HSSD Construction Update
January 5, 2023
This publication showcases construction progress made across the district. The projects listed are the result of the successful April 2021 referendum, in which residents voted to approve $98 million in facilities updates at all eight HSSD schools. Please visit our Facilities Update website to view weekly editions of this publication and to learn more about these projects.
Forest Glen Commons and Specials Classrooms Open
Beginning the week of January 2, 2023, the new Forest Glen Commons, Art, Music, and World Cultures classrooms welcomed students for the first time! The final touches were completed during winter break. See below for before and after photos of each space.
Before and After: Commons
Formerly the gym, the Commons features new floor and furniture, wall and ceiling decor, and natural light.
Before and After: World Cultures
Formerly the music room, the World Cultures classroom received new carpeting, furniture, and storage.
Before and After: Art
The art classroom remains in the same location and now includes whiteboards on its storage doors and new furniture.
The music room moved locations and includes special ceiling tiles built to absorb sound.
Roofing activities are 98% complete and the new gym area is being heated.
The locker room progress continues as the painters move throughout the space.
Tile work is starting.
Bay View Wright House Moves Into New Space
On January 2, when staff and students returned from winter break, Wright House moved into its new location within Bay View. The top photo was taken as furniture was being delivered during break.
Below is a rendering of how classroom furniture can be arranged.
Below is an example of Bay View classroom furniture.
Picture below, Heath Garland, Bay View Interim Principal, and Steve Meyers, Principal on Special Assignment, collaborate with the HSSD School & Community Relations Team in the hallway nearest the new classrooms.
All after photos by Jenn Koss Photos. All before photos by Corey Wilson.