Making progress this summer
In the new welcome center entrance, the foundation for a new elevator has been poured and the walls are being constructed. This new elevator will improve building accessibility for students, families, and visitors.
In the coming weeks, new drywall partitions will be installed in the third floor classrooms, followed by mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection work to prepare for the new systems to be installed.
The walls for the new welcome center elevator shaft are being built
Ongoing construction activities
Starting demolition in the lower-level locker room
Building the elevator shaft in the new welcome center lobby to improve accessibility
Beginning excavation work for the cafeteria and classroom additions
Progressing with masonry restoration work throughout the building facade
Masonry restoration work is ongoing throughout the existing facade to protect the building’s historic architecture
Did you know?
The East High School building is currently just over 405,000 square feet. Once the 2020 facilities referendum construction is complete, the building will be approximately 304,000 square feet renovated and there will be over 17,000 square feet of additions – that’s equivalent to over five football fields worth of work!
Mechanical, engineering, and fire protection systems are beginning in the third floor classroom renovation area
Construction equipment is used to move demolition debris from the locker room renovation area
Workers are preparing the site for the cafeteria and classroom additions
An opening was cut in the courtyard area for the new multipurpose room elevator