Kelso School District considers boundary changes

With the anticipated opening of the new Lexington Elementary and subsequent closing of Beacon Hill and Catlin Elementaries, Kelso School District is reviewing proposed boundary changes. The suggested changes would impact approximately 1,000 students (or 20 percent)...

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...

Meet Lex, the Lexington Eagle

We’re very excited to announce the winning design for the mascot of Lexington Elementary. Meet Lex, drawn by Chris Erickson, IT Support Specialist. In addition to Chris’ computer skills, he is a very talented artist who draws every day. Lex is friendly, strong...

Preparing the ground at Lexington

FORMA Construction has been busy out at the Lexington site. They’ve been excavating existing soil; bringing in, grading and compacting gravel; and installing aggregate piers to stabilize the ground. Pretty soon they’ll bring in stormwater and sanitary...

First load of lumber arrives at Wallace!

The first load of lumber arrived at Wallace Elementary yesterday! Time to bookmark the live-stream camera (bit.ly/WallaceLive) there and watch the building as it rises. (Photo courtesy of FORMA Construction)

Door knocking in Lexington

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...

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...

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...