peek!
Jan. 14, 2020
Photo 1: ceiling tiles are being placed in the gym as HVAC ducts await installation.
Photo 2: view of the gym interior facing the west side.
Photo 3: the hallway corridor construction shows HVAC ductwork and electrical/security wiring conduits.
Photo 4: brickwork continues along the north side of the gym
Dec. 30, 2019
Photo 1: the old portables have been removed. The playground will be constructed once the staging area for the construction vehicles and equipment for the gym can be cleared. The site plan shows the location of the new playground and barkchip areas.
Photo 2: this area behind the cafeteria will be covered with barkchip.
Photo 3: the concrete bench in the gym is nearly finished; handrails will be installed shortly.
Photo 4: the lower gym walls have been covered with wood panels.
Photo 5: the wall and plumbing have been installed for the bathroom sinks.
Photo 6: the entry vestibule is temporarily protected with plastic sheeting. Storefront glass panels will be installed here.
Dec. 16, 2019
Photo 1: board now covers the interior walls of the gym. Crews will soon begin installation of sheetrock and HVAC ducts.
Photo 2: inside the PE teacher's office and storage area.
Photo 3: mechanical units are housed on the mezzanine.
Photo 4: forms are being cut and measured to prepare for the pouring of concrete for the gym benches.
Dec. 2, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: insulation of the interior walls has begun and plumbing has been installed for the bathrooms.
Photo 3: brick is being laid on the exterior walls of the gym.
Photo 4: plastic sheeting is being applied to the window frames to keep rain out until the windows are installed.
Nov. 25, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: the exterior of the gym continues to be finished, including painting of the steel frame.
Photo 3: the entry vestibule of the gym provides a glimpse of the interior.
Photo 4: inside the gym, work continues on the ceiling grid and wall insulation, while HVAC ductwork is on the floor waiting to be installed.
Nov. 15, 2019
Photo 1: construction of the interior of the gym continues.
Photo 2: interior rooms have been framed, and plumbing and sewer lines installed.
Photo 3: brick has been stacked on scaffolding, ready to be laid on the side of the gym.
Photo 4: the blue-colored moisture barrier has been installed over the exterior sheathing and will be covered up by the upcoming brickwork.
Photo 5: a crew member works on the HVAC ducts in the mezzanine level.
Nov. 4, 2019
Photo 1: plumbing work is nearly complete in the entry vestibule/restroom area.
Photos 2-4: panels continue to be craned and installed on the rooftop.
Oct. 28, 2019
Crew members are starting to install roof panels on the new gym. This work is expected to continue for several days. Watch the video to see how it's done.
Oct. 14, 2019
Interior framing continues in the gym structure.
Oct. 7, 2019
Structural framing continues in the entry vestibule area of the gym.
Oct. 1, 2019
Work continues on the exterior framing of the gym.
Sept. 24, 2019
Painting has begun on the gym structure.
Sept. 10, 2019
Crew members continue working on the structural framing for the new gym.
Aug. 27, 2019
The rooftop beams are being lifted and placed at the top of the gym structure.
Aug. 13, 2019
Photo 1: the concrete foundation slab for the new gym has been poured and is now curing.
Photo 2: an aerial view of the Mooberry campus shows the modular building at the lower left and the gym foundation at the top right.
Photo 3: a crew member adds fresh paint to a hallway.
Photo 4: grinding of the concrete floors in the corridors continues; the concrete will be polished to a nice sheen afterward.
Photo 5: at the edges of the corridor, concrete grinding requires a finer touch.
July 30, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: crew members re-measure the forms for the gym foundation; an aerial views shows preparations for a concrete pour are nearly complete.
Photo 3: a classroom in the new modular building is almost ready for move-in.
Photo 4: domestic water pipe is being replaced throughout the building, including in the bathrooms.
Photo 5: a crew member wires the ventilation intake unit to the electrical and control system.
July 18, 2019
Photo 1: aerial view of the gym site shows the start of construction of the concrete footing forms.
Photo 2: the roof is on the modular, and crews are working on closing up the siding.
July 9, 2019
Photo 1: Crew member cuts HVAC duct before installation.
Photo 2: New ducts are being installed in classrooms and throughout the building to add air conditioning.
Photo 3: Domestic water pipe is being replaced.
Photo 4: Vinyl flooring is being installed in the modular building.
Photo 5: Utility pipe and conduits installed for the gym.
Photo 6: Storm drain pipe and culverts, pre-fabricated concrete parts, and siding await the start of gym construction.
June 28, 2019
Photos 1-3: Old HVAC units are lined up in the attic, conveyed out by crane via holes in the roof, and are stacked for removal and recyling.
Photos 4 and 5: Inside the building, crews are working on replacing domestic water piping as well as HVAC ducts to bring in air conditioning.
Photos 6 and 7: At the modular building, crews install the roofing. Inside, classrooms await the final finishes.
June 26, 2019
Photo 1: the gym site has been graded and trenches hold utility piping that will lie underneath the gym
Photo 2: the modular building is ready for roofing
June 19, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: the modular building was set in place by crane in six pieces over two days; the first four pieces were set on June 18 and the final two pieces were set on June 19.
Photo 3: crews are excavating the footing areas for the new gym.
June 4, 2019 - Kinders Visit Site
May 22, 2019
Photo 1: the foundation for the modular building has been poured.
Photo 2: grading continues on the site for the new gym.
May 14, 2019
The project crew has excavated the site for the new modular building and is constructing the forms for the concrete foundation.
May 10, 2019
Crews work on excavating the foundation for the new modular building.
April 5, 2019
Mooberry's tile floors were removed to reveal the concrete underneath. Over the summer, the concrete will be polished and refinished.
March 29, 2019
As part of continuing work to clear out the south side of the campus, an underground oil storage tank was removed from the Mooberry site. The tank was part of the original construction of the school in 1963. Residual oil was drained out and the tank thoroughly cleaned before it was transported off the campus. The soil is now being tested to determine if there were any leaks from the tank.
March 25, 2019
Removal of the old play structure and initial excavation of the south side of the Mooberry campus started on March 18. Crews will be removing an old underground oil storage tank that was covered over by the playground. Work will continue through the summer to install a new modular building and playground in this area.
Oct. 4, 2018 - Neighborhood Meeting
Project staff presented the proposed site plan and design for Mooberry renovations, including:
- New gymnasium (built to immediate occupancy standards, could serve as a community emergency shelter in case of a major earthquake)
- Seismic upgrades
- New roofing
- Air conditioning
- Domestic water pipe replacement
- New playground with synthetic play surface
- Replacing existing portables with new five-classroom modular building
- Safety and security improvements
Based upon public input, the district evaluated the proposed location of the new modular building. View the revised site plan.
July 31, 2018 - Floor Polishing
The aggregate concrete beneath the old surface of the gym floor has been polished to a highly-reflective sheen.
March 9, 2020 - Mooberry celebrates the grand opening of their new gym.
Aug. 26, 2019 - work has started on framing the gym.
June 19, 2019 - at the end of a two-day process, the last of the six pieces of the modular building are set by crane.
June 17, 2019 - school is out for the summer; work begins on interior renovations.
May 6, 2019 - excavation for the modular building has begun.
March 18, 2019 - mobilization and preparation for site work begins.
Oct. 4, 2018 - neighborhood meeting held to review proposed design and site plan for Mooberry renovations.
July 31, 2018 - removal of gym floor tile and polishing underlying concrete surface.