2016 Bond Program News Articles

First bond improvements take place at Horizon High School

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30am

Aging modular ramps, stairs get refresh

The first of two years worth of bond improvements planned at Horizon High School got under way over the recent winter break.

Aging wooden stairs and ramps to five mobile classrooms, located on the east side of the school campus, were replaced with aluminum stairs and ramps. The stairs and ramps, original to the installation of the mobile classrooms - had begun to deteriorate and cause ...

With STEM Lab expansion steel in place, framing work begins

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:30pm

School in midst of two-year construction project

All structural steel is now in place for STEM Lab’s 25,000 square-foot east expansion and the focus shifted in November to enclosing the new learning space.

On the north side of the large expansion, roof decking is already in place and windows and door frames are now recognizable thanks to metal exterior stud framing. On the south side of the expansion, exterior framing had not begun ...

Bond-purchased Chromebooks make instant impact in schools

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:00am

Schools using Instructional Upgrade funds to bolster school technology

When more than 200 new Chromebooks arrived in classrooms at Woodglen Elementary in October, the impact was quick and undeniable for the students and staff at this Thornton elementary school.

As part of more than $200,000 in Instructional Upgrades money promised to the school through the 2016 Bond Program, Woodglen earmarked $51,000 to add 216 Chromebooks (six Chrome Carts) to ...

Families of new school give final steel beam proper send-off

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:45am

Completion of steel work marks major construction milestone

The new Thunder Vista P-8, under construction in Broomfield, hit a milestone in December as structural steel work on the building finished.

For the week prior to the building "topping out" ceremony to celebrate the placement of the final steel beam, building contractor Adolfson and Peterson Construction (AP) invited school families and community members to visit the construction site ...

Thunder Vista construction passes quarter completion mark

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:30pm

Construction gets boost from warm fall weather

Construction on the new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield steamed ahead in November as construction workers took advantage of unseasonably warm weather.

Kevin Harrison, site superintendent for Adolfson and Peterson Construction (AP), estimates the 142,000-square foot building is now about 35 to 40 percent complete.

The majority of concrete slab pours inside the building are ...