Media Center Improvements (all buildings): The media centers in all 4 buildings will be improved to meet 21st Century learning needs. Spaces will contain multi-purpose rooms, maker spaces, areas for groups of all sizes, and include high-density storage where appropriate. The new spaces will include right-size quantity of book stacks per grade level(s) and should account for 1:1 devices and repurpose computer labs where appropriate. Spaces will contain contemporary amenities, technology, and equipment.
Flexible Learning Spaces Additions (all buildings): New spaces will be added in all 4 buildings for independent, flexible, and personalized learning, including space for students in-between classes and when online learners are in-person. Spaces will contain contemporary amenities, technology, and equipment.
Roof Replacements (Liberty, Middle School, High School): The roofs at Liberty, the Middle School, and the High School, which are past their life cycles and are in poor physical condition, will be replaced.
Building Control System Replacements (Liberty, Independence, High School): The outdated and difficult to maintain building control systems at Liberty, Independence, and the High School will be replaced.
District Office Relocation/New High School Fitness Center: The district office will be moved to Independence Elementary STEM. The current district office will be made into a new fitness center/weight room with contemporary amenities and equipment.
New and Improved CTE and Future Ready Environments (Middle School & High School) New spaces focused on CTE will be added at the High School and Middle School. These areas will contain multi-purpose spaces with emphasis on collaboration and flexibility. The spaces will reflect the current market needs to better prepare students. Renovations would include separate ‘clean’ and ‘dirty’ work areas, contain contemporary amenities, technology, and equipment, be more open, and be handicap accessible for all.
Added Parking at Liberty: The parking lot at Liberty will be renovated to improve efficiency, safety, traffic flow. More parking stalls will be added to the existing parking lot.
New HVAC at Independence Elementary STEM: The 1981 HVAC system at Independence Elementary STEM is in need of replacement. This replacement would include a better air quality handling system as well as air conditioning.
Improved Special Education Areas at the Middle School: These spaces are being reconfigured to operate more efficiently and designed to meet program needs. Learning environments (lights & HVAC) will be improved and equitable across all buildings. The spaces will be right-sized per MDE guidelines and contain their own dedicated storage areas. Materials and finishes in poor physical condition would be replaced. Spaces will contain contemporary amenities, technology, and equipment.
Air Conditioning and Air Quality Improvements (High School): Air conditioning will be added and systems will be put in place to improve indoor air quality in activity spaces at the high school.