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Spring 2013 Long Beach Unified School District


IN THIS ISSUE
Teaching Starts at McBride High
Before School Opens


New Plans to Multi-Phase
Renovations at Jordan High


Keeping It Local

Quick Takes
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COMING EVENTS


Jordan High Public Meeting

Feb. 28, 2013 6:30 p.m.
JHS Auditorium

Citizens' Oversight Commitee
March 28, Thursday 6 p.m.
LBUSD Administrative Building
Community Room
1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach

Keeping It Local Hiring Expo
March 28, Thursday 4-6 p.m.
Teacher Resource Center
1299 East 32nd Street, Signal Hill

Jordan High School

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Nearly 100 Measure K projects are currently in planning, design or construction stages.

  • On any given day, as many as 200 construction workers are onsite for the McBride High School building project.

  • Measure K funds can only be used for facilities renovations and building, not for school district operations or salaries.

  • A hiring expo is set for March 28 to encourage hiring of local businesses and individuals for Measure K construction projects. For information visit our information page.

  • Eighty percent of Long Beach USD schools are more than 40 years old and in need of renovation or repair.

  • Plans are underway to provide wireless technology and new telephone systems to all schools in the district.


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Teaching Starts at McBride High Before School Opens

Months before the school opens its doors, McBride High School is already a place where teaching and learning are happening.
For Alfonso Tejeda, the construction site is a living classroom. Read more...
 

Measure K school constructionsite

New Plans Call for Multi-Phase Renovations at Jordan

Measure K staff recently unveiled a multi-phase master plan for renovating Jordan High School. As the single largest Measure K project to date, upgrades to the 27-acre campus are budgeted at $136 million for construction and will occur in six phases. Read more...
 

KEEPING IT LOCAL


Transportation Planning Integral
to Jordan High Renovations

Iteris, Inc. The renovation of Jordan High School involves more than modernizing old buildings. Access to and from campus must be considered during renovation. Working out of the Iteris firm's Long Beach offices,Gary Hamrick, vice president for Western Region Planning, heads a team that will examine existing traffic and more. Read more...
 
QUICK TAKES

The outdoor pool project at Cabrillo High School is well underway, with ground improvements and preparations complete. The next step is to pour concrete for the 40-meter pool and build the surrounding bleachers, restrooms, lockers and concessions areas. Completion is expected by this fall.
 
All buildings have been demolished at Newcomb
K-8 Academy
and work is underway to prepare the site for buidling foundations. The rebuilt campus is expected to open in fall 2015.
 
Roosevelt Elementary's rebuilding is slated to begin this spring, now that the old buildings and portables have been demolished and hauled away. The new campus will have all permanent buildings and feature a larger playground space.
 
This is a newsletter published by the Long Beach Unified School District - Measure K Bond Program Office.
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