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We remain committed to open and transparent communication with you and our community as we develop all of these projects.  To that end, we will be providing regular construction updates, along with photos and other visuals on the OASD website as work on them begins. We hope you will enjoy following the progress on the projects our community so generously supported!

LIVE FEED PROJECT UPDATES:  MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY

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December 7, 2018

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY: Progress at the new Meadow View Elementary School has been moving swiftly and the building looks amazing. The exterior brick on the gym and café area is 95% complete and roofing work is continuing.  Exterior framing has begun on the grade 1-4 wing and rough plumbing and electrical work is underway on the first floor there.  Rough plumbing, electrical, and duct-work has also begun on the 4K/5K wing.  Exterior window installation will begin soon in this area as well.  Exterior light poles have also be set in the parking lot areas and around the building.

Learn more about the progress at Meadow View Elementary in the December 7, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].



July 27, 2018

IXONIA ELEMENTARY: The exterior of Ixonia Elementary School looks more complete every day! Concrete work for the exterior curbs and main entrance is complete and the stone has been laid and rolled for the new bus loop. Paving of the bus loop will begin next week, followed by final landscape work. Light poles and the new building sign have also been installed. Inside the new addition, final cleaning is nearly complete and the new kitchen equipment is being installed next week. Inside the existing building, drywall hanging is 95% complete and drywall finishing is scheduled to be completed this week. Painting of the new walls will begin by the end of the week along with new ceiling grid installation.

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY: It’s been an exciting month at the site of the new Meadow View Elementary. Three of the walls for the new gym have been set and underground plumbing rough-in has also begun in the gym area. Masonry work will begin in this area next week as well. Wall footings for the Southwest section of the school are complete and footings for the Northwest section are 40% complete.

OHS EAST CAMPUS: Interior painting and casework installation has begun in the instructional spaces at OHS East Campus and floor finishing will begin next week. New skylights are installed and interior door installation is slated to begin in August. Exterior aluminum paneling installation is nearly complete and roofing repairs are 95% complete as well. Underground electrical lines are being run along the new walking path between Main and East Campus. Stone will be laid along the path starting next week and paving is scheduled for mid-August.

OHS MAIN CAMPUS: The renovations inside OHS Main Campus are nearing the finishing stages. The classroom floors are being prepped for concrete polishing to begin and painting is set to start next week. Installation of the specialized electrical and HVAC equipment in underway and overhead door installation will begin next week.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the July 27, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].



June 29, 2018

IXONIA ELEMENTARY: Finishing touches and final cleaning has begun inside the new addition at Ixonia Elementary, and major work has shifted inside the original building. Demolition inside the original building is complete and framing of new openings and interior walls has begun. New plumbing and fire protection system rough-in is also underway. New exterior concrete work has begun, including the new main entrance ramp, and will continue through early July. The new bus loop will be paved at the end of July.

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY: Since the Ground Breaking Ceremony on June 1, crews have begun the exterior wall footings and structures are starting to be visible in the area that will be the new gym. Over the summer, work will continue on the footings, foundation, and exterior walls.

OHS MAIN CAMPUS: Renovations inside OHS main campus began immediately after school ended and demolition is complete. The main campus project includes remodeling of the existing manufacturing classrooms, remodeling of the existing building trades classrooms, and improvement of existing spaces to create a new transportation lab.

OHS EAST CAMPUS: The interior of OHS East Campus is coming to life as drywall installation nears completion. 90% of the drywall is complete on the first floor and finishing work has begun. 50% of the drywall work is complete on the lower level. 90% of the exterior windows have been installed on the first floor and 50% have been installed on the lower level. Roofing work is 50% complete and will be finished in early July. New exterior metal paneling installation will begin this week and interior painting will begin in mid July. Excavation of the new walking path between Main and East Campus is complete and work continues until the path is paved in mid July.

OCON FAB LAB: In spring, the OASD School Board approved bids for the renovation of existing classroom space to create the new Ocon Fab Lab, an engineering, robotics, and fabrication classroom and lab space. The Ocon Fab Lab project is not part of the facility referendum projects and is instead being funded by the OASD. Construction work for the Fab Lab is happening this summer so that the new space can be ready for the 2018-19 school year, consistent with the facility referendum projects. The new Fab Lab is located at the top of the main staircase, near the Field House. It will feature large windows where students and staff can see the innovative work happening inside.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the June 29, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].

