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CSD Bond Oversight Committee Visit Schools to Observe Continued Bond Progress before end of 2022

The Centennial School District (CSD) Bond Oversight Committee (BOC) held its quarterly meeting Thursday, December 1, 2022 and members toured several CSD sites, including Pleasant Valley Elementary, Powell Butte Elementary, and Centennial High School to view progress and hear other 2020 Bond project updates.

July 2022

Fire Alarm Systems

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 7/14/2022 10:00:00 AM

Progress on safety and security projects at our schools continues throughout the summer, which includes new fire alarm systems at five of our schools: Oliver Middle School and Meadows, Parklane, Patrick Lynch, and Powell Butte elementary schools. Thanks to the community’s support of the 2020 Bond, these fire alarm system upgrades will continue to support safety and security at these schools. 

Man testing fire alarm system

 

Window Replacement at Oliver Middle School

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 7/7/2022 10:00:00 AM

As part of the Oliver Middle School conversion, windows are being replaced in all classroom and office areas. These new windows will result in improved weather resistance and greater energy efficiency. Operable panes will still be a part of the window system to support airflow and ventilation. Thank you, voters, for supporting the 2020 Bond that’s supporting the Oliver Middle School conversion and other bond projects across the district.

window replacement

men working on window replacement

window replacement

 

Enhancing Safety and Security at Our School Sites

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 7/1/2022 9:00:00 AM

Various safety and security updates are happening across the district this summer. The 2020 Bond supports the creation of “secure vestibules” at school sites that don’t currently have one. These vestibules create a more secured space at the building’s entrance, resulting in greater safety and security. In this photo below, you’ll see construction occurring at Centennial Middle School to construct a secure vestibule and canopy at their front entrance. For a complete list of the various safety and security projects happening at each of our school sites, visit www.csd28j.org/2020Bond, scroll down to “Projects for Each School”, and click on the school. 

putting in secure vestibles

June 2022

Mechanical Upgrades Continue Across the District

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 6/21/2022 9:15:00 AM

Thanks to our community’s support of the 2020 Bond, mechanical work continues in an effort to create more comfortable spaces for our students and staff, and greater energy efficiency throughout the Centennial School District. The District has hired many local contractors to perform mechanical repairs and system controls replacement across the district. Pictured below is mechanical work at Powell Butte Elementary where a new digital controls system, along with work on the mechanical system, will improve temperature regulation and ventilation levels. Additionally, it will improve efficiency in the long term for maintenance personnel who will be able to better diagnose performance issues. 

mechanical work at Powell Butte Elementary where a new digital controls system

mechanical work at Powell Butte Elementary where a new digital controls system

 

Bond Oversight Committee Meets to View and Discuss Bond 2020 Progress

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 6/16/2022 10:00:00 AM

On Monday, June 13, 2022, Bond Oversight Committee (BOC) members met to review the progress of the 2020 Bond. The group started their meeting with tours of Pleasant Valley Elementary, Meadows Elementary, and the soon-to-be Oliver Middle School. After touring the three schools, they met to discuss a series of updates on topics such as grants, budget, community engagement, and the status of various projects. To learn more about the BOC’s role, review their meeting materials, and more, visit here.

Bond Oversight Committee Meets to View and Discuss Bond 2020 Progress

Bond Oversight Committee Meets to View and Discuss Bond 2020 Progress

Bond Oversight Committee Meets to View and Discuss Bond 2020 Progress

Bond Oversight Committee Meets to View and Discuss Bond 2020 Progress

 

Oliver’s Media Center Nears Completion

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 6/10/2022 8:15:00 AM

The new media center at Oliver Middle School is nearing completion. With newly painted walls, bookcases and circulation desk now installed, and hung ceiling, the space is coming together nicely! Flooring arrives this week and furniture will arrive towards the end of June.

The media center renovations are part of Oliver's conversion into a middle school beginning in fall 2022. We’re thankful for our community’s support to make this and other school construction projects possible! 

Oliver Middle School media center renovation

Oliver Middle School media center renovation

 

Pool Repairs Continue at Centennial High School

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 6/2/2022 1:00:00 PM

We’re excited to see the progress being made on the Centennial High School pool repairs! Now that the replacement of the plumbing systems under the pool has been completed and inspected, the contractor poured the concrete pool shell. After the curing of the concrete and waterproof membrane, they will begin setting the tiles. We'll continue to keep you updated on the pool repairs and other bond projects here on our blog.

