Willard Orchard Hills Elementary AdditionWillard Orchard Hills Elementary is in the process of adding four new classrooms, as well as a Learning Park on the southeast corner of the building. R.E. Smith is the contractor and Paragon Architecture is the design firm. Construction is underway and progressing right on schedule. Completion of this project is projected for early this summer, just in time for students to enjoy their new space for the 2017-2018 school year.
North Elementary & Intermediate School HVAC
Willard North & Willard Intermediate School are getting a refreshing change to their current 1950's era boilers with a new heating and air system. Fresh air systems are being added throughout the facility. Paragon Architecture is overseeing this project and Mechanical Services Inc. will be the contractor. MSI has began laying the groundwork for this project that will kick into full gear the day students are released for summer break and be completed by our first day of classes this fall.
Land & Design for South Intermediate SchoolThe purchase of land and design work for the South Intermediate School are underway. A handful of suitable sites have been identified by the Board of Education and analyzed by engineers. Concurrent with the purchase of land, architects will begin working on a the plan and design of the potential building to house 5th and 6th grade students. As communicated prior to the April 2016 bond issue, a future bond issue will need to be passed to begin construction of the new South Intermediate School.
South Intermediate SchoolYou said, "Yes!" Voters approved the no-tax-increase bond issue to fund the construction of the Willard South Intermediate School. This building is designed to serve about 450 5th & 6th grade students on the south side of our district. Ground breaking is expected for Fall 2017!
For the most up to date information and photos on this project, check out the South Intermediate School Update.