Oct. 18, 2021

  • Photos 1-2: trees have been been planted in the plaza area and other areas have been hydroseeded. Small bushes and other plantings are next to come. As they establish, they will grow to provide a more dramatic and welcoming entrance to the school.

    aerial view of campus

    aerial view of front plaza

    Photo 3: inside, work continues to install the elevator from the main floor to the cafeteria below.

    continued elevator construction

    Photo 4: security hardware is being installed for the entry doors; electrical and security cabling will follow.

    installing entry door hardware

Sept. 30, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: exterior work is nearing completion as hydroseeding and landscaping are underway. This year, the school received a renovated front plaza, new bus dropoff, updated parent dropoff, new blacktop play area, and upgraded access trails from the neighborhoods to the campus.

    plaza undergoing landscaping

    aerial view of front plaza

    aerial view of dropoffs

    plaza undergoing landscaping

    Photo 4: inside, work continues to complete installation of the new elevator by mid-October.

    elevator construction

    Photo 5: hardware and security installation continue for the new entry vestibule.

    entry vestibule installation

Sept. 21, 2021

  • Photo 1: the site is being prepared for upcoming paving.

    aerial view of campus

    Photo 2: students gather on the new blacktop play area adjacent to the playground where grass used to be. Two new basketball hoops were added.

    new blacktop play area

    Photo 3: crew members assess grading and compaction of the access trails from the south and east neighborhoods into campus as they prepare for paving.

    crew assessing grading and compaction of trails

    Photo 4: preparations continue for one of the access trails south of the playground.

    grading and compaction of access trail

Sept. 14, 2021

  • Photo 1: fresh soil has been applied to prepare for landscaping around the new walkways and plaza at the front of the school.

    aerial view of front plaza

    Photo 2: this aerial view shows remaining site work being done. Between the playground and parking lot, an irrigation line is being relocated. At the south of the campus, a trail is being constructed to the new access road being built.

    aerial view of campus

    Photo 3: a new access road, required by Clean Water Services, is being constructed to provide for vehicle passage between the parking lot and the swale at the south end of campus. The work is being managed by Washington County.

    construction of access road

Sept. 8, 2021

  • Photo 1: this aerial view shows the site work that is being completed around the campus. The bus loop at the top right is complete as well as the renovated dropoff area and parking lot.

    aerial view of campus site work

    Photos 2 and 3: a new plaza was constructed at the front of the school. Landscaping will be installed shortly.

    aerial view of new plaza

    new plaza at front of school

    Photo 4: the wall between the main office and the new ADA restroom is finished.

    main office

    Photo 5: after the doors are installed, the new entry vestibule will help secure access into the building.

    entry vestibule under construction

    Photo 6: railings have been added to the reconstructed stairs. Plywood covers the area for the elevator shaft under construction.

    reconstructed stairway with railings

    Photo 7: work continues around the school schedule on the elevator pit and shaft; these will be covered up during school hours.

    elevator pit under construction

    Photo 8: ceiling tiles now cover up the HVAC ductwork and upgrades in the media center. HVAC upgrades included the addition of air conditioning throughout the building.

    media center with finished HVAC upgrades

    Photo 9: in the cafeteria, HVAC is delivered via these wall units.

    HVAC wall units

Aug. 23, 2021

  • Photo 1: site work continues around the campus to wrap up before the start of school.

    aerial view of campus site work

    Photos 2 and 3: contractors fill forms with concrete for benches/landscaping containers at the front of the school building.

    filling landscape container form with concrete

    concrete crew filling forms

    Photo 4: wiring of the new entry vestibule will connect to the security system.

    wiring of entry vestibule

    Photo 5: work continues on the new stairs to the cafeteria to finish the construction.

    stairway construction work

    Photo 6: the elevator pit will be covered up before the start of school.

    elevator pit under construction

Aug. 17, 2021

  • Photo 1: this aerial view shows the extent of the site work on the campus.

    aerial view of campus site work

    Photo 2: paving has started in the parent dropoff/parking lot.

    paving of dropoff/parking lot

    Photo 3: the bus loop is being compacted to prepare for paving.

    compacting bus loop area

    Photos 4-6: the new concrete stairs to the cafeteria have been poured. Crew members set up framing for the bannister as another welds supports in place.

    new concrete stairs to cafeteria

    installing bannister framing

    welding stair supports

    Photo 7: a crew member is installing a support frame for an HVAC cassette in the library.

    installing HVAC cassette frame

    Photo 8: in the main office, HVAC work is wrapping up. The wall between the office and the new ADA restroom has been sheetrocked and a security panel installed.

    nearly-completed main office renovation

Aug. 10, 2021

  • Photo 1: hardscaping (such as curbs and sidewalks) is being constructed around the renovated parent dropoff/parking lot.

    aerial view of parking lot renovations

    Photo 2: to prepare for a concrete pour, the sidewalk area around the bus loop has been framed and the base gravel is being compacted. Bases for the new parking lot lights have been installed

    construction of bus dropoff area

    Photo 3: a crew member installs an anchor for the door frame to the new ADA-accessible bathroom.

    anchoring door frame

    Photos 4-6: HVAC duct work and connections continue in the main office, library and classrooms.

    renovation of main office

    HVAC ductwork in library ceiling

    crew member working in classroom ceiling

Aug. 3-5, 2021

  • Photo 1: bases for the parking lot lights have been installed, and crew members are framing for the nearby curbs.

    light bases at edge of parking lot

    Photo 2: this aerial view shows grading and more definition of the bus dropoff loop (at top) and the parent dropoff/parking lot renovation.

    aerial view of graded dropoff/parking lot areas

    Photo 3: members of the School Board and Citizens Bond Oversight Committee tour the construction on campus as part of a series of project visits.

