CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: New Tech Campuses

ebruary 15, 2017

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

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 October 6, 2017

 CONSTRUCTION UPDATE PRESENTATIONS
Board of Education

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

Building Commissioning Services

Construction Manager at Risk (CMR)

SHP Leading Design

Motz Engineering

Skanska USA Building Inc.and Megen Construction Company Inc.

=>  June 2017
=>  August 2017

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

  • Community Educational Visioning

  • Educational Visioning Report: This report is a summary of information gathered from multiple community sessions held earlier this year. This information helps to influence and guide the design process for new school facilities.

  • Design themes that represent overall 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

  • Design Steering Team meetings nearing completion to establish site design

  • Campus Design Teams expected to begin meeting in October 2017, with extensive community and stakeholder involvement and engagement.

  • Miscellaneous

  • Board approval of Program of Requirements (POR)* for design expected by November 2017

  • Environmental Design

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

    • Eco-Charrette*** environmental design summit held August 17, 2017

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

 

CAMPUS SITES

  • Surveys of existing sites underway in preparation for construction
  • Traffic studies underway in preparation of 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

 

 

MEETING AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

  • Site visit with architectural team to newly-built Lorain High School in Lorain, Ohio held September 21, 2017
  • Land Use Plan led by the board of education being developed

  • Restoring busing when the buildings are completed

  • Shared community spaces and potential partnerships for these spaces

  • Community Learning Centers (CLC)****

 

 

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.

***Eco-Charrette - An interactive brainstorming and team-building exercise that generates and targets sustainability goals for a green building.

****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.