March 23, 2020

March 10, 2020

March 4, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: interior painting is wrapping up and lockers have been installed in the classroom hallway.

    classroom hallway

    doorway into classroom

    Photo 3: a classroom is awaiting the finishing touches.

    nearly-complete classroom

    Photo 4: wood slats and lighting have been installed on the ceiling of this section of the classroom hallway.

    classroom hallway ceiling

    Photo 5: the entrance into the media center from the west side. Entry doors from the back of the school are on the left side. Windows and doors to the inner courtyard are on the right side.

    media center entry

    Photo 6: the media center is directly ahead, accessed via the classroom hallway or the entryway.

    media center facing east

    Photo 7: the ceiling of the media center is being completed, along with installation of lighting fixtures.

    media center

    Photo 8: work continues to complete the covered area in the inner courtyard.

    covered area in courtyard

  • Photo 1: A construction crew member uses a tractor to spread dirt and rock for landscaping.

    tractor work

    Photo 2: Construction workers get a sunny day to work on the new drive and landscape.

    working in the sun on landscape and drive

    Photo 3: Water testing on exterior windows begins.

    window water tests

    Photo 4: A construction crew member continues with ceiling work.

    ceiling work

  • Photo 1: A construction crew member starts polishing the concrete floors in the classrooms of the new addition.

    Concrete floor polishing

    Photo 2: A construction crew member installing exterior windows outside the classrooms of the new addition.

    Installing windows

    Photo 3: An exterior view of the progress to the new addition.

    Exterior view of new addition

    Photo 4: A construction crew member puts up drywall in the hallways of the new addition.

    Drywall installation

    Photo 5: Construction crew members put up drywall in the hallways of the new addition.

    Drywall installation

    Photo 6: Construction crews catch a break in the weather while working on the roof of the new addition.

    Roof work

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Jan. 21, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: there is a lot of overhead work that includes installation of conduit and ceiling grid.

    installation of conduit

    installation of ceiling grid

    Photo 3: the bathroom area is nearly ready for painting and installation of fixtures.

    unfinished bathroom area

    Photo 4: the large picture window in the northeast corner of the media center brings in natural daylight.

    media center picture window

    Photo 5: more daylighting will be brought in by windows on the south side.

    south side windows

    Photo 6: outside, crew members build forms for a concrete ramp into the south entrance of the media center.

    concrete ramp forms

Jan. 14, 2020

  • Photo 1: the media center area of the building addition is starting to be sheetrocked.

    media center sheetrocking

    Photo 2: inside a classroom, fixtures and tiles are being installed in the ceiling grid above.

    installation of ceiling fixtures

    Photo 3: the classroom hallway has been completely painted.

    painted classroom hallway

    Photo 4: offices and rooms in the media center area have been sheetrocked.

    media center offices/rooms

    Photo 5: a crew member installs and connects HVAC ductwork in the media center.

    ductwork installation

    Photo 6: roof joists are being installed in the plaza's covered area.

    roof joists

    Photo 7: crew members work under the roof of the connecting corridor between the commons and the media center.

    work on connecting corridor

Jan. 7, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: sheetrock in the hallway and classrooms is being prepared for painting.

    preparing for wall painting in hallway

    classroom ready for painting

    Photo 3: construction and ductwork continue in the library area.

    library area construction

    Photo 4: crew members work on the corridor connecting the media center to the commons.

    work on connecting corridor

    Photo 5: the doorways to the back entrance to the media center are framed.

    framing of back entrance doorways

Dec. 30, 2019

  • Photo 1: the classroom hallway has been sheetrocked; HVAC ducts continue to be installed.

    sheetrocked hallway

    Photo 2: a crew member installs trim around the windows in a classroom.

    window trim installation

    Photo 3: inside, framing for the walls of the media center begins.

    media center framing

    Photo 4: outside, window frames for the media center await installation.

    media center window frames

    Photo 5: landscaping has been planted in the courtyard area.

    landscaping of courtyard area

Dec. 16, 2019

  • Photo 1: sheetrock is being installed on the classroom walls.

    sheetrocked classroom

    Photo 2: more ductwork and framing in the classroom hallway toward the media center.

    construction in hallway area

    Photo 3: crew members work on the rafters of the media center.

    work on media center rafters

    Photo 4: view of the media center construction toward the east.

    media center construction

    Photo 5: a concrete seating area adjacent to the main building.

    concrete seating area

    Photo 6: a crew member caulks and weatherproofs the window exteriors.

    caulking of window

Dec. 9, 2019

  • Photo 1: crews work on installing roofing material above the classroom area of the addition.

    roofing work

    Photo 2: roofing work is also being done over the media center area.

    roofing over media center

    Photo 3: the corridor from the commons into the addition is being framed.

    corridor under construction

    Photo 4: framing and ductwork continue in the hallway area.

    media center hallway construction

    Photo 5: a crew member installs electrical conduit in a classroom.

    installing electricial conduit in classroom

    Photo 6: insulation is being installed in the classroom areas.

    insulation in classroom walls

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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