Bond Newsletter - August 2018
Northglenn High students sit on new gym bleachers on the first day of school, part of summer bond improvements.
Students, staff returned to updated, refurbished schools
A recently started fiber construction project is designed to meet the network and Internet connectivity needs of Adams 12 Five Star Schools for years to come.
Construction work for the district’s School Connectivity Project got underway in August. A new district-wide dark fiber network was identified as part of the 2016 Bond Program. Dark fiber refers to a network where the district has control over the capacity and use of the network. The network being constructed by the district includes unused capacity to provide for future growth.
After a summer focused on demolition work, construction got back under way at STEM Lab in Northglenn. The school is in the midst of a two-year, $20 million renovation and rebuild project made possible through community support of the 2016 Bond Program.
In early August, construction equipment finished clearing the last of the rubble from the July demolition of the building's former west classroom wing.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools will celebrate the completion of three major bond construction projects during the month of September.
Construction recently wrapped on the year-plus construction of the new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield as well as classroom expansion projects at Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools in Westminster.
All three projects were identified as part of the 2016 Bond Program to alleviate overcrowding in the growing northwest portion of the district.
- Cotton Creek Elementary Expansion Ribbon Cutting
4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13
Cotton Creek Elementary, 11100 Vrain St., Westminster
- Arapahoe Ridge Elementary Expansion Ribbon Cutting
4 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary, 13095 Pecos Street, Westminster
- Thunder Vista P-8 Ribbon Cutting
4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27
Thunder Vista P-8, 3461 Preble Creek Parkway, Broomfield
Construction of the building near 126th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton, remains on schedule for an early August completion. Some exterior site work, including the extension of 126th Avenue through to the site and landscaping work, will continue into the fall.
District leaders toured the nearly 50,000-square-foot campus in late June to get a look inside the building and an ...
Thunder Vista P-8 , one of Five Star Schools newest buildings built through the 2016 Bond Program, has earned an important designation.
The school was officially certified this spring as a Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) Verified School. The certification completed an extensive process that began while the school was in design and continued after its 2018 ...