2016 Bond Program News Articles

Steel goes up for STEM Lab expansion

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:15am

First phase of school expansion, renovation on schedule

Phase 1 of the expansion of STEM Lab in Northglenn took shape in October as the steel frame for the 25,000 square-foot east wing addition came together.

STEM students got to play a role in the work as students signed their names to an I-beam to be placed as part of the steel structure for the new elementary wing (pictured).

In addition to the expansion work, the roof ...

Flurry of construction activity at Thunder Vista P-8

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

October marked start of interior, exterior framing

Work is literally happening at all levels of the new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield as construction on the school passes the 5-month construction mark.

On a recent sunny October day at the construction site, ironworkers straddled steel beams at the top of the three-story building as dirt movers far below began the process to backfill the school’s massive foundation walls. Inside the ...

Architect chosen for Northglenn High School bond renovation

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:15pm

Work to begin in Summer 2018

An architect has been selected for the $8.8 million bond renovation project scheduled to start in Summer 2018 at Northglenn High School.

Greenwood Village-based Eidos Architects will lead the design process for building improvements on the 52-year old school campus. The improvements are possible thanks to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools 2016 Bond Program.

These improvements are ...

Attendance boundary open houses draw community input

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:15pm

New boundaries to take effect for 2018-19 school year

Parents provided their input on proposed attendance boundaries for the new Thunder Vista P-8 under construction in Broomfield.

More than 100 people attended three boundary open houses held in early October. The open houses gave parents the opportunity to review and ask questions about three proposed elementary attendance boundaries and two middle school boundaries.

The new ...

Early Childhood Ed expansion starts at Federal Heights

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:15pm

New preschool classrooms part of larger planned expansion

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools expansion of early childhood education opportunities got under way in Fall 2017 at Federal Heights Elementary.

Over the summer two existing Federal Heights Elementary kindergarten classrooms were repurposed into preschool classrooms as the kindergarten rooms moved to another location in the building. Five Star Schools Early Childhood Education Director ...