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Junior High Schools Take Focus of Upcoming Major Measure H Projects

Junior High Schools Take Focus of Upcoming Major Measure H Projects

 

The attention turns to Alta Loma Junior High and Vineyard Junior High for major modernization projects made possible through the Measure H general obligation bond funding.

 A wide range of renovations, structural updates, infrastructure improvements and technological, learning environment and safety upgrades got underway at both schools just after the previous school year ended in May.

 Musical performance classrooms at both schools will be expanded and modernized, along with office spaces. All areas are being made more accessible to students and parents.

 Classrooms at both schools will be updated with “future-ready” furniture and modern instructional technology. They also will have new air conditioning and heating units, cabinetry, flooring, lighting, wall coverings and sinks. Infrastructure work will focus on interior and exterior paint, as well as improving or repairing electrical circuits, plumbing, restrooms, ceilings and roofs.

 Construction of an 11,500-square-foot permanent classroom building at Deer Canyon Elementary School is nearing completion and will open in late fall or early 2020, depending on a schedule that is least disruptive to normal school operations.

 In addition, a new lunch shade structure project was completed at Victoria Groves Elementary School over the summer.

 Schools throughout the district will see varying levels of similar improvement projects throughout the life of the bond funding. All projects are part of the Alta Loma School District’s facilities master plan, which is being funded through the $58 million Measure H general obligation bond initiative to improve educational facilities, instructional technology and infrastructure at all 10 ALSD schools.

 Information about the ALSD’s Measure H-funded projects and plans can be viewed on the district’s citizens bond oversight committee report at http://bit.ly/2MaxM3a.