    CBOC members tour dropoff area

    Photo 4: concrete has been poured over the underground plumbing lines in the new ADA-accessible restroom; framing of the room comes next.

    construction of ADA restroom

    Photos 5 and 6: crew members are installing the anchors for the elevator shaft that will allow ADA access into the cafeteria from inside the building.

    dismantled stairway into cafeteria

    working on elevator shaft anchors

    Photo 7: a piece of HVAC duct is installed in the library ceiling.

    installing HVAC duct in ceiling

July 27, 2021

  • Photos 1-2: most of the parent dropoff/parking lot and bus dropoff area has been excavated as trenching for underground utilities begins.

    excavation of front dropoff/parking lot area

    aerial view of excavation of dropoff/parking lot areas

    Photo 3: a new ADA-accessible restroom is being added adjacent to the main office.

    construction of ADA restroom

    Photo 4: work on the elevator shaft continues.

    excavated elevator shaft

    Photo 5: removed ceiling tiles in the library expose the HVAC ductwork being upgraded to add air conditioning.

    exposed HVAC ducts in ceiling

    Photo 6: HVAC condensate lines and new HVAC units and ventilation fans have been installed on the exterior of the building.

    exterior HVAC condensate lines and unit

July 14, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: excavation continues in the dropoff/parking lot areas.

    excavation of back dropoff/parking lot area

    excavation of front dropoff/parking lot area

    excavation of front dropoff/parking lot area next to building

    Photo 4: air conditioning units are being added throughout the building.

    AC cassette unit in classroom ceiling

    Photo 5: conduits for HVAC condensate lines are being installed in the walls.

    HVAC condensate lines

    Photo 6: excavation continues for the elevator footings adjacent to the cafeteria.

    excavation for elevator

    Photo 7: gravel is being smoothed out around the modular building to prepare for hardscaping.

    smoothing gravel around modular

July 6, 2021

  • Photos 1-2: old asphalt, walkways and curb are being demolished and removed from the current dropoff/parking lot area, and the pathway area is being excavated.

    excavation of pathway area

    demolition of old asphalt

    Photo 3: the area around the new modular building has been graded.

    site work around modular

    Photo 4: an air conditioning unit is being placed in the main office and other rooms. Condensate lines hang from the unit to be connected later.

    installed ceiling AC unit

    Photo 5: a crew member installs conduit for the HVAC lines.

    installing exterior HVAC conduit

    Photos 6 and 7: classrooms in the modular building are finished.

    modular classroom 1

    modular classroom 2

June 30, 2021

  • Photos 1-3: now that all sections of the modular building have been set, work is underway to install the roof and exterior trims as well as to finish the interior classrooms.

    crew member works on roof of modular building

    interior of one classroom

    interior of second classroom

    Photo 4: inside the main building, demolition of the ramp and stairs to the cafeteria area has begun. A new elevator and ramp will be constructed in their place.

    demolished ramp and stairs to cafeteria

    Photos 5-6: new air conditioning units are being installed in the classroom and library ceilings.

    air conditioning unit in ceiling

    installation of air conditioning in library

    Photo 7: a crew member works on conduit lines for the air conditioning.

    working on AC conduit lines

June 22, 2021 - Modular Placement

June 7, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: foundation footings for the modular building have been poured and crew members begin removing the forms. Utilities are being trenched between the foundation and the school building.

    aerial view of foundation footings for modular building

    crew members remove forms for foundation footings

June 1, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: surveying, measurements and staking are taking place to ensure proper placement of forms for the modular building's concrete foundation.

    staking modular building foundation placement

    surveying and measuring foundaton site

    Photo 3: dirt is being backfilled in an area where old pipes have been removed.

    backfilling old pipe location

May 26, 2021

  • Photos 1 and 2: excavation of the modular building site removes excess dirt and prepares the ground to begin building the foundation.

    removing excavated dirt from site

    excavating the foundation site

    Photo 3: fencing, erosion control, pipes and other materials are ready to be installed.

    construction site materials

May 7, 2021

  • The two portables near the playground area are being removed to make way for a new modular building and development of a new bus loop.

    Photos 1 and 2: crew members prepare the remaining portable for transport.

    preparing a portable for transport

    crew members position a portable for transport

    Photo 3: the portable is positioned and ready to go.

    portable is ready for transport