MACARTHUR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Addition & Renovation Completion 2018-2019 School Year
January 2017 Updates
Renovations have begun at the existing restrooms, including the required demolition at various isolated locations.
Drilling and concrete pours for the foundation piers at the building pad for the new addition are in progress. All equipment and furniture in the Welding Lab, Wood Shop, Technical Education Lab, Pre-Veterinary Lab and Dance Studio have been relocated to a secured warehouse in preparation for demolition. Demolition in the Dance Studio and the CTE classrooms is in progress along with the installation of mechanical ductwork and piping for the electrical and plumbing connections. A portion of the the new addition’s power supply is installed at the existing bus loop.
The concrete slab for the New Addition is in place. The installation of the fire line and fire hydrants are complete with the fire lane installation in progress.
The new stage lighting is nearing completion at the Auditorium with the tracks for the new lights installed and the plaster ceiling patched back. New lights and flooring are installed at the mini gym with the mounts for the scoreboard and basketball goals in place. The new dance floor is installed at the Dance Studio.
November 2017 Updates
Construction continues with wall panel installation at the 700 Corridor with approximately 90% of the wall panels in place. New casework will be installed in the Administration offices and the Dance Studio dressing room over the Thanksgiving break. A new wood floor will be installed in the Dance Studio over the break, as well.
Mechanical ductwork installation continues throughout the new addition. Connections for the mechanical equipment including the chiller and air handling units continues. Electrical conduit and panel installation continues on each floor and wires are being run. Wall framing is in progress at the student and staff restrooms on each floor.
Wall panel installation is complete at the Gym Corridor and 800 Corridor. Wall panel installation continues along the 900 Corridor with approximately 50% in place.
February 2018 Updates
In the new addition, vinyl flooring is installed on the first floor. The terrazzo installation on the second floor is complete and the stairway preparation is underway. The stairs are being prepared to receive terrazzo. Framing on the connector is complete and the majority of the windows are installed. The contractor started preliminary work to penetrate the existing wing at the connector. Restroom fixtures are in place and partitions are scheduled to be installed within the next week. Ceiling grid is installed throughout the new addition and ceiling tile installation is in progress on each floor. Mill work and casework for the classrooms arrived k and installation is ongoing. Construction of the fire lane is ongoing, as well, and will be complete by the end of the month.
March 2018 Updates
Plumbing fixtures are demolished, and wall demolition is near complete in the 400 Corridor restroom set. Renovations for Phase 4 include new flooring, paint, ceiling grid, ceiling tile and lights in the classrooms, a complete remodel of the Culinary Arts Lab with all new equipment, corridor wall panels, lights, ceiling grid and ceiling tile, and new restroom wall tile, floor tile, fixtures, and partitions.