2016 Bond Program News Articles

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 ...

Construction approaches completion on two school expansions

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:45pm

Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek additions to debut in August

The rush is on to complete a pair of large elementary school expansion projects as the clock winds down to the start of a new school year.

Bond-funded expansion projects at Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools, both in Westminster, have been under construction since December 2017. Arapahoe Ridge will add about 18,000 square feet of building space with 12 new classrooms. ...

Demolition begins in Phase II of STEM Lab project

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:45am

Destruction of building's west wing to make room for new classroom wing

Work is moving ahead this summer on the demolition of the west wing of STEM Lab, part of Phase II of the Northglenn magnet school's two-year renovation and reconstruction project.

By late June, the school's former commons section had been demolished, effectively separating the renovated east portion of the building, which includes the gym, cafeteria and just completed east classroom ...

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 ...