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School Bond Projects

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Auditorium & Stage Upgrades

Lighting upgrades to address safety concerns. Install new theatrical production, architectural and work lighting systems throughout. Resurface main performance stage. Install new code compliant thrust stage system. Reconfigure side stage lighting positions and access ladders for safer student access. Install new aisle lighting. Install various safety modifications to railings in existing catwalks. Reconfigure sound control booth to allow additional path of egress from catwalks.

Final Cost: $1,706,000
Schedule: 06/2015 - 09/2019
Status: Complete

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Title IX Upgrades

Expand and remodel the PE locker rooms and sports team rooms. Modify existing team/equipment rooms, trainer rooms, and locker areas to achieve equality between genders for sports programs.  Install a concession stand and pressbox for the softball batting area.

Final Cost: $4,285,300
Schedule: 06/2015 - 10/2017
Status: Complete

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Building Intercom & Clock System Replacement

Replace failing clock and public address (PA) systems.
Final Cost: $461,200
Schedule: 06/2016 - 12/2018
Status: Complete

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Roof Replacement

New roof to replace outdated roof.

Final Cost: $5,126,100
Schedule: 06/2014 - 08/2014
Status: Complete

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Synthetic Turf Replacement

Replace stadium field subgrade, drainage and artificial turf.

Final Cost: $1,243,800
Schedule: 06/2015 - 08/2015
Status: Complete

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Door & Hardware Replacement
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Library Air Conditioning Chiller Replacement
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Learning Technology

The 2014 Bond Program provided Chromebooks and iPads for students at all schools and allowed for two rounds of replacements. Students need to be able to access information to work in collaboration with teachers, peers and experts on what and how they learn. Printed textbooks contain static information. Digital content is engaging and efficient, available at any time and steeped in authentic problem solving. Access to high quality, dynamic information for all students will help close the equity gap. These devices have been essential during Comprehensive Distance Learning.

Final Cost: $54,000,000
Schedule: Two rounds of replacements
Status: Complete

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District-Wide Interior Classroom Locks

At its June 2019 Business Meeting, the School Board approved a $2-million allocation from the program reserve to fund the Interior Classroom Locks project. The project scope was not originally recognized as part of the 2014 Bond Program's District-Wide Security Upgrades project but became a priority due to the critical need for areas of refuge. 
 
The Interior Classroom Locks project greatly enhances school security and student safety by replacing all classroom locks across the District with push/turn hardware. The new hardware is easily lockable from inside a room, allowing anyone to quickly secure a room without having to use a key. 
 
The project is currently ahead of schedule and under budget. Once all the classroom locks are replaced, any remaining budget will be used to secure additional areas of refuge across the District. 

Schedule: 09/2018 - TBD (completion date varies site-by-site)
Status: In progress
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District-Wide Security Upgrades

 

As part of the 2014 Bond, we're making district-wide security retrofits in existing buildings by installing remote entry-door unlatching, keyless entry and visitor-routing controls as determined by a site-by-site needs analysis. We are installing security cameras at all schools and perimeter fencing at high schools.


Schedule: 08/2015 - TBD
Status: In progress

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District-Wide Unified Communication System

This large project began in the summer of 2015 and affects every building in the District.  The new system greatly improves communication and safety with a built-in emergency notification application. 

The application notifies key personnel of any security or safety concerns with the touch of a button. Color-coded alerts can be sent to individuals or an entire building, both over the intercom and through pop-up alerts on workstations. If a 911 call is made from a particular classroom, emergency responders are automatically able to see where the call has been placed.

In addition, this project includes adding infrastructure to support outlets and data racks in all classrooms, including portables.

Final Cost: $5,282,000
Schedule: 03/2014 - 09/2017
Status: Complete

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