Elementary School Modernization
work included the repair and replacement of damaged
concrete sidewalks and the installation of asphalt
overlay on the playground area. The play courts
received new striping. Existing exterior light fixtures
were replaced to improve site lighting. A new trash enclosure was constructed to conceal the trash dumpsters and
to remove a potential fire hazard near the stage.
Areas in the playfield and lawn where water
ponds were corrected and new area drains were installed.
of the existing buildings included repainting
of the exterior of the main building and the annex.
New seismic connections between the roof structure
and the exterior walls may be required following
a structural study. Insulation was installed
in the attic of the main building. Plastic glazing
used at many of the exterior windows were replaced
with glass. Door hardware throughout the campus was replaced to improve security and comply with disabled
access requirements. Floor, wall and ceiling finishes
in the classrooms and corridors were replaced
or upgraded. New whiteboards were installed in
all classrooms, including portable classrooms. The
main entrance lobby and administration area were remodeled, including replacement of the entrance
doors. The exterior walkway along the Annex Building
was modified to improve security.
fixtures in the student toilet rooms were replaced.
A new mechanical heating/ventilating system
replaced the existing system, including a new boiler,
piping and unit ventilators in the classrooms. A
new single main electrical service replaced the
three current electrical services. Additional outlets
were added and provisions for additional data
wiring were installed in the main building. New
fire alarm, security, phone, data, and clock/bell
systems replaced existing systems. An energy
management system was installed.
modernization work that is visible, at both the interior
and exterior of the main building and the annex is
intended to be consistent with the historic mission
style of the existing building.
Newsletter, Fall 2003
Newsletter, Spring 2003