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One vote, two phases

Phase 1: (2018-2020)

Shaker Middle School conversion in total

  • New, enhanced security at the front entrance and throughout the building
  • Expanded parking and construction of dedicated bus and parent drop-off loops
  • Movement of student services and support to the front of the building (guidance, health)
  • A renovated and expanded cafeteria to accommodate growing enrollment
  • Renovation of the existing auditorium
  • Creation of additional technology, music and art classrooms
  • Construction of a new, fifth hall; all five halls will consist of grades 6-8
  • Construction of new science classrooms and labs for grades 6-8
  • Creation of learning commons spaces to allow for collaborative project work and learning
  • Creation of a library media center with maker spaces, collaboration areas and improved use of technology

Elementary schools

  • New, enhanced security at the front entrances and throughout the buildings
  • Expanded media centers with attached idea labs
  • Innovation centers for grades 4 & 5
  • New classrooms at Boght Hills to allow for an additional section for each grade level, thus reducing class size districtwide
  • Additional music rehearsal, special education, and instructional support space depending on needs of buildings 

Shaker High School

  • New, secure main entry, moved to the front of the building with administrative and support services
  • Expanded auditorium to accommodate 1,200-1,300 people, with balcony seating (auditorium currently seats 700)
  • Renovation and expansion of music and art spaces
  • J wing classroom additions to accommodate future growth in enrollment
  • Creation of an expanded drop-off zone to reduce traffic back-up coming into the middle school/high school campus
  • Widened entry drive with added lane that leads to student parking at SHS
  • Expanded parking in front of the high school
  • Controlled flow-through access between SHS and middle school to alleviate traffic congestion

Athletics

  • Addition of synthetic surfaces for Walker Field and Lower Maloy Field
  • Multi-use fields will allow for physical education classes, community use, and games and practices for boys and girls soccer, boys and girls lacrosse, field hockey, and football
  • Walker Field improvements: bleachers, concession stand, and bathroom facilities
  • Lighting of Lower Maloy Field
  • Reconstruction of varsity baseball and varsity softball fields

Transportation

  • Expansion of parking for staff and buses

Phase 2: (2020-2022)

Shaker High School

  • Completion of STEM and Humanities Halls with integration of lab and instruction spaces
  • Expanded and renovated Career and Technical Education (CTE) spaces
  • Each 9/10 and 11/12 hallway will have a learning commons created
  • Construction of adaptive physical education space and team rooms
  • Construction of a fitness center