Sept. 28, 2020

  • Photo 1: the new playground (top middle) and modular building (top right) are the latest completed projects at Indian Hills. Currently in progress is patching of potholes in the parking lot.

    aerial view of IHES campus

    Photo 2: this aerial photo provides a view of the field area behind the school, including the new bioswale (left middle) near the playground.

    aerial view of IHES field area

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Sept. 9, 2020

  • Photo 1: the playground is finished with the completed installation of rubberized tile.

    completed playground

    Photo 2: new picnic tables are dropped off near the playground.

    picnic table delivery

    Photo 3: landscapers have renewed the garden area, ready for students to plant.

    cleaned-up garden area

    Photo 4: landscaping is being added around the new modular building.

    new landscaping around modular

Sept. 1, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: rubberized tile is being installed for the playground, providing a safer surface than bark chips. Each tile is affixed into slots to form a tight base.

    crew member installs rubberized tile

    aerial view of rubberized tile installation

    Photo 3: the garden area has been cleaned of weeds and bark chips added.

    the garden area has been cleaned of weeds and bark chips added

    Photo 4: this aerial view shows all the site work so far, including the bioswale (bottom right), a new hardtop (middle), and the playground with a synthetic turf area and rubberized tile (right).

    aerial view of site work behind school

    Photo 5: inside the modular, new furniture and the preschool teachers' boxes have been moved in.

    furniture inside a modular classroom

Aug. 25, 2020

  • Photo 1: the play structure is now fully assembled.

    assembled play structure

    Photo 2: synthetic turf installation is completed; rubberized tiles will be installed next under the play structure.

    aerial view of play area

    Photo 3: in this aerial view (clockwise from bottom left), you can see the construction of a new bioswale; the hardtop has been repaved (new basketball hoops are coming); the new modular building in place; and the new play area.

    aerial view of site at back of school

    Photo 4: behind the school, new HVAC unit bring ventilation into each classroom.

    HVAC units at back of school

Aug. 18, 2020

  • Photos 1 and 2: the playground equipment is being assembled as well as the synthetic turf, all-weather play area.

    playground equipment being assembled

    aerial view of play area installations

    Photos 3 and 4: in the building, new student furniture has been delivered to classrooms.

    triangular-style desks in classroom

    table-style desks in classroom

    Photos 5-7: the interior of the new modular building is getting finishing touches.

    entry area of modular

    a modular classroom

    crew members work in a modular classroom

July 21, 2020

  • Photo 1: forms are being installed to prepare the modular building's foundation for a concrete pour.

    aerial view of modular foundation preparations

    Photo 2: seismic upgrades are nearly complete.

    exposed wall for seismic upgrade

    Photo 3: new ductwork has been added as part of the upgrade to the HVAC system.

    new HVAC ductwork in ceiling

July 14, 2020

  • Photo 1: base gravel is being added and graded for the modular building site.

    grading base gravel

    Photos 2-3: sheetrocking is finished on the inside and outside of the new ADA-accessible restroom.

    inside of ADA-accessible restroom under construction

    hallway side of ADA-accessible restroom

    Photo 4: work continues above the ceilings in classrooms and hallways to upgrade the HVAC system.

    HVAC upgrade work in ceiling

July 6, 2020

June 30, 2020

  • Photo 1: the newly-constructed ADA-accessible restroom is ready for installation of fixtures.

    ADA restroom construction

    Photo 2: overhead HVAC work continues in the hallways and classrooms.

    overhead work on HVAC ducts

    Photo 3: the play structure has been dismantled to prepare for demolition of the existing portable and eventual installation of the new modular building.

    dismantled play structure

June 2, 2020

  • Photo 1: a small room adjacent to the library is being converted into an ADA-accessible restroom.

    ADA restroom construction

    Photo 2: crew members work on HVAC ducts in a classroom ceiling.

    overhead work on HVAC ducts

    Photo 3: fan units to bring in air conditioning have been installed in classroom ceilings.

    fan unit in ceiling

    Photo 4: in the hallway, new ductwork is being installed overhead.

    ductwork in hallway ceiling

    Photo 5: new HVAC parts await installation.

    new HVAC parts

May 19, 2020

  • Photos 1-3: work has begun to remove ceiling tiles in the cafeteria and hallways to expose the underlying HVAC ductwork that will be upgraded.

    cafeteria ceiling exposed

    hallway ceiling exposed

    ductwork in ceiling

    Photo 4: in the gym, parts of the wall near the beams have been cut in preparation for seismic upgrades.

    gym walls cut

    Photos 5-6: one of the small rooms in the library is being converted to an ADA-accessible bathroom. A crew member is demolishing the walls while on the other side, tiles have been removed to expose the underlying concrete.

    crew member doing demolition work

    outside of bathroom construction