2016 Bond Program News Articles

Thunder Vista gets unique touches with building finish work

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:15pm

New school approaches four months from construction completion

The new Thunder Vista P-8 is now a little more than four months away from its estimated substantial completion date of July 16. And, as completion moves closer each day, the building continues to come alive with the design characteristics that will define it as a learning community instead of the massive construction project it is now.

In March, contractors continued to grind down ...

Cotton Creek expansion project ready to take flight

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:00pm

Steel work to start in April

April will be a big month for the expansion project at Cotton Creek Elementary in Westminster.

After months of foundation and plumbing work - mostly obscured to general observers by the green fence wrap lining the site, the steel structure for the 14,000-square foot expansion will begin to emerge this month.

March was spent putting the final touches on foundation work including ...

Spring Break offers early start on summer work at schools

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:30pm

Floor removal, electrical work happen during break

Six district schools - Mountain View, North Mor, North Star, Stukey, Westview and Woodglenn elementaries - will receive substantial bond improvement projects over the summer.

However, while the summer months would seem to offer ample time for each school to undergo millions of dollars of renovations, the timeframe between when students end their school year (May 23) and when staff ...

First phase of STEM Lab renovation rushes toward finish line

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:00am

Community meeting planned to update parents, community on progress

The two-year renovation and reconstruction of STEM Lab is by all definitions a marathon, not a sprint but, as phase one of the project nears completion, construction is reaching a frenetic pace.

Over the past month, masonry work on the exterior of the building's 25,000-square-foot east expansion has surpassed the halfway complete mark. Inside the building - both new and existing - ...

Steel rises quickly for Arapahoe Ridge expansion

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:45pm

Contractor looking ahead to adding exterior walls, roof

It didn't take long for the steel structure to take shape for the expansion of Arapahoe Ridge Elementary in Westminster.

In fact, it took less than a month for the entire steel skeleton of the 18,000-square-foot expansion to rise out of the muck of the perennially soggy spring ground.

With structural steel work expected to be completed by the end of March, project contractor, ...