Bond Newsletter - April 2018

Submitted on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 9:06am

Community groups get look at district bond construction

Construction tours put focus on ongoing bond projects

 

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Interior, exterior framing starts on Arapahoe Ridge expansion project

The empty steel frame of the expansion project at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary in Westminster will become a memory over the next month.

With the structural steel frame in place and concrete slabs poured for the two-floor, 18,000 square-foot expansion, contractors were already working their way around the new portion of the building by late April, installing exterior metal wall studs.

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Steel up, walls next for Cotton Creek expansion project

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.

  • STEM Lab Construction Update Community Meeting
    6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2018
    STEM Lab, 11700 Irma Drive, Northglenn, CO, 80233
  • Coffee with the Thunder Vista P-8 Principal
    9 to 10 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2018
    Parkside Community Center, Broomfield
  • Long Range Planning Advisory Committee Meeting
    9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Educational Support Center, 1800 E. 128th Ave., Thornton, CO, 80241

Recent News

Mobile classrooms leaving Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:45pm

Building expansions scheduled to be finished for start of new school year

It's a sight that might have been as exciting to the school communities of Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools as watching the new additions to their buildings continue to take shape.

In early June, contractors arrived at both schools to begin the process to disconnect, disassemble and remove modular classroom buildings that have been a reality for students for more than ...

Expansion work continues at Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 3:45pm

With end of school year, work moves inside existing buildings

Construction is moving ahead on two district school expansion projects with an eye on early August completion dates.

Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools, both in Westminster, are in the midst of adding large classroom expansions as part of the 2016 Bond Program. Arapahoe Ridge is set to add 12 classrooms and Cotton Creek will add eight. The projects kicked off in ...