Facilities Information

The Plymouth School District is looking forward to updated school facilities. We appreciate the support of the community, and will continue to provide information on this web page as the upgrades become reality.

 

 

o The PHS office is available from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the PHS Food Science & Agriculture Center.

o The Community Ed & Rec office remains in place on the north end of PHS. Park in the north lot and enter at Door #4.

o Plymouth School District office staff can be reached from the Community Ed & Rec entrance on the north end of PHS. Park in the north lot and enter at Door #4.

o School Board meetings:

- For the July 16 Board of Education meeting, park in the north lot and enter at Door #4. Meeting is in Room C109 across from the Community Ed & Rec office.

o The Fairview office can be reached at 892-2621.

o The Parkview office can be reached at 892-4076.

Plymouth High School

o Crews worked on enclosing the addition throughout May.

a look at the partially complete addition, as seen from the south

 

Parkview Elementary School

o Demolition of the gymnasium and cafeteria took place in May

crane reaching into partially demolished stage

Below are anticipated timelines for each school.

Plymouth High School

o Summer 2019: Addition completed; academic remodeling
o Summer 2020: Completion of any remaining projects (may be done earlier, if construction schedules allow)

Parkview Elementary School

o Summer 2019: Construction completed

Fairview Elementary School

o Summer 2019: Construction begins
o Fall 2019: Construction continues
o Winter 2019-20: Construction completed

2016

o Fall 2016: Working with consultants, the District Leadership Team developed a complete list of facility needs.

2017

o Winter 2017: Prioritization system based on importance and urgency was developed.

o Spring 2017: District worked with its architect to explore ways to address top priorities.

o Summer 2017: Board of Education Facilities Subcommittee began meeting regularly to evaluate alternatives.

o August-September 2017: District conducted focus groups with community members to get feedback.

o October-November 2017: School Perceptions conducted a community-wide survey, which showed strong support for the proposed updates.

o December 2017: Board of Education voted to proceed with a referendum.

2018

o Winter-Spring 2018: District informed community about proposed updates.

o April 2018: Voters approved the referendum question, supporting facility upgrades.

o May 2018: PHS staff participated in discussions with architect and construction manager.

o Summer 2018: Detailed PHS plans were finalized.

o Fall 2018: Board of Education awarded construction bids; construction began on the PHS addition; work began on detailed plans to upgrade Fairview and Parkview.

2019

o Winter 2019: Work continued on the PHS addition; Fairview and Parkview detailed plans were finalized and put out for bids

o Spring 2019: Work continued on the PHS addition; work began at Parkview

Plymouth High School

o A crane was assembled on the site in November 2018 to handle heavy lifting.

crane towering over construction site

 
o Crews laid the lower-level walls and ceiling into place in February 2019.

Concrete walls and ceiling in place

 
o Workers guided precast sections into place on the addition in early March 2019.

Two workers with section held by crane

 
o The roof steel structure was in place by early April 2019.

Building with crane

 
o Work began on enclosing the roof in late April.

Building with crane

Parkview Elementary School

o Construction fencing went up in April 2019.

Fencing in front of Parkview

o More secure, convenient visitor access to School, District and Community Ed & Rec offices

- School offices will be relocated with a direct view of the main door.
- District and Community Education & Recreation offices will be relocated toward the front of the PHS building, to provide easier and more secure access for visitors.
- Schools will be able to close off areas of the building during times when the community is using the building.

o Safer traffic patterns for school buses and passenger vehicles

o District-wide security and communications system upgrade

o Improved Science facilities with renovated modern labs, providing a strong foundation to support our Science & Technology curriculum

o New Health Careers curriculum, including pre-nursing and medical terminology classes, in response to expected shortages in health-care fields

o Enhanced Culinary Arts kitchens, which will allow students to earn culinary certifications

o Updated Physical Education facilities at the elementary schools and high school, with more space for year-round, indoor activities to provide more variety for students and more opportunities for community use

o Renovated Food Service facilities, with updated cafeterias