Pool repairs at Centennial High School

May 2022

Seismic Upgrade Work at Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 5/26/2022 8:00:00 AM

Thanks to the $2.5 million Oregon Seismic Improvement Grant that Centennial was awarded, seismic upgrade work has started in the basement at Pleasant Valley Elementary School. Most of what’s happening now is preparation work, as shown in the photo below. 

Once school is dismissed for the summer, new rigid plywood and shear walls will be installed at both floor levels. Also, additional anchors will be placed to further connect the floors, walls, and roof together. This summer is also when the brick replacement on the exterior of the building will begin. We’ll continue to keep you updated as the construction progresses! 

Basement updates at Pleasant Valley Elementary

 

Progress Continues at Four Elementary School Gyms

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 5/19/2022 8:30:00 AM

Gymnasium work at the four elementary school sites continues to move forward. Meadows and Patrick Lynch have gone vertical with metal framing and structural wall sheathing. Parklane recently received a concrete pour for the gym slab.

Powell Butte encountered multiple abandoned septic tanks that are being decommissioned. Formwork is expected to start for the gym foundation in late May.

We’ll continue to keep you updated on the progress of the four new elementary school gyms. Thanks so much to the community’s support for making this possible! For more 2020 Bond updates, visit here.

Gymnasium work at Elementary School Gyms

Gymnasium work at Elementary School Gyms

Gymnasium work at Elementary School Gyms

Gymnasium work at Elementary School Gyms

April 2022

Centennial High School Pool Repairs In-Progress

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 4/28/2022 11:30:00 AM

Pool repairs at Centennial High School

Pool repairs have started at Centennial High School! These repairs include draining the main pool area and saw-cutting the shell to perform selective demolition in order to replace the pump and drain lines. The pool will receive a restored shell with a ceramic tile finish for improved water-tightness and overall extended longevity with accent colors to promote school spirit. The diving board and starting stands will be replaced with OSAA compliant equipment. 

In addition, the mechanical lines, pumps, filtration systems and mechanical room ventilation will be upgraded and/or replaced for improved water quality and safety. New LED lighting will be provided overhead and around the perimeter. The surrounding pool deck will be repaired and coated with an anti-slip coating for improved safety. Colored accent tiles for the pool perimeter have been selected and ordered. The pool is currently scheduled to be completed by early Fall. 

Thanks to the community’s support for making this possible! We are so excited for this updated space to be available for our students and the community to enjoy. 

 

IT Infrastructure Updates across the District

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 4/21/2022 8:20:00 AM

IT Infrastructure updates across the district

Thanks to the 2020 bond, schools are receiving various security improvements which include IT infrastructure upgrades at each of our schools. Each school’s technology network closet will support additional safety and security devices such as security cameras, intercoms, and improved fire alarm systems that are being installed at many schools. IT Infrastructure work includes:

  •     Mechanical ventilation equipment which will help extend the life of the network equipment;
  •       Physical security improvements for core network equipment and access systems; and 
  •       Power voltage upgrades that will support upgraded school safety and security systems devices. 

This work is taking place now and into the fall. Thanks to our community’s support of these improvements that will result in better security and support of technology needs at our school campuses. 

Photo caption: In this photo, a framer is expanding one of the two existing technology closets at Centennial Middle School and applying plywood backers for the new security and intercom panels that will go into this space.

 

Centennial Middle School hosts first at-home meet on new Track and Field

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 4/14/2022 9:30:00 AM

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, Centennial Middle School hosted its first at-home track and field meet of the season! 

The sun was shining and spirits were high as student athletes participated in the meet, which marked the first event on the new track and field event areas since they were resurfaced last summer. Parents and some furry friends were also in attendance to cheer on our athletes! 

Thank you to our community for their support of the 2020 Bond that made the track and field improvements at CMS and Oliver possible!

