Building For The Future
In the fall of 2015 the community passed a bond referendum to improve indoor air quality, remodel a portion of the existing school and add additional spaces for student and public use. The District has hired consultants to move the project forward. Periodic updates will be highlighted here. Please click the Building for the Future tab from the menu at the left for additional information.
A letter from Board Chair, Jenny Francis
Building For the Future Project Completes Design Phase, June 10, 2016
As the Building for the Future project continues to progress at Northland Community School, I wanted to take a moment to thank our local community members for your continued support for the project, our school, and our community. As Board Chair, I’ve been involved throughout the planning process, along with board members, superintendent Tim Mayclin, business manager Ellie Hill, and building and grounds supervisor Jared Johnson, all of whom make up the oversight committee. Dozens of design meetings have been held since January to garner input from teachers, community members, board members and user groups, among others.
We’re pleased to report that after many months, we’ve wrapped up the design phase. We have agreed upon a design that satisfies the needs of many stakeholders while staying within the budget. In late April, we reviewed many options for finishings, including exterior building materials and colors, and interior surface finishes, flooring, paint and more. Selections were made based on durability, esthetics, melding remodeled areas with new construction, incorporating touches of Eagle Pride, and more.
Now that the building and grounds designs are complete and we’ve selected our building materials, we’ve moved into the construction bidding phase. Our construction management partner Foster, Jacobs, and Johnson (FJJ) prepared construction documents in May, which will be utilized by companies to bid on the project. The request for bids was released June 3rd, with the bid opening to occur June 23rd. We will then review the bids, and award contracts in July. Construction is slated to begin in September.
Stay tuned for details regarding the groundbreaking ceremony and events, tentatively scheduled for September.
Members of the committee are:
Tim Mayclin, Superintendent
Jenny Francis, Board Chair
Ellie Hill, Business Manager
Dan Switzer, Board Member
Clayton Lindner, Principal
Linda Knox, Board Treasurer
Jared Johnson, Facility Supervisor
Alternate: Etta Shepard, Board Vice Chair
The Oversight Committee will meet on the following dates:
March 23 - Noon
March 31 - 4:00 PM
April 13 - Noon
May 11 - Noon
June 8 - 7:30 AM
July 6 - 7:30 AM
August 10 - 7:30 AM
September 7 - 7:30 AM
During October - December this committee will meet semi-monthly, from 12:00 - 2:00 PM Dates for these meetings will be posted later in the summer.
Press Release: Smart Planning Nets $10.6 Million Savings for Multi-Use School Addition Project
ISD #118 District Referendum Fact Sheet
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Superintendent Mayclin at (218) 566-2351 ext. 2011.
Check out what Northland students are doing through ALI Applied Learning Institute.
School's Out for Summer!
The school offices are open 7:30 - 4 on weekdays beginning August 1st.
Open House - August 18, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The first day of school will be August 22 for High School and August 23 for Elementary. There will be PIE conferences for parents and teachers of elementary students on August 22.
Thursday, July 28
School Board - Special Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 4
School Board - Special Meeting and Work Session, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18
Regular School Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Student Information Systems
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