2016 Bond Program News Articles

STEM Lab reconstruction project receives top honor

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 2:15pm

$27.5M bond project transformed school campus

The recently completed renovation and reconstruction of STEM Lab, one of the larger projects in the Five Star Schools 2016 Bond Program, has been recognized and honored by a major construction industry trade publication.

STEM Lab was named the top K-12 construction project in the Regional Best Projects 2020 Awards program sponsored by Engineering News Record . The ...

Construction continues on FutureForward campus

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11:15am

Work on new facility moves ahead with focus on health requirements

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 ...

Bond projects under way in Summer 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:30am

Improvements to continue at district schools, facilities

Summer 2020 is 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.

Planned ...

FutureForward construction trudges on through weather

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:45am

Construction remains on schedule despite cold, wet weather

Construction moved forward on the FutureForward at Washington Square construction site in February despite a prolonged spate of cold weather and moisture.

Work on concrete slab pours as well as the installation of the building roof were both slowed down in February but construction of the building remained on schedule to open for the 2020-2021 school year.


Construction nears completion on FutureForward campus

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 11:15am

New CTE campus construction expected to be complete in August

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 ...