Bond Newsletter - September 2017

Updated on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:05pm

2016 Bond Program Newsletter - September 2017

child in class drawing
New program serves 64 preschool students, part of larger planned expansion

Thunder Vista Buffalo

Thunder Vista chosen as name for new P-8 school

The votes are in and the new P-8 school under construction in the Anthem community of Broomfield has a name and mascot.

The new school will be called Thunder Vista P-8 and the school mascot will be the Buffalo.

The name and mascot, as well as school colors, were announced after community members got to vote on their top choices earlier in September.

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school building

Architect selected for Horizon High School bond renovations

Denver-based LOA Architecture has been selected to lead the design process for bond renovations and improvements at Horizon High School in Thornton.

Horizon is scheduled to receive $5.5 million in improvements as part of the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Bond program. These improvements are expected to occur in multiple phases over a two-year timeframe with the majority of the work occurring during Summer 2018 and during Summer 2019.

students in class

Students and community partners plan future CTE programs

More than 90 students, staff, parents and community partners worked with Adams 12 Five Star Schools and Cuningham Group Architecture Sept. 20-21 to formulate next steps in planning for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programming and expansion in the Five Star District.

Thanks to the 2016 Bond Program, the Five Star District will invest more than $24 million into the development of a second CTE campus as well as improvements and renovations to our existing CTE facility, the Bollman Technical Education Center.

construction site

First phase of STEM Lab expansion, renovation pushes forward

The first phase of the STEM Lab renovation and expansion hit the four-month construction mark in September with work continuing on the school's 25,000 square foot expansion as well as renovations to the existing east portion of the building.

The first phase remains on schedule for a May 2018 completion with work then beginning on the reconstruction of the west side of the building.

Upcoming Events - View Calendar
Attendance Boundary Open House #1
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Parkside Community Center, Broomfield
Attendance Boundary Open House #2
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Meridian Elementary, Broomfield
Attendance Boundary Open House #3
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2017, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Five Star Educational Support Center
Coffee with the Thunder Vista P-8 Principal
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9 to 10 a.m.
Parkside Community Center, Broomfield

 

Recent News

Summer of bond work finishes

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

Students return to updated, enhanced schools

Some improvements they could see, some they could not, but students at a dozen district schools returned to schools this month that were updated, safer, and, in some cases, bigger thanks to community support of the 2016 Bond Program.

The largest summer of work since a $350 million bond question was approved by voters in November 2016, which included new construction and renovations at ...

District School Connectivity Project underway

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

Project will build new district fiber network

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 ...