CMS kid competing in shot putstudents at track meet

students competing in relay racestudents at track meet

group of students at track meetlady with dog

student competing in high jumpstudent competing in shot put

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Construction Update for the New Elementary Gyms

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 4/7/2022 2:12:00 PM

It’s time for an update on the four new elementary gyms that are being constructed for Meadows, Patrick Lynch, Parklane and Powell Butte elementary schools. At Meadows, the slab is placed, waterproofing has been applied, and wall framing has begun. At Patrick Lynch, the slab concrete is currently being placed. At Parklane, the foundation excavation has been started with some very large boulders that have been encountered. At Powell Butte, some old abandoned septic tanks were discovered and will have to be properly filled before construction can commence. 

gym construction at Meadows Elementary

Meadows Elementary

gym construction at Patrick Lynch Elementary

Patrick Lynch Elementary

gym construction at Parklane Elementary

Parklane Elementary

gym construction at Powell Butte Elementary

Powell Butte Elementary

March 2022

Progress Made Over Spring Break

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 3/31/2022 1:00:00 PM

Over Spring Break week, multiple projects were underway across schools in our district including at:

-Pleasant Valley: Roofing inspections were conducted to prepare for roof replacement and repairs planned for this summer. Additionally, site evaluation of the basement was done to prepare for seismic improvements slated for this summer.

roofing inspection

-Centennial Middle School: Work entailed the completion of two science lab classrooms, renovations of two science labs classrooms, installation of temperature control in main data closets, and beginning renovations of the media center.

renovations of science labs at Centennial Middle School

Meadows: Concrete floors were polished in the rear corridor.

Concrete floors being polished

-Oliver: The Career Technical Education (CTE) labs were completed and renovations continued for the locker rooms, the media center, and science labs.

Renovations at CTE labs

 

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Update

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 3/21/2022 1:45:00 PM

2020 Bond Project - Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Update

On Thursday, March 17, 2022, the Bond Oversight Committee (BOC) met to discuss and learn about the latest progress on current and upcoming 2020 Bond projects including pool repairs, mechanical systems, security systems, elementary gyms, and more. You can find the meeting agenda here.

The purpose of the Bond Oversight Committee is to actively monitor the progress of the bond program, ensure bond revenues are used only for purposes consistent with the voter-approved 2020 bond measure and consistent with state law, and serve as a conduit of information to the Board and community. 

To learn more about the BOC, visit here.

 

Renovations at Centennial Middle School and Oliver

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 3/17/2022 8:30:00 AM

As part of the bond 2020 work, renovations are taking place at Centennial Middle School (CMS) and Oliver next week during Spring Break. 

Renovations at Oliver during the break include: completing one of the three new science rooms and two of the future career and technical education (CTE) labs. Also, construction will begin to convert three classrooms into the remaining two science labs, which will be completed mid-summer.

During the break, renovations at CMS include: completing two new science labs and starting construction in the two oldest science labs and the media center, which will be completed mid-summer.

Take a peek at some renderings of our middle school renovations below! Thank you to our voters support of the 2020 Bond, which is creating middle school spaces that will further benefit our students’ learning!

CMS Media Center CMS Science Classroom

(From left) CMS Media Center and Science Classroom

Oliver Media Center Oliver Science Classroom

(From left) Oliver Media Center and Science Classroom

 

Drainage Improvements In-Progress at Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 3/10/2022 9:00:00 AM

Drainage improvements at Pleasant Valley Elementary

As part of the 2020 Bond work, the District recently completed phase one of a two-phase project to improve storm water drainage at Pleasant Valley Elementary School. During phase one, the underground piping was replaced around the back side of the building in order to remedy past flooding of some of the classroom wings. Phase two, pending environmental permits, will complete the work around the front of the building and out to existing waterways. Some of you may have noticed black pipe laying on Pleasant Valley Elementary’s front lawn. That is temporary piping to mitigate historical basement flooding until phase two can be completed, at which time the piping will move underground. We will continue to share drainage improvement updates as the work progresses!

 

The Latest Gym Progress at Meadows, Patrick Lynch, Parklane, and Powell Butte

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 3/3/2022 9:00:00 AM

gym construction at schools

We are making progress on the new gym spaces at Meadows, Patrick Lynch, Parklane, and Powell Butte! The contractor has begun excavation for footings and utility lines. Formwork for the concrete has begun and underground plumbing is underway. Structural steel is currently in fabrication and set to hit the sites later this Spring. 

