View Elementary School Modernization
asphalt paving between classroom buildings was replaced or re-surfaced. Two new lunch shelters,
each covering twelve lunch tables, were constructed
near the Media Center. The newly enlarged parking
lot adjacent to Mission Street and the hard court
play area nearby were re-surfaced and re-striped.
The other parking lot facing Bay Street was re-surfaced and re-striped with an area designated
for a bus drop-off zone. Repairs were made to areas
where water ponds along the path leading to Palm
Street. A new trash enclosure with chain link gates
was constructed with a small concrete ramp for
ease of trash disposal. A six-foot high chain link
fence and an access gate now separates the school
and the public sidewalk on Palm Street.
exterior of the buildings and covered walkways were repainted. Exterior doors that could not be modified
to allow access for the disabled were replaced.
All door hardware was upgraded as required to
comply with disabled access requirements.
surfaces in all classrooms, staff areas, and educational
spaces were refinished. This included new paint,
new and/or replaced ceiling tile, and new carpet
or vinyl floor tile. Each classroom received new marker boards. All toilet rooms were upgraded
to comply with disabled access requirements. This
included new plumbing fixtures, new toilet partitions
and new ceramic tile on the walls and floor.
doors were upgraded with new hardware to meet
disabled access requirements. New floor-mounted unit
ventilators were installed in each classroom.
The multi-purpose room and the administrative area
also received mechanical upgrades. The existing
folding lunch tables and benches were restored,
and a new higher platform (stage) with chair storage
underneath replaced the existing one. A new wheelchair
lift was also installed to provide stage access
for the disabled.
A new phone/intercom system, fire alarm system and intrusion alarm system
were installed. New electrical outlets and
data outlets were installed throughout the school
Newsletter, Winter 2003
Newsletter, Fall 2002