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Current Phase

Phase 1: 2020-2021

Phase 1 of the 2019 Capital Project is currently in the construction stage, which is scheduled to last from March 2020 through December 2021. Below are the key scope items included in Phase 1. 

Phase I Construction Starting in 2020
Construction Dates
IHS Pool Repairs and Improvements
The pool and deck tiles, diving boards, blocks, and wooden bleachers will be replaced. The ceiling will be repaired and painted.
Start: 3/2/20
End: 8/14/20
IHS Welcome Center Renovations
The high school's main office will be relocated to Activities, which will be renovated into a new welcome center. 
Start: 3/30/20
End: 9/4/20
IHS Courtyard Security
The breezeway between the high school's main gym and current main office (J building) will be secured, restricting unauthorized access to the school's courtyard.
Start: 6/29/20
End: 8/14/20
South Hill Elementary Roofing Replacement
South Hill will receive a new roofing membrane, as well as thicker roof insulation that meets new energy code requirements.
Start: 6/29/20
End: 8/21/20
Caroline Septic System Replacement
The septic system at Caroline Elementary School has reached the end of its useful life and will be replaced.
Start: 6/29/20
End: 8/21/20
Elementary Main Entrance Upgrades
Belle Sherman, Beverly J. Martin, and Enfield elementary schools will receive main entrance upgrades to improve building security. 
Start: 6/29/20
End: 9/2/20
Transportation Department Paving
The gravel lot at the transportation garage will be paved in order to improve safety, efficiency, and building storage conditions.
Start: 6/29/20
End: 9/4/20
IHS Office Renovations
The high school's current main office and adjacent areas (J building) will be renovated into a wellness suite with guidance, nursing, and psychologist offices, as well as a flexible classroom area.
Start: 6/29/20
End: 9/4/20
Phase I Construction Starting in 2021
Construction Dates
Improvements to Varsity Baseball Field
The baseball field at Boynton Middle School will receive upgrades and repairs to improve surface drainage.
Start: 5/31/21
End: 8/27/21
Elementary Main Entrance Upgrades
Fall Creek, Northeast, and Cayuga Heights elementary schools will receive main entrance upgrades to improve building security. 
Start: 6/28/21
End: 8/31/21
IHS York Hall Renovation
York Lecture Hall will be renovated into two flexible learning areas that better support the varied educational needs of students and staff.
Start: 6/28/21
End: 12/17/21