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Making progress on building renovations and new additions

We are committed to keeping you informed as we complete construction from the MMSD 2020 facilities referendum.

Making progress on building renovations and new additions

There's quite a bit of construction activity happening at Memorial High School since school let out for the summer.

Renovation work is ongoing throughout the existing building for the English, music, social studies, and applied technology spaces, which will be ready for staff and students returning in the fall. Ceiling and floor demolition continues in other areas of the building to make room for new piping and duct work throughout the existing building and into the new additions.

Construction activity on the new arts and music addition is well underway. Crews recently poured the concrete for the footings and foundation. Once complete, the addition will provide space for band, orchestra, choir, and fine arts support rooms.

Concrete was poured for the footings and foundation of the new music addition

Concrete was poured for the footings and foundation of the new music addition

 

Upcoming work for building additions

  • Installing walls, roof joists, and exterior facade for the music addition this summer and into the fall

  • Pouring concrete for the footings and foundation for the new technical education addition this summer

Underground plumbing work in the restrooms is complete and the concrete slab has been laid

Underground plumbing work in the restrooms is complete and the concrete slab has been laid

 

For additional information or questions, visit the MMSD construction page.

Did you know?

Rebar, short for reinforcing bar, is used in concrete construction to increase the strength and improve the crack and break resistance of the concrete. Today, approximately 97% of rebar is made from recycled materials, such as old cars, appliances, an other scrap steel.

Steel stud walls replace temporary partitions, which will reduce noise in learning spaces

New steel stud walls are replacing temporary partitions throughout the school, which will reduce noise in learning spaces

Ceilings have been removed and duct work is being replaced to improve air flow

Ceilings have been removed and duct work is being replaced throughout the building to improve air flow

 
Crews have started preparing the soil for the applied technology wing expansion

Crews have started preparing the soil for the applied technology wing expansion

Iron workers instal rebar to support the new structural columns in the new music addition foundation

Iron workers are installing rebar to support the new structural steel columns in the new music addition foundation