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...

Sneak peek: Virtual tour of your new schools!

Wonder what your new schools will look like? Join us for a virtual tour and see the blueprints come to life. Lead architects from Integrus Architecture will lead the tour, showing what the schools will look like outside and inside. Members from Integrus, Kelso School...

Naming our new school begins with YOU!

Exciting news: we’re gearing up to start construction on the new elementary at Lexington. More exciting news: we want your help naming the school, choosing a mascot, and picking school colors. Our three-step process begins with YOU. Submit your suggestions by March...

Lake Wilderness tour

Last week, a small team traveled to Tahoma School District for a tour of Lake Wilderness Elementary School. The school has 940 students — 800 K-5 and 140 pre-K. The team was there in time to see the morning arrival of nearly 200 drop-offs and 13 buses. They met...