Dec. 2, 2019

Nov. 25, 2019

  • Photo 1: the plaza area has been formed. The columns on the right will support an overhead canopy that protects the plaza area between the cafeteria and the media center. Windows are being installed in the classrooms sections.

    plaza area

    Photo 2: at the south end of the addition, beams have been completely installed and crew members work on the rest of the roofing framework for the media center.

    workers framing roof of media center

    Photos 3 and 4: HVAC ducts are beginning to line the tops of the classroom hallway and inside the classrooms.

    classroom hallway under construction

    classroom under construction

Nov. 11, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: inside the building, moisture-resistant gypsum board is being installed over the wood framing that defines the classroom spaces, while plumbing work is underway.

    sheetrock work

    plumbing work

    Photo 3: an aerial view of the building shows continuation of the roofing work, and columns erected for the plaza area.

    aerial view of media center construction

Nov. 4, 2019

  • Smoothing of the exterior concrete takes out the rough edges of the textures and scores (created by inserting fiberglass shapes into molds before the concrete walls were poured), while roofing work continues over the classroom spaces.

    exterior concrete work

    aerial view of Evergreen's media center construction

    Just a few more custom-cut joists to go ...

    roof joists for Evergreen's media center

    Wood framing starts going up on the interior of the classroom walls.

    wood frames ready for installation

    wood framing installed on interior concrete walls

Oct. 28, 2019

  • Work continues on framing the roof areas over the classroom spaces, and more joists have been custom-cut and craned in place over the media center area. HVAC ductwork is awaiting installation.

    aerial view of Evergreen's media center construction

    framing of a classroom in the Evergreen addition

    crew members working on the classroom roof joists

    view of Evergreen's plaza area construction

    HVAC ductwork awaiting installation

Oct. 14, 2019

  • Crew members work on the wood framing that outlines the classrooms spaces in the media center wing and take measurements to prepare for work in the other sections of the wing. Concrete has been poured to form the adjacent plaza area.

    wood framing in media center construction site

    measuring on concrete wall of media center

    aerial view of media center construction site

Sept. 23-25, 2019

Sept. 16, 2019

  • Crew members continue constructing the forms for the concrete tilt walls.

    Evergreen construction site

    Evergreen construction site

Sept. 9, 2019

  • Crew members continue to work on framing out the concrete tilt walls for the new media center, including cutting the wood, constructing the frames, and measuring (and re-measuring) the dimensions.

    aerial view of media center construction site

    cutting wood for frames

    installing wood frames for forms

    verifying wood frame dimensions

Sept. 3, 2019

  • Photo 1: Sept. 3 was the first day of school for 7th-graders, who conduct an introductory activity in the newly-remodeled cafeteria area. Highlights are natural daylighting from the long skylight and a bright, polished concrete floor.

    student activity in cafeteria

    Photo 2: Gone now is the pit in front of the stage, which was leveled out to the rest of the floor and creates much more space for students.

    view of cafeteria toward stage

Aug. 12, 2019

Aug. 1, 2019

  • Photo 1: construction has leveled out the pit area to expand the commons, and a new skylight provides natural daylighting.

    Evergreen's construction of expanded commons area

    Photo 2: solatubes brighten the hallways by bringing in natural daylighting.

    Evergreen's hallway solatubes

July 29, 2019

July 19, 2019

  • Photo 1: aerial view of the construction area for the media center addition shows crew members constructing framing for the concrete footings.

    Aerial view of media center addition construction area

    Photo 2: this is what the framing looks like on the ground.

    Construction of frames for media center footings

    Photo 3: the back parking lot is under construction to provide additional staff parking during the school day.

    Aerial view of back parking lot construction

    Photo 4: roofing work continues; note the skylight being constructed on the left center over the commons area.

    Aerial view of roofing work

    Photo 5: the pit area is being demolished and will be leveled to expand the commons area.

    Demolition of the pit area

    Photo 6: hallways have been covered with special sheetrock to provide additional seismic bracing; crew members have begun painting as ventilation work continues overhead.

    Hallway are painted as ventilation work continues overhead

June 21, 2019

  • Photo 1: Grading continues on the site for the media center addition and roof repair and reroofing begins.

    Aerial view of Evergreen project site

    Photos 2 and 3: Tiles have been removed from ceilings and sheetrock from walls to allow for upgrades to ductwork, wiring and shear walls.

    Crews work on ceiling wiring

    School hallway with exposed ceiling and wall

    Photo 4: A new classroom (created from the old library) has been sheetrocked. Piping work continues.

    Piping work in new classroom

    Photo 5: The cafeteria area is being renovated.

    Cafeteria renovations  

June 17, 2019

  • All the concrete and grass areas have been removed from the area for the media center addition.

    Media center construction area

June 11, 2019

  • The concrete has been broken up and excavated in the area for the new media center addition.

    Evergreen construction site

May 22, 2019

  • Walls and doors in the new classrooms have been framed, and sheetrock is being installed on the interior walls.

    Sheetrocking of classroom interior

    Framing for exterior classroom door

May 10, 2019

  • In the old library, crews have demolished the interior and are now installing the framing, ductwork and cabling for six new classrooms. Some lockers were moved from the hallways to make way for future doorways into the classrooms.

    Remodeling of old library HVAC ducts for new classrooms
    Installing ductwork in new classrooms Framing for doorways to new classrooms

April 30, 2019

  • As work continues on demolishing the old library inside, crews stage equipment and materials in the outside courtyard. This area is now closed off and inaccessible to non-construction personnel.

    Crews prepare for construction on the new library/media center

April 29, 2019

April 18, 2019 - Groundbreaking

Architect's Virtual Tour

Aug. 14, 2018 - Neighborhood Meeting

  • Evergreen Middle School's bond project to expand the school was presented at a neighborhood meeting. Exhibits included the proposed site plan, building elevations, and floor plans. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions of the project architects and consultants. See the meeting notes and exhibits.

    Construction is expected to begin by summer 2019, subject to completion of design and construction documents, as well as land use and permit approvals. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2020.

Milestones

  • Sept. 23, 2019 - start erecting concrete tilt walls.

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  • Aug. 30, 2019 - construction of interior renovations completed.

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  • June 18, 2019 - renovation begins on interior hallways, cafeteria/commons, and existing classrooms.

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  • June 6, 2019 - light grading and removal of the concrete in the area of the media center addition begins.

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  • April 29, 2019 - demolition work on the old library has begun.

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  • March 19, 2019 - Project crews have started mobilizing and installing security fencing around the addition construction area.

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  • Aug. 14, 2018 - Neighborhood meeting held. See notes.

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  • April 2018 - started schematic (rough) design phase.

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