 


May 11, 2018

IXONIA ELEMENTARY:  Interior walls inside the new Ixonia addition are 99% complete and 85% of them are fully painted. Case work and cubby installation is nearly complete and plumbing fixture installation began at the end of this week. Exterior window installation is 90% complete and exterior metal panel installation is 30% complete. Concrete floor staining and polishing, in the commons areas, begins next week and door hardware installation begins at the end of the month. Work on the new addition is on track as crews prepare to begin work within the existing building as soon as school ends in June.

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY: On Monday, April, 9, the OASD School Board approved the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $27,320,000, for the new Meadow View Elementary School. This cost is $1.01 million below the pre-referendum budget. The Meadow View project timeline is on-track, consistent with the original timeline outlined in the referendum and site work began in April.  The Ground Breaking Ceremony scheduled for Friday, May 11, has been canceled due to inclement weather. The Ground Breaking will now take place on Friday, June 1, at 10:15 a.m. at the new Meadow View Elementary construction site.

OHS EAST CAMPUS: The first floor bridge walkway openings have been cut and structural steel installation is nearly complete. Concrete decking for the bridge walkway will begin next week. Interior wall framing is 90% complete and drywall work will begin at the end of May. Roof replacement work has been delayed by the rain but will start in the next week or two. The OHS East Campus project remains on-track for the 2018-19 school year.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the May 11, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].

 


April 13, 2018

IXONIA ELEMENTARY:  Exterior brick and stone work and interior wall framing for the new Ixonia Elementary addition are complete.  Interior drywall is 80% complete and the main entrance glass enclosure and the cafeteria glass enclose are also complete.  Exterior metal paneling installation will begin at the end of April, along with interior ceiling tile installation.  There continues to be 15-20 people working at the site each day, to ensure the project is complete for the start of the 2018-19 school year.

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY: On Monday, April, 9, the OASD School Board approved the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $27,320,000, for the new Meadow View Elementary School. This cost is $1.01 million below the pre-referendum budget. The Meadow View project timeline is on-track, consistent with the original timeline outlined in the referendum and site work will begin in April.

OHS EAST CAMPUS: Exterior demolition at OHS East Campus is complete and window replacement has begun in the areas where needed. Structural steel installation in the lower level is complete and plumbing in the lower level is 95% complete. Metal framing on the main level is 75% complete and is 40% complete in the lower level instructional areas. Installation of the fire protection system is 80% complete for the entire building. Looking ahead, grading improvements on the North West side of the building begin this month along with roof demolition and replacement. There continue to be 25-30 people working on site each day to ensure the project is complete for the 2018-19 school year.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the April 13, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].


February 9, 2018

IXONIA ELEMENTARY:  Classroom and cafeteria spaces inside the new Ixonia Elementary School addition are coming to life as interior framing nears completion.  Interior drywall work has begun and work is on-track for August 2018 completion.  You can view still photos of the construction progress at Ixonia Elementary here: https://app.oxblue.com/open/nicholasassoc/Ixonia.

MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY:  Selection of exterior finishes for the new Meadow View Elementary School are being finalized so that the project is ready for public bidding and ground breaking in spring.  Save the date for the new Meadow View Elementary School Ground Breaking Celebration on May 11, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. at the new school site.

OHS EAST CAMPUS:  In December, demolition and asbestos abatement crews cleared and prepared the new OHS East Campus site for bidding.  At their January meeting, the OASD School Board approved the East Campus Guaranteed Maximum Price of $9,250,000, which is $8,000 below the pre-referendum budget.  Construction began in January and crews have already removed the original floor in the café space.  Not only did the project come in under budget, but several additional components were included within the budget, like a full roof replacement.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the February 9, 2018 Construction Update [PDF].

 


January 12, 2018

Meadow View Elementary Update:  The Meadow View Elementary project is in the construction document phase. Selection of exterior finishes is being finalized and the project plans have been approved by the City of Oconomowoc’s Architectural Commission and Plan Commission.  The City of Oconomowoc has also made significant progress on the site infrastructure, roadways and retention ponds are clearly visible on the site.  Public bidding for the Meadow View project will be held in March 2018.

Ixonia Elementary Update: Interior work inside the new Ixonia Elementary addition has been progressing through the cold weather.  Interior wall framing, interior rough mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection work is progressing.  Exterior masonry is nearly complete as well.

OHS East Campus Update:  Interior demolition and asbestos abatement at OHS East Campus is nearly complete, making the site ready for the public bidding phase to begin this month.  Scheduling interior demolition and abatement prior to public bidding has generated higher interest from contractors planning to bid on the project because the site is open, abated, and ready for work to begin.  Construction will begin in earnest after bidding and be completed in time for the 2018-19 school year.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the January 12, 2018, Facilities Construction Update [PDF].


