Capital Project Updates

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    September 2017:
     
    Phase B of our capital project is in its final stretch. Below, is a building-by-building summary of work currently taking place or that has recently been completed.

    High School:
         Current
    •    Courtyard construction
    •    Sidewalk replacement
    •    Kitchen/cafeteria renovations
    •    Bathroom renovations near cafeteria
    •    New doors and window façade at gym and auditorium entrances
    •    New floors in select areas
    •    New electronic school sign at front entrance
    •    IT upgrades
         Completed
    •    New flag pole installed
    •    New lighting/ceilings in select areas
    •    New student lockers
    •    HVAC upgrades

    Middle School:
         Current
    •    New student lockers
    •    Bathroom renovations
    •    Auditorium lighting upgrades
    •    Elevator upgrades
    •    New electronic school sign at front entrance
         Completed
    •    Sidewalk replacement (75% complete)
    •    New granite curbing and drainage installed
    •    New exterior doors in select areas, including auditorium
    •    New drinking fountains
    •    Structural steel installed in gym for new HVAC rooftop units

    Deerfield Elementary School:
         Current
    •    Hallway painting
    •    New floors in hallways and faculty room
    •    Carpet installation in library
         Completed
    •    Bathroom renovations
    •    New lighting/ceilings in select areas

    Hart’s Hill Elementary School:
         Current 
    •    Bathroom renovations in Room 2
    •    New lighting/ceilings in select areas
         Completed
    •    Bathroom renovations

    Marcy Elementary School:
         Current
    •    Renovations on connecting corridor between main and kindergarten buildings
    •    Main entryway sidewalk replacement
    •    Bathroom renovations

    Westmoreland Road Elementary School:
         Current
    •    Drainage and blacktop replacement in back of school
    •    Carpet replacement in library and computer lab
    •    New tile floors in abated areas
         Completed
    •    Bathroom renovations
    •    Hallway painting
    •    New lighting/ceilings in select areas

    Chiz Frye Field Press Box:
         Current 
    •    Sheetrock and room partitions, site work, lighting and door installation, painting, IT work
         Completed
    •    Roof, siding, elevator installed

    All current/ongoing work is expected to be completed by the first day of school except:
    •    Courtyard construction (High School)
    •    Bathroom renovations in Room 2 (Hart’s Hill)
    •    Lighting upgrades (Middle School)

    In an effort to eliminate and/or minimize disruptions during the school day, most of the remaining work will take place after school hours. The long-term results of our capital project will enhance the learning environment for our students, improve building safety and address various infrastructure-related needs. Thank you for your continued patience and support. To view photos of ongoing and completed work, visit www.wboro.org/capitalproject.
     
    July 2017: 
     
    The work associated with Phase B of our Capital Project continues to progress.

    Completed Work (since the last update):

    Bathroom renovations at Deerfield Elementary, Hart’s Hill Elementary and Westmoreland Road Elementary

    Building-by-building summary of work currently taking place:

    Deerfield Elementary –
    hallway flooring replacement; hallway painting; library carpeting replacement; miscellaneous floor abatement; new handicap lift

    Hart’s Hill Elementary –
    hallway ceiling removal and replacement; miscellaneous asbestos abatement; new kindergarten bathroom

    Marcy Elementary – final bathroom renovations; renovations on connecting corridor between main and kindergarten buildings

    Westmoreland Road Elementary – library/media center carpeting replacement scheduled to begin; hallway painting scheduled; miscellaneous floor abatement; new handicap lift

    Middle School –
    bathroom renovations to be completed this summer; student locker replacements scheduled to begin; elevator upgrades; new handicap lift

    High School – bathroom renovations to be completed this summer; miscellaneous HVAC work; courtyard and kitchen renovations

    Transportation Garage – exterior siding to be installed on offices; site work improvements scheduled to begin

    Press Box at Chiz Frye – siding being installed; interior nearing completion; site improvements to begin when press box is nearly complete

    The long-term results of our capital project will enhance the learning environment for our students, improve building safety and address various infrastructure-related needs.

    Thank you for your continued patience and support.
     
    May 2017: 
     
    The work associated with Phase B of our Capital Project continues to progress. In an effort to eliminate and/or minimize disruptions during the school day, the vast majority of work is taking place after school hours, except the construction of the new Chiz Frye Field Press Box and the renovations at the Transportation Garage. The following is the latest update.