We can’t wait for our students to enjoy these finished gyms, which we know will offer an incredible space for fitness and athletic opportunities. In the meantime, a focus on student and visitor safety is ever present with instructional signage and control fencing to separate those work activities. You may remember seeing what the gyms will look like when completed, but if not, you can find the gym renderings on our blog here or watch our gym groundbreaking video at https://bit.ly/33XXtkR!

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February 2022

Q & A with Scott Rose

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 2/18/2022 8:35:00 AM

Bond 2020 - Owner's Rep Scott Rose

Centennial School District has received countless updates and changes at its schools, thanks to the passage of the 2020 bond. Some of this work has included extensive roof remodeling and repairs, site drainage updates, mechanical improvements, resurfaced tracks, refinished gyms, and interior and exterior renovations.

Recently, we interviewed the person who’s helping make many of these positive changes a success! Scott Rose works for R&C Management LLC and is the Owner’s Representative for Centennial School District. He has been with the district since September 2020. He works daily to support bond projects and construction, and to help ensure that the promises we make as a district come to fruition for our students and school community.

Below is the interview with Scott:

How many years of experience do you have in school construction? 33 years – 7 years as an Owner’s Representative, then 21 years on the architectural side, and now 5 years back as an Owner’s Representative.

When did you start your current role working for the Centennial School District? September 2020

Why is it important to have an Owner’s Representative/Project Manager for a school construction bond? It is critical to bring an experienced individual or team on board who has completely ran school projects from the pre-bond planning through to the close-out and warranty phases as they can put together viable work plans and know what to anticipate. 

What’s been most rewarding in your experience with Centennial’s 2020 Bond projects so far? The groundbreaking ceremonies with the students.

What are you most looking forward to in the months ahead with Centennial’s 2020 Bond projects? The equitable and celebratory transformation of Oliver Elementary School into a Middle School.

What would you share with a student who’s interested in going into the construction field? I would suggest they experience all parts of a project – planning ,design, and construction. I suggest they buy materials, run against a budget and schedule, and critically review their own work. By experiencing all the fun and challenging aspects of a project, only then will they be able to see from the other person’s perspective and become an empathetic partner in the process.

What’s your favorite hobby or activity? I enjoy volunteering as a resource for caregivers that are caring for loved ones. My wife passed away from dementia, and I continue to help others caring for their loved ones.

What’s your favorite food? I enjoy authentic Mexican food – especially the handmade tamales in the summer from a local farmer’s market near me.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? My wife told me to slow down and enjoy the ordinary moments of life, until they become extraordinary.

 

Science Room Renovations at Centennial Middle School Underway

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 2/3/2022 10:20:00 AM

Centennial School District moves forward with renovations at Centennial Middle School (CMS). As you will see featured in these photos of renovations in the Science Room, contractors recently installed plumbing under the concrete slab and in the walls and ceilings. They also performed selective demolition of some of the finishes and cabinetry. More work is scheduled to take place in the Science Rooms at CMS during spring break, so keep an eye out for future updates!

Within the last year, many other updates have taken place at CMS, too, including roofing repairs, flooring and interior wall updates, a new track and gym floor update, mechanical repairs, and site drainage improvements. A huge thank you to our voters of the 2020 bond for making all the updates at CMS possible! The schedule indicates completion of all work at CMS in the Fall of 2022. 

Bond 2020 image

science room renovation

science room renovation

science room renovation

January 2022

Site Work Moving Forward on the New Gyms

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 1/27/2022 9:25:00 AM

Work is progressing forward on the construction of new elementary school gyms for Meadows, Parklane, Patrick Lynch, and Powell Butte Elementary Schools! As you can see in some of these photos, construction includes grading the site to ensure a level base, laying down rock subgrade, footing excavation, and installing underground plumbing. Also, you may notice additional fencing on these school campuses to protect trees during construction. You may remember seeing what the gyms will look like when completed, but if not, you can find the gym renderings on our blog here or watch our gym groundbreaking video at https://bit.ly/33XXtkR!

gym renovation

 

pipes at gym renovation

gym renovation

 

Work Continues at Oliver Elementary to support transition into a Middle School

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 1/21/2022 9:05:00 AM

Thanks to the 2020 Bond, work continues to prepare for Oliver’s conversion into a Middle School in Fall of 2022. Over winter break, workers performed abatement on the floor, and at this time, utility and non-structural work is in progress to begin renovating the media center and science lab.

