Facilities Information

We are beginning benefit from the updated school facilities! The Plymouth School District appreciates the support of the community, and will continue to provide information on this web page as more upgrades become reality.

We are working through the logistics of community access to the new facilities. Watch for information coming soon about community use of the Fitness Center!

 

 

o The District Office has returned to its original location in Plymouth High School. Park in the new parking lot in front of the school and request admittance at Door #2.

front of PHS building

o Community Ed & Rec staff members are now in their new office in the addition on the south side of Plymouth High School. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
o Park in the new lot in front of the addition and request admittance at the Community Education entrance (Door #18).

o The PHS office has returned to its regular location. Park in the new parking lot in front of the school and request admittance at Door #2.

graphic showing traffic and parking areas

o The Fairview office is temporarily located inside the trailer in front of the school.
o Office staff can be reached at 892-2621.

graphic showing traffic and parking areas at Fairview

o The Parkview office is in its new location just inside the main door.
o Office staff can be reached at 892-4076.

Parkview Elementary School

o The cafeteria and gymnasium floors were put in during October.

gymnasium interior

 

Fairview Elementary School

o Crews placed the last of the precast walls for the new gymnasium in October.

crane next to gym walls

 

Plymouth High School

o Students began using science classrooms, the fitness center, and the multi-purpose center in October.

students working on experiment in science lab

Below are anticipated timelines for each school.

Plymouth High School

o Summer 2020: Completion of remaining projects

Parkview Elementary School

o Fall 2019: Construction completed

Fairview Elementary School

o Fall 2019: Construction continues
o Winter 2020: 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

o June 2019: Work began on the PHS science classrooms and continued on the addition; construction began on the Parkview addition; demolition began at Fairview

o July 2019: Work began on safer traffic access in front of PHS, and continued on the addition and science classrooms; construction continued on the Parkview addition; crews prepared the Fairview site for construction

o August 2019: Work continued on safer traffic access in front of PHS, the addition and science classrooms; construction continued at Parkview; construction began at Fairview

o September 2019: Work neared completion on safer access in front of PHS, the addition and the science classrooms; construction on the gym and cafeteria continued at Parkview; crews began placing walls at Fairview

o October 2019: PHS students began using science classrooms, the fitness center, and the multi-purpose center; work neared completion on the Parkview gym and cafeteria; most of the Fairview addition was enclosed

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

 
o Crews worked on enclosing the addition throughout May.

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

 
o Work on the science classrooms, multipurpose facility, and safer traffic access continued through August.

interior of classroom; front of PHS; and parking plan

 
o The public got a Preview of the Fitness Center, Multipurpose Facility, and other features of the addition during Homecoming in September.

interior of classroom; front of PHS; and parking plan

 

Parkview Elementary School

o Construction fencing went up in April 2019.

Fencing in front of Parkview

 
o Demolition of the gymnasium and cafeteria took place in May.

crane reaching into partially demolished stage

 
o Construction of the new gymnasium began in July.

crane placing gym walls

 
o Crews restored access to the school in time for Sneak Peek in August.

family entering next to new gym

 
 

Fairview Elementary School

o Construction fencing went up in June 2019.

Fencing in front of Fairview

 
o Demolition of the gymnasium and cafeteria took place in July.

school after removal of gymnasium area

 
o Crews restored access to the school in time for Sneak Peek in August.

Mr. O'Malley greeting families outside school

 
o Crews placed precast walls for the new gymnasium in September.

crane positioning part of wall

 

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