2016 Bond Program News Articles

Mobile classrooms leaving Arapahoe Ridge, Cotton Creek

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:45pm

Building expansions scheduled to be finished for start of new school year

It's a sight that might have been as exciting to the school communities of Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools as watching the new additions to their buildings continue to take shape.

In early June, contractors arrived at both schools to begin the process to disconnect, disassemble and remove modular classroom buildings that have been a reality for students for more than ...

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 ...

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 ...

Northglenn High cafeteria to get new look over Summer 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:00am

Renovation will accompany transition to National School Lunch Program

There are big changes headed to the Northglenn High School (NGHS) cafeteria this summer, both in terms of look and food service.

The kitchen and cafeteria will undergo more than $1 million in renovations as part of the 2016 Bond Program. The planned improvements have been a long-envisioned collaborative planning process between the Five Star Schools Nutrition Services Department and ...

Thunder Vista P-8 hits "home stretch" of construction

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 4:00pm

Finishing touches began as school nears completion

Playgrounds are in place, the school logo is now at the center of the school's gym floor and windows line the walls of the bright and airy school library space.

After more than a year of construction, contractors say they are in "the home stretch" of construction on the new, 142,000-square-foot school in Broomfield.

Some classroom areas of the school as well as the school kitchen ...