This work is in addition to work already completed this past summer including a fully replaced track, roofing work, floor tiling removed and polishing of concrete floors, updated wall coverings in all corridors, ceiling repairs. Additionally, the upper gym floor was also completely stripped, sanded, sealed, and striped. You can find highlights of these completed projects in the Report to Our Community or our bond project updates page here.

STILL TO COME: Science lab renovations, media center renovations, and new career technical improvements will continue during spring break and this summer. The school will also benefit from safety and security updates, further mechanical repairs, lighting repairs, solar paneling, and paved parking.

We will continue to share Oliver construction updates as this work progresses! Visit here for more bond project updates.

Bond 2020 Oliver Elementary School

construction at Oliver Elementary

construction at Oliver Elementary

 

Exterior Paint Complete at Parklane Elementary School

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 1/14/2022 10:45:00 AM

Thanks to the voters’ support of the 2020 bond, Parklane Elementary School received a fresh coat of exterior paint. Check out these photos to see the updated appearance, which was completed this Fall! Additional schools will be painted next Spring and Summer. 

Parklane Elementary School

Parklane Elementary School

Parklane Elementary

 

Structural Rehabilitation at Pleasant Valley, thanks to State grant and bond dollars

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 1/6/2022 4:55:00 PM

Centennial School District was awarded a $2.5 million Oregon Seismic Improvement Grant for Pleasant Valley to rehabilitate the original structure to meet current seismic safety standards. This grant will be coupled with other masonry repair bond dollars to improve safety at the school. The design is underway, including engineer-testing of the foundation as shown in these photos. Much of the building's brick and roofing will be repaired or replaced but the architecture will largely remain the same. Construction activity will run from May through September of 2022.

Seismic safety update to structure

Seismic safety update to structure

November 2021

Mechanical Repairs Underway in Centennial Schools

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 11/18/2021 10:00:00 AM

Mechanical repairs are underway across the district. Throughout the 2020 bond measure, Centennial has used local contractors to service the aging mechanical systems across the district.  

The in-room units have been serviced at Centennial High School, Centennial Middle School, and Oliver Elementary School (soon-to-be Oliver Middle School). Additionally, all steam traps and valves have been repaired or replaced at these schools as well. These updates will help to better regulate heat throughout the rooms. 

Repairs at the elementary schools will soon be underway.

The mechanical repairs are expected to be completed in Fall of 2022. They will provide more comfortable spaces for our students and staff, and greater energy efficiency throughout the Centennial School District.

working mechanical repairs

 

Bond Improvements Continue Across District

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 11/10/2021 4:00:00 PM

Thanks to our voters' support, some schools are receiving a fresh coat of paint! In these photos, you’ll see the brightened new appearance of Butler Creek Elementary coming along!

Parklane Elementary School will be painted this Fall - pictures coming soon! Additional schools will be painted next Spring and Summer.

Parklane Elementary

Parklane Elementary

 

Gym Groundbreaking Video Premiere

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 11/5/2021 2:30:00 PM

students in construction clothes

WATCH IT NOW: The video premiere of our gym groundbreaking, featuring our four new elementary school gyms, went live on November 4, 2021 at 5 p.m.!

Students at these schools will benefit from dedicated spaces that help prioritize health and well-being. Stay tuned for progress updates as construction moves forward.

View the video at www.csd28j.org/gymgroundbreaking

Thank you to our voters' support of the 2020 bond for making these new gyms a reality!

September 2021

Centennial Schools Receive Site Drainage Improvements

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 9/30/2021 4:15:00 PM

As part of the 2020 bond, site drainage improvements are happening at schools across the district. These improvements will result in less standing water on our school playgrounds and in parking lots.

Meadows Elementary School, Centennial Middle School, and Centennial High School have already received site drainage improvements. Flow tests are currently underway to determine if additional or larger drywells are necessary.

Pleasant Valley Elementary will receive site drainage improvements with a storm system replacement. The work will take place in two phases this fall and the next spring.

Next summer, we will address the needs at Powell Butte and Patrick Lynch elementary schools in conjunction with gymnasium additions and other related sitework.

