Jan. 14, 2020
Photo 1: the media center area of the building addition is starting to be sheetrocked.
Photo 2: inside a classroom, fixtures and tiles are being installed in the ceiling grid above.
Photo 3: the classroom hallway has been completely painted.
Photo 4: offices and rooms in the media center area have been sheetrocked.
Photo 5: a crew member installs and connects HVAC ductwork in the media center.
Photo 6: roof joists are being installed in the plaza's covered area.
Photo 7: crew members work under the roof of the connecting corridor between the commons and the media center.
Jan. 7, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: sheetrock in the hallway and classrooms is being prepared for painting.
Photo 3: construction and ductwork continue in the library area.
Photo 4: crew members work on the corridor connecting the media center to the commons.
Photo 5: the doorways to the back entrance to the media center are framed.
Dec. 30, 2019
Photo 1: the classroom hallway has been sheetrocked; HVAC ducts continue to be installed.
Photo 2: a crew member installs trim around the windows in a classroom.
Photo 3: inside, framing for the walls of the media center begins.
Photo 4: outside, window frames for the media center await installation.
Photo 5: landscaping has been planted in the courtyard area.
Dec. 16, 2019
Photo 1: sheetrock is being installed on the classroom walls.
Photo 2: more ductwork and framing in the classroom hallway toward the media center.
Photo 3: crew members work on the rafters of the media center.
Photo 4: view of the media center construction toward the east.
Photo 5: a concrete seating area adjacent to the main building.
Photo 6: a crew member caulks and weatherproofs the window exteriors.
Dec. 9, 2019
Photo 1: crews work on installing roofing material above the classroom area of the addition.
Photo 2: roofing work is also being done over the media center area.
Photo 3: the corridor from the commons into the addition is being framed.
Photo 4: framing and ductwork continue in the hallway area.
Photo 5: a crew member installs electrical conduit in a classroom.
Photo 6: insulation is being installed in the classroom areas.
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.
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.
Photos 3 and 4: HVAC ducts are beginning to line the tops of the classroom hallway and inside the classrooms.
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.
Photo 3: an aerial view of the building shows continuation of the roofing work, and columns erected for the plaza area.
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.
Just a few more custom-cut joists to go ...
Wood framing starts going up on the interior of the classroom 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.
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.
Sept. 23-25, 2019
Sept. 16, 2019
Crew members continue constructing the forms for the concrete tilt walls.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photo 2: solatubes brighten the hallways by bringing in natural daylighting.
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.
Photo 2: this is what the framing looks like on the ground.
Photo 3: the back parking lot is under construction to provide additional staff parking during the school day.
Photo 4: roofing work continues; note the skylight being constructed on the left center over the commons area.
Photo 5: the pit area is being demolished and will be leveled to expand the commons 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.
June 21, 2019
Photo 1: Grading continues on the site for the media center addition and roof repair and reroofing begins.
Photos 2 and 3: Tiles have been removed from ceilings and sheetrock from walls to allow for upgrades to ductwork, wiring and shear walls.
Photo 4: A new classroom (created from the old library) has been sheetrocked. Piping work continues.
Photo 5: The cafeteria area is being renovated.
June 17, 2019
All the concrete and grass areas have been removed from the area for the media center addition.
June 11, 2019
The concrete has been broken up and excavated in the area for the new media center addition.
May 22, 2019
Walls and doors in the new classrooms have been framed, and sheetrock is being installed on the interior walls.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 23, 2019 - start erecting concrete tilt walls.
Aug. 30, 2019 - construction of interior renovations completed.
June 18, 2019 - renovation begins on interior hallways, cafeteria/commons, and existing classrooms.
June 6, 2019 - light grading and removal of the concrete in the area of the media center addition begins.
April 29, 2019 - demolition work on the old library has begun.
March 19, 2019 - Project crews have started mobilizing and installing security fencing around the addition construction area.
April 2018 - started schematic (rough) design phase.