Sept. 21, 2021

  • Photo 1: this aerial view from the west shows how the North Plains campus has been transformed with the addition of the parent dropoff/parking lot, new gym and new playground.

    aerial view of school campus

    Photos 2-4: new skylights, with protective wire mesh, bring daylighting into the cafeteria.

    skylights on rooftop

    skylights from below

    cafeteria with daylighting from skylights

    Photo 5: the new entry vestibule requires visitors to check in at the main office through the new door on the right. Security hardware is nearly complete; when done, visitors will ring the video doorbell to be allowed in and staff will swipe their ID card for access.

    new entry vestibule

    Photo 6: a view on the other side of the entry door shows the check-in counter in the main office.

    office checkin counter

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Aug. 31, 2021

  • Photo 1: the upgraded entry vestibule is nearly complete.

    outside of entry vestibule

    Photo 2: rubberized tiles have been installed, completing the new playground.

    completed playground

    Photos 3 and 4: the memorial monument sign is being replaced on the rear baseball field. It had been removed from its original location for construction of the gym.

    memorial monument sign to be installed

    crew digs space for monument sign

Aug. 31, 2021

  • Photo 1: the upgraded entry vestibule is nearly complete.

    outside of entry vestibule

    Photo 2: rubberized tiles have been installed, completing the new playground.

    completed playground

    Photos 3 and 4: the memorial monument sign is being replaced on the rear baseball field. It had been removed from its original location for construction of the gym.

    memorial monument sign to be installed

    crew digs space for monument sign

Aug. 16, 2021

  • Photo 1: all of the skylights over the gym and west side of the building have been installed.

    aerial view of skylights

    Photo 2: in the gym, seismic upgrades under the roof are complete and the new skylights bring bright, filtered light into the space.

    gym ceiling with skylights

    Photos 3 and 4: the playground equipment has been installed; the rubberized tiles will be placed shortly.

    new playground

    aerial view of new playground

    Photos 5 and 6: the new slab in front of the main entry has been poured and currently curing. The new storefront door and window into the main office remain to be installed.

    recently-poured slab at main entry

    interior view of main office renovation

Aug. 10, 2021

  • Photo 1: an HVAC unit is lifted by crane from its temporary placement back up to its location on the roof. Skylights also are being replaced.

    crane lifts HVAC unit

    Photo 2: crew members place the lifted HVAC unit on its new pad on the renovated roof.

    placing HVAC unit on rooftop

    Photo 3: the stage area around the new stairs is being painted.

    painting stage area near new stairs

Aug. 5, 2021

  • Photo 1: frames are being constructed for the skylight replacements on the renovated roof.

    constructing skylight frames on roof

    Photo 2: the gravel in a section of the playground has been compacted to prepare for installation of synthetic turf .

    aerial view of playground construction site

    Photo 3: the main office is being renovated as part of the entry vestibule construction.

    main office renovation

    Photo 4: the frames for the new skylights in the gym have been reconstructed after roofing and seismic upgrades.

    skylight frames in gym roof

    Photo 5: classroom skylights also will be replaced.

    classroom skylight frames

July 29, 2021

  • Photo 1: roofing upgrades are being installed as part of the seismic and other renovations.

    roofing work

    Photo 2: the outline of the playground is clear from the concrete curbs that were installed; base gravel is being added to the area for the synthetic turf.

    aerial view of playground outline

    Photo 3: in the gym, roof rafters are fully exposed to install seismic upgrades.

    seismic upgrades in gym rafters

    Photo 4: new insulating and protective wrap is added to a renovated portion of the building.

    insulating/protective wrap on side of building

    Photo 5: the main office is undergoing some renovation as part of the secured entry vestibule construction.

    main office renovation

    Photo 6: new stairs have been constructed up to the stage; the space to the right is for construction of an ADA-accessible lift.

    stairs and lift area to stage

    Photo 7: new, high-efficiency water heaters take up a quarter of the space of the old water heaters and boiler that were removed.

    new high-efficiency water heaters

July 13, 2021

  • Photo 1: supports are being installed for the new stairs and ADA access adjacent to the stage.

    construction of ADA access to stage

    Photos 2 and 3: the roof is being removed to install seismic upgrades.

    roof removal

    roofwork to install seismic upgrades

    Photo 4: seismic upgrades continue throughout the building.

    wall exposed for seismic upgrade

    Photo 5: HVAC units have been temporarily removed to allow for construction of additional supports on the roof.

    temporarily removed HVAC units

June 29, 2021

  • Photo 1: this aerial view of the campus shows cleared areas where the playground and portables used to be. Roofing work is also underway on the building.

    aerial view of North Plains campus

    Photo 2: excavation has begun on one side of the stage area to construct new stairs and an ADA ramp.

    stage area excavation

    Photo 3: a bathroom is being renovated to provide ADA access.

    school bathroom renovation

    Photo 4: crew members take a look at the school's very old boiler.

    boiler inspection

June 21, 2021 - Portable Relocation