New Construction

roof beams of a construction

We Have Roof Beams!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

This week on the construction site of the new bus barn, we've seen the addition of roof beams with the use of equipment lifts.  

There's also been a fair amount of ground movement and things have gotten quite muddy in the surrounding areas.  

 

 

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vertical beams of a new building

The New Structure Takes a Vertical Jump

Posted on: March 7, 2019

The new bus barn is getting easier to envision as we saw a few more changes this week. 

Vertical structure supports are put into place which will frame the new building.   

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The Concrete Has Arrived

Posted on: March 1, 2019

As promised and right on time, the concrete trucks and concrete pump were busy pouring the foundation of the new bus barn today.   Once the concrete has set up, they will be covering the new floor with blankets to prevent freezing. The schedule

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foundation of a new building

Prepping the Foundation

Posted on: February 28, 2019

From a distance, it looks like a pool of blue, but once up close, you see that the foundation is being prepped this week for a concrete pour on Friday.   The blue plastic sheets cover the sub-foundation, followed by mesh supports, and finally,

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barn foundation

Electrical and Plumbing Foundation Work Begins

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Now that the footers have been poured and set, the next step is to lay the foundations for Electrical and Plumbing.  The contractors will revisit both electrical and plumbing several times before the project is complete because both pieces require

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drill bits

Continued Soil Sampling

Posted on: February 21, 2019


Today, we saw some new equipment on the school property as a geotechnical engineering team continued pre-structural soil sampling.

 

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constuction materials

Construction Materials are Delivered

Posted on: February 6, 2019

Update:  2-5-2019 Despite uncooperating weather these last few weeks, the footers have been poured for the new bus barn. The constuction materials have also been delivered and are currently lining the back parking lot right next to the construction

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pipes and bricks

The Bus Barn Begins

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Update:  1-11-2019 In construction terms, there are three "Fs" that happen at the beginning of a new building; footings, foundation, and framing.  Recently, you'll notice that pipes and bricks have been delivered in the back of the school

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retaining wall

The Wall is Complete

Posted on: December 19, 2018

Check out the finished retaining wall that we've been talking about.  Looks Good!

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spray paint on gravel

Temporary Fences, Bricks, and Trucks, Oh My!

Posted on: December 18, 2018

Update:  12-18-2018

We're starting to see some real activity in the back of the school property.  A full update has been released, including photographs.  Click the link below to see more. 

Update Pictures 12-18-2018

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smart phone with noise alert app on it

Sometimes Construction Can Be Noisy

Posted on: December 10, 2018

Update:  12-10-2018

On Monday, December 10th, there may be some noise behind the elementary school.  This is part of the soil sampling process and may last for a few days. 

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bulldozer on a mound of dirt

The Earth is Moving!

Posted on: December 5, 2018

UPDATE:  12/6/2018 There are several pieces of ground-moving equipment that you have spotted in the rear of the school property.  The construction company has begun moving soil in preparation for a retaining wall.  All pieces of the construction project

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orange work paint on grass

Early Stages of Construction Have Begun

Posted on: December 4, 2018

UPDATE:  12-4-2018 In the back of the school property, the initial stages of construction are starting to appear.  You may have already noticed the unmistakable orange marker paint, as well as the new electrical boxes and work office

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Thank You to the Envision Team

Posted on: September 19, 2018

9/19/2019 WE’RE SMALL ENOUGH TO REALLY KNOW OUR STUDENTS, THAT GIVES THEM BIG OPPORTUNITIES Thank you for attending  the “Envision the Future” meeting.  We are excited you are on board with us through this journey.  We

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Educational Visioning Process

Posted on: September 17, 2018

9-14-2018 On August 30, 2018, thirty (30) stakeholders met at the Warren County Educational Service Center for an educational visioning process.  This group included administration, staff, students, parents, early childhood, church, community, business

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