2016 Bond Program News Articles

Students, staff celebrate finished first phase of STEM Lab

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:00am

Work shifts to Phase II of project

Consider it "the calm before the storm."

Prior to the start of Phase II of the STEM Lab reconstruction and renovation, students, staff and construction workers took a few minutes May 17 to celebrate the past year of construction.

Students and staff gathered in the gym of the Northglenn school at the start of their day and then streamed into the building's 25,000-square foot ...

Expansion work continues at Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 3:45pm

With end of school year, work moves inside existing buildings

Construction is moving ahead on two district school expansion projects with an eye on early August completion dates.

Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools, both in Westminster, are in the midst of adding large classroom expansions as part of the 2016 Bond Program. Arapahoe Ridge is set to add 12 classrooms and Cotton Creek will add eight. The projects kicked off in ...

District parent, community groups get look inside bond work

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 2:45pm

Tour includes new construction, expansion projects

Parents and community members took a sneak peek inside several under-construction district bond projects during the month of April.

Members of the district's Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) and Five Star Leadership Academy visited the new Thunder Vista P-8 being built in the Anthem community of Broomfield. LRPAC members also toured the renovation and expansion project at ...

Interior, exterior framing starts on Arapahoe Ridge

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:15am

Roof work expected to begin in May

The empty steel frame of the expansion project at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary in Westminster will become a memory over the next month.

With the structural steel frame in place and concrete slabs poured for the two-floor, 18,000 square-foot expansion, contractors were already working their way around the new portion of the building by late April, installing exterior metal wall studs. ...

Steel up, walls next for Cotton Creek expansion project

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Exterior, interior wall framing to begin in May

April was a milestone month for students, parents and community members eager to see the expansion of Cotton Creek Elementary in Westminster move out of architectural sketches and into reality.

By the end of the month, a large portion of structural steel was in place giving a street-level view of the two-floor, 14,000 square-foot expansion of the 38-year-old building. The start of ...

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