The Five Star community made a significant investment in our students and our schools when it passed a $350 million bond issue in November 2016 to impact every school in the district. Over the multi-year Bond Program, we will invest in aging school buildings, relieve overcrowding, address programming needs and ensure all students in the Five Star District learn in a safe, warm and dry environment.
Summer 2020 will be another busy season of bond work in the Five Star District with 20 projects planned at schools and facilities across the district.
While the presence of the Coronavirus has brought unfortunate impacts - including the abrupt end of in-person student learning for the 2019-2020 school year, it has allowed for some projects to get a slightly earlier start.
Despite the changes and challenges of the past few months and with an eye toward health and safety, construction has been able to steadily move forward.
Work has included the installation of the building roof, exterior framing work and continued interior work. The work has been able to move forward at a steady space even as construction workers on site follow new health precautions ...