Aug. 18, 2020

  • Crew members have installed reinforcing braces in the tunnels underneath the building's hallways and are now fastening and tightening the braces.

    reinforcing braces installed in tunnel

    checking the installation of bracing

    tightening the fasteners

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Aug. 11, 2020

  • These tunnels underneath a couple of the hallways in the building will be reinforced over two weeks to resolve some sagging of the floors.

    tunnel 1 under Poynter

    tunnel 2 under Poynter

Dec. 16, 2019

  • Photo 1: ceiling tiles have been installed in the nearly-complete phase 4 renovation at Poynter.

    phase 4 hallway renovation

    Photo 2: walls have been sealed up to cover the conduit for HVAC units in classrooms.

    HVAC unit in classroom

    Photo 3: the small, auxiliary gym has been freshly-pained.

    small gym painting complete

Dec. 9, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: ceiling tiles are being installed to cover the underlying pipes and conduit in the phase 4 hallway.

    ceiling tile installation in Poynter hallway

    crew member installs ceiling tile

Dec. 2, 2019

  • Photo 1: the walls are installed and ready to be painted, as overhead work continues in the phase 4 section.

    phase 4 hallway renovation

    Photo 2: the classroom HVAC units are operational; on this cold, wintry day, the heat was running nicely.

    classroom HVAC unit

Nov. 21, 2019

  • Phase 4 renovations continue. Walls are being sheetrocked and insulating sheathing is being added to plumbing pipes.

    phase 4 hallway renovation

    crew member adds sheathing to pipe

Nov. 15, 2019

  • Phase 4 renovations started at the end of October, with expected completion by Dec. 20, 2019, two months ahead of schedule.

    phase 4 hallway renovation

    classroom HVAC unit being installed

Oct. 28, 2019

  • Phase 3 renovations have been completed.

    completed phase 3 hallway

    completed phase 3 locker area

Oct. 18, 2019

  • Phase 3 renovations are nearing completion.

    renovated phase 3 hallway

    nearly-completed phase 3 classroom

Sept. 12, 2019

  • Photos 1-4: renovations in the phase 3 section are underway.

    classroom under renovation

    hallway under renovation

    renovations in hallway

    ceiling work in hallway

Sept. 4, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: students arrive for their first day of school in the renovated sections of the building and try out their new lockers.

    renovated hallway

    renovated hallway

    Photo 3: the soffit (top left corner of photo) in the cafeteria was completely finished before the start of school.

    finished soffit in cafeteria

Aug. 20, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: a new secure entry doorway is being installed in the main office area.

    new secure entry

    inside of secure entry doorway

    Photo 3: a soffit is being framed that will eventually hide the underlying pipework in the cafeteria area.

    soffit framing

    Photo 4: a phase 1 hallway is getting the finishing touches.

    renovated hallway

    Photo 5: phase 2 work continues.

    hallway under renovation

Aug. 13, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: overhead seismic and roofing work.

    overhead seismic and roofing work

    worker on exposed beams

    Photo 3: a finished classroom with new HVAC unit to bring in air conditioning.

    finished classroom with new HVAC unit

    Photo 4: ceiling tiles are being installed to finish a phase 1 hallway.

    ceiling tile installation

Aug. 6, 2019

  • Photo 1: a phase 1 hallway is nearly complete.

    renovated hallway

    Photo 2: demolition work has exposed the underlying structure in a phase 2 hallway.

    demolition work

    Photo 3: crew members unload HVAC ducts to bring into the building.

    workers unloading HVAC ducts

    Photo 4: in the gym, the HVAC ductwork is being upgraded.

    HVAC ductwork in gym

July 30, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: work on the roofs continues.

    aerial view of roofing work

    roofing work

    Photos 3 and 4: phase 1 renovations are progressing along.

    phase 1 renovation progress

    phase 1 renovation progress

    Photo 5: insulation has been removed and cleanup of demolition debris continues in the phase 2 sections of the building.

    phase 2 demolition work

July 23, 2019

  • Photo 1: old roofing is removed to prepare for replacement of the decking and reroofing.

    worker tears up old roofing

    Photo 2: HVAC ductwork is being installed in the gym to bring in air conditionining.

    overhead HVAC ductwork in gym

    Photo 3: a crew member adds a tape finish to the drywall in the phase 1 wing.

    tape-finishing drywall

    Photo 4: phase 2 is underway as crew members demolish the underlying walls in preparation for seismic upgrades.

    demolition of old walls

July 9, 2019

  • Photos 1 and 2: the wood floor is completely installed in the small gym and awaits final sanding and coating, while work in the main gym continues.

    Wood floor installed in small gym

    Wood floor removal in large gym

    Photos 3 and 4: domestic water pipe is being replaced throughout the building.

    Copper pipe replacements in ceiling

    Copper pipe replacement in bathroom

    Photo 5: electrical conduits and wiring are being installed in the ceiling.

    Conduit installation in ceiling

June 28, 2019

  • Photo 1: New wood flooring is being installed in the small gym, replacing the flooring from the '60s that was original to the building.

    Gym floor installation

    Photo 2: Roofing work continues, which includes repairs, adding new insulation (white stacks) and reroofing.

    Poynter roofing renovations

    Photo 3: Inside the main building, walls and ceilings are exposed so that seismic and HVAC ductwork can be done.

    Poynter renovations in hallways

    Photo 4: Copper pipes are replacing the old domestic water piping.

    Poynter pipe replacements

May 17, 2019

  • Portables are being installed on the north side of campus. These will house temporary classrooms, beginning in the fall through the end of construction, as interior classrooms in the building are being renovated with seismic, HVAC, roofing and other upgrades.

    Installation of portables

    View of portable building being installed

    Interior of a portable classroom

May 10, 2019

  • Crews continue with the roofing upgrades above the small gym; work is about 50 percent complete in this area.

    Reroofing of small gym

    Crew member drills holes for roofing

    Crews cut boards for small gym roof

April 25, 2019

  • First phase of renovations:

    Contractors prepare for roof work Photo 1: contractors prepare for roofing upgrades

    Exposed ceiling Photo 2: ceilings have been exposed to allow for seismic, electrical and HVAC work

    small gym renovations Photo 3: the small gym and workout room are getting new floors and seismic, electrical and HVAC upgrades

April 11, 2019

  • The library/media center is all packed up to prepare for seismic, roofing and HVAC upgrades (first photo) and work continues in the small gym area (second photo).

    Poynter library renovations

    Poynter small gym renovations

April 3, 2019

  • Poynter small gym floor replacement

    The floor in the small gym is being replaced as part of the first phase of Poynter's renovations