Photography by Nickayla Hodges, a Senior at Kelso High School
After more than a year of planning, construction on the new Lexington Elementary School is beginning. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 18th where the new school, which is actually the second Lexington school, will start going up. The...
A team of folks from our district, FORMA Construction and ESD 112's Construction Services Group (CSG) went door knocking in Lexington today to inform neighbors about the start of construction on the new Lexington Elementary. In the course of delivering 200 door...
We’re making progress in all six of our bond priorities. Lots of construction will be happening this summer. CONSTRUCTION: 6 PRIORTIES Safety & Security Collins Architects hired for consultation Current plans for 2 new schools will set safety standards for...
- Replace with new 450-student school on current site
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Beacon Hill is currently over capacity with 500 students and eight portable classrooms. To fully modernize this school would cost more than to replace it. And with approximately $9 million in state matching funds, project costs are offset. Building a new school will:
- Eliminate 8 classrooms in portables
- Support growth in west Kelso
- Enhance school security and safety by combining spaces and eliminating separated building structures.
- Eliminate severe traffic and parking issues