Bond Newsletter - November 2017

Submitted on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:15pm

 

2016 Bond Program Newsletter - November 2017

Construction of additional building space. Steel framework.
With steel for expansion in place, new part of building takes shape

Exterior building construction. Partial wall and some interior visible.

Thunder Vista passes quarter completion mark; exterior, interior framing continues

Construction on the new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield steamed ahead in November as construction workers took advantage of unseasonably warm weather.

Kevin Harrison, site superintendent for Adolfson and Peterson Construction (AP), estimates the 142,000-square foot building is now about 35 to 40 percent complete.The majority of concrete slab pours inside the building are complete with the exception of the gym pour, which will take place in December.

Artist rendering of school.

Construction to begin in December on two school expansion projects

Construction is expected to start in December on two Westminster elementary school expansion projects made possible thanks to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools 2016 Bond Program.

Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 18 at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary and 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Cotton Creek Elementary.

USGBC Seal

District earns scholarship from Center for Green Schools

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has been chosen by The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as one of only five districts nationally and the only district in the state of Colorado to receive a School District Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

“Being selected as a recipient of the USGBC Center for Green Schools School District Scholarship, is a great opportunity to gain recognition for the hard work that is happening in our district each day," said Shannon Oliver, assistant director of energy and sustainability.

Upcoming Events - View Calendar
Northglenn High School Design Advisory Group Meeting
10:20 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
Northglenn High School
Coffee with the Thunder Vista Principal
9 to 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
Parkside Community Center, Broomfield
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony
10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 18, 2017
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary, Westminster
Cotton Creek Elementary Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony
10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017
Cotton Creek Elementary, Westminster

Recent News

Thunder Vista makes its move

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm

With substantial construction complete, school staff moves in

Boxes of books stacked in rooms waiting to be unpacked. Chairs and shelves in need of a final strategic location.

After more than a year of construction, the new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield resembles any run-of-the-mill weekend moving project. Except on a much, much, larger scale.

Substantial completion of construction on the new 144,000-square-foot school wrapped up in ...

Walls come down for continued STEM Lab renovation

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:30am

Demolition makes way for planned second phase of construction

Out with the old to make way for the new.

A large portion of the remaining STEM Lab building, once Northeast Junior High, came down in July to make way for Phase II of the two-year renovation and reconstruction project.

The process got under way in early July as demolition contractors used large backhoes to nibble away at the edges of the west side of the building as they ...