News & Updates

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...

200 in, 750 more to go

Taken from a drone this morning, this photo shows one of nearly 1,000 piers being installed in the ground where the new Wallace Elementary will be built. You can't tell by looking at it, but there are over 200 piers already in place. If you look close, you can see...

Live-streaming construction at Wallace Elementary

Want to know what's happening with construction at Wallace Elementary? You can watch the live-stream and get up-to-the-moment visual updates on progress at bit.ly/WallaceLive. The time-lapse is pretty fun to see, too.

This week at Wallace…

Here's an aerial view of the construction work happening at Wallace. The asphalt on what has been the play area for many years has been removed so soil stabilization can begin. Meanwhile, the students are enjoying a temporary play area set up in the front of the...

Soil Stabilization Work Begins at Wallace Elementary School

The contractor building two new schools for Kelso School District, FORMA Construction, is starting construction of the new Wallace Elementary, which requires installing aggregate piers into the ground up to 40 feet deep. FORMA will bring in heavy equipment and loads...

A beautiful day to break ground at Wallace

May 22nd was a beautiful day to break ground on the new Wallace Elementary. The event was attended by community members, Wallace students and staff, district administration, and those who are helping to bring the school into being: Integrus Architecture, FORMA...

Preparing for construction with portable classrooms

Portable classrooms were delivered to the north side of Wallace Elementary today to accommodate construction. We plan to transition four classes into these portables during the Memorial Day intersession, and they’ll remain there until construction is complete. Some...