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HPISD Construction Corner

Final bond project at HPHS ready on time for the first day of school
A recap of the 2015 bond program work completed during the summer months was presented to the HPISD Board of Trustees at its August meeting, spotlighting the completion of the final projects.
Five and a half years ago, the Highland Park ISD community made a significant financial commitment to the education of HP students through the passage of a historic $361 million bond program to transform every HPISD school, some of which were built nearly 100 years ago, into educational centers designed to support learning for the next century.
The final bond project is the new three-story classroom wing at HPHS that is located where the old natatorium once stood. On the first day of school Aug. 18, students began using the new space.
The cutting-edge space offers new science labs, digital media classrooms and innovative spaces for students to collaborate. Classrooms feature technology connectivity, new furniture and spaces that replicate business and higher education environments.
All that remains to finalize the 2015 Bond Program that was on time and within budget is the external project audits and some minor punchwork. 
Watch this video to get an inside glimpse into the transformation of our schools.

A recap of the work completed since the May Board meeting was presented to trustees at its June meeting. Interior work that will be finished by early June includes interior wall sheetrocking in the basement and on the first, second and third floors as well as mechanical, plumbing and electrical work throughout the building. Ceramic tile, ceiling tile, interior painting, concrete floor staining, backfilling of storm pump holding tanks, and installation of light fixtures and lab casework will continue through the summer.

Visit the Bond Progress Reports webpage for more information, click here.