At Thomas Ewing, final preparations continue for the opening of school on January 6th. Orientation activities have been scheduled for students, parents and staff. On December 17th, students will report to the new Thomas Ewing by 7:30 am for an orientation to the building. Buses will deliver students to the new building. Students will be bused back to the current Thomas Ewing building after 9 am for the remainder of the school day. On December 18th, students will be bused to the new Thomas Ewing building in the afternoon for dismissal at 2:27 pm. Parent pickup and busing will be from the new building to practice dismissal procedures. An open house for parents is scheduled for January 6th from 3:30 - 7pm.
At General Sherman, the first coat of paint has been applied to the second floor of the two story classroom section of the building. Internal caulking and sealing is complete on the second floor and ceiling grid is being installed. Soffits and drywall installation is nearing completion in the single story classroom section. The rough in plumbing is now complete in the cafeteria section and external hose bibs are being installed. Throughout the building, electric wires are being pulled, overhead conduit is being installed and HVAC air volume controls are being wired. On the outside, the bus loop has been paved and the concrete student courtyard has been poured.