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Merlin D. Griggs Sr. EC/PRE-K/K SCHOOL Aldine independent school district

MERLIN D. GRIGGS SR. EC/PRE-K/K SCHOOL

Opening 2018-2019 School Year

Construction Commenced February 2017

Greenspoint EC/Pre-K/K Site is part of a new 16.6 acre site with Greenspoint Elementary School in Aldine ISD. It includes a 104,322 square-feet main building that contains two pre-kindergarten classroom clusters, 3 kindergarten classroom clusters, a special population classroom cluster, library, and multi-purpose dining with stage, kitchen and gym, teacher/staff parking, separate bus drop-off, Amphitheater and playground areas.

April 2017 Updates

The building pad preparation is approximately 35% complete, while the rough grading for parking areas and drives from the entrance on Way Forest is 75% complete. In Area 1 of construction the underground storm sewer is being installed.

Working on the building pad

Construction work done through out the month on May

May 2017 Aerial View

MAy 2017 Updates

The building pad is complete, while the drilled piers and under slab mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough in are ongoing. The Staff Parking Lot paving has been completed. The Visitor Parking Lot has been graded and stabilized. The Bus Drive is staked out for installation of electrical conduits for light poles and cameras. The areas around the building pad are being graded and the storm sewer installation is ongoing.

Drilled piers being working on

June 2017 Updates

The building pad slab on grade is 50% complete. Grade beams are being completed. The Staff Parking Lot paving has been completed.

The Visitor Parking Lot has been formed and ready to be poured. The southern Bus Drive has been poured and completed. The areas at the north side of the building pad are being graded and stabilized.

June 2017 Aerial updates

July 2017 Updates

The building pad slab on grade is 100% complete.

Crane has been delivered and steel erection is 50% complete. All parking lots have been poured and completed. The Overall site paving is 75% complete. The southern Bus Drive has been poured and completed. The areas at the north side of the building pad are being graded and stabilized.

Crane has been delivered for steel erection

August 2017 Updates

August 2017 Aerial View

After Hurricane Harvey Construction Continues...

Steel erection is 90% complete. Steel detailing is ongoing and roof decking is 60% complete. The trenching and installation of the primary duct bank for permanent power is ongoing. Grading and stabilizing at the north side of the building pad are ongoing.

September 2017 Updates

Steel erected at the front entry and Administration area

Roof decking is 80% complete. Overhead mechanical, electrical, plumbing, exterior masonry walls, and framing are being installed in the gymnasium, special population classrooms, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classrooms. Site paving is 90% complete.

September 2017 Aerial View

Front Building Area Steel Erection

Steel erection and detailing are 95% Complete

October 2017 Updates

November 2017 Updates

November 2017 Aerial view

December 2017 Updates

Installation of the following continues throughout the entire building: window frames, interior framing, sheathing and wall insulation, ceiling and wall mechanical, electrical, plumbing, exterior masonry walls and exterior face brick. Roofing installation has been completed on 90% of the building. The south side street entry driveway is ready for concrete pour and the east side street entry driveway has been completed.

December 2017 Aerial View

January 2018 Updates

January 2018 Aerial View

Installation of the following continues throughout the entire building: exterior face brick, glass and window frames, interior framing, sheathing and wall insulation, ceiling and wall mechanical, electrical, plumbing, exterior masonry walls and exterior face brick. Roofing installation has been completed. The driveway entries on south and east sides have been completed.

February 2018 Updates

February 2018 Aerial View

Installation of the following continues throughout the entire building: interior painting, piping and ductwork insulation, low voltage wiring, hollow metal door frames, suspended ceiling, lighting, interior sheet rock and mechanical roof top units, exterior face brick installation in upper area of Gymnasium.

The following has been completed in the building: exterior face brick and window installation above Media Center / Library and Pre-K classrooms, interior masonry walls in Administration and Cafetorium, MEP wall rough-ins and interior sheet rock installation in Kitchen and Kindergarten classrooms, tile installation in Pre-K and Kindergarten restrooms, Kitchen hoods and cooler, and roofing over entire building.

Library Area

March 2018 Updates

Installations are ongoing throughout the building in the front entry tower, corridors, Media Center / Library, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Special Population classroom clusters, Administration area and offices, Cafetorium, Kitchen and Gymnasium.

April 2018 Updates

April 2018 Aerial View
Cafeteria Area
The following has also been completed throughout the building: interior finishes, casework and display installations.

Throughout the site, installation of the following continues: play area striping, sidewalk pavement cleaning, air paver installation at fire lane, and landscaping and hydro-mulching. The following has also been completed throughout the site: chain link fence, security and entry gates, and bus canopy.

May 2018 Updates

The school has passed final Fire Marshal inspection. The cafetorium graphics are being applied. The furniture is being moved in.

Reading area in the Library

Art graphics on the cafeteria window has been completed

June 2018 Updates

The furniture is being moved in

Serving Line Area

July 2018 Updates

Construction commenced on February 2017. The school has passed Harris County Health inspection. The furniture has been moved in. And final punch list is being completed.
School Opened August 20, 2018

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