Thanks to the voters' support for these improvements and many others as part of the 2020 bond. 

drainage improvements

 

New Gym Spaces coming to four Centennial Elementary Schools

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 9/23/2021 5:45:00 PM

Four elementary schools will be receiving new, dedicated gym spaces, thanks to the voters' support of the 2020 bond. These schools include Meadows, Patrick Lynch, Powell Butte, and Parklane. The new gyms will include an interior corridor link to the main school building.

We’ve recently highlighted the completed gym floor restorations at Centennial Middle School; Centennial High School; and Oliver Elementary School, which will transition to Oliver Middle School in 2022. These gyms are already providing essential spaces for our students to exercise, play, and have fun. And, we look forward to the new elementary school gyms that will offer the same benefits to our elementary students and provide them with rewarding fitness opportunities.

In Centennial, we know that in order to prioritize education, we must also prioritize health and well-being. In fact, regular fitness can lead to better academic outcomes.

Groundbreaking of the new gyms is scheduled to take place this fall. Stay tuned! In the meantime, we're excited to share the renderings of the new gym spaces and we will continue to provide progress updates along the way.

Once again, thank you to our voters! The funds from the 2020 bond made these projects and so many others possible.

Rendering of Meadows Elementary's new gym

Rendering of Meadows Elementary's new gym

 Rendering of Parklane Elementary's new gym

 Rendering of Parklane Elementary's new gym

Rendering of Patrick Lynch Elementary's new gym

Rendering of Patrick Lynch Elementary's new gym

Rendering of Powell Butte Elementary's new gym

Rendering of Powell Butte Elementary's new gym

 Rendering of interior gym space

 Rendering of interior gym space

Rendering of interior gym space

Rendering of interior gym space

 

Bond Oversight Committee Tour Schools to See Bond Progress

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 9/17/2021 5:25:00 PM

On Thursday, the Bond Oversight Committee met and toured various school sites to see many improvements made on bond projects over the summer. The tour began at Oliver Elementary School where members were provided comprehensive updates on extensive work done on the track and gym floors, roofs, outdoor soffit work at the front entrance, heating system repairs. They walked hallways to see flooring and interior wall updates. The next stop was Centennial Middle School where members learned about roofing repairs, explored flooring and interior wall updates, and viewed the new track and gym floors. Centennial High School was the last stop where members viewed tennis court and field improvements, heard about roofing updates, and walked the new gym floor with the new Eagles logo. We appreciate our committee members for their time and contribution to this important aspect of our 2020 bond projects! To learn more about the role of the Bond Oversight Committee, visit here.

Bond Oversight Committee

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Bond Oversight Committee tours schoolsBond Oversight Committee tours schools

Bond Oversight Committee tours schoolsBond Oversight Committee tours schools

Bond Oversight Committee tour of gym

Bond Oversight Committee tours schoolsBond Oversight Committee tours schools

 

Centennial Middle School starts the school year showcasing multiple improvements

Posted by Kassie Swenson on 9/9/2021


This week we’ve started to welcome students back into our classrooms. Our latest bond project spotlight is Centennial Middle School (CMS) where many improvements were made over the summer, thanks to voters’ support of the 2020 bond.

Recently completed projects at CMS include roofing repairs, corridor updates, floor tile removal and the polishing of concrete floors, new paint on upper walls and doors, new wainscot, ceiling repairs, walk off mat installations, and mechanical improvements. All three gym floors were completely stripped, sanded, sealed, and striped due to their age.

Due to deterioration that comes with age, the track and field event pads were removed down to asphalt and replaced with modern cushioned rubber surfacing, with striping completed last Spring. It is a full 8-lane track. Field event areas were also resurfaced. Storm drainage was also improved around the track and at the center of the field to minimize standing water.

Over the next year, CMS will also receive science lab and media center renovations, locker room updates, improved safety and security, and more mechanical and lighting enhancements.

These bond projects are creating much-needed improvements at our schools, which allows us to continue prioritizing the education, safety, and well-being of our students. It’s so heartening to see transformation take place across the district. Thanks again, voters, for making this possible for our school district and most importantly, for our students!

