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.

Update as of February 1, 2018

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

August 2020


**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

     


147 Farragut Road  - Greenhills

K-6 Campus location

 

 

1231 W. Kemper - Forest Park

7-12 campus location

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

Design Teams

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

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

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

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

Schematic Design (SD)

  • SD Phase completed and submitted for cost estimation on December 15, 2017

  • Cost estimating completed and budget reconciliation by mid-February 2018

  • Begin Design Development (DD) phase of new campus plans

Miscellaneous

  • WWCS Board of Education approval of Program of Requirements (POR)* for design expected by February 2018

  • Environmental Design

    • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum** set as a goal for the new facilities

  • New state safety requirement for storm shelters for new schools now in place - effect on designs being studied

CAMPUS SITES

  • Surveys of existing sites completed in preparation for construction

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

  • Traffic studies underway to inform site design

  • Locations for new school construction determined onsite for K-6, 7-12 and Preschool Village campuses

  • Location for central office swing space determined to be current Intermediate School campus

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

 

MEETING AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Upcoming Campus Design Team meetings:  March/April 2018

  • Ongoing planning meetings with municipal leaders and design firm

  • Campus Design Meetings - school department and grade level focus groups provide input for specific design features (27 meetings in March/April)

  • Open Community meetings (same presentation at each meeting):

    • April 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Forest Park Senior Center

    • April 10, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Winton Woods Middle School Media Center

    • April 16, 6:00-7:30 p.m. - TBD location in Springfield Township

 

 

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.

 

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