    Completed Work:

    • Transportation garage lifts
    • Transportation garage office interior
    • New ceilings and lighting in multiple school buildings
    • New classroom doors at Westmoreland Road Elementary
    • Several bathrooms in multiple school buildings are back in service

    Building-by-building summary of work currently taking place:

    Deerfield Elementary – bathroom renovations on-going; hallway flooring replacement; hallway painting

    Hart’s Hill Elementary – bathroom renovations nearing completion; hallway ceiling removal and replacement beginning

    Marcy Elementary – bathroom renovations nearing completion; renovations on connecting corridor between main and kindergarten buildings beginning

    Westmoreland Road Elementary – bathroom renovations on-going; library carpeting replacement scheduled to begin at the end of the school year; hallway painting scheduled

    Middle School – bathroom renovations on-going; student locker replacements scheduled to begin at the end of the school year

    High School – bathroom renovations on-going; student locker replacements on-going; HVAC work, courtyard and kitchen renovations scheduled to begin at the end of the school year

    Transportation Garage – exterior siding to be installed on offices; bus wash nearing completion; site work improvements scheduled to begin at the end of the school year

    Press Box at Chiz Frye – masonry work, metal framing work and electrical work on-going; site improvements scheduled to begin when press box is nearly complete

    The long-term results of our capital project will enhance the learning environment for our students, improve building safety and address various infrastructure-related needs.

    We ask for your continued patience and support. 
     
    February 2017: 
     
    The work associated with Phase B of our capital project continues to progress.

    In an effort to eliminate and/or minimize disruptions during the school day, the vast majority of work is taking place after school hours, except the construction of the new Chiz Frye Field Press Box and the renovations at the Transportation Garage.

    The new press box is moving along nicely, and the steel components will soon be erected. The interior work at the Transportation Garage is nearing completion. The new bus wash is also nearing completion, and the new bus lifts are already in use.

    Below is a building-by-building summary of additional work currently taking place:

    Deerfield Elementary School – bathroom renovations, ceiling replacements, electrical work

    Hart’s Hill Elementary School – bathroom renovations, ceiling work scheduled to begin

    Marcy Elementary School – bathroom renovations

    Westmoreland Road Elementary School – bathroom renovations, ceiling replacements, electrical work

    Middle School – bathroom renovations

    High School – bathroom renovations, ceiling replacements, electrical work, HVAC work, student locker replacement

    District-wide – technology upgrades

    All in-progress bathroom renovations are scheduled to be completed by early March. Once completed, additional bathroom renovations will start.

    The long-term results of our capital project will enhance the learning atmosphere for our students, improve building safety and address various infrastructure-related needs.

    We ask for your continued patience and support. 
     
    August 2016:
     
    Phase A of the Capital Project, which was approved by voters in 2014, has been completed. Work included sidewalk replacement, curb replacement and paving at all school buildings, roof work at the High School and all four elementary schools and the installation of artificial field turf at Wadas Field.  Wadas Field  

    Phase B of the Capital Project began this summer, and while some work is nearing completion, work is projected to be completed in the 2017-18 school year. Below is a list of some of the major ongoing projects included in Phase B:

    • Roof replacement at Hart’s Hill (nearing completion)
    • Roofing work at Middle School (nearing completion)
    • HVAC upgrades at High School and Middle School
    • Asbestos abatement at High School, Middle School and Marcy
    • Auditorium upgrades at High School and Middle School
    • New student lockers at High School and Middle School
    • New lobby doors and courtyard repairs at High School
    • Student restroom renovations District-wide
    • Central Kitchen upgrades
    • Transportation Department renovations
    • Press box and additional bleachers at Chiz Frye Field
    • New signage at High School and Middle School
    • Instructional technology improvements, such as updated SMART Classrooms and network infrastructure

    Please note that work will continue at the High School throughout the school year. Administration and the contractors have taken every step to ensure that the work will not disrupt the educational process.

    All of the improvements will help enhance the learning atmosphere for our students.

    Thank you for your continued support ensuring our facilities meet the educational needs for students and staff. 
     
    August 2015:
     
    Phase A of the Capital Project, which was approved by voters in 2014, is progressing with the vast majority of work on schedule. Below, is a school by school summary of what has already been completed and what is expected to be completed in the near future. 

    High School:
    Completed Work
       • Paving of the lower circle and north entrance 
       • Sidewalk and curb replacement in various locations 
       • Roof repair/replacement
    Nearing Completion
       • Wadas Field 
          o New field turf expected to be completed and ready for use by November

    Deerfield, Marcy and Westmoreland Road Elementary Schools:  Wadas Field construction
    Completed Work
       • Paving 
       • Sidewalk and curb replacement in various locations 
    Nearing Completion
       • Roof replacement 

    Hart’s Hill Elementary:
    Completed Work
       • Paving
       • Sidewalk replacement in various locations
       • Roof replacement - Spring 2016

    Phase B of the Capital Project is scheduled to start in Summer 2016 pending SED approval, and finish approximately in Fall 2016. Some of the major projects included in Phase B are: 

       • Instructional Technology improvements District-wide
       • Roofing work at Middle School
       • New lobby doors and courtyard repairs at High School
       • Student restroom renovations District-wide
       • HVAC upgrades at High School and Middle School 
       • New student lockers at High School and Middle School
       • Auditorium upgrades at High School and Middle School 
       • Central Kitchen upgrades
       • Transportation Department renovations
       • Press Box and additional bleachers at Chiz Frye Field
       • New signage at High School and Middle School
     
    Below, is a photo gallery of some of the completed and ongoing work.