2016 Bond Program News Articles

State grant will help fund school roof replacement project

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:45am

New funding to support previously planned new roof for International School

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 ...

Mobile classrooms leaving Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:45am

Building expansions scheduled to be finished for start of new school year

It's a sight that might be 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 ...

Thunder Vista P-8 nears completion

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:45am

Building expected to be turned over to district in mid-July

The construction plan for the new Thunder Vista P-8 School in Broomfield was always designed to finish the two classroom wings first and then have the construction process meet in the middle where the school's library, administrative area and commons section reside.

A recent June day on the construction site revealed that - despite the inevitable setbacks and surprises that come with ...

Thunder Vista P-8 hits "home stretch" of construction

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 4:00pm

Finishing touches began as school nears completion

Playgrounds are in place, the school logo is now at the center of the school's gym floor and windows line the walls of the bright and airy school library space.

After more than a year of construction, contractors say they are in "the home stretch" of construction on the new, 142,000-square-foot school in Broomfield.

Some classroom areas of the school as well as the school kitchen ...

Northglenn High cafeteria to get new look over Summer 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:00am

Renovation will accompany transition to National School Lunch Program

There are big changes headed to the Northglenn High School (NGHS) cafeteria this summer, both in terms of look and food service.

The kitchen and cafeteria will undergo more than $1 million in renovations as part of the 2016 Bond Program. The planned improvements have been a long-envisioned collaborative planning process between the Five Star Schools Nutrition Services Department and ...