Despite the closing of LBUSD classrooms during the pandemic, construction crews continue to make steady progress on campuses being upgraded with new air conditioning/heating systems.
This fall, Alvarado, Bixby, Muir and Naples will join the other 19 campuses that have completed air conditioning and related modernization projects.
Modernization includes utility infrastructure and accessibility upgrades, electronic classroom projectors, new lighting, windows, paint and other necessary repairs.
Typically staff, parents and students from schools about to undergo campus improvements would be briefed through in-person community meetings and campus tours. But these are not typical times.
By implementing aggressive cost-cutting measures and maximizing state matching grants for school bond projects, Long Unified School District has saved taxpayers an estimated $100 million in the last 10 years.
Mood Blue is out, but Millikan Blue is in. Alizarin Crimson is out, but Wilson Red is in.
In the near future, you might notice that school buildings in the Long Beach Unified School District are sporting more harmonious paint colors.
Because she married a third-generation Long Beach resident, Brooke Clements says, there was never any question where she and her husband, Michael, would make their home and raise their family.
About this Newsletter: Building on Success provides updates on campus improvements and construction in the Long Beach Unified School District. These school facility projects are funded by Measure E and Measure K. Local voters approved both measures.