December 8, 2017

Facilities projects at Meadow View Elementary, Ixonia Elementary and Oconomowoc High School Main and East Campus are on-track with the original referendum timeline.

Meadow View Elementary Update:  The Meadow View Elementary project is still in the design development and construction document phase.  Interior space design is being evaluated and changes are being made as needed.  The City of Oconomowoc has also made significant progress on the site infrastructure.

Ixonia Elementary Update:  The shape of the Ixonia Elementary addition is well defined and the wood timbers, which are the focal point of the main entrance, are now in place.  

OHS East Campus Update:  A wall breaking celebration was held at OHS East Campus on December 1, 2017.  Demolition and asbestos abatement crews are currently preparing the site for the public bidding phase, which will be held in January 2018.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the December 8, 2017, Facilities Construction Update [PDF].


November 30, 2017

Design Update: Meadow View Elementary [PDF]

Meadow View Design Process Update

 


November 17, 2017

Facilities projects at Meadow View Elementary, Ixonia Elementary and Oconomowoc High School Main and East Campus are on-track with the original referendum timeline.

At Ixonia Elementary, the concrete floor pad is complete and new classrooms are almost fully framed.  Steel decking for the roof is complete in all available areas and installation of the fire pump and shaft for the fire suppression system was completed last week.  At Meadow View Elementary, the design development and construction document phases of the project are underway.  Interior space design is being evaluated and changes are being made as needed.  Selection of exterior finishes has also begun.  At their November 14, 2017, meeting, the School Board approved the Early Bid Package Award Recommendation for OHS East Campus, allowing interior demolition and asbestos abatement to begin in December 2017.

Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the November 17, 2017, Facilities Construction Update.


Join Us to Celebrate the OHS East Campus Project Kickoff!

The OHS East "Wall Breaking" event will take place on Friday, December 1, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the OHS East Campus site.  OASD staff, parents, and community members are all welcome to join in the festivities, acknowledgments and student participation.  Click here for event flyer [PDF].

OHS East Campus "Wall Breaking" Event Invitation


October 27, 2017

Facilities projects in the OASD are progressing and timing is on-track with the original referendum timeline.  Learn more about the progress at Ixonia Elementary, Meadow View Elementary, OHS Main Campus and OHS East Campus in the October 27, 2017, Facilities Construction Update [PDF].


 October 13, 2017

Design Update:  OHS East Campus [PDF]

OHS East Campus Design Update Flyer


September 18, 2017

Greenland Elementary held a celebration of construction completion last Friday, September 15.  All of the Greenland students learned and sang a special song to thank the community, construction teams and staff for making Greenland an even better place to learn. 



September 8, 2017

YOU ARE INVITED to a Special Construction Completion Event!
Join Us to Celebrate the Greenland Elementary Construction Completion; Featuring the Greenland Stars!

September 15, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m. 
Greenland Elementary School 
440 Coolidge Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066

No RSVP required.

Greenland Elementary Construction Celebration Invite

YOU ARE INVITED To a Special Construction Completion Event!
Join Us to Celebrate the Park Lawn Elementary Construction Completion; Featuring the Park Lawn Panthers!

September 29, 2017 @ 8:45 a.m. 
Park Lawn Elementary School 
300 Park Lawn Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066

No RSVP required.

Park Lawn Elementary Construction Celebration Invite


August 25, 2017

Greenland and Park Lawn Elementary Schools are ready for the start of the new school year!  Construction is complete at both locations and final cleaning and painting will conclude this week.  

Interior cleaning and classroom setup are nearly complete at Ixonia Elementary and installation of the temporary main entrance and ramp are complete as well.  Footings and poured walls for the new addition will be complete this week with structural steel delivery will start next week.  The new addition will start to take shape as the steelwork begins in September.  There will be some new routines at school this year as a result of the construction.  Additional information can be found on the Ixonia Elementary School page.

Facilities Construction Update for the Week Ending August 25, 2017 [PDF]


August 11, 2017

Roof replacement is complete at Greenland Elementary and has begun at Park Lawn Elementary, with completion at the end of the month.  The majority of the interior construction at both locations will be completed next week and classroom cleaning is underway, all in preparation for teachers to access their classrooms the week of August 21, 2017. 

Exterior work on the new Ixonia Elementary School addition is underway and footings are nearly 60% complete.  The temporary front entrance door is being installed and this entrance will be used for the 2017-18 school year while construction continues on the South side of the building.  Asbestos abatement and classroom cleaning will be completed the week of August 14th in preparation for the start of the school year.

