- Friday, June 26, 2015 at 9:12 am
Next Tuesday’s “topping off” ceremony, where the final steel construction beam at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is signed by the entire construction team and hoisted into place, will mark a significant milestone in the critical local building project that one key official involved said is going extremely well.
- Friday, June 26, 2015 at 9:11 am
Preliminary designs for the new Sandy Hook School building’s playgrounds were presented by representatives of a design firm at the Tuesday, June 23, Public Building & Site Commission meeting.
The commission also heard a presentation on the artwork planned for the school during the meeting.
A number of meetings were held with a school playground committee, according to William Richter, a principal of Richter & Cegan of Avon, a landscape architecture and urban design firm.
- Friday, June 19, 2015 at 9:18 am
During a routine report to her board June 15, First Selectman Pat Llodra said she wants an ad-hoc panel assessing possible future use or repurposing of several public buildings to be prepared to consider Hawley School, if or when the Board of Education determines that facility will be closed.
- Friday, October 10, 2014
The Board of Education approved on Tuesday, October 7, the fourth phase of the Sandy Hook School building construction project to be forwarded to the state.
Previously, at its September 16 meeting, the school board heard a presentation from Diversified Project Management’s Geralyn Hoerauf, Consigli Construction’s Aaron Krueger, and Svigals + Partners’ Julie McFadden, who each reported on the progress of the Sandy Hook School building project. Phase 4 of the project will focus on building construction.
- Friday, September 19, 2014
Blues, greens, tans, and grays made up the primary colors of the proposed interior and exterior materials for use in the new Sandy Hook Elementary School that were presented to the Board of Education at its meeting September 16. The update came after the materials had already been presented to the Public Building & Site Commission.
- Saturday, June 28, 2014
The Public Building and Site Commission (PBSC), which is representing the town in overseeing the new community center development, has selected a familiar firm to handle management as the project begins ramping up.
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
About three dozen town residents listened, watched, and interacted with a large group of project and design professionals who are part of the Sandy Hook School design team during an information forum held June 5 in the lecture hall at Newtown High School.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
According to Newtown officials close to the project, many of Connecticut’s larger communities have personnel in-house who can handle the necessary preparation for a major construction job like the one ramping up for the new Sandy Hook School.
"A Spotlight And A Microscope": BOE Authorizes Expenditure For Pre-Construction Services At Sandy Hook SchoolThursday, April 25, 2013
During a special meeting of the Board of Education on Wednesday, April 24, an expenditure of up to $65,000 from the Sandy Hook School Special Revenue Fund was authorized for providing pre-construction services for Sandy Hook School.