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.
Dec. 16, 2019
Photo 1: ceiling tiles have been installed in the nearly-complete phase 4 renovation at Poynter.
Photo 2: walls have been sealed up to cover the conduit for HVAC units in classrooms.
Photo 3: the small, auxiliary gym has been freshly-pained.
Dec. 9, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: ceiling tiles are being installed to cover the underlying pipes and conduit in the phase 4 hallway.
Dec. 2, 2019
Photo 1: the walls are installed and ready to be painted, as overhead work continues in the phase 4 section.
Photo 2: the classroom HVAC units are operational; on this cold, wintry day, the heat was running nicely.
Nov. 21, 2019
Phase 4 renovations continue. Walls are being sheetrocked and insulating sheathing is being added to plumbing pipes.
Nov. 15, 2019
Phase 4 renovations started at the end of October, with expected completion by Dec. 20, 2019, two months ahead of schedule.
Oct. 28, 2019
Phase 3 renovations have been completed.
Oct. 18, 2019
Phase 3 renovations are nearing completion.
Sept. 12, 2019
Photos 1-4: renovations in the phase 3 section are underway.
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.
Photo 3: the soffit (top left corner of photo) in the cafeteria was completely finished before the start of school.
Aug. 20, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: a new secure entry doorway is being installed in the main office area.
Photo 3: a soffit is being framed that will eventually hide the underlying pipework in the cafeteria area.
Photo 4: a phase 1 hallway is getting the finishing touches.
Photo 5: phase 2 work continues.
Aug. 13, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: overhead seismic and roofing work.
Photo 3: a finished classroom with new HVAC unit to bring in air conditioning.
Photo 4: ceiling tiles are being installed to finish a phase 1 hallway.
Aug. 6, 2019
Photo 1: a phase 1 hallway is nearly complete.
Photo 2: demolition work has exposed the underlying structure in a phase 2 hallway.
Photo 3: crew members unload HVAC ducts to bring into the building.
Photo 4: in the gym, the HVAC ductwork is being upgraded.
July 30, 2019
Photos 1 and 2: work on the roofs continues.
Photos 3 and 4: phase 1 renovations are progressing along.
Photo 5: insulation has been removed and cleanup of demolition debris continues in the phase 2 sections of the building.
July 23, 2019
Photo 1: old roofing is removed to prepare for replacement of the decking and reroofing.
Photo 2: HVAC ductwork is being installed in the gym to bring in air conditionining.
Photo 3: a crew member adds a tape finish to the drywall in the phase 1 wing.
Photo 4: phase 2 is underway as crew members demolish the underlying walls in preparation for seismic upgrades.
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.
Photos 3 and 4: domestic water pipe is being replaced throughout the building.
Photo 5: electrical conduits and wiring are being installed in the 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.
Photo 2: Roofing work continues, which includes repairs, adding new insulation (white stacks) and reroofing.
Photo 3: Inside the main building, walls and ceilings are exposed so that seismic and HVAC ductwork can be done.
Photo 4: Copper pipes are replacing the old domestic water piping.
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.
May 10, 2019
Crews continue with the roofing upgrades above the small gym; work is about 50 percent complete in this area.
April 25, 2019
First phase of renovations:
Photo 1: contractors prepare for roofing upgrades
Photo 2: ceilings have been exposed to allow for seismic, electrical and HVAC work
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).
April 3, 2019
The floor in the small gym is being replaced as part of the first phase of Poynter's renovations
Oct. 28, 2019 - phase 4 renovations begin.
Oct. 25, 2019 - phase 3 completed.
Sept. 3, 2019 - phase 3 renovations begin.
Aug 30, 2019 - phase 2 completed in time for start of school.
June 17, 2019 - phase 2 begins.
June 14, 2019 - phase 1 completed.
May 16, 2019 - start of temporary portables installation.
March 2019 - the first phase of renovations began.
February 2018 - pre-design of renovations began.