Facilities Construction Update for the Week Ending August 11, 2017 [PDF]


July 28, 2017

Construction at Greenland and Park Lawn is nearing completion with classroom ventilation systems and piping finishing in early August.  Exterior excavation continues at Ixonia as crews prepare to begin footings for the new addition in early August. The design development and construction document phases continue for Meadow View Elementary and Oconomowoc High School Main and East campus.  Please click on the link below to access the current construction update with more details on each project.

Facilities Construction Update for the Week Ending July 28, 2017 [PDF]


July 14, 2017

Construction work at Greenland, Park Lawn, and Ixonia Elementary Schools are well underway, with the Greenland and Park Lawn projects on-track for completion in August.  Visioning and schematic design continue for Meadow View Elementary School and Oconomowoc High School Main Campus and East Campus.  Please click on the link below to access the current construction update with more details on each project.

Facilities Construction Update for the Week Ending July 14, 2017 [PDF]


June 29, 2017

The Greenland, Park Lawn and Ixonia Elementary School projects have begun and regular updates on these construction projects are now available.  The Meadow View Elementary and Oconomowoc High School projects are not at the construction phases yet but visioning and schematic design work are underway.  Please click on the link below to access the current construction update.

Facilities Construction Update for the Week Ending June 30, 2017 [PDF


June 9, 2017

The school year is coming to a close but construction work at Greenland, Park Lawn, and Ixonia Elementary Schools are gearing up.  Greenland and Park Lawn projects will include replacement of the heating, ventilation, and mechanical systems along with adding cooling systems.  This work will begin immediately after school ends in June and will be complete by mid-August, prior to the start of the 2017-18 school year.

Likewise, construction work at Ixonia Elementary will begin immediately after school ends in June and will be completed in August 2018 for the start of the 2018-19 school year.  The project includes an addition that will house new classrooms, a cafeteria and school offices.  A new main entrance, some internal classroom renovation, and expansion of the outside play area are also included in the project. 

Starting in late June, you will find bi-weekly updates of the progress on these projects.


May 19, 2017
Ixonia Elementary Ground Breaking Ceremony

Ixonia Elementary School students, staff and families joined with the Ixonia community to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Ixonia Elementary School addition. The OHS Pep Band started off the celebration along with the school mascot, Fiona the Falcon. Ixonia Principal Stacy Yearling greeted students and guests and thanked the community for their continuous support of Ixonia Elementary. OASD Superintendent of Schools Roger J. Rindo echoed appreciation for the community's support of Ixonia Elementary and OASD. He also thanked all of the community, School Board, town and state officials who helped make the project possible.

Students from each grade level shared their hopes and dreams for Ixonia Elementary now and into the future as they contributed items to a time capsule that will be opened by Ixonia students 25 years from now. Students and staff then concluded the ceremony by singing a new rendition of the Ixonia Elementary School song, written especially for the groundbreaking ceremony.



April 24, 2017:
Join Us to Celebrate the Ixonia Elementary School Project Kickoff; Featuring the Fantastic Falcons!

The Ixonia Elementary School Ground Breaking event will take place on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Ixonia Elementary.  OASD staff, parents, and community members are all welcome to join in the festivities, acknowledgments and student participation.  Click here for event flyer [PDF]


March 9, 2017:  

Building Our Future Project Update [PDF]

Design Update:  Ixonia Elementary School [PDF]

Public Bidding Phase Information [PDF]


January 31, 2017:  Ixonia Elementary Addition & Renovation Schematic Design

  • We continue to be on schedule with the heating, ventilation, cooling, and mechanical system updates to Greenland and Park Lawn.  Design development is underway as engineers are planning for the installation of unit ventilators in classrooms and a number of approaches to both heat and cool the common areas in those buildings.  The project is on budget and will be bid in early April.  Work on the project will begin immediately after school is finished in June with project completion planned for the start of the 2017-18 school year in September.
  • The School Board has taken action to secure a contract to acquire 20.2 acres of land for the new Meadow View Elementary, approximately a mile south of the current school site off of Brown Street/Hwy P.  Our collaborative efforts with the City of Oconomowoc and St. Matthews church continue with regard to planning and development of our new school site, a new St. Matthews School, and a planned regional city park.  Schematic design work on the new school begins next week!
  • Last night the School Board approved the schematic design for the new addition and renovation of Ixonia Elementary School.  Several renderings of the new exterior, as well as floor plans for the addition and renovation, are attached here for you. The project is on budget and will be bid in mid-April.  Work on the project will begin immediately after school is finished in June, and will be completed in August 2018.
  • Planning for the renovation of the classroom spaces at OHS Main Campus as well as the East Campus renovation will begin in March.
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