Huntington Middle School

Photography by Nickayla Hodges, a Senior at Kelso High School

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Huntington Middle School Modernization FAQs

Huntington Middle School Modernization FAQs

How much money will go into the new Huntington Middle School? This major modernization has a budget of $30.1 million and includes: Replacement of all major MEP (mechanical/HVAC, electric, plumbing) Office relocation and new school entry Second gymnasium Significant...

Planning for modernization of Huntington Middle School underway

Planning for modernization of Huntington Middle School underway

As part of the construction and modernization bond approved by voters in 2018, Huntington Middle School will undergo a $30 million modernization expecting to take 18 months to complete. Planned improvements are as follows: Replacement of all major MEP...

Construction Timeline

Construction Timeline

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...

Proposed Budget

$16,650,000

Proposed Improvements

  • Provide security access control system
  • Redesign main entrance and entry way
  • Replace roof
  • Paint school
  • Replace windows
  • Replace tile in shop classroom, shop corridor, and kitchen
  • Replace original glue-on ceiling tile
  • Replace gymnasium operable wall
  • Replace operable wall on stage, and replace doors, curtain and lighting
  • Replace original linoleum on 2nd floor
  • Upgrade power service in shop building
  • Replace siding on shop building
  • Replace electrical service
  • Provide new addressable fire alarm system
  • Replace phone system
  • Add 4-6 additional duplex outlets in each classroom
  • Replace galvanized steel domestic water piping with copper tubing
  • Replace boiler
  • Replace library HVAC system
  • Replace office HVAC system
  • Refurbish PACE air handling unit
  • Replace kitchen exhaust fan
  • Replace pneumatic controls with DDC controls
  • Repair library area structural issue
  • Replace sidewalk along North Kelso Avenue
  • Replace carpet
  • Construct multi-purpose room/gym

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Huntington Middle School will have major mechanical and HVAC system work, along with upgrades to safety, security, and communication systems. A new multi-purpose gym will be developed to accommodate limited physical education spaces. Approximately $9 million in State matching funds will be used to offset project costs.