March 8, 2021

  • The sound walls surrounding the HVAC units have been painted and the grass area around them beginning to be restored.

    painted sound wall

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Nov. 2, 2020 - Sound Walls

  • Photos 1-3: sound walls have been installed around the exterior HVAC mechanical units.

    sound wall surrounds mechnical unit

    mechanical unit behind a sound wall

    series of sound walls

Aug. 13, 2020 - Windows

  • Photos 1-3: walls and windows have replaced the sliding glass doors that used to be in the classrooms. The replacements not only will increase security in the building, but should decrease noise as well. This project was conducted by HSD's Facilities Department.

    exterior view of window replacements

    interior view of window replacements

    a classroom with new windows

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.

    aerial view of completed playground

    completed playground

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.

    rubberized tile installation on playground

    aerial view of rubberized tile installation

March 17, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: the play structure has been assembled, including the swing set. Next comes installation of the rubberized tiles.

    play structure assembled


March 10, 2020

  • The playground is being assembled behind the gym, with scheduled completion (pending weather) around spring break.

    aerial view of playground construction

    assembly of play structure

March 9, 2020 - Gym Opening

  • It was a festive grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration as students, staff and families entered the new gymnasium for the very first time.

    interior of Mooberry's new gymnasium

    school photo of gym celebration

    View news article and more photos.

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.

    outside lighting for gym

    inside of gym at dawn with interior lighting

    gym hallway touchup

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.

    wood floor installation, view from entry

    wood floor installation, view from southwest corner

    Photo 3: a view from the entry vestibule toward the parking lot.

    entry vestibule

    Photo 4: overhead work continues above the hallway corridor.

    unfinished hallway corridor ceiling

    Photo 5: toilets have been installed in the bathrooms.

    installed toilets

    Photo 6: outside, weather has temporarily delayed the grading and compaction of the playground area.

    playground area grading

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.

    gym interior construction

    Photo 2: the gym interior, toward the southeast corner.

    gym interior facing northwest

    Photo 3: windows have been installed in the entry vestibule.

    entry vestibule

    Photo 4: the sink area for the bathrooms.

    sink wall area

    Photo 5: the hallway area has been painted.

    hallway area

    Photo 6: outside, the forms have been removed for the concrete perimeter of the playground area.

    playground area perimeter construction

Jan. 23, 2020

  • Photo 1: work has begun on excavating the playground area and constructing concrete forms for the borders.

    start of playground construction

    Photos 2 and 3: crew members are installing the lighting fixtures on the gym ceiling.

    gym interior facing west

    crew members install lighting fixture

    Photos 4 and 5: window installation.

    window installation

    gym interior facing west

    Photo 6: crew members work on the wiring and wall patching for the entry vestibule

    work in 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.

    playground behind the gym

    playground posts being installed

    Photo 3: PE equipment has been moved into the PE teacher's office.

    PE teacher's office

    Photo 4: crews are preparing the final finishes on the gym, including paving around the building.

    front of gym

    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.

    gym interior construction

    Photo 2: view of the gym interior facing the west side.

    gym interior facing west

    Photo 3: the hallway corridor construction shows HVAC ductwork and electrical/security wiring conduits.

    exposed hallway construction

    Photo 4: brickwork continues along the north side of the gym

    brickwork on north side of 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.

    aerial view of Mooberry campus

    Photo 2: this area behind the cafeteria will be covered with barkchip.

    cleared area behind cafeteria

    Photo 3: the concrete bench in the gym is nearly finished; handrails will be installed shortly.

    concrete bench in gym

    Photo 4: the lower gym walls have been covered with wood panels.

    interior view of gym

    Photo 5: the wall and plumbing have been installed for the bathroom sinks.

    plumbing for bathroom sinks

    Photo 6: the entry vestibule is temporarily protected with plastic sheeting. Storefront glass panels will be installed here.

    unfinished entry vestibule

Dec. 16, 2019

  • Photo 1: board now covers the interior walls of the gym. Crews will soon begin installation of sheetrock and HVAC ducts.

    interior view of gym construction

    Photo 2: inside the PE teacher's office and storage area.

    office/storage area under construction

    Photo 3: mechanical units are housed on the mezzanine.

    mechanical units and ducts

    Photo 4: forms are being cut and measured to prepare for the pouring of concrete for the gym benches.

    measuring of concrete molds

Dec. 2, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: insulation of the interior walls has begun and plumbing has been installed for the bathrooms.

    interior view of gym construction

    plumbing pipes installed in wall frames

    Photo 3: brick is being laid on the exterior walls of the gym.

    bricklaying work

    Photo 4: plastic sheeting is being applied to the window frames to keep rain out until the windows are installed.

    plastic sheeting on exterior window frames

Nov. 25, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: the exterior of the gym continues to be finished, including painting of the steel frame.

    exterior view of front of gym

    painting of steel beams

    Photo 3: the entry vestibule of the gym provides a glimpse of the interior.

    entry vestibule under construction

    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.

    interior view of gym under construction

Nov. 15, 2019

  • Photo 1: construction of the interior of the gym continues.

    interior construction of gym

    Photo 2: interior rooms have been framed, and plumbing and sewer lines installed.

    construction of interior rooms in gym

    Photo 3: brick has been stacked on scaffolding, ready to be laid on the side of the gym.

    bricks stacked on scaffolding

    Photo 4: the blue-colored moisture barrier has been installed over the exterior sheathing and will be covered up by the upcoming brickwork.

    exterior view of gym showing installed moisture barrier

    Photo 5: a crew member works on the HVAC ducts in the mezzanine level.

