2016 Bond Program News Articles

School Connectivity Project cuts district path [video]

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 8:15am

Construction effort to expand, diverge into multiple phases in early 2019

Construction on Five Star Schools own fiber optic network will launch into a new gear in early 2019 as work expands into multiple phases.

The first of four planned phases of work, installing conduit for lateral fiber connections at each district school and facility that will eventually connect to a soon-to-be-constructed network backbone, got underway in August 2018. The work, under ...

Steel in place for second phase of STEM Lab addition [video]

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:15pm

Enclosing new wing as winter nears becomes key priority

In construction projects, time is always of the essence with progress routinely measured in incremental timelines of days, months and, in some cases, years.

For the ongoing STEM Lab project, there are deadlines looming both near and far. On the not-too-distant horizon is the fact that it is now roughly nine months until the completed Northglenn magnet school is expected to welcome ...

Safety at center of recent, future bond improvements [video]

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:30pm

Secured school main entry vestibules provide additional layer of security

When the Five Star Schools community approved a $350 million construction bond in November 2016 to update district schools and facilities, school safety and security was a key component of the plan.

Planned safety and security upgrades include new and upgraded building security cameras and electronic building access for staff.

Five Star Schools 2016 Bond Program Security ...

Steel goes up for second phase of STEM Lab project

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:15am

Two-year project expected to finish in August 2019

Signing steel beams is becoming a bit of an October tradition for the students and staff of STEM Lab in Northglenn.

For the second time in a little over a year, the STEM Lab school community came together to sign a large steel beam destined for a part of the reconstructed school, which is in the second phase of a two-year renovation and reconstruction project. Adolfson and Peterson ...