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...

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...

Butler Acres is getting a makeover!

You’ll be noticing some construction activity happening around Butler Acres very soon. Here’s some information to keep you in the loop. Current Activities Collins Architectural Group out of Longview is the architect for this project Upcoming activities Portables near...

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)

Great turnout for Lexington groundbreaking!

The rain stopped just long enough for us to commemorate the groundbreaking of our new Lexington Elementary with a true Northwest sky backdrop. Families walked, drove and rode their bikes to join the celebration. Members from our construction team (which includes...