CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: New Tech Campuses

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Winton Woods City Schools is committed to communicating with and engaging our families
and stakeholders throughout the process of creating new facilities—and new opportunities—for our students.


******WEEKLY BLITZ  --  NOVEMBER 9, 2018******
 

CURRENT NEWS...

  • NEW 7-12 CAMPUS:  On November 1, work began by milling and removing the parking lots on the north side of the existing high school. On November 2, the site work contractor is scheduled to deploy heavy equipment with the intent to begin stripping top soil on November 5.  
     
  • NEW K-6 CAMPUS:  Work will begin as soon as the final permit is approved from the Village of Greenhills. 
     
  • FORMER CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING:  Demolition is set to take place is November 12.  Work should be completed in under two weeks.

 

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7-12 North Campus Outreach Presentation

K-6 South Campus Outreach Presentation

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WINTON WOODS HIGH SCHOOL - Traffic Pattern/Parking During Construction 

WINTON WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL - Traffic Pattern/Parking During Construction

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OVERALL FACILITY MASTER PLAN

Campus

Planned Location

Beginning Construction (Estimated)

School Opening (Estimated)

Grades K–6**

Middle School Campus (Greenhills)

Early Spring 2019

January 2021 - Complete
March 2021 - Move-in
(Spring Break)

Grades 7–12

High School Campus
(Forest Park)

Fall 2018

Winter Break 2020/2021


**The current Intermediate School will be converted to a Preschool Village

 

Architecture and Engineering

Construction Manager at Risk (CMR)

Building Commissioning Services

SHP Leading Design

Skanska USA Building Inc.and Megen Construction Company Inc.

Motz Engineering

     


South Campus - 147 Farragut Road  - Greenhills

K-6 site plan


North Campus - 1231 W. Kemper - Forest Park

7-12 Site Plan

 

 

 

 

DESIGN - Interior and Exterior Design to Support New Tech Network Philosophy

    

COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL VALUES

Show and Tell ~ empower creation, presentation and curation
Community and Culture ~ support small groups and community

Eat and Learn ~ allow eating space to become learning space
Inside and Outside ~ learning in varied settings adds interest & context

South Campus - 147 Farragut Road  - Greenhills

K-6 Learning Community


North Campus - 1231 W. Kemper - Forest Park

7-12 Learning Community

 

Design Teams

  • Core Team - team directs design and reports to WWCS Board of Education

  • Design Steering Team (DST) - district-level leadership team providing input on design to Core Team

  • Campus Design Teams - team meetings with extensive community and stakeholder involvement and engagement

  • Small Learning Community (SLC) Design Teams - select focus groups provide input on design and operation of the academic areas

  • Design Focus Groups - small staff member groups with specific department and/or grade-level focus areas


 Miscellaneous
  • Environmental Design - Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum** set as a goal for the new facilities; LEED-Platinum is the highest level attainable

  • WELL Building Standards**** also being implemented whenever and wherever possible to maximize the health and wellness benefits of our design, operations and new school construction

CAMPUS SITES

  • Site plans completed and under review by local jurisdictions

  • Surveys of existing sites completed in preparation for construction

  • Construction logistics planning meetings now underway

  • Building to be constructed onsite next to current facilities: no swing space required for schools

  • Traffic studies completed

  • Locations for new school construction determined onsite for K-6, 7-12 and Preschool Village campuses (see above diagram)

  • Site planning revealed current Central Office facility falls within the footprint of new 7-12 school building

  • Central Office relocated from existing site to make way for construction to a temporary modular administrative building behind the Intermediate School until K-6 construction is completed

  • Central Office to be relocated into the Preschool Village (current Intermediate School) following completion of K-6 campus and required modifications of that building, estimated timeframe to be 2021-2022

  • Community Learning Center (CLC) *** planned for K-6 campus

 

FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

  • Land Use Plan led by the WW Board of Education being developed
  • Restoring busing when the buildings are completed
  • Shared community spaces and potential partnerships for these spaces

 

 

DESIGN VOCABULARY

*Program of Requirements (POR) - A complete listing of all of the different types of spaces within a school and their given square footage amounts.

 

**Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum -  A rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design. Buildings can be certified Silver, Gold or Platinum with Platinum being the highest level awarded.

***Community Learning Centers (CLC)- specializes spaces that serve as hubs for community services, providing a system of integrated partnerships that promote academic excellence and offer recreational, educational, social, health, civic and cultural opportunities for students, families and the community.

 

**** The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings and communities in ways that help people thrive. IWBI delivers the cutting-edge WELL Building Standard, the first to be focused exclusively on the ways that buildings, and everything in them, can improve our comfort, drive better choices, and generally enhance health and wellness.

 

COMMUNITY VISIONING

 February 15, 2017
Community Visioning Meeting VIDEO

Press Release ARTICLE

February 21, 2017
Community Visioning Meeting VIDEO

March 2, 2017
Community Visioning Meeting VIDEO

Student Visioning Meetings PHOTOS
Visioning Final Report
Visioning Final Report Appendix

Open Community Meetings 
Forest Park, Greenhills, Springfield Twp

Campus Designs Presentation