Bond Newsletter

Updated on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 9:12am
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The Five Star Schools monthly bond e-newsletter will provide updates and information on new construction, renovation and upgrades at all district schools as part of the district's $350 million bond program.

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April 2018: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

Community groups get look at district bond construction
Interior, exterior framing starts on Arapahoe Ridge expansion project
Steel up, walls next for Cotton Creek expansion project


March 2018: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

First phase of STEM Lab renovation rushes toward finish line
Steel rises quickly for Arapahoe Ridge expansion
Thunder Vista gets unique touches with building finish work
Cotton Creek expansion ready to take flight
Spring Break offers early start on summer work at schools
Schools prepare to put bond money to work in classrooms


February 2018: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

Work nears peak level on Thunder Vista P-8
STEM Lab staff tours new building renovation, addition
 Start of steelwork planned for Arapahoe Ridge expansion in March
Cotton Creek construction accelerates in February
Look for the 2016 Bond Program community update headed to your mailbox


January 2018: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

Construction moves briskly on STEM Lab Renovation
Construction on new Thunder Vista P-8 keeps pace in January
 First month of Arapahoe Ridge construction complete 
Cotton Creek expansion moves forward after water slows work
First bond improvements take place at Horizon High School

Bond Newsletter - December 2017

December 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

Elementary school expansion projects begin
Families of new school under construction give final steel beam proper send-off
 Bond-purchased Chromebooks make instant impact in schools


November 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program

First phase of STEM Lab work on pace for 2018 finish
Thunder Vista passes quarter completion mark; exterior, interior framing continues
 Construction to begin in December on two school expansion projects
 District earns scholarship from Center for Green Schools


October 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

Bond funds keep iPads in hands of Cherry Drive students
Architect chosen for Northglenn High School renovation project
 Steel goes up for STEM Lab expansion
 Flurry of activity as Thunder Vista P-8 construction passes 5-month mark
Attendance boundary open houses draw community input 
Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek expansions in final phases of design


September 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

Bond-promised Early Childhood Education Program expansion starts at Federal Heights
Thunder Vista P-8 chosen as name for new P-8 school
 Public invited to upcoming attendance boundary open houses
 Steel, concrete work continue on Thunder Vista 
Architect selected for Horizon High School bond renovations
Students and community partners plan future CTE programs
First phase of STEM Lab expansion, renovation pushes forward


August 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

Parents, community invited to view design, construction plans for school expansion projects
Community can vote on finalists for new P-8 school name, mascot
Steel work signals new phase of P-8 construction
Steady progress on STEM Lab renovation and expansion
Contractor selected for 2018 school renovation projects


July 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

Industry talks connect businesses with CTE expansion
New P-8 school continues to take shape
Name, mascot needed for new school
STEM Lab construction rolls forward
JHL Constructors to build school expansions


June 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

Out with the old: Demolition work paves way for reconstruction, expansion of STEM Lab
First walls go up at new P-8 school in Broomfield
Community, business leaders invited to help shape new CTE programming
LRPAC members update board on bond progress


May 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

​Ground broken on STEM Lab reconstruction
Demonstration classrooms let students, staff test new technology
P-8 school construction trudges on through wet weather and mud
Architect tabbed to lead CTE design 
New signs spotlight bond project work


April 2017: Updates on the 2016 Bond Program 

​Groundbreaking ceremony for STEM Lab set for May 18
Design work begins on schools scheduled for 2018 improvements
Benallo selected to lead new Anthem school
Construction starts on new school in Broomfield

Recent News

District parent, community groups get look inside bond work

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 2:45pm

Tour includes new construction, expansion projects

Parents and community members took a sneak peek inside several under-construction district bond projects during the month of April.

Members of the district's Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) and Five Star Leadership Academy visited the new Thunder Vista P-8 being built in the Anthem community of Broomfield. LRPAC members also toured the renovation and expansion project at ...

Steel up, walls next for Cotton Creek expansion project

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Exterior, interior wall framing to begin in May

April was a milestone month for students, parents and community members eager to see the expansion of Cotton Creek Elementary in Westminster move out of architectural sketches and into reality.

By the end of the month, a large portion of structural steel was in place giving a street-level view of the two-floor, 14,000 square-foot expansion of the 38-year-old building. The start of ...