Bond Newsletter - June 2018
Completed Broomfield school expected to be turned over to district in July
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 two decades.
Work is moving ahead this summer on the demolition of the west wing of STEM Lab, part of Phase II of the Northglenn magnet school's two-year renovation and expansion project.
By late June, the school's former commons section had been demolished, effectively separating the renovated east portion of the building, which includes the gym, cafeteria and recent 25,000-square foot expansion, and the soon-to-be-demolished two-story west classroom wing and administrative area.
A Colorado State Department of Education BEST Grant will help cover the cost of a new roof for the International School at Thornton Middle School.
The $1.3 million roof replacement project is one of about 20 school or facility roof replacement projects identified as part of the 2016 Bond Program. The district Business Services Department chose to pursue the matching state grant earlier this year to offset a portion of the cost.
There are more than a dozen bond-funded school construction and improvement projects happening across the district this summer. There are multiple ways to stay informed about the work that is happening in your school or community.
You can click here for a list of Summer 2018 bond projects and look for weekly project updates and photos on Facebook and Twitter.
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 ...