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Bond 2014 Update

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Bond Updates

High School and Macatawa Bay Middle School – Major progress this week on the new high school tennis courts and the new Macatawa Bay Middle School mechanical system and secure entry.  (4/7/17)
Design Boards for High School Tennis Upgrades (2/23/17)
1st of 3 design boards of West Ottawa High School's new 12 court tennis complex

2nd of 3 design boards of West Ottawa High School's new 12 court tennis complex

Front entrance view of West Ottawa High School’s new 12 court tennis complex
3rd of 3 design boards of West Ottawa High School's new tennis complex

Transportation Facility – The new fuel tanks and canopy are in at the transportation facility.  (10/7/16)
new-fuel-tanks-and-canopy

Traffic Flow Diagrams (for Pine Creek, Waukazoo, Harbor Lights and Macatawa Bay)

Pine Creek Elementary School Traffic Flow Diagram (8/2016)
Pine Creek Elementary School Traffic Flow Diagram

Waukazoo Elementary School Traffic Flow Diagram (8/2016)
Waukazoo Traffic Flow

Harbor Lights Middle School Traffic Flow Diagram (8/2016)

Macatawa Bay Middle School Traffic Flow Diagram (8/2016)
New Fueling Facility – Work continues on the new fueling facility for West Ottawa buses.  (8/23/16)
New fueling facility

 

Letter from the Superintendent, August 2016

Letter from the Superintendent, June 2016


September 1, 2015 – Chromebooks from the bond for teachers are in and ready for distribution!

Chromebooks

August 27, 2015 – Basses from the bond are in and ready to be played!

Basses from the bond are in and ready to go

logo_PDF212Bond construction underway! – July 2015 letter from the superintendent

logo_PDF212Bond planning work culminating into action – April 2015 letter from the superintendent

West Ottawa schools pilot new computers in classrooms – November 2014 hollandsentinel.com article by reporter Amy Biolchini

logo_PDF212November 2014 letter from the superintendent

logo_PDF212Low interest rates allows more bond construction up front – September 2014 letter from the superintendent

What’s Happening at Your School?

Phase I

West Ottawa High School – There used to be tennis courts here, just west of the high school.  (4/10/17)
Macatawa Bay Middle School – The restroom renovation is complete.  Looks great!  (03/14/17)
Macatawa Bay Middle School – Demolition of the 1971 tile in the restroom is complete.  (03/14/17)
Macatawa Bay Middle School – Major progress is being made at Mac Bay with new restroom tile, new boilers, a new mechanical room and a wall coming down.  (1/2/17)
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Macatawa Bay Middle School – Work has started on the demolition of the 1971 tile.  (10/17/16)
demolition-of-mb-1971-tile
Macatawa Bay Middle School – Work has started on the replacement of the Mac Bay mechanical system.  (10/7/16)
mb-mechanical-system
Middle School Campus – Wayfinding signs are up to help you navigate the MS Campus and the roundabout!  (9/2/16)
New signs

Waukazoo – We can’t wait to see the new playground filled with children on Tuesday, September 6, 2016!
WZ playground ready for children

Waukazoo – The new playground will be done the end of the week with history panels designed by our students.  (8/29/16)
WZ playground will be done end of week

Middle School Campus – Check out the WO logo on the entrance to the middle school tennis complex!  (9/2/2016)
Middle School Campus – Tennis anyone?  (9/2/2016)
tennis anyone
Middle School Campus – Adding color to the middle school tennis courts today (8/29/16).
Adding color to MS tennis courts
Middle School Campus – The painting of the middle school tennis courts started today.  (8/26/16)
Painting MS tennis courts
Waukazoo – Here’s the new sign for Waukazoo Elementary School!  (8/24/16)
WZ - new sign
High School – Handing out Chromebooks to WOHS students today (8/22/16) after 2 plus years of planning!
handing our Chromebooks to WOHS students today (8-22-16) after 2 plus years of planning!
Waukazoo main entrance windows look great!  (8/22/16)
WZ main entry windows

Waukazoo main entrance, office, playground and new computer lab under construction!  (8/17/16)

8-17-16 Waukazoo Construction Site Photos
Pine Creek – Paving is underway on the new drive connecting Pine Creek to the middle school campus.  (8/16/16)
Paving to connect PC to middle school campus
Harbor Lights – The front parking lot and drive for Harbor Lights is taking shape this week!  (8/11/16)
HL front parking lot
Waukazoo playground is under construction! (8/5/16)
WZ playgroup under construction

Waukazoo – Board of Education members checking out the progress at Waukazoo today (8/4/16).
BOE tour WZ 2

Waukazoo – Board of Education members hearing from architects about the secure entry at Waukazoo.  (8/4/16)
BOE tour WZ
New bus loop going in on the west side of Macatawa Bay Middle School (6/17/16)
New MB bus loop going in on the west side

The west parking lot at Macatawa Bay Middle School is gone in preparation for a new bus loop.  (6/15/16)
 MB west parking lot

Waukazoo Site Plan (updated 11/18/2015)
Waukazoo site plan

Middle School Campus Site Plan and Construction Updates

 

Middle School Campus Site Plan (updated 11/19/15)

Middle School Campus Site Plan 11.19.15

 

Week of March 14-18, 2016

pdficon_small  Site plan showing the concrete footings that have been done
Setting up forms and pouring footings for tennis court retaining wall
 
Digging footings for tennis court retaining wall
Geothermal boring taking place (43 of 240 bores drilled)
Earthwork
 

Week of March 7-11, 2016

Removing fencing and court surfaces at the Macatawa Bay Middle School tennis courts
Stripping stone dust at ball fields closest to Pine Creek Elementary School
Stripping stone dust off of softball field north of Harbor Lights Middle School
Stripping top soil at new tennis court location
Grading tennis courts (north set of courts looking west)
Demolition of ball fields between Macatawa Bay and Harbor Lights Middle Schools
Stripping top soil at geothermal field
Geothermal boring taking place (up to 20 of 240 holes bored this week)
Road being cut in toward Harbor Lights Middle School.  This road intersects with the new road that runs between 136th Avenue and the roundabout.

September 2, 2015 – The demolition of Glerum has begun!

Glerum demolition

August 7, 2015 – The Great Lakes front office is looking classy and secure!

Great Lakes front office - 2015

logo_PDF212Waukazoo Elementary School Addition & Renovation – 6/23/15 Presentation to the Board of Education

logo_PDF212The Re-purposing of Glerum Elementary School – January 2015 letter from the superintendent

logo_PDF212Secure Entrances at Great Lakes, Lakeshore, Lakewood, Pine Creek and Woodside – 10/20/14 Presentation to the Board of Education

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