    HVAC worker on mezzanine level

Nov. 4, 2019

  • Photo 1: plumbing work is nearly complete in the entry vestibule/restroom area.

    gym entry vestibule under construction

    Photos 2-4: panels continue to be craned and installed on the rooftop.

    aerial view of roof panel installation

    installation of roof panels

    interior view roof panel installation over gym

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.

    aerial view of west side of gym structure

    exterior view of west side of gym structure

    aerial view over framing of interior rooms

Oct. 7, 2019

  • Structural framing continues in the entry vestibule area of the gym.

    structural framing of gym

    structural framing of gym

Oct. 1, 2019

  • Work continues on the exterior framing of the gym.

    construction of exterior framing of gym

    aerial view of gym framing

Sept. 24, 2019

  • Painting has begun on the gym structure.

    aerial view of gym structure

    crew member painting gym structure

    verifying beams are level

Sept. 10, 2019

  • Crew members continue working on the structural framing for the new gym.

    crew member works on structural framing of gym

    aerial view of gym structure from west side

    aerial view of gym structure from north side

Aug. 27, 2019

  • The rooftop beams are being lifted and placed at the top of the gym structure.

    preparing beam for lift

    lifting of rooftop beams

    setting of rooftop beam


Aug. 13, 2019

  • Photo 1: the concrete foundation slab for the new gym has been poured and is now curing.

    foundation slab for new gym

    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.

    aerial view of Mooberry campus

    Photo 3: a crew member adds fresh paint to a hallway.

    applying fresh paint to hallway

    Photo 4: grinding of the concrete floors in the corridors continues; the concrete will be polished to a nice sheen afterward.

    concrete floor grinding

    Photo 5: at the edges of the corridor, concrete grinding requires a finer touch.

    grinding of concrete floor at edges

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.

    crew members re-measure concrete forms

    aerial view of gym foundation preparations

    Photo 3: a classroom in the new modular building is almost ready for move-in.

    classroom in modular building

    Photo 4: domestic water pipe is being replaced throughout the building, including in the bathrooms.

    domestic water pipe replacement in bathroom

    Photo 5: a crew member wires the ventilation intake unit to the electrical and control system.

    work on ventilation intake wiring

July 18, 2019

  • Photo 1: aerial view of the gym site shows the start of construction of the concrete footing forms.

    aerial view of new gym site

    Photo 2: the roof is on the modular, and crews are working on closing up the siding.

    aerial view of new modular building

July 9, 2019

  • Photo 1: Crew member cuts HVAC duct before installation.

    HVAC duct cutting

    Photo 2: New ducts are being installed in classrooms and throughout the building to add air conditioning.

    Ductwork installation

    Photo 3: Domestic water pipe is being replaced.

    Exposed pipes in wall

    Photo 4: Vinyl flooring is being installed in the modular building.

    Vinyl flooring installation

    Photo 5: Utility pipe and conduits installed for the gym.

    Utility pipe and conduit

    Photo 6: Storm drain pipe and culverts, pre-fabricated concrete parts, and siding await the start of gym construction.

    Storm drain and gym parts

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.

    Old HVAC units in attic

    HVAC unit lifted by crane from rooftop

    HVAC unit stacked outside

    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.

    Replacing pipe in bathroom

    Entryway pipe and ductwork

    Photos 6 and 7: At the modular building, crews install the roofing. Inside, classrooms await the final finishes.

    Roofing the modular building

    Inside one of the modular building's classrooms

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

    aerial view of trenching/piping on gym site

    aerial view of modular building

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.

    First piece of modular building set

    Final piece of modular building set

    Site of 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.

    Foundation for modular building

    Grading of site for 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.

    Constructing form for foundation

    Site excavated for foundation of modular building

May 10, 2019

  • Crews work on excavating the foundation for the new modular building.

    Excavating for the modular building

    Excavation site for modular building

April 5, 2019

  • Mooberry floor tiles removed...

    Mooberry's tile floors were removed to reveal the concrete underneath. Over the summer, the concrete will be polished and refinished.

March 29, 2019

  • Mooberry oil tank removal

    Mooberry oil tank removal

    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

  • Mooberry starts construction

    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

  • Mooberry gym floor polishing

    Mooberry gym floor polishing The aggregate concrete beneath the old surface of the gym floor has been polished to a highly-reflective sheen.