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Centennial Middle School improvements before and after

 

Oliver receives updates with 2020 bond funds

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 9/2/2021 10:00:00 AM

As we get ready to have students back in school, change and much-needed improvements are taking place at each of our school locations, district-wide. This week, we are excited to highlight the recent updates at Oliver Elementary School as part of the $65 million bond passed by voters in 2020. As communicated previously, Oliver Elementary will be converting into a middle school starting in Fall 2022.

Oliver has received a stabilized, resurfaced, and newly striped track. The field event areas have also been resurfaced. Storm drainage has been improved around the track and in the center field to minimize standing water, and irrigation was added in the center of the field to improve playability and maintenance.  

The roofing work at Oliver is complete. Floor tiling was removed, concrete floors polished, and wall coverings in all corridors were updated; ceilings were repaired; recessed walk off-mats were installed at each entry; and a welcome sign was stained into the lobby floor to greet staff, students, and parents.

In addition, the upper gym floor was completely stripped, sanded, sealed, and striped, and will be open for use for the first day of school. And, mechanical improvements have been underway to better control heat distribution throughout the school.

Oliver will also receive science lab renovations, media center renovations, and new career technical improvements over the next 12 months, as part of Oliver’s conversion from an elementary to middle school.

The school will also benefit from safety and security updates, further mechanical repairs, lighting repairs, solar paneling, and paved parking in the coming year.

Thank you, voters, for supporting the 2020 bond that’s resulting in much needed improvements to our school buildings. Visit here to continue along with progress and bond project updates.

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August 2021

Bond Project highlights at Centennial High School

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 8/26/2021 11:55:00 AM

This week we are excited to highlight the updates and improvements taking place at Centennial High School (CHS) with the passage of the $65 million bond passed by voters in 2020.

 

The wood floors in the CHS main gym were stripped, sanded, repaired, sealed, and striped. The striping included a large center Eagles logo. In addition, CHS is receiving roof repairs, which are nearing completion, and 6 new tennis courts to replace the existing tennis courts. These courts are scheduled to be finished this fall and will have improved drainage, ADA accessibility, lighting, and a modern cushioned surface.

 

Future CHS bond projects (to take place next Spring and Summer) will include:

-Mechanical system and controls improvements

-Replacement lighting

-Expanded safety & security systems (access and cameras)

-Pool building repairs

wood floors in the CHS main gym were stripped, sanded, repaired, sealed, and stripedwood floors in the CHS main gym were stripped, sanded, repaired, sealed, and striped

construction equipment CHS

 

Bond projects continue to progress: Pleasant Valley Elementary School benefits from new flooring

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 8/19/2021 6:00:00 PM

Bond projects continue to progress forward as we are getting ready for the school year to begin! Pleasant Valley Elementary School received new flooring throughout the building as part of the many construction projects taking place with the passage of the $65 million bond passed by voters in 2020. The new flooring at Pleasant Valley Elementary School includes classrooms, the front office spaces, and the media center. 

Pleasant Valley Elementary School with new flooring throughout the buildingPleasant Valley Elementary School with new flooring throughout the building

 

Promises Made, Promises Kept: CSD 2020 Bond Updates

Posted by Allison Macy-Steines on 8/6/2021 4:30:00 PM

If you’ve passed by many of our school buildings recently, you may have noticed construction taking place as part of the passage of the $65 million bond passed by voters in May, 2020.

Projects occurring this summer include:
• Extensive Roof Repairs at Centennial High School, Centennial Middle School, and Oliver Elementary
• Tennis Court Replacement at Centennial High School
• New tracks at Oliver & Centennial Middle School
• Extensive Flooring and Hazard Abatement at Pleasant Valley, Oliver & Centennial Middle School
• Gym Floor Refinishing at Centennial High School, Centennial Middle School, and Oliver

Additional projects we will be completing over the next 15 months:
• New Gymnasium Groundbreaking at Meadows, Patrick Lynch,
• Parklane, and Powell Butte Elementary Schools
• Extensive Centennial High School Pool repairs
• Security Improvements at all schools
• Lighting and Energy Improvements at all schools
• Ventilation and Mechanical Improvements at all schools
• Site Drainage Improvements at all schools

We want to again thank voters for supporting the bond. Your investment in our facilities will pay dividends for our students, families and the